Coast Guard April 26, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Pensacola Bay; Pensacola, FL
Document Number: 2011-9990
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for a portion of Pensacola Bay including all waters represented by positions 30[deg]20'40.73'' N 087[deg]17'19.73'' W, 30[deg]20'11.12'' N 087[deg]17'20.31'' W, 30[deg]20'41.51'' N 087[deg]15'01.15'' W, and 30[deg]20'11.76'' N 087[deg]15'01.18'' W creating a box, referred to as the ``Show Box''. This action is necessary for the protection of persons and vessels on navigable waters during the Blue Angels' air show. Entry into, transiting or anchoring in this zone is prohibited to all vessels, mariners, and persons unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Mobile or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2011-9989
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Roger's Jewelry Bicycle Ride. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Beach Thorofare, NJ
Document Number: 2011-9988
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Route 30/Absecon Boulevard Bridge across Beach Thorofare, at NJICW mile 67.2, at Atlantic City, NJ. This deviation is necessary to facilitate extensive rehabilitation and maintenance in order to maintain the bridge's operational integrity. Under this deviation, the bascule lift span of the drawbridge will remain in the closed-to-navigation position for the extent of the effective period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2011-9987
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the regulation governing the operation of the US 50 Bridge over Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, mile 0.5, at Ocean City, MD. This rule will require any mariner requesting an opening in the evening hours during the off-season, to do so before the tender office has vacated for the night. The change will ensure draw tender availability for openings. The Coast Guard is also changing the waterway location from Isle of Wight Bay to Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay. This change is necessary because the waterway is known locally as both Isle of Wight Bay and Sinepuxent Bay. This change will ensure there is no confusion as to the referenced waterway.
Hydroplane Races Within the Captain of the Port Puget Sound Area of Responsibility
Document Number: 2011-9985
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Special Local Regulation, Hydroplane Races within the Captain of the Port Puget Sound Area of Responsibility for the Tastin' n' Racin' hydroplane event in Lake Sammamish, WA from 9 a.m. through 6 p.m. on June 11, 2011 and from 9 a.m. through 6 p.m. on June 12, 2011. This action is necessary to restrict vessel movement in the vicinity of the race courses thereby ensuring the safety of participants and spectators during these events. During the enforcement period non-participant vessels are prohibited from entering the designated race areas. Spectator craft entering, exiting or moving within the spectator area must operate at speeds which will create a minimum wake.
Safety Zone, Newport River; Morehead City, NC
Document Number: 2011-9984
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes the establishment of a safety zone on the waters of the Newport River under the main span US 70/Morehead CityNewport River high rise bridge in Carteret County, NC. This safety zone is necessary to provide for safety of life on navigable waters during the disestablishment of staging for bridge maintenance. This rule will enhance the safety of the contractors performing maintenance as well as the safety of the vessels that plan to transit this area between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on August 20, 2011.
Traffic Separation Schemes: In the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Its Approaches; in Puget Sound and its Approaches; and in Haro Strait, Boundary Pass, and the Strait of Georgia
Document Number: 2011-9895
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is finalizing without change its November 19, 2010, interim rule codifying traffic separation schemes in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and its Approaches; in Puget Sound and its Approaches; and in Haro Strait, Boundary Pass, and the Strait of Georgia. The Coast Guard established these traffic separation schemes under authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act.
Traffic Separation Schemes: In the Approaches to Portland, ME; Boston, MA; Narragansett Bay, RI and Buzzards Bay, MA; Chesapeake Bay, VA, and Cape Fear River, NC
Document Number: 2011-9892
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is finalizing without change its December 13, 2010, interim rule codifying traffic separation schemes in the approaches to Portland, ME; in the approaches to Boston, MA; in the approaches to Narragansett Bay, RI and Buzzards Bay, MA; and in the approaches to the Cape Fear River, NC, and updating the then-current regulations for the traffic separation scheme in the approaches to Chesapeake Bay, VA. The Coast Guard established these traffic separation schemes under authority of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act.