Coast Guard September 13, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Harvey, LA
Document Number: 2017-19456
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Harvey Canal Fourth Street Bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) mile 0.24 West of Harvey Lock (WHL), at Harvey, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to allow the contractor to rehabilitate the bridge to continue full operation. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed-to-navigation for 77 consecutive days.
Safety Zone; Allegheny River miles 0.0-0.25, Ohio River mile 0.0-0.1, Monongahela River mile 0.0-0.1; Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2017-19436
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the subject safety zone for the Pittsburgh Steelers Fireworks on all navigable waters of the Allegheny River miles 0.0 to 0.25, Ohio River mile 0.0 to 0.1, Monongahela River mile 0.0 to 0.1, extending the entire width of the rivers. The zone is needed to protect vessels transiting the area and event spectators from the hazards associated with the barge-based fireworks display. 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 Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; L4D Optic Ground Wire Crossing, St. Clair River, St. Clair, MI
Document Number: 2017-19404
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 2000-foot portion of the St. Clair River in the vicinity of St. Clair, MI. This zone is necessary to protect vessels from potential hazards associated with the L4D Optic Ground Wire Crossing.
Special Local Regulation; Tennessee River, Huntsville, AL
Document Number: 2017-19400
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for all navigable waters of the Tennessee River from mile marker (MM) 333.2 to MM 337.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Huntsville, AL during the Swim Hobbs Island event. Entry of persons or vessels into this regulated area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Tennessee River, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2017-19399
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Tennessee River extending from mile marker (MM) 646.8 to MM 647.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters near Knoxville, TN, during the University of Tennessee Football Season recurring fireworks displays. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Quantuck Canal, Westhampton Beach, NY
Document Number: 2017-19374
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Beach Lane Bridge across the Quantuck Canal, mile 1.1 at Westhampton Beach, New York. This action is necessary to complete rehabilitation of the bascule leaves of the drawbridge. This modified deviation extends the period during which the bridge may open only one bascule span at a time in order to provide passage for vessels requiring an opening.