Safety Zone; America's Cup Safety Zone and No Loitering Area, San Francisco, CA
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone and no loitering area in the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay near Treasure Island, CA in support of 2013 America's Cup races. This safety zone and no loitering area are established to enhance the safety of spectators and mariners near the north east corner of the America's Cup regulated area. All persons or vessels are prohibited from entering the safety zone and all persons or vessels are prohibited from anchoring or otherwise loitering in the no loitering area during the scheduled races without the permission of the Captain of the Port or their designated representative.
Safety Zone; Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival; Shallowbag Bay, Manteo, NC
The Coast Guard is establishing of a temporary safety zone on Shallowbag Bay, Manteo, NC on October 4, 2013, for a fireworks display as part of the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival. This action is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public from the hazards posed by fireworks displays. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Shallowbag Bay River during the Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival Fireworks display.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Piscataqua River, Portsmouth, NH and Kittery, ME
The Coast Guard is issuing a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the new US-1 Memorial Bridge across the Piscataqua River, mile 1.9, between Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may operate on a special opening schedule to facilitate mechanical and structural alignment of the lift span. This deviation is necessary to allow New Hampshire Department of Transportation's contractor sufficient time make final adjustments at the bridge.
Safety Zone; Fifth Coast Guard District Fireworks Displays, Delaware River; Philadelphia, PA.
The Coast Guard is temporarily changing the enforcement date of a safety zone for one recurring fireworks display in the Fifth Coast Guard District. This regulation applies to only one recurring fireworks event held in Delaware River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The fireworks display is normally held on July 4th, but this year it will be held on July 6th. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic in a portion of Delaware River near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during the event.
Special Local Regulations; Dinghy Poker Run, Middle River; Baltimore County, Essex, MD
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations during the ``Dinghy Poker Run,'' a marine event to be held on the waters of Middle River. These special local regulations are necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the event. This action is intended to temporarily restrict vessel traffic in a portion of Middle River during the event.
Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Construction of a Highway Bridge Across the Manatee River at Parrish, Manatee County, FL
The Coast Guard announces the availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and announces a public meeting regarding the proposed construction of a highway bridge across the Manatee River at Parrish, Manatee County, Florida. As a structure over navigable waters of the United States, the proposed bridge would require a Coast Guard Bridge Permit. We request your comments on the DEIS and the proposed project's impact on river navigation.