Coast Guard January 10, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Camp Lejeune, NC
Document Number: 2012-237
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-01-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a safety zone on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW) adjacent to Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, which encompasses the navigable waters of the AICW between Mile Hammock Bay and the Onslow Swing Bridge in support of military training operations on February 6th and 7th, 2012. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during this military training operation. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway to protect mariners from the hazards associated with military training operations.
Regulated Navigation Area; Memorial Bridge Construction, Piscataqua River, Portsmouth, NH
Document Number: 2012-175
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-10
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 Piscataqua River under and surrounding the Memorial Bridge between Portsmouth, NH and Kittery, ME. This temporary interim rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during bridge demolition and replacement construction operations. This rule implements certain safety measures, including speed restrictions and the temporary suspension of vessel traffic during construction operations that could be hazardous to nearby vessels.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Northeast Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2012-172
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-10
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 Isabel S. Holmes Bridge, mile 1.0, across the Northeast Cape Fear River, at Wilmington, NC. The deviation restricts the operation of the draw span to facilitate structural, electrical and mechanical upgrades and repairs of the bridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Islais Creek, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2012-171
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-10
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 Third Street Drawbridge across Islais Creek, mile 0.4, at San Francisco, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the City of San Francisco to make emergency electrical repairs on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to be secured in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, LA
Document Number: 2012-170
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-01-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the SR 384 (Grand Lake) pontoon bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 231.4 West of Harvey Locks, at Grand Lake, Cameron Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to allow for the safe movement of the increased vehicular traffic crossing the bridge due to another bridge in the area being temporarily removed from service. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation during the morning and evening rush hours Monday through Saturday for three months.