Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan Including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL

CourtCoast Guard,Homeland Security Department
Citation87 FR 12590
Published date07 March 2022
Record Number2022-04780
Federal Register, Volume 87 Issue 44 (Monday, March 7, 2022)
[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 44 (Monday, March 7, 2022)]
                [Rules and Regulations]
                [Page 12590]
                From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
                [FR Doc No: 2022-04780]
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                DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
                Coast Guard
                33 CFR Part 165
                [Docket No. USCG-2022-0060]
                Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan Including
                Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, and
                Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL
                AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.
                ACTION: Notification of enforcement of regulation.
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                SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce a segment of the Safety Zone,
                Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including Des Plaines River,
                Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River, Calumet-Saganashkee
                Channel, Chicago, IL, on all waters of the Chicago River (Main Branch)
                between the N Columbus Drive Bridge and the Franklin-Orleans Street
                Bridge for the Chicago St. Patrick's Day Parade Dyeing of the River.
                This action is intended to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine
                environment from potential hazards created by the event. During the
                enforcement period listed below, 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.
                DATES: The regulation in 33 CFR 165.930 will be enforced from 9:30 a.m.
                through 11:30 a.m. on March 12, 2022.
                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this
                notice of enforcement, call or email LT James L. Fortin, Waterways
                Management Division, Marine Safety Unit Chicago, U.S. Coast Guard;
                telephone: (630) 986-2155, email: [email protected].
                SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce a segment of
                the Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan including
                Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago River,
                Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL, listed in 33 CFR 165.930 on
                all waters of the Chicago River (Main Branch) between the N Columbus
                Drive Bridge and the Franklin-Orleans Street Bridge for the Chicago St.
                Patrick's Day Parade Dyeing of the River. This safety zone will be
                enforced from 9:30 a.m. through 11:30 a.m. on March 12, 2022.
                 Pursuant to 33 CFR 165.930, all vessels must obtain permission from
                the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan, or his or her designated on-
                scene representative to enter, move within, or exit this safety zone
                during the enforcement times listed in this notice of enforcement. The
                designation of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan's on-scene
                representative need not be in writing. Requests must be made in advance
                and approved by the Captain of the Port or a designated on-scene
                representative before transits will be authorized. Approvals will be
                granted on a case-by-case basis. Vessels and persons granted permission
                to enter the safety zone shall obey all lawful orders or directions of
                the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated on-scene
                representative.
                 This notice of enforcement is issued under the authority of 33 CFR
                165.930, Safety Zone, Brandon Road Lock and Dam to Lake Michigan
                including Des Plaines River, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Chicago
                River, Calumet-Saganashkee Channel, Chicago, IL, and 5 U.S.C. 552(a).
                In addition to this notification of enforcement in the Federal
                Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with
                notification of this enforcement period via Broadcast Notice to
                Mariners. The Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated on-
                scene representative may be contacted via VHF-FM Channel 16 or (414)
                747-7182.
                 Dated: February 28, 2022.
                Donald P. Montoro,
                Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Lake Michigan.
                [FR Doc. 2022-04780 Filed 3-4-22; 8:45 am]
                BILLING CODE 9110-04-P
                

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