Coast Guard August 4, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Mississippi River; New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2017-16436
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters on the Mississippi River from mile marker (MM) 96 to MM 96.5 Above Head of Passes. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port, New Orleans (COTP).
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Isthmus Slough at Coos Bay, OR
Document Number: 2017-16425
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs Oregon Department of Transportation's (ODOT) Isthmus Slough Bridge, mile 1.0 across Isthmus Slough at Coos Bay, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate painting and preservation and upgrading electrical systems. The deviation allows the bridge to operate in single leaf mode or one half of the bascule span, and reduce the vertical clearance of the non-functional leaf.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2017-16424
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-08-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Broadway Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 11.7, at Portland, OR. The modified deviation changes the period the bridge may operate the double bascule span one side at a time, single leaf, and reduce the vertical clearance to install and test new equipment.