Coast Guard October 23, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Kanawha River, Charleston, WV
Document Number: 2019-23116
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters on the Kanawha River from mile marker (MM) 60.8 to MM 61.3. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from hazards created by repair work on several large power lines crossing the river. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley or a designated representative.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New River, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Document Number: 2019-23047
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) Railroad Bridge across the New River, mile 2.5, at Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This modified deviation extends the period the bridge may operate under the test deviation to the drawbridge operation schedule. This modification will allow for ongoing negotiations between the railroad and maritime stakeholders as the parties discuss a final rule that reasonably meets the needs of both modes of transportation.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Petaluma River, Haystack Landing (Petaluma), CA
Document Number: 2019-23046
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is changing the operating schedule that governs the Northwestern Pacific (SMART) railroad bridge across the Petaluma River, mile 12.4, at Haystack Landing (Petaluma), CA. The change is necessary to help coordinate vessel passage with commuter rail traffic. The schedule change would require vessels to provide a 30-minute advance notification for drawspan openings.
Safety Zone for Fireworks Display; Spa Creek, Annapolis, MD
Document Number: 2019-23030
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is proposing to establish a temporary safety zone for certain waters of Spa Creek. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters of Spa Creek in Annapolis, MD, on December 31, 2019, during a fireworks display. This proposed rulemaking 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.