Coast Guard December 13, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; United Illuminating Company Housatonic River Crossing Project; Housatonic River, Milford and Stratford, CT
Document Number: 2016-29909
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the Housatonic River near Milford and Stratford, CT. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the United Illuminating Company Housatonic River Crossing Project. This regulation prohibits entry of vessels or people into the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Long Island Sound.
Safety Zone; James River, Newport News, VA
Document Number: 2016-29840
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of the James River within 1500-foot radius of the M/V SS DEL MONTE, in the vicinity of the James River Reserve Fleet, in support of United States Navy explosive training on the M/V SS DEL MONTE. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on the surrounding navigable waters during the United States Navy explosives training. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Hampton Roads.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Columbia River, Kennewick, WA
Document Number: 2016-29809
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad Bridge (Kennewick-Pasco Railroad Bridge) across the Columbia River, mile 328, at Kennewick, WA. This deviation is necessary to accommodate maintenance to replace a lift motor and install span controls. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position during installation activities.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2016-29775
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the upper deck and lower deck of the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.1, at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to allow work crews to upgrade the electrical power and controls system. This deviation allows both upper and lower spans of the Steel Bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position to allow for the safe replacement of bridge operating equipment.