2018-11775. Recurring Safety Zone; Rice's Landing Riverfest, Rice's Landing, PA  

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    AGENCY:

    Coast Guard, DHS.

    ACTION:

    Notice of enforcement of regulation.

    SUMMARY:

    The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Rice's Landing Riverfest from June 8 through June 9, 2018, to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waterways during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Rice's Landing, PA. During the enforcement periods, entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative.

    DATES:

    The regulations in 33 CFR 165.801, Table 1, Line 7 will be enforced from 9:45 p.m. through 10:45 p.m., each day on June 8, 2018 and June 9, 2018.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    If you have questions about this notice of Start Printed Page 25371enforcement, call or email Petty Officer Charles Morris, Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 412-221-0807, email Charles.F.Morris@uscg.mil.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Rice's Landing Riverfest in 33 CFR 165.801, Table 1, Line 7 from 9:45 p.m. through 10:45 p.m. each day on June 8, 2018 and June 9, 2018. This action is being taken to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during this 2-day event. Our regulation for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District, § 165.801, specifies the location of the safety zone for the Rice's Landing Riverfest, which covers a less than one-mile stretch of the Monongahela River. Entry into the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative. Persons or vessels desiring to enter into or pass through the area must request permission from the COTP or a designated representative. They can be reached on VHF FM channel 16. If permission is granted, all persons and vessel shall comply with the instructions of the COTP or designated representative.

    In addition to this notice of enforcement in the Federal Register, the COTP or a designated representative will inform the public through Broadcast Notice to Mariners (BNM), Local Notices to Mariners (LNM), Marine Safety Information Bulletins (MSIBs), and/or through other means of public notice as appropriate at least 24 hours in advance of each enforcement.

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    Dated: May 25, 2018.

    L. McClain, Jr.,

    Commander, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-11775 Filed 5-31-18; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 9110-04-P

Document Information

Published:
06/01/2018
Department:
Homeland Security Department
Agency:
Coast Guard
EntryType:
Rule
Action:
Notice of enforcement of regulation.
Document Number:
2018-11775
Dates:
The regulations in 33 CFR 165.801, Table 1, Line 7 will be enforced from 9:45 p.m. through 10:45 p.m., each day on June 8, 2018 and June 9, 2018.
Pages:
25370-25371 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Docket No. USCG-2018-0455
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-11775.pdf
CFR: (1)
33 CFR 165