Coast Guard July 25, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Keweenaw Waterway, Houghton and Hancock, MI
Document Number: 2016-17544
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to change the operating schedule that governs the US41 bridge, mile 16.0 over the Keweenaw Waterway between the towns of Houghton and Hancock, Michigan. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has requested a review of the current operating schedule of the drawbridge due to a lack of openings during the early morning hours. They have also requested to expand and modify the current winter operating schedule.
Safety Zone; Pleasure Beach Bridge, Bridgeport, CT
Document Number: 2016-17543
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Pleasure Beach, Bridgeport, CT for Pleasure Beach Bridge. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters. This regulation prohibits entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within the safety zone unless authorized by Captain of the Port (COTP), Sector Long Island Sound.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Fox River, DePere to Oshkosh, WI
Document Number: 2016-17541
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule for all drawbridges over the Fox River between DePere, WI and Oshkosh, WI. This rule will establish drawbridge schedules that coincide with lock schedules during the boating season and standard winter drawbridge schedules.
Security Zone, Delaware River, Schuylkill River; Philadelphia, PA
Document Number: 2016-17440
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary security zones in the waters of the Delaware River, Schuylkill River, and Darby Creek, in Philadelphia, PA. These temporary zones are intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Delaware River, Schuylkill River, and Darby Creek during the Democratic National Convention from July 25, 2016, to July 29, 2016. During the enforcement period, no unauthorized vessels or people will be permitted to enter or move within the security zone without permission from the Captain of the Port or his designated representative. This security zone is necessary to provide security for the Democratic National Convention.
Safety Zone; Illinois River Mile 69.3 to 69.8; Meredosia, IL
Document Number: 2016-17240
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-25
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Illinois River from mile 69.3 to mile 69.8. This safety zone is needed to protect persons, property and infrastructure from potential damage and safety hazards associated with work being performed on new power lines across the river. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, Upper Mississippi River (COTP). Deviation from the safety zone may be requested and will be considered on a case-by- case basis as specifically authorized by the COTP or a designated representative.