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Safety Zone; Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Displays, Barnegat Bay; Barnegat Township, NJ
Document Number: 2013-15499
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement date of a safety zone for one recurring fireworks display in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to only one recurring fireworks event held in Barnegat Bay in Barnegat Township, New Jersey. The fireworks display is normally held on July 4th, but this year it will be held on July 5th. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of Barnegat Bay near Barnegat Township, New Jersey, during the event.
Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events in the Seventh Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2013-15498
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the St. John 4th of July Carnival Fireworks Display from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. on July 4, 2013. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on navigable waters of the United States. During the enforcement period, a regulated area will exclude the presence of all vessels not associated with the show. All vessels not associated with the show will be prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port San Juan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; San Diego Symphony Summer POPS Fireworks 2013 Season, San Diego, CA
Document Number: 2013-15496
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of San Diego Bay in support of the San Diego Symphony Summer POPS Fireworks 2013 season. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative.
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2013-15494
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee (GLPAC) will meet virtually on July 15, 2013. The meeting will be open to the public via a web-enabled interactive online format and teleconference line. Seating will be available at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC for those interested.
Special Local Regulation; Tall Ships Celebration Bay City, Bay City, MI
Document Number: 2013-15377
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for a tall ships parade located in the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life and property on navigable waters during this event. This special local regulation will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a portion of the Captain of the Port Detroit Zone. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the regulated area without permission of the Captain of the Port.
Special Local Regulations; Red Bull Flugtag National Harbor Event, Potomac River; National Harbor Access Channel, MD
Document Number: 2013-15376
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Red Bull Flugtag National Harbor event'', to be held on the waters of the Potomac River on September 21, 2013. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. These special local regulations will establish an event area, where all persons and vessels, except those persons and vessels participating in the Flugtag event, are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in or remaining within, and a spectator area, where all vessels are prohibited from transiting in excess of wake speed, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Baltimore or his designated representative. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Potomac River during the event.
Safety Zones; Multiple Firework Displays in Captain of the Port, Puget Sound Zone
Document Number: 2013-15309
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing safety zones in Holmes Harbor, Elliot Bay Pier 90, and Southeast of Alki Point Light (approx. 1500 yds.) 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 Zones; Annual Independence Day Fireworks Displays, Skagway, Haines, and Wrangell, AK
Document Number: 2013-15310
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing the following three permanent safety zones on the navigable waters of Taiya Inlet in the vicinity of on the White Pass and Yukon Railway Dock, Skagway; Portage Cove, Haines and; Wrangell Harbor, Wrangell, Alaska. These safety zones are necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with the annual Independence Day Fireworks Displays held in each location. This rule is intended to restrict all vessels from a portion of the navigable waters in the immediate vicinity of the fireworks launch platforms, before, during and immediately after the fireworks event.
Safety Zone; Fourth of July Fireworks Display, Glenbrook NV
Document Number: 2013-15308
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Fourth of July Fireworks Display in Glenbrook, NV during the date and time noted below. This action is necessary to protect life and property of the maritime public from the hazards associated with the fireworks display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Safety Zones & Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2013-15238
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones for eleven fireworks displays and two swim events in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on various dates and times listed in the table below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during these fireworks displays and swim events. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.
Safety Zone; Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Display Cape Fear River; Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2013-15165
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement location of a safety zone for one specific recurring fireworks display in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to only one recurring fireworks event, held adjacent to the Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North Carolina. The fireworks display formerly originated from a location on land but this year will originate from a barge. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Cape Fear River, Wilmington, North Carolina, during the event.
Safety Zone; National Cherry Festival Air Show and Fireworks Display, West Grand Traverse Bay, Traverse City, MI
Document Number: 2013-15164
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones in the Captain of the Port, Sault Sainte Marie zone. These safety zones are intended to restrict vessels from certain portions of water areas within Sector Sault Sainte Marie Captain of the Port zone. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with fireworks displays and aircraft involved in the National Cherry Festival.
Security Zone; Naval Exercise; Pacific Ocean, Coronado, CA
Document Number: 2013-15162
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone in the vicinity of Naval Anchorage 172, offshore of Silver Strand Beach, Coronado, CA. This security zone is to restrict vessels to a 1000 yard exclusion zone and a 1500 yard minimum speed zone from an anchored naval high value unit vessel during a Naval exercise, which will be conducted by the United States Navy. This temporary security zone is necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with this evolution.
Safety Zone; Chicago to Mackinac Race; Lake Michigan; Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2013-15161
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan near Chicago, Illinois for the 105th Race to Mackinac. This zone will be enforced from 2 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. on July 12, and from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on July 13, 2013. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters during the 105th Race to Mackinac. During the aforementioned periods, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in the safety zone. No person or vessel may enter the safety zone while it is being enforced without permission of the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone; South Park Bridge Construction, Lower Duwamish Waterway, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2013-15098
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the lower Duwamish Waterway around the South Park Bridge in Seattle, Washington for the re-construction of the bridge. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and workers involved in the bridge construction. The safety zone will prohibit any person or vessel from entering or remaining in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his Designated Representative.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events, Breton Bay; St. Mary's County, Leonardtown, MD
Document Number: 2013-15095
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning amendments to the regattas and marine parades regulations. The rulemaking was initiated to establish special local regulations during the ``Annual Leonardtown Wharf Boat Races,'' a marine event to be held on the waters of Breton Bay in St. Mary's County, Maryland on July 13, 2013, and July 14, 2013. The Coast Guard was notified on April 23, 2013, that the event had been cancelled.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Events in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2013-15093
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce safety zones in the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified dates and times. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels and spectators from hazards associated with fireworks displays. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events, Spa Creek and Annapolis Harbor; Annapolis, MD
Document Number: 2013-15092
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-06-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning amendments to the regattas and marine parades regulations. The rulemaking was initiated to establish special local regulations during the swim segment of the ``TriRock Triathlon Series,'' a marine event to be held on the waters of Spa Creek and Annapolis Harbor on July 20, 2013. The Coast Guard was notified on May 21, 2013, that the event had been cancelled.
Safety Zone; Chicago Match Cup Race; Lake Michigan; Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2013-14956
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan near Chicago, Illinois for the 2013 AWMRT Chicago Match Cup Race. This zone will be enforced from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on each day of August 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11, 2013. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters during the 2013 AWMRT Chicago Match Cup. During the aforementioned periods, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in the safety zone. No person or vessel may enter the safety zone while it is being enforced without permission of the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone; Wicomico Community Fireworks Rain Date, Great Wicomico River, Heathsville, VA
Document Number: 2013-14955
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Great Wicomico River in the vicinity of Mila, VA for the Wicomico Community Fireworks event Rain Date. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the Wicomico Community Fireworks event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement on the Great Wicomico River to protect mariners from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Safety Zone; Milwaukee Air and Water Show; Lake Michigan; Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2013-14954
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the Milwaukee Air and Water Show. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters during the 2013 Milwaukee Air and Water Show. During the aforementioned periods, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in the safety zone. No person or vessel may enter the safety zone while it is being enforced without permission of the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
Safety Zone; Chicago Air and Water Show; Lake Michigan; Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2013-14953
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan near Chicago, Illinois for the Chicago Air and Water Show. This zone will be enforced from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on each day of August 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18, 2013. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters during the 2013 Chicago Air and Water Show. During the aforementioned periods, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in the safety zone. No person or vessel may enter the safety zone while it is being enforced without permission of the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Locations
Document Number: 2013-14951
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-06-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to amend its regulations. This proposed subpart would be applicable to foreign Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODUs), floating facilities, and vessels that engage in OCS activities for the first time after the effective date of the regulations. The proposed subpart would also be applicable to newly constructed U.S. MODUs, floating facilities, and vessels, excluding offshore supply vessels (OSVs). The proposed regulations would expand the list of national and international explosion protection standards deemed acceptable, as well as add the internationally accepted independent third-party certification system, the IEC System for Certification to Standards relating to Equipment for use in Explosive Atmospheres, as an accepted method of testing and certifying electrical equipment intended for use in hazardous locations. The proposed regulations would also provide owners and operators of existing U.S. MODUs, floating OCS facilities, and vessels, other than OSVs, that engage in OCS activities and U.S. tank vessels that carry flammable or combustible cargoes the option of choosing between the compliance regime contained in existing regulations. This proposal would support the U.S. Coast Guard's maritime safety mission.
Safety Zone; Milwaukee Harbor, Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2013-14801
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for annual fireworks events in the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan zone at specified times from June 15, 2013, until September 7, 2013. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks displays. During enforcement, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in the safety zone. No person or vessel may enter the safety zone while it is being enforced without permission of the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Reynolds Channel, Nassau, NY
Document Number: 2013-14789
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
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 Long Beach Bridge, mile 4.7, across Reynolds Channel at Nassau, New York. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position for two and a half hours to facilitate a public event, the Town of Hempstead Annual Fireworks Display.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Charles River, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2013-14788
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Metropolitan District Commission (Craigie) Bridge across the Charles River, mile 1.0, at Boston, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for two hours on July 4, 2013, to facilitate the Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks. This deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event.
Safety Zones; Fourth of July Fireworks Displays Within the Captain of the Port Charleston Zone, SC
Document Number: 2013-14666
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing two temporary safety zones during Fourth of July Fireworks Displays on navigable waterways in Murrells Inlet, and North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. These safety zones are necessary to protect the public from the hazards associated with launching fireworks over navigable waters of the United States. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within any of the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Fairport Harbor Mardi Gras, Lake Erie, Fairport, OH
Document Number: 2013-14662
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Erie, Fairport Harbor, OH. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Erie during the Fairport Harbor Mardi Gras Fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zone; Mississippi River Mile 95.5-Mile 96.5; New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2013-14656
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Lower Mississippi River from mile 95.5 to mile 96.5. This safety zone is necessary to protect persons and vessels from potential safety hazards associated with a fireworks display in the Lower Mississippi River at mile 96. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New Orleans or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Delaware River Waterfront Corp. Fireworks Display, Delaware River; Camden, NJ
Document Number: 2013-14650
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Delaware River in Camden, NJ. The safety zone will restrict vessel traffic on a portion of the Delaware River from operating while a fireworks event is taking place. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with a fireworks display.
Safety Zone; Coronado Fourth of July Fireworks, Glorietta Bay; Coronado, CA
Document Number: 2013-14559
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone upon the navigable waters of Glorietta Bay for the Coronado Fourth of July Fireworks on July 4, 2013. This temporary safety zone is a modification of an existing permanent safety zone, made due to a change in location of the fireworks barge. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the crew, spectators, and other users and vessels of the waterway and is the direct result of ongoing event planning with the Coast Guard and event stakeholders.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Carquinez Strait, Martinez, CA
Document Number: 2013-14555
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Union Pacific Railroad Drawbridge across the Carquinez Strait, mile 7.0 at Martinez, CA. The deviation is necessary to perform a cable replacement at the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain the closed-to-navigation position during the repairs.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Tombigbee River, AL
Document Number: 2013-14554
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Norfolk Southern (NS) Railroad vertical lift drawbridge across the Tombigbee River, mile 44.9, near Jackson, between Washington and Clarke Counties, Alabama. The deviation is necessary for emergency replacement of the counter weights and operation cables. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for two 72-hour closures and an additional 12-hour closure all over a 12-day period.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Neches River, Beaumont, TX
Document Number: 2013-14551
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Kansas City Southern vertical lift span bridge across the Neches River, mile 19.5, at Beaumont, Texas. The deviation is necessary to replace the north vertical lift joints on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for twelve consecutive hours.
Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2013-14550
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Commercial Fishing Safety Advisory Committee (CFSAC). The CFSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to the safe operation of commercial fishing industry vessels.
Safety Zone; Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Display, Currituck Sound; Corolla, NC
Document Number: 2013-14548
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the location of a safety zone for one recurring fireworks display in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to only one recurring fireworks event, held adjacent to the Currituck Sound, Corolla, North Carolina. The fireworks display previously originated from a barge but will this year originate from a location on land. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of the Currituck Sound, Corolla, NC, during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Tombigbee River, AL
Document Number: 2013-14547
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Meridian Bigbee Railroad (MBRR) vertical lift bridge across the Tombigbee River, mile 128.6, near Naheola, between Choctaw and Morengo Counties, Alabama. The deviation is necessary for emergency replacement of the uphaul and downhaul ropes. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for two 10-hour closures on two consecutive weekends.
Safety Zone; Inbound Transit of M/V TEAL, Savannah River; Savannah, GA
Document Number: 2013-14417
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary moving safety zone around the M/V TEAL during its inbound transit on the Savannah River to the Georgia Ports Authority, Garden City Terminal Container Berth 8 (CB8). This safety zone facilitates the safe transit and offload of four oversized ship to shore (STS) cranes. The moving safety zone will transition to a temporary fixed safety zone when the M/V TEAL moors to CB8. This regulation is necessary to protect life and property on the navigable waters of the Savannah River due to the hazards associated with the transport of these oversized cranes and offloading operations. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Savannah or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations for Summer Events; Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: 2013-14416
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations for three summer events within the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone. This rule is intended to provide for the safety of life and property on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after a triathlon and two dragon-boat races. This rule will establish restrictions upon, and control the movement of, vessels in a portion of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone.
Safety Zone; Private Party Fireworks; Lake Michigan, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2013-14415
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Chicago Harbor due to a fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with the fireworks display.
Safety Zone; Queen's Cup; Lake Michigan; Milwaukee, WI
Document Number: 2013-14414
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan near Milwaukee Harbor in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Michigan due to the 2013 Queen's Cup Race. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect the surrounding public and vessels from the hazards associated with a race competition involving a gathering of 200 sailboats.
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: 2013-14246
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-17
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 302.6 to Mile Marker 302.8 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. on June 18, 2013. This action is necessary to protect the waterways, waterway users, and vessels from the hazards associated with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) dive operations. During the enforcement period listed below, entry into, transiting, mooring, laying-up or anchoring within the enforced area of this safety zone by any person or vessel is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan, or his or her designated representative.
Availability of Application for the Proposal To Replace the Existing Movable I-5 Bridge Across the Columbia River With a Fixed Multi-Use Bridge Which Will Accommodate Vehicular, Light Rail, Pedestrian and Bicycle Traffic and Will Be Called the Columbia River Crossing; Correction
Document Number: 2013-14245
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard published a document in the Federal Register on May 6, 2013, concerning a request for comments on the availability of bridge permit application materials for the Columbia River Crossing. The document contained an incorrect phone number for the Columbia River Crossing Project Manager.
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: 2013-14244
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-17
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 on each day from June 17 through June 21, 2013. This action is necessary to protect the waterways, waterway users, and vessels from the hazards associated with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dispersal barriers performance testing. During any of the below listed enforcement periods, entry into, transiting, mooring, laying-up or anchoring within the enforced area of this safety zone by any person or vessel is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan, or his or her designated representative.
Safety Zones; Swim Around Charleston; Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2013-14125
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-06-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish temporary moving safety zones during the Swim Around Charleston, a swimming race occurring on the Wando River, the Cooper River, Charleston Harbor, and the Ashley River, in Charleston, South Carolina. The Swim Around Charleston is scheduled on Sunday, September 29, 2013. The temporary safety zones are necessary to protect swimmers, participant vessels, spectators, and the general public during the event. Persons and vessels would be prohibited from entering the safety zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Captain of the Port Boston Zone
Document Number: 2013-14124
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-06-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to add three new permanent safety zones to the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Boston Zone annual recurring marine events. When activated and subject to enforcement, these permanent safety zones would restrict vessels from portions of water areas during annual recurring events. These three permanent safety zones would expedite public notification of these annual recurring events, and ensure the protection of the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with these annual recurring events.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Connecticut River, Westport, CT
Document Number: 2013-14123
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-14
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 Route 82 Bridge across the Connecticut River, mile 16.8, between East Haddam and Haddam, Connecticut. The deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event, the bridge's 100th Anniversary Parade. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain closed for two and one half hours.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bishop Cut, Near Stockton, CA
Document Number: 2013-14122
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating regulation that governs the San Joaquin County Highway Bridge across Bishop Cut, mile 1.0, near Stockton, CA. The deviation is to allow San Joaquin County Public Works Department to perform structural maintenance work to the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the repairs.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; St. Croix River, Stillwater, MN
Document Number: 2013-14121
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Stillwater Highway Drawbridge across the St. Croix River, mile 23.4, at Stillwater, Minnesota. The deviation is necessary, due to increased vehicular traffic after a local 4th of July fireworks display. The deviation allows the bridge to be in the closed-to-navigation position to clear increased traffic congestion.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Charles River, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2013-14120
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-14
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Metropolitan District Commission (Craigie) Bridge across the Charles River, mile 1.0, at Boston, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for two hours on July 4, 2013, to facilitate the Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks. This deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event.