Coast Guard September 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Rice Creek, Putnam County, FL
Document Number: 2017-18708
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the CSX Railroad Bridge across the Rice Creek, mile 0.8, in Palatka, Putnam County, FL. This rule will change the existing open on demand during the day and 24 hour advance notice for a bridge opening during the night, to 24 hour advance notice for an opening at all times.
Special Local Regulation; Tennessee River, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2017-18674
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-05
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary special local regulation for all navigable waters of the Tennessee River from mile marker (MM) 641 to MM 648.7. This special local regulation is necessary to provide safety for the participants of the Bridges to Bluffs marine event in Knoxville, TN. This regulation prohibits vessels from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the Tennessee River from MM 641 to MM 648.7 from 9 a.m. through 1 p.m. unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP).
Safety Zone; Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA
Document Number: 2017-18617
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for multiple fireworks events launched in the vicinity of Penn's Landing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the waters of Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA. Enforcement of this safety zone is necessary and intended to enhance safety of life on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after these fireworks events. During the enforcement periods, no vessel may enter in or transit this regulated area without approval from the Captain of the Port or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Narrow Bay, Brookhaven, NY
Document Number: 2017-18576
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Smith Point Bridge across Narrow Bay, mile 6.1, at Brookhaven, New York. This deviation is necessary in order to facilitate the annual 5K Run for Literacy and allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for one hour.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2017-18546
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Morrison Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.8, at Portland, Oregon. The deviation is necessary to accommodate Multnomah County's (bridge owner) replacement of the bridge decking. This deviation allows the bridge to only open half of the span, single leaf, to allow for the replacement of bridge decking. The deviation also allows the vertical clearance to be reduced due to the project's containment system.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR
Document Number: 2017-18545
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Hawthorne Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 13.1, at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the Race for the Cure event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to allow safe roadway movement of event participants.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-18515
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee will meet in Arlington, Virginia, to review and discuss various issues relating to national maritime security. All meetings will be open to the public.