Coast Guard October 3, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Belt Parkway Bridge Construction, Gerritsen Inlet; Brooklyn, NY
Document Number: 2017-21232
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Gerritsen Inlet surrounding the Belt Parkway Bridge. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters in Brooklyn, NY, during bridge replacement operations, both planned and unforeseen, until the new bridge is built and the existing bridge is removed. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port New York or a designated representative.
Special Anchorage Areas; Passagassawakeag River, Belfast Bay, Belfast, Maine
Document Number: 2017-21231
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish two special anchorage areas in the Passagassawakeag River in the vicinity of Belfast, Maine. This proposed action is necessary to facilitate safe navigation in that area and provide safe and secure anchorages for vessels less than 20 meters in length. This action is intended to increase the safety of life and property in the Passagassawakeag River in the vicinity of Belfast, improve the safety of anchored vessels, and provide for the overall safe and efficient flow of vessel traffic and commerce. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Security Zones; Port Canaveral Harbor, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL
Document Number: 2017-21230
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-10-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to expand the geographical boundaries of a permanent security zone at Port Canaveral Harbor. This action is necessary to ensure the security of vessels, facilities, and the surrounding areas within this zone. This rule is intended to prohibit persons and vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within the security zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Jacksonville or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone, Blue Angels Air Show; St. Johns River, Jacksonville, FL
Document Number: 2017-21196
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the waters of the St. Johns River in vicinity of Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Florida during the Blue Angels Air Show. This rulemaking prohibits persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Jacksonville or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Patapsco River, Northwest and Inner Harbors; Baltimore, MD
Document Number: 2017-21180
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Patapsco River, Northwest Harbor and Inner Harbor. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters at Baltimore, MD, during the movement of the historic sloop-of-war USS CONSTELLATION on October 26, 2017. If necessary, due to inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled for October 27, 2017. This action will prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port MarylandNational Capital Region.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2017-21169
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is canceling the temporary deviation concerning the Morrison Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.8, at Portland, Oregon. A temporary interim rule has been approved which grants the bridge owner, Multnomah County, an extension of time to replace the bridge decking. The temporary interim rule effectively replaces the temporary deviation.
Special Local Regulation; Cumberland River, Nashville, TN
Document Number: 2017-21166
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for all navigable waters of the Cumberland River from mile marker (MM) 190.0 to MM 195.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Nashville, TN during the Music City Head Race. Entry into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Tennessee River, Chattanooga, TN
Document Number: 2017-21165
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-03
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) 453.0 to MM 453.6. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Chattanooga, TN during the Swim the Suck marine event. Entry into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Roanoke River, Plymouth, NC
Document Number: 2017-21100
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for one mile of navigable waters of the Roanoke River in Plymouth, North Carolina. This temporary safety zone is intended to restrict vessel traffic from a portion of the Roanoke River during the Virginia Outlaw Drag Boat Association End of the Year Showdown high speed boat race. This action is intended to restrict vessel traffic movement in the regulated area to protect participants, spectators, and property from the hazards posed by high speed boat races. Entry of vessels or persons into this safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP), North Carolina or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2017-21099
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-10-03
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Sacramento Century Challenge bicycle race. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.