Coast Guard April 1, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Isle of Wight (Sinepuxtent) Bay, Ocean City, MD
Document Number: 2014-07267
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the US 50 Bridge, over Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, mile 0.5, at Ocean City, MD. This proposal would revise the current closure times to accommodate heavy volumes of vehicular traffic following the annual July 4th fireworks show.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events, Tred Avon River; Between Bellevue, MD and Oxford, MD
Document Number: 2014-07266
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Oxford-Bellevue Sharkfest Swim'', a marine event to be held on the waters of the Tred Avon River on May 10, 2014. 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 the Tred Avon River during the event.
Safety Zone, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway; Morehead City, NC
Document Number: 2014-07265
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone on the waters of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway at Morehead City, North Carolina. The safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of mariners on navigable waters during maintenance on the U.S. 70 Fixed Bridge crossing the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 203.7, at Morehead City, North Carolina. The safety zone will temporarily restrict vessel movement within the designated area.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Great Egg Harbor Bay, (Ship Channel and (Beach Thorofare NJICW)), Somers Point and Ocean City, NJ
Document Number: 2014-07083
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the operating schedules that govern the opening of the S52 (Ship Channel) Bridge, mile 0.5, across Great Egg Harbor Bay at Somers Point, NJ and the Route 52 (Ninth Street) Bridge, mile 80.4, across Great Egg Harbor Bay Beach Thorofare NJICW at Ocean City, NJ. The existing regulations contain drawbridge operation schedules for the Route 52 Bridges. However, the existing bridges were modified in 2012 from movable bridges to fixed bridges. Since the bridges are no longer movable bridges, the regulations controlling the opening and closing of the bridges are no longer necessary.
Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Recurring Events in Northern New England
Document Number: 2014-06244
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is updating special local regulations and permanent safety zones in the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone for annual recurring marine events. When enforced, these proposed special local regulations and safety zones will restrict vessels from portions of water areas during certain annually recurring events. The revised special local regulations and safety zones will expedite public notification and ensure the protection of the maritime public and event participants from the hazards associated with certain maritime events.