Safety Zone; Lucas Oil Drag Boats Racing Series; Lake Havasu City, AZ
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Colorado River in Lake Havasu, AZ for the Lucas Oil Drag Boats Racing Series from May 2, 2014 through May 4, 2014. The safety zone would be in effect from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily during this timeframe. This temporary safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, and other vessels and users of the waterway. Persons and vessels would be prohibited from entering into, transiting through or anchoring within this safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Barnegat Bay, Seaside Heights, NJ
The Coast Guard is temporarily modifying the operating schedule that governs the S37 Bridge, at NJICW mile 14.1 over Barnegat Bay, at Seaside Heights, NJ. Over the span of two and half years, the bridge will be closed to navigation for three four-month closure periods. Extensive replacement of parts and repairs to the bridge necessitate these closures.
Special Local Regulations; Beaufort Water Festival, Beaufort, SC
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a special local regulation pertaining to the Beaufort Water Festival from 11:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. on July 19, 2014. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on navigable waters of the United States during the Beaufort Water Festival Air Show. During the enforcement period, the special local regulation establishes a regulated area which all people and vessels will be prohibited from entering, transiting through, anchoring, or remaining within. Vessels may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the area if authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois. The deviation is necessary to allow the participants of the Quad City Marathon to cross the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position for four hours.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Tennessee River, Decatur, AL
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Southern Railroad Drawbridge across the Tennessee River, mile 304.4, at Decatur, Alabama. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner time to replace and adjust the down haul operating ropes that are essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position and not open to vessel traffic.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Coast Guard plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting a revision to the following collection of information: 1625-0043, Ports and Waterways Safety Act Title 33, Subchapter P. The Coast Guard invites comments as described below.