Coast Guard December 30, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), Barnegat Bay, Seaside Heights, NJ
Document Number: E8-31016
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the drawbridge operation regulations of the S37 Bridge, at ICW mile 14.1, across Barnegat Bay at Seaside Heights, NJ. The final rule will allow the drawbridge to operate on an advance notice basis during specific times of the year. This change will result in more efficient use of the bridge during months of infrequent transit.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn, NY, Maintenance
Document Number: E8-30880
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Hamilton Avenue Bridge across the Gowanus Canal, mile 1.2, at Brooklyn, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge shall require a four-hour advance notice for bridge openings for three months to facilitate bridge maintenance. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
Safety Zone; Flagler Museum New Year's Eve Celebration Fireworks Display, West Palm Beach, FL
Document Number: E8-30878
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-12-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Flagler Museum New Year's Eve Celebration fireworks display on the Intracoastal Waterway in West Palm Beach, Florida. This temporary safety zone will restrict vessels from interfering with the fireworks display. This regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters of the United States and protect participants, spectators, and mariner traffic from potential hazards associated with the event.