Coast Guard April 4, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Recurring Fireworks Display Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2018-06888
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Upper Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the National Cherry Blossom Festival fireworks display in the Washington Channel, Washington, DC, on April 7, 2018. This rulemaking will prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative.
National Boating Safety Advisory Council
Document Number: 2018-06865
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The National Boating Safety Advisory Council and its Subcommittees will meet to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. These meetings will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Wappoo Creek, Charleston, SC
Document Number: 2018-06863
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs SR 171/700 (Wappoo Cut) Bridge across Wappoo Creek (AICW), mile 470.8, at Charleston, SC. This action will eliminate the seasonal operating schedules and adjust the daily operating schedule. This action is intended to reduce vehicular traffic congestion and provide a more consistant operating schedule for the bridge.
Safety Zone for Fireworks Display; Severn River, Sherwood Forest, MD
Document Number: 2018-06851
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Severn River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters of the Severn River at Sherwood Forest, MD, during a fireworks display on July 3, 2018 (with alternate date of July 6, 2018). This action would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulation; Tred Avon River, Between Bellevue, MD and Oxford, MD
Document Number: 2018-06845
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish special local regulations for certain waters of the Tred Avon River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters located between Bellevue, MD, and Oxford, MD, during a swim event on June 9, 2018. If necessary, due to inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled to June 10, 2018. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from entering the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region or the Coast Guard Patrol Commander. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Special Local Regulations; Marine Events Within the Fifth Coast Guard District
Document Number: 2018-06824
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce special local regulations for two events, the Cambridge Classic Powerboat Race on May 19, 2018 and May 20, 2018, and the NAS Patuxent River Air Show from May 31, 2018 through June 3, 2018, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during these events. Our regulation for marine events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for each event. During the enforcement periods, the Coast Guard patrol commander or designated marine event patrol may forbid and control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Barnegat Bay, New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Seaside Heights, NJ
Document Number: 2018-06811
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-04-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the U.S. Route 37 (Mathis) Bridge across the Barnegat Bay, New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, mile 14.1, at Seaside Heights, NJ. The deviation is necessary to facilitate routine maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.