Towing Safety Advisory Committee
The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) and its working groups will meet as required to discuss various issues relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. All meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Fort Point Channel, MA
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations for the Northern Avenue Bridge, mile 0.1, across Fort Point Channel at Boston, Massachusetts. A one-hour advance notice will be required for bridge openings from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., September 15, 2005 through October 31, 2005, and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., November 1, 2005 through November 14, 2005. This temporary deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance repairs.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Sunset Lake, Wildwood Crest, NJ
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation during the ``Sunset Lake Hydrofest'', a marine event to be held September 24 and 25, 2005, on the waters of Sunset Lake, Wildwood Crest, New Jersey. This special local regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action will restrict vessel traffic in portions of Sunset Lake during the event.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
The Coast Guard is establishing temporary special local regulations during the ``Cambridge Offshore Challenge'', a marine event to be held on the waters of the Choptank River at Cambridge, Maryland. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in the Choptank River during the event.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ
On August 18, 2005, the Coast Guard published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) in the Federal Register requesting public comments regarding establishment of temporary special local regulations for ``The Liberty Grand Prix'', a power boat race to be held on the waters of the Delaware River, adjacent to Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ. On September 13, 2005, the Coast Guard learned that this marine event was proposed to be conducted at a different date and time than previously published in the NPRM. This rule changes the dates of the temporary regulated area. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic between the Walt Whitman and Benjamin Franklin bridges in the Delaware River during the power boat race.