Coast Guard November 1, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Illinois River, Beardstown, IL
Document Number: 2017-23820
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters on the Illinois River between mile marker (MM) 83.0 and MM 87.0. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on all navigable waters near Beardstown, IL while construction work is completed on new power lines extending across the river. During the period of enforcement, entry into the safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River (COTP) or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Alligator River, Columbia, NC
Document Number: 2017-23745
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the US 64/Alligator River Bridge which carries US 64 over the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW), Alligator River, mile 84.2, near Columbia, NC. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Special Local Regulation; Atlantic Ocean, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Document Number: 2017-23708
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-11-01
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a recurring special local regulation for navigable waters of the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Fort Lauderdale, FL for the Fort Lauderdale Grand Prix of the Seas. The Fort Lauderdale Grand Prix of the Seas race course is located east of South Beach Park and North of the Port Everglades inlet. Approximately 100 high-speed personal watercraft will be participating in the event. The special local regulation is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards during the race event. All vessels and persons in the regulated area must follow the direction of Coast Guard personnel, law enforcement, and race officials.