Coast Guard May 4, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Safety Zone; Ohio River, Lawrenceburg, IN
Document Number: 2021-09386
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Ohio River, extending the entire width of the river, from mile marker (MM) 490 to MM 492. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters near Lawrenceburg, IN during the Tanners Creek Wire Crossing. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ
Document Number: 2021-09306
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the Route 7 Bridge, across the Hackensack River, mile 3.1, at Jersey City, NJ. The bridge owner, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), submitted a request to allow the bridge to require four hours advance notice for bridge openings. This final rule would create efficiency in drawbridge operations and better serve the needs of the community while continuing to meet the reasonable needs of navigation.
Special Local Regulation; Annual Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show, Hessel, MI
Document Number: 2021-09266
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce the Annual Les Cheneaux Island Antique Wooden Boat Show special local regulation on the U.S. navigable waters of Hessel Marina, Hessel, MI on August 14, 2021. This action is necessary and intended to protect the safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after the boat show. During the enforcement period listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone are prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie or a designated representative.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone for Events Beginning in May 2021
Document Number: 2021-09265
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce established safety zones for maritime events starting in May 2021 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for these safety zones. During the enforcement periods, vessels must stay out of the established safety zone and may only enter with permission from the designated representative of the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie.
Safety Zones; Recurring Safety Zones in Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone for Events Beginning in June 2021
Document Number: 2021-09264
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard will enforce established safety zones for maritime events starting in June 2021 to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways. Our regulation for safety zones within the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie Zone identifies the regulated area for these safety zones. During the enforcement periods, vessels must stay out of the established safety zone and may only enter with permission from the designated representative of the Captain of the Port Sault Sainte Marie.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chicago River, Chicago, IL
Document Number: 2021-09002
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-05-04
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard proposes to authorize the Amtrak Railroad Bridge, mile 3.77, across the South Branch of the Chicago River, to be operated remotely and establish an intermediate opening position. The request was made by the bridge owner. This proposed rule will improve vessel flow through the river. This proposed rule will not change the operating schedule of the bridge.