Coast Guard July 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2018-16365
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee will meet in Cape Vincent, New York, to discuss Committee matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies. The meeting will be open to the public.
Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee; Vacancy
Document Number: 2018-16335
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-07-31
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The U.S. Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee. The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security through the U.S. Coast Guard Commandant on matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies.
Safety Zone; Waterview Loft Fireworks II, Detroit River, Detroit, MI
Document Number: 2018-16209
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 350-foot radius of a portion of the Detroit River, Detroit, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the Waterview Loft Fireworks II.
Safety Zone; Waterview Loft Fireworks I, Detroit River, Detroit, MI
Document Number: 2018-16208
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 350-foot radius of a portion of the Detroit River, Detroit, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the Waterview Loft Fireworks I.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone-August and September Events
Document Number: 2018-16191
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce certain safety zones located in Federal regulations for recurring marine events. This action is necessary and intended for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during these events. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, South Pasadena, FL
Document Number: 2018-16149
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-30
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Corey Causeway (SR693) Bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GICW), mile 117.7, South Pasadena, FL. The deviation is necessary to accommodate repairs to the Bridge. This deviation allows the bridge open at requested times a single leaf and with a 6 hour notice for double leaf openings.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Natchez, MS
Document Number: 2018-16076
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Lower Mississippi River upriver of the Bienville Trace Scenic Byway/US-425 Bridge in Natchez, MS. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment during a fireworks display. Entry of persons or vessels into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Lower Mississippi River or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR
Document Number: 2018-16068
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs two Multnomah County bridges: Morrison Bridge, mile 12.8, and Hawthorne Bridge, mile 13.1 crossing the Willamette River at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the annual Providence Bridge Pedal event. The deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Safety Zone; Kanawha River, Nitro, WV
Document Number: 2018-16064
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Kanawha River from mile marker 43.1 to mile marker 44.2. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect persons, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the Riverfest fireworks display. Entry into this safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Jamaica Bay, Queens, NY
Document Number: 2018-16026
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-27
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Marine Parkway (Gil Hodges Memorial) bridge across Jamaica Bay (Rockaway Inlet), mile 3.0, at Queens, NY. The deviation is necessary to complete rehabilitation work on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge owner to require two hours advance notice before opening the bridge.
Safety Zones; Pipeline Construction, Tennessee River Miles 465 to 466, Chattanooga, TN
Document Number: 2018-15775
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Tennessee River from mile marker 465 to mile marker 466. This safety zone is necessary to protect persons, property, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the construction of an underground pipeline. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Security Zone; Seattle's Seafair Fleet Week Moving Vessels, 2018, Puget Sound, WA
Document Number: 2018-15759
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce Seattle's Seafair Fleet Week Moving Vessels security zones from 10 a.m. on July 31, 2018, through 6 p.m. on August 6, 2018. These security zones are necessary to help ensure the security of the vessels from sabotage or other subversive acts during Seafair Fleet Week Parade of Ships. The designated participating vessels are: HMCS YELLOWKNIFE (MM 706), HMCS WHITEHORSE (MM 705), and USCGC MELLON (WHEC 717). During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the security zones without the permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP), Puget Sound or her designated representative. The COTP has granted general permission for vessels to enter the outer 400 yards of the security zones as long as those vessels within the outer 400 yards of the security zones operate at the minimum speed necessary to maintain course unless required to maintain speed by the navigation rules.
Safety Zone; Fleet Week Maritime Festival, Pier 66, Elliot Bay, Seattle, Washington
Document Number: 2018-15757
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Fleet Week Maritime Festival's Pier 66 Safety Zone in Elliott Bay, WA on July 31, 2018. This action is necessary to promote the safety of personnel, vessels and the marine environment on navigable waters. During the enforcement period, entry into, transit through, mooring, or anchoring within this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Puget Sound, or her designated representative.
Safety Zone; Fleet Week Maritime Festival, Pier 66, Elliot Bay, Seattle, Washington
Document Number: 2018-15752
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-24
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is temporarily amending the Fleet Week Maritime Festival safety zone. This year's Parade of Ships will commence with the aerial demonstration followed by the pass and review of ships. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the Parade of Ships. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Puget Sound.
Regulated Navigation Area and Safety Zone, Harlem River and Hudson River, Manhattan, NY
Document Number: 2018-15711
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is revising a previously established temporary regulated navigation area and safety zone for waters of the Harlem and Hudson Rivers in the vicinity of the Amtrak Spuyten Duyvil Railroad Bridge at mile 7.9 over the Harlem River. The regulated navigation area and safety zone protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the reinstallation of the swing span portion of the Spuyten Duyvil Railroad Bridge. During heavy lift operations vessels transiting the Hudson River must abide by the established speed restrictions to eliminate vessel wake. During heavy lift operations entry of vessels or persons into this safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the First District Commander or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Great Lakes Offshore Grand Prix; Lake Erie, Dunkirk, NY
Document Number: 2018-15672
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Dunkirk Harbor, Lake Erie, Dunkirk, NY during the Great Lakes Offshore Grand Prix. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Port Huron Float Down, St. Clair River, Port Huron, MI
Document Number: 2018-15671
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on the waters of the St. Clair River in the vicinity of Port Huron, MI. This zone is intended to restrict and control movement of vessels in a portion of the St. Clair River. Though this is an unsanctioned, non- permitted marine event, this zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during a float down event near Port Huron, MI.
Safety Zone; Marine City Fireworks, St. Clair River, Marine City, MI
Document Number: 2018-15670
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 420-foot radius of a portion of the St. Clair River, Marine City, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the Marine City Fireworks display.
Recurring Special Local Regulation; EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2018-15609
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulation for the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on the navigable waters of the Allegheny, Ohio, and Monongahela Rivers during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Pittsburgh, PA. During the enforcement periods, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations for Marine Events; Atlantic Ocean, Thunder Over the Boardwalk Air Show, Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2018-15608
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Thunder Over the Boardwalk Air Show special local regulation from 10:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. August 20-22, 2018, to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Fifth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Atlantic City, NJ. During the enforcement periods, the operator of any vessel in the regulated area must comply with directions from the Patrol Commander or any Official Patrol displaying a Coast Guard ensign.
Safety Zone; Swim Event in Captain of the Port New York Zone
Document Number: 2018-15441
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone within the Captain of the Port New York Zone on the specified date and times provided below. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of vessels, spectators and participants from hazards associated with a swim event. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP).
Safety Zone; Southern California Annual Firework Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone
Document Number: 2018-15440
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the San Diego, CA POPS Fireworks Display on the waters of San Diego Bay, CA on specific evenings from June 28, 2018 to September 2, 2018. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, spectators, official vessels of the events, and general users of the waterway. Our regulation for the Southern California Annual Firework Events for the San Diego Captain of the Port Zone identifies the regulated area for the events. During the enforcement period, no spectators shall anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of official patrol vessels in the regulated area without the approval of the Captain of the Port, or designated representative.
Safety Zone; Lower Mississippi River, Mile Markers 94 to 95 Above Head of Passes, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2018-15439
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain navigable waters of the Lower Mississippi River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on these navigable waters near New Orleans, LA, during a fireworks display on October 6, 2018. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector New Orleans or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Alaska Marine Highway System Port Valdez Ferry Terminal, Port Valdez; Valdez, AK; Correction
Document Number: 2018-15438
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on July 12, 2018. The Coast Guard issued a final rule republishing its 2014 rule that established a permanent safety zone on the navigable waters of Port Valdez within a 200-yard radius of the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) Port Valdez Ferry Terminal.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR
Document Number: 2018-15434
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-19
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 a filming event for a movie. This deviation authorizes the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Regulated Navigation Area, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL
Document Number: 2018-15428
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-19
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard Ninth District Commander is amending the navigational and operational restrictions of the Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal (CSSC) near Romeoville, Illinois, and removing the redundant Safety Zone currently in place. The purpose of this amendment is to improve safety and clarify regulations for vessels transiting the navigable waters located adjacent to and over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Aquatic Nuisance Species electric dispersal barrier system (EDBS).
Safety Zone; Taylor Bayou Turning Basin, Port Arthur, TX
Document Number: 2018-15295
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-18
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the upper reaches of Taylor Bayou Turning Basin in Port Arthur, TX. This action is necessary to provide protection for the levee and temporary protection wall located at the north end of the turning basin until permanent repairs can be effected. This regulation prohibits persons and vessels from entering the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur (COTP) or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulations; Annual Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show; Hessel, MI
Document Number: 2018-15248
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is adding a special local regulation to increase safety in the navigable waters of Marquette Bay, Hessel, MI during the annual Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show held annually in mid-August. The regulation will add a no wake zone to be enforced in the area around the show from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Special Local Regulation; Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival Waterski Show, Grand Haven, MI
Document Number: 2018-15239
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending a special local regulation for certain waters of the Grand River at Waterfront Stadium in Grand Haven, MI. This action is necessary and is intended to ensure safety of life on navigable waters to be used for a waterski show. This action will prohibit persons or vessels from entering certain waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the marine event. This special local regulation is needed to protect spectators, personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the Grand Haven Waterski Show.
Special Local Regulations: Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone
Document Number: 2018-15235
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce five special local regulations for marine events in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on the dates and times listed in the table below. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the events. During the enforcement periods, no person or vessel may enter the safety zones without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative.
Safety Zone, S99 Alford Street Bridge-Emergency Grid Replacement Project, Mystic River, Charlestown and Everett, MA
Document Number: 2018-15183
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the navigable waters within 150-yards of the S99 Alford Street Bridge, at mile 1.4 on the Mystic River between Charlestown and Everett, Massachusetts from October 1, 2018 through April 30, 2019. The safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels and the marine environment from potential hazards created during the emergency replacement of the steel grid deck on all four bascule spans of the S99 Alford Street Bridge. This proposed rule would prohibit vessels and persons from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Boston or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Yankee Air Museum's Fundraiser Air Demonstration, Lake St. Clair, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Document Number: 2018-15182
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters in the vicinity of Grosse Pointe Farms, MI. This zone is necessary to protect spectators and vessels from potential hazards associated with the Yankee Air Museum's Fundraiser Air Demonstration.
Special Local Regulation; 2018 Detroit Hydrofest, Detroit River, Detroit, MI
Document Number: 2018-15159
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for certain navigable waters of the Detroit River, Detroit, MI. This action is necessary and is intended to ensure safety of life on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the 2018 Detroit Hydrofest boat races.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan Zone
Document Number: 2018-15052
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is amending its safety zones regulation for Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone. This amendment updates two permanent safety zones, adds three new permanent safety zones, and removes one old permanent safety zone. These amendments, additions, and removals are necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from the hazards associated with annual maritime events, including sailing races, boat parades, swim events and air shows.
Safety Zones; Annual Events in the Captain of the Port Buffalo Zone-July Events
Document Number: 2018-15051
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce certain safety zones located in federal regulations for recurring marine events. This action is necessary and intended for the safety of life and property on navigable waters during these events. During each enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the respective safety zone without the permission of the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Anacostia River, Washington, DC
Document Number: 2018-15050
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to modify the operating schedule that governs the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge across the Anacostia River, mile 1.2, in Washington, DC. This proposal is to allow the existing drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation. This proposal is necessary to accommodate the construction of a new fixed bridge on an alignment 18 feet south of the existing drawbridge and the removal of the existing drawbridge.
Safety Zone; Ski Show Sylvan Beach; Fish Creek, Oneida, NY
Document Number: 2018-14993
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Fish Creek during the Ski Show Sylvan Beach. This proposed rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo or a designated representative. We invite your comments on this proposed rulemaking.
Safety Zone; Willamette River, Wilsonville, OR
Document Number: 2018-14983
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-13
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Willamette River within a designated area adjacent to the Wilsonville Wastewater Treatment Plant. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards while the plant outfall is being repaired. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River.
Special Local Regulation; Marine City Water Ski Show, St. Clair River, Marine City, MI
Document Number: 2018-14919
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a special local regulation for certain navigable waters of the St. Clair River, Marine City, MI. This action is necessary and is intended to ensure safety of life on navigable waters immediately prior to, during, and immediately after the Marine City Water Ski Show.
Safety Zone; Alaska Marine Highway System Port Valdez Ferry Terminal, Port Valdez; Valdez, AK
Document Number: 2018-14863
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-12
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is republishing its 2014 rule that established a permanent safety zone on the navigable waters of Port Valdez within a 200-yard radius of the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) Port Valdez Ferry Terminal. The safety zone restricts all vessels except AMHS vessels from entering within 200-yards of the AMHS Port Valdez Ferry Terminal whenever an AMHS ferry is underway within 200 yards of the terminal and there is a declared Commercial Salmon Fishery Opener. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life, property and the environment during periods of vessel traffic congestion during a declared Commercial Salmon Fishery Opener.
Safety Zone; Lake Michigan, North Avenue Beach, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2018-14760
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Michigan near North Avenue Beach in Chicago, IL. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect spectators, participants, and vessels from potential hazards associated with a jetpack demonstration. Entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Ohio Street Beach Swim Course, Chicago Harbor, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2018-14759
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on Lake Michigan in Chicago Harbor, near the Ohio Street Beach in Chicago, IL on July 21, 2018. This action is necessary and intended to ensure the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after this annual swim event. During the enforcement period, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Chicago Air and Water Show
Document Number: 2018-14758
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Chicago Air and Water Show on a portion of Lake Michigan, from August 16, 2018 through August 19, 2018. This action is intended to ensure the safety of life on the navigable waterway immediately before, during, and after this event. During the enforcement period listed below, no vessel may transit this safety zone without approval from the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
Safety Zone; Hamburg Beach Blast Fireworks Display; Lake Erie, Hamburg, NY
Document Number: 2018-14740
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters within a 280-foot radius of the launch site located at Hamburg Beach, Hamburg, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of Lake Erie during the Hamburg Beach Blast fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo.
Safety Zone; Barge PFE-LB444, San Joaquin River, Blackslough Landing, CA
Document Number: 2018-14739
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the San Joaquin River due to an unstable, partially submerged barge with hull number PFE-LB444. The temporary safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards created by the barge and associated recovery efforts. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port San Francisco.
Recurring Safety Zone; Steelers Fireworks, Pittsburgh, PA
Document Number: 2018-14708
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Pittsburgh Steelers Fireworks to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on the navigable waters of the Allegheny, Ohio, and Monongahela Rivers during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Pittsburgh, PA. During the enforcement periods, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative.
Special Local Regulation; Choptank River, Cambridge, MD
Document Number: 2018-14707
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing special local regulations for certain waters of the Choptank River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters located in Cambridge, MD, during a power boat racing event on July 28, 2018, and July 29, 2018. This regulation prohibits 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.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Atlantic City, NJ
Document Number: 2018-14699
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the US40-322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge across the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW) (Inside Thorofare), mile 70.0, at Atlantic City, NJ. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 8th Annual Atlantic City Triathlon. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.
Special Local Regulation; Carolina Boat Bash, Little River Inlet, Little River, SC
Document Number: 2018-14615
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-07-10
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a special local regulation for the Carolina Boat Bash in Little River Inlet, SC. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on navigable waters during the Carolina Boat Bash. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the designated area unless authorized by Sector Charleston COTP or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Black Narrows and Lewis Creek Channel, Chincoteague Island, VA
Document Number: 2018-14616
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-07-09
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the SR 175 Bridge, which carries SR 175 across the Black Narrows and Lewis Creek Channel, mile 0.0, at Chincoteague Island, VA. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the 2018 Annual Pony Run and Auction. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.