Coast Guard September 19, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Regulated Navigation Area; Route 24 Bridge Construction, Tiverton and Portsmouth, RI
Document Number: 2011-23916
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-09-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a regulated navigation area (RNA) on the navigable waters of the Sakonnet River under and surrounding construction of the new Route 24 bridge that crosses the Sakonnet River between Tiverton and Portsmouth, Rhode Island. This rule implements certain safety measures including establishment of a temporary channel beneath the bridge, speed restrictions, and suspension of all vessel traffic within the RNA during construction operations that could pose an imminent hazard to vessels operating in the area. This rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during construction of the Route 24 bridge over the main channel of the Sakonnet River.
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