Safety Zone: Celebration 2007, Appomattox River, Hopewell, VA
The Coast Guard is establishing a 600 foot radius safety zone in the vicinity of Hopewell, VA centered on position 37[deg]-19'-11'' N/077[deg]-16'-55'' W on May 12, 2007 in support of the Celebration 2007 event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Appomattox River to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Norwalk River, Norwalk, CT
The Coast Guard proposes to change the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the Washington Street S136 Bridge, mile 0.0, across the Norwalk River at Norwalk, Connecticut. This proposed rule would allow the bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate the running of the annual Norwalk River Fun Run held on the first Saturday morning in December, with a rain date for the next day in the event of inclement weather. This rule is necessary to facilitate safety of race participants and the uninterrupted running of the event.
Security Zone; Georgetown Channel, Potomac River, Washington, DC
The Coast Guard is establishing a permanent security zone on the waters of the upper Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the security of a large number of visitors to the annual July 4th celebration on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The security zone will allow for control of a designated area of the river and safeguard spectators and high-ranking officials.
Special Local Regulation for Marine Events; Roanoke River, Plymouth, NC
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``Plymouth Drag Boat Race'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of the Roanoke River, Plymouth, North Carolina. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in portions of the Roanoke River adjacent to Plymouth, North Carolina during the power boat race.