Department of Homeland Security August 2, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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.