Regulated Navigation Area; Lake Washington, Seattle, WA
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary regulated navigation area for certain navigable waters of Lake Washington. The regulated navigation area is intended to protect personnel and vessels moored in the vicinity and other vessel traffic from potential hazards created by vessel wake. Vessels transiting this area will be restricted to speeds that create a minimum wake.
West Virginia; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of West Virginia (FEMA-4378-DR), dated July 12, 2018, and related determinations.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Duluth Ship Canal, Duluth-Superior Harbor, MN
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge for vessels under 300 gross tons. The City of Duluth has requested that the current summer bridge schedule (Memorial Day to Labor Day) be extended to include the spring and fall.
Hawaii; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Hawaii (FEMA-4366-DR), dated May 11, 2018, and related determinations.
Texas; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Texas (FEMA-4377-DR), dated July 6, 2018, and related determinations.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Safety Zone; Fireworks Display, Shark River, Neptune, NJ
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of Shark River off Neptune, NJ, from 8:30 p.m. through 9:30 p.m. on August 4, 2018, during the Neptune National Night Out Fireworks Display. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participant vessels, spectators, and the boating public during the event. This regulation prohibits persons and non-participant vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Delaware Bay or a designated representative.