Coast Guard May 29, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Gulfstar 1 SPAR, Mississippi Canyon Block 724, Outer Continental Shelf on the Gulf of Mexico
Document Number: C1-2014-11567
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Berwick Bay-Atchafalaya River, Morgan City, LA
Document Number: 2014-12385
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
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 Morgan City Railroad Bridge across Berwick BayAtchafalaya River, mile 17.5 and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Morgan City-Port Allen Alternate Route, mile 0.3) in Morgan City, St. Mary's Parish, Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for four consecutive hours with an opening to pass vessels in the middle for the purpose of conducting scheduled maintenance to the drawbridge.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2014-12382
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the upper deck of the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.1, at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the safe and efficient movement of light rail and roadway traffic associated with the Starlight Parade in Portland, Oregon. This deviation allows the upper deck of the Steel Bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate efficient movement of event patrons.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Ocean; Virginia Beach, VA
Document Number: 2014-12381
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Virginia Beach, VA. This safety zone will restrict vessel movement in the specified area during the Patriotic Festival III. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on the surrounding navigable waters during the air show.
Safety Zones; Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Zone
Document Number: 2014-12379
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish four temporary safety zones for three fireworks events and one swim event within the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during these events. The safety zones will facilitate public notification of these events and provide protective measures for the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with these events. Entering into, transiting through, remaining, anchoring or mooring within these regulated areas would be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Long Island Sound.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2014-12377
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the upper deck of the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.1, at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the safe and efficient movement of light rail and roadway traffic associated with the Rose Parade in Portland, Oregon. This deviation allows the upper deck of the Steel Bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate efficient movement of event patrons.
Safety Zone, Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Display Cape Fear River; Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2014-12376
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Bush River, Perryman, MD
Document Number: 2014-12374
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the Amtrak Bridge, at mile 6.8 over Bush River, at Perryman, MD. The rule updates the language of the regulation to reflect the intent of the original schedule and change the interim rule as final.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Raccoon Creek, Bridgeport, NJ
Document Number: 2014-12373
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is reopening the comment period to solicit additional comments concerning its notice of proposed rulemaking to change the regulation governing the U.S. Route 130 lift bridge across Raccoon Creek at mile 1.8 at Bridgeport, New Jersey. This notice corrects a misstatement in the notice of proposed rulemaking regarding the bridge data and responds to the initial comments received.