Coast Guard June 17, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Safety Zones; Push Beaver County Fireworks; Ohio River Mile 25.2 to 25.6; Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2014-14179
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Push Beaver County Fireworks on the Ohio River, from mile 25.2 to 25.6, extending the entire width of the river. This zone will be in effect on June 28, 2014 from 8:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. This zone is needed to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the Push Beaver County Barge-based Fireworks. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring in the safety zone is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Safety Zones; Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival; Ohio River Mile 90.2 to 90.7; Wheeling, WV
Document Number: 2014-14178
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Fireworks on the Ohio River, from mile 90.2 to 90.7, extending the entire width of the river. This zone will be in effect on September 13, 2014 from 8:45 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. This zone is needed to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the Wheeling Heritage Port Sternwheel Festival Fireworks Barge-based Fireworks. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring in the safety zone is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Safety Zone, Chesapeake Bay; Cape Charles, VA
Document Number: 2014-14177
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Chesapeake Bay in Cape Charles, VA. This safety zone will restrict vessel movement in the specified area during the Virginia Chapter Young Presidents Organization and Cape Charles fireworks displays. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on the surrounding navigable waters during the fireworks displays.
Eighth Coast Guard District Annual Safety Zones; Guyasuta Days Festival; Allegheny River Mile 5.7 to 6.0; Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2014-14175
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Guyasuta Days Festival Fireworks on the Allegheny River, from mile 5.7 to 6.0, extending 200 feet from the right descending bank. This zone will be in effect on August 9, 2014 from 8:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. This zone is needed to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the Guyasuta Days Festival Land-based Fireworks. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring in the safety zone is prohibited to all vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2014-14174
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Montlake Bridge across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to accommodate the safe movement of ``Rock and Roll Run'' event participants.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ
Document Number: 2014-14172
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating schedule that governs the PATH Railroad Bridge across the Hackensack River at mile 3.0, and the Hack-Freight Bridge across the Hackensack River at mile 3.1, at Jersey City, New Jersey. The owners of the bridges, the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) and Conrail, requested a change to the operation schedule for the PATH Railroad Bridge and the Conrail Hack- Freight to allow it to be operated from a remote location. In addition, we removed obsolete language and requirements from the existing regulation that are now listed under other regulations. It is expected that this change to the regulations will create efficiency in drawbridge operations while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events, Nanticoke River; Bivalve, MD
Document Number: 2014-14169
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations during the ``Coastal Aquatics Swim Team Open Water Summer Shore Swim'', a marine event to be held on the waters of the Nanticoke River at Bivalve, MD on June 29, 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 Nanticoke River during the event.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Reynolds Channel, Nassau, NY
Document Number: 2014-14168
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Long Beach Bridge, across Reynolds Channel, mile 4.7, at Nassau, New York. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed position for two and a half hours to facilitate a public event; the Town of Hempstead Annual Fireworks Display.
Safety Zone; Cape Fear River; Wilmington, NC
Document Number: 2014-14166
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Cape Fear River in Wilmington, NC in support of a fireworks display on June 20, 2014. This action is necessary to protect the life and property of the maritime public and spectators from the hazards posed by aerial fireworks displays. Entry into or movement within this safety zone during the enforcement period is prohibited without approval of the Captain of the Port.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2014-14163
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) State Route 520/Evergreen Point Floating Bridge across Lake Washington at Seattle, WA. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to accommodate the safe movement of ``Rock and Roll Run'' event participants.
Safety Zone, Urbanna Creek; Saluda, VA
Document Number: 2014-14161
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of Urbanna Creek in Saluda, VA to support the Urbanna Independence Day Celebration fireworks display. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement in the designated area in order to protect the life and property of the maritime public and spectators from the hazards associated with fireworks displays.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Charles River, Boston, MA
Document Number: 2014-14160
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Craigie Bridge across the Charles River, mile 1.0, at Boston, Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed position for two hours to facilitate a public event; the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular.