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Commercial Fishing Vessels-Implementation of 2010 and 2012 Legislation
Document Number: 2016-19272
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is extending, for 90 days, the period for submitting public comments on the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). The extension responds to a request made by the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations
Document Number: 2016-19344
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Rockaway Inlet, Queens, NY
Document Number: 2016-19189
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Marine Parkway Bridge across the Rockaway Inlet, mile 3.0, at Queens, New York. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to replace span guide rollers, counterweight guide shoes and trunnion journal at the bridge.
Special Local Regulation; Allegheny River Mile 0.0-1.5; Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2016-19138
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for all waters of the Allegheny River mile 0.0-1.5. This special local regulation is necessary to provide safety for the participants in the ``Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race'' marine event. This rulemaking prohibits persons and vessels from being in the special local regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Pittsburgh Steelers Fireworks; Allegheny River Mile 0.0-0.25, Ohio River Mile 0.0-0.1, Monongahela River Mile 0.0-0.1, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2016-19128
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-11
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Allegheny River mile 0.0-0.25, Ohio River mile 0.0-0.1, Monongahela River mile 0.0-0.1. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created from a barge-based fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Berwick Bay-Atchafalaya River, Morgan City, LA
Document Number: 2016-18968
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Morgan City Railroad Bridge across Berwick Bay at mile 17.5 of the Atchafalaya River and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Morgan City to Port Allen Alternate Route, mile 0.3 in Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to conduct maintenance on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain temporarily closed to navigation for five hours.
Safety Zones; Multiple Fireworks and Swim in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2016-18894
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce various safety zones within 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 period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Umpqua River, Reedsport, OR
Document Number: 2016-18709
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the US 101 Bridge across the Umpqua River, mile 11.1, at Reedsport, OR. The deviation is necessary to accommodate updating the electric control panels on the bridge. This deviation allows the US 101 Bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position during upgrades.
Safety Zones; Marine Events Held in the Sector Long Island Sound Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2016-18641
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing nine temporary safety zones for fireworks displays within the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound (LIS) Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone. This temporary final rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during these events. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within these regulated areas is prohibited unless authorized by COTP Sector Long Island Sound.
Safety Zone; 2016 Wings Over Vermont Air Show, Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT
Document Number: 2016-18535
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for an aerobatic demonstration over the navigable waters of Lake Champlain along the shoreline in Burlington, VT. This temporary safety zone will be necessary to protect spectators and vessels from hazards associated with the air show. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within this regulated area will be prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Northern New England (SNNE).
Safety Zones; Point to LaPointe Swim, Lake Superior, LaPointe, WI
Document Number: 2016-18480
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-08
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Safety Zone for the Point to LaPointe Swim in LaPointe, WI on August 6, 2016. This action is necessary to protect participants and spectators during the Point to LaPointe Swim in Lake Superior between Bayfield, WI and LaPointe, WI. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Duluth or his designated on-scene representative.
Safety Zone; M/V Zhenhuan 14 Wando Terminal Crane Movement; Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2016-18599
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a 100 yard temporary moving safety zone around the M/V Zhenhuan 14 during its inbound and outbound transit as well as all movements in between the Charleston Harbor entrance buoy and the Wando Welch Terminal on the Charleston Harbor, and Wando River, Charleston, SC. The M/V Zhenhuan 14 will be transporting 5 gantry cranes between the dates of August 5, 2016 through August 17, 2016. The safety zone is necessary to protect the public from hazards associated with transporting the large cranes. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Eighth Coast Guard District; Interim Outer Continental Shelf Risk-Based Resource Allocation Methodology
Document Number: 2016-18590
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces the availability of an interim risk based resource allocation methodology for inspections of certain Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) units in the Eighth Coast Guard District (D8) area of responsibility (AOR). This interim methodology will be implemented for a five-month trial period beginning August 1, 2016. After the trial period, the methodology will be finalized within D8 and submitted to Coast Guard Headquarters (CG-CVC) for consideration at the national level.
Safety Zone; Annual Roy Webster Cross-Channel Swim, Columbia River, Hood River, OR
Document Number: 2016-18589
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the Columbia River in Hood River, OR. This safety zone is necessary to help ensure the safety of the maritime public during a cross channel swim and will do so by prohibiting unauthorized persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port or his designated representatives.
Safety Zone; Chesapeake Bay, Cape Charles, VA
Document Number: 2016-18339
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters in the vicinity of the inlet of Kings Creek, on the Chesapeake Bay. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with a fireworks display, which include accidental discharge of fireworks, dangerous projectiles, and falling hot embers or other debris. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Hampton Roads.
Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Recurring Marine Events
Document Number: 2016-18257
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations during the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta on the Ohio River, from mile 0.0- 0.5, Allegheny River mile 0.0-0.6, Monongahela River mile 0.0-0.5 extending the entire width of all three rivers. These regulations are needed to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with a regatta on the navigable waterway. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring in the regulated area is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; York River, Yorktown, VA
Document Number: 2016-18214
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-02
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Coleman Memorial Bridge (US 17) across the York River, mile 7.0, Yorktown, VA. This modified deviation is necessary to perform additional bridge maintenance. This modified deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Special Local Regulation; Seattle Seafair Unlimited Hydroplane Race, Lake Washington, WA
Document Number: 2016-18127
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Seattle Seafair Unlimited Hydroplane Race special local regulation on Lake Washington, WA from 8 a.m. on August 2, 2016 through 11 p.m. on August 7, 2016 during hydroplane race times. This action is necessary to ensure public safety from the inherent dangers associated with high-speed races while allowing access for rescue personnel in the event of an emergency. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel will be allowed to enter the regulated area without the permission of the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound, the on-scene Patrol Commander, or a designated representative.
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2016-18112
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee. This Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters related to personnel in the U.S. merchant marine, including but not limited to training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness standards.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2016-18080
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) Fremont Bridge, across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 2.6, at Seattle, WA. The modified deviation is necessary to accommodate heavy pedestrian and cycling traffic across the bridge during the `Fun Ride' event and Lake Union 10K Run event. This modified deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position and need not open to maritime traffic.
Requirements for MODUs and Other Vessels Conducting Outer Continental Shelf Activities With Dynamic Positioning Systems; Training Certification Programs
Document Number: 2016-18036
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is providing the following information on dynamic positioning training certification programs.
Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2016-18035
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee and its subcommittees will meet on September 27, 28, and 29, 2016, in Washington DC, to discuss the safe and secure marine transportation of hazardous materials. These meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; James River, Hopewell, VA
Document Number: 2016-17976
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the SR 156/Benjamin Harrison Memorial Bridge across the James River, mile 65.0, at Hopewell, VA. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance and repairs. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Safety Zone, Banks Channel; Wrightsville Beach, NC
Document Number: 2016-17927
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters adjacent to Harbor Island and Wrightsville Beach, NC. This proposed safety zone would restrict vessel movement on portions of Masonboro Inlet, Banks Channel, and Motts Channel during the PPD Ironman NC event on October 22, 2016. This action is necessary for the safety of life on the surrounding navigable waters during this event. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2016-17847
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the US40-322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge across the NJICW (Inside Thorofare), mile 70.0, at Atlantic City, NJ. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the 2016 6th Annual Atlantic City Triathlon. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to- navigation position.
Status of Overboard Detection Technology for Cruise Vessels
Document Number: 2016-17775
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is soliciting information on the status and availability of technology for immediately detecting cruise vessel passengers who have fallen overboard.
Special Local Regulation; Little Annemessex River and Somers Cove, Crisfield, MD
Document Number: 2016-17774
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations for certain waters of the Little Annemessex River and Somers Cove. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters located in Somerset County at Crisfield, MD, during an open water swim competition on September 17, 2016. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or Coast Guard Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Annual Marine Events on the Colorado River, Between Davis Dam (Bullhead City, Arizona) and Headgate Dam (Parker, Arizona) Within the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2016-17765
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations for the Bullhead City River Regatta marine event on the navigable waters of the Colorado River on August 13, 2016. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, safety vessels, and general users of the waterway. Our regulation for the annual marine events on the Colorado River, between Davis Dam (Bullhead City, Arizona) and Headgate Dam (Parker, Arizona) identifies the regulated area for this event. During the enforcement period, no spectator shall anchor, block, loiter, nor impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or a designated representative.
Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee (AMSC), Eastern Great Lakes and Regional Sub-Committee Vacancies
Document Number: 2016-17545
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-26
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC), Eastern Great Lakes, and the four regional sub-committees: Northeast Ohio Region, Northwestern Pennsylvania Region, Western New York Region, and Eastern New York Region submit their applications for membership to the Captain of the Port, Buffalo. The Committee assists the Captain of the Port, Buffalo, in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan for their area of responsibility.
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.
Harmonization of Standards for Fire Protection, Detection, and Extinguishing Equipment
Document Number: 2016-15229
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-22
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is issuing a final rule for certain design and approval standards for fire protection, detection, extinguishing equipment, and materials on inspected and uninspected vessels, outer continental shelf facilities, deepwater ports, and mobile offshore drilling units. This rule harmonizes Coast Guard approval processes for fire detection and alarm systems, and revises Coast Guard regulations for other types of equipment, materials, and components, such as spanner wrenches, non-metallic pipes, and sprinkler systems. This rule ensures Coast Guard regulations remain current and addresses advances in technology.
Safety Zone; Tennessee River 385.0-387.0; Scottsboro, AL
Document Number: 2016-17333
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone for all waters of the Tennessee River beginning at mile marker 385.0 and ending at mile marker 387.0. This safety zone is necessary to protect persons, property, and infrastructure from potential damage and safety hazards associated with the demolition of the B.B. Comer Bridge. This rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Hudson River, Edgewater, NJ.
Document Number: 2016-17332
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the waters of the Hudson River in the vicinity of Edgewater, NJ. This zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of the Hudson River due to the presence of a dielectric oil leak from a submerged power cable, and the hazards associated with the cable repair vessels. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect people and vessels from the hazards associated with this event. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port New York.
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee; Vacancies
Document Number: 2016-17239
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee. The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security through the Coast Guard Commandant on matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies.
Inspection of Towing Vessels
Document Number: 2016-17224
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-21
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on June 20, 2016 (81 FR 40004). The document issued safety regulations governing the inspection, standards, and safety management systems of towing vessels. In that document there are errors in three regulations that refer to the date July 20, 2016. This rule corrects those errors.
Safety Zone; Houma Navigation Canal Miles 23 to 23.5, Dulac, LA
Document Number: 2016-17035
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-20
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters surface to bottom, of the Houma Navigation Canal from mile marker 23 to 23.5. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by replacement work of the Falgout Canal Pontoon Bridge. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Morgan City or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Navy UNDET, Apra Outer Harbor, GU
Document Number: 2016-17036
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 700-yard radius on the surface and 1400-yard radius underwater of the Navy underwater detonation operations in the waters of Apra Outer Harbor, Guam. The Coast Guard believes this safety zone regulation is necessary to protect all persons and vessel that would otherwise transit or be within the affected areas from possible safety hazards associated with underwater detonation operations. Entry of vessels or persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Guam.
Inspection of Towing Vessels
Document Number: 2016-17007
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved the collection of information described in the Inspection of Towing Vessels final rule published on June 20, 2016. In that rule, which establishes safety regulations governing the inspection, standards, and safety management systems of towing vessels, we stated that before the Coast Guard could enforce the collection of information requirements in the rule, OMB would need to approve the Coast Guard's request to collect this information. This document announces that approval. On June 23, 2016, OMB approved this Coast Guard request and assigned this collection of information OMB control number 1625-0117.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; State Boat Channel, Captree Island, NY
Document Number: 2016-17006
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Captree State Parkway Bridge across the State Boat Channel, mile 30.7 at Captree Island, New York. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to perform painting and steel repairs.
Safety Zone; Fleet Week Maritime Festival, 2016, Pier 66, Elliott Bay; Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2016-16979
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Fleet Week Maritime Festival's Pier 66 Safety Zone in Elliott Bay, WA will be subject to enforcement from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on August 2, 2016, but within this time period the zone will only be enforced 30 minutes prior to the beginning, during, and 30 minutes following the conclusion of the parade of ships. 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.
Security Zones; Seattle's Seafair Fleet Week Moving Vessels, 2016, Puget Sound, WA
Document Number: 2016-16871
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce Seattle's Seafair Fleet Week Moving Vessels security zones from 10 a.m. on August 2, 2016, through 6 p.m. on August 8, 2016. These security zones are necessary to help ensure the security of the vessels from sabotage or other subversive acts during Seafair Fleet Week Parade of Ships. The designated participating vessels are: HMCS SASKATOON (MM 709) and USCGC ACTIVE (WMEC 618). During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the security zones without the permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP), Puget Sound or his designated representative. The COTP has granted general permission for vessels to enter the outer 400 yards of the security zones as long as those vessels within the outer 400 yards of the security zones operate at the minimum speed necessary to maintain course unless required to maintain speed by the navigation rules.
Safety Zone, Seafair Air Show Performance, 2016, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2016-16870
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the annual Seafair Air Show Performance safety zone on Lake Washington, Seattle, WA daily, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., from August 4, 2016, through August 7, 2016. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of the public from inherent dangers associated with these annual aerial displays. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or transit this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Black Warrior River, Eutaw, Alabama
Document Number: 2016-16864
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Norfolk Southern Railroad vertical lift span bridge across the Black Warrior River, mile 267.8, at Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama. This deviation is necessary to install drive motors necessary for the continued safe operation of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed for two (2) three-hour periods daily, Monday through Thursday for three consecutive weeks.
Safety Zone; Lake Erie Open Water Classic; Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH
Document Number: 2016-16799
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Erie during the Lake Erie Open Water Classic open water swim on July 16, 2016. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect swimmers from vessels operating in the area. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Mianus River, Greenwich, CT
Document Number: 2016-16775
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Metro-North Bridge across the Mianus River, mile 1.0, at Greenwich, Connecticut. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to perform superstructure repairs and replace timber ties.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2016-16736
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-15
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs Seattle Department of Transportation's (SDOT) Fremont Bridge, across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 2.6, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate heavy pedestrian and cycling traffic across the bridge during the `Fun Ride' fundraising event. The deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position and need not open to maritime traffic.