Coast Guard July 19, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Columbia Unlimited Hydroplane Races; Kennewick, WA
Document Number: 2011-18045
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Special Local Regulation for the Columbia Unlimited Hydroplane Races. This regulation which restricts navigation and anchorage on the Columbia River for six days at the end of July. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the vessels involved in the Annual Kennewick, Washington, Columbia Unlimited Hydroplane Races (Water Follies). During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may operate their vessels in this area without permission from the on scene Patrol Commander.
Regulated Navigation Area; Chelsea Street Bridge Construction, Chelsea, MA
Document Number: 2011-18044
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard is establishing a regulated navigation area (RNA) on the navigable waters of the Chelsea River under and surrounding the Chelsea Street Bridge (CSB) that crosses the Chelsea River between East Boston and Chelsea, Massachusetts. This temporary interim rule allows the Coast Guard to suspend all vessel traffic within the RNA for construction operations, both planned and unforeseen, that could pose an imminent hazard to vessels operating in the area. This rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during the construction of the Chelsea Street Bridge.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events, Bogue Sound; Morehead City, NC
Document Number: 2011-18043
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing Special Local Regulations for ``The Crystal Coast Grand Prix'' powerboat race, to be held on the waters of Bogue Sound, adjacent to Morehead City, North Carolina. This Special Local Regulation is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from hazards associated with powerboat races. This regulation will close a portion of the waters of Bogue Sound to vessel traffic during the boat race.