Coast Guard June 15, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone, Fourth of July Fireworks Event, Pagan River, Smithfield, VA
Document Number: 2012-14727
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 420-foot radius safety zone on the navigable waters of the Pagan River in Smithfield, VA in support of the Fourth of July Fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners and spectators from the hazards associated with aerial fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Sheboygan Harbor Fest, Sheboygan, WI
Document Number: 2012-14725
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan and the Sheboygan River, Sheboygan, WI. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan and the Sheboygan Harbor during the Sheboygan Harbor Fest Fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan Including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2012-14720
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a segment of the Safety Zone; Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, Calumet-Saganashkee Channel on all waters of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal from Mile Marker 296.1 to Mile Marker 296.7 at various times from July 19, 2012 until July 27, 2012. This action is necessary to protect the waterways, waterway users, and vessels from hazards associated with the Army Corps of Engineers' safety testing of the demonstration barrier and barriers IIA and IIB.
Safety Zone; Olde Ellison Bay Days Fireworks Display, Ellison Bay, WI
Document Number: 2012-14714
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan in Ellison Bay, Wisconsin. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan during the Olde Ellison Bay Days Fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zones; Multiple Firework Displays in Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Zone
Document Number: 2012-14709
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing safety zones in Boston Harbor, Holmes Harbor, Port Gardner and Port Townsend for various summer fireworks displays. The safety zones are necessary to help ensure the safety of the maritime public during the displays and will do so by prohibiting all persons and vessels from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; North Topsail Beach, NC
Document Number: 2012-14652
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway at North Topsail Beach, North Carolina. The safety zone will temporarily restrict vessel movement. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of mariners on navigable waters during maintenance of the NC 210 Fixed Bridge crossing the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 252.3, at North Topsail Beach, North Carolina.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lafourche Bayou, LA
Document Number: 2012-14651
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard is reopening the comment period to solicit additional comments concerning its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to change the regulation governing the six bridges across Bayou Lafourche, south of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW).
Special Local Regulation and Security Zone: War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration, Port of Boston, MA
Document Number: 2012-14650
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation and temporary security zones during and after the War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration events in the Port of Boston, Massachusetts, to be held between June 28, 2012 and July 6, 2012. These regulations are necessary to promote the safe navigation of vessels and the safety of life and property during the heavy volume of vessel traffic expected during this event.
Safety Zone; Bay Swim V, Presque Isle Bay, Erie, PA
Document Number: 2012-14648
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of Presque Island Bay, Erie, PA. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Presque Island Bay during the Bay Swim V swimming event. The safety zone is necessary to protect participants, spectators, and vessels from the hazards associated with a large scale swimming event.
Safety Zone, Temporary Change for Recurring Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Displays; Northwest Harbor (East Channel) and Tred Avon River, MD
Document Number: 2012-14647
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement periods and regulated areas of safety zone regulations for two recurring fireworks displays within the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to recurring fireworks display events that take place at Baltimore, MD and Oxford, MD. Safety zone 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 Northwest Harbor (East Channel), Patapsco River, and Tred Avon River during the event.
Safety Zone; Gilmerton Bridge Center Span Float-in, Elizabeth River; Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Chesapeake, VA
Document Number: 2012-14645
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Chesapeake, VA. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Gilmerton Bridge Center Span Float- in and bridge construction of span placement. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement to protect mariners from the hazards associated with the float-in and span placement.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), at Wrightsville Beach, NC; Cape Fear and Northeast Cape Fear River, at Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2012-14644
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Coast Guard Fifth District, has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedules that govern three North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) bridges: The S.R. 74 Bridge, across AIWW, mile 283.1 at Wrightsville Beach, NC; the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge across the Cape Fear River, mile 26.8; and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge across the Northeast Cape Fear River, mile 1.0; both at Wilmington, NC. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the YMCA Tri Span 5K & 10K races. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position during the races.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Emerald Isle, NC
Document Number: 2012-14643
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway at Emerald Isle, North Carolina. The safety zone would temporarily restrict vessel movement. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of mariners on navigable waters during maintenance of the NC 58 Fixed Bridge crossing the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 226, at Emerald Isle, North Carolina.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Umpqua River, Reedsport, OR
Document Number: 2012-14642
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the US 101 Highway Bridge across the Umpqua River, mile 11.1, at Reedsport, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate electrical system upgrades on the bridge. This deviation allows the US 101 Umpqua River Bridge to remain in the closed position during system upgrade and maintenance.
Safety Zone, Fireworks Display, Lake Superior; Duluth, MN
Document Number: 2012-14641
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Superior near Duluth, MN on July 4, 2012. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Duluth area of Lake Superior during the Duluth Fourth Fest fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; F/V Deep Sea, Penn Cove, WA
Document Number: 2012-14640
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone around the Fishing Vessel (F/V) Deep Sea, located in Penn Cove, WA. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public by preventing contact with potential debris and or hazardous material and allow emergency on-scene vessels to respond to the incident by prohibiting vessels from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his Designated Representative.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Oak Island, NC
Document Number: 2012-14639
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway at Oak Island, North Carolina. The safety zone will temporarily restrict vessel movement. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of mariners on navigable waters during maintenance of the NC 133 Fixed Bridge crossing the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 311.8, at Oak Island, North Carolina.
Safety Zone; Fleet Week Maritime Festival, Pier 66 Elliott Bay, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2012-14545
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-06-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Fleet Week Maritime Festival's Pier 66 Safety Zone in Elliott Bay, WA from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on August 1, 2012, however, it will only be enforced thirty minutes prior to, during, and thirty minutes after the annual parade of ships and aerial demonstration. This action is necessary to promote safety on navigable waters. During the enforcement period, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound or his Designated Representative.