Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone

 
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Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 152 (Wednesday, August 7, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 152 (Wednesday, August 7, 2019)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 38552-38553]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-16793]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Coast Guard
33 CFR Part 165
[Docket No. USCG-2019-0660]
Safety Zones; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain
of the Port Lake Michigan Zone
AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.
ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.
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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on the Milwaukee
River, between the I-794 overpass to the confluence of the Kinnickinnic
River in Milwaukee, WI for the Milwaukee Open Water Swim, also referred
to as the ``Cream City Classic'' on August 10, 2019 to provide for the
safety of life on navigable waterways during the event. During the
enforcement period, vessels and persons are prohibited from transiting
through, mooring, or anchoring within the safety zone without approval
from the Captain of the Port (COTP) Lake Michigan or a designated
representative.
DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 165.929 Table 165.929(f)(18) will be
enforced on August 10, 2019 from 6 a.m. to 12 noon.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this
notice of enforcement, call or email Chief Petty Officer Kyle Weitzell,
Sector Lake Michigan Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard;
telephone 414-747-7148, email [email protected].
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the Safety Zone
in 33 CFR 165.929 Table 165.929(f)(18) for the Milwaukee River Open
Water Swim, also referred to as the ``Cream City Classic'' from 6 a.m.
to 12 noon on August 10, 2019. This action is being taken to provide
for the safety of life on navigable waterways of the Milwaukee River in
Milwaukee, WI. This safety zone will encompass all waters of the
Milwaukee River from the I-794 overpass to the confluence of the
Milwaukee River and Kinnickinnic River. Pursuant to 33 CFR 165.929,
entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone during an
enforcement period is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP or their
designated on-scene representative(s). Those seeking permission to
enter the safety zone may request permission from the COTP via Channel
16, VHF-FM or by phone at 414-747-7182.
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Vessels and persons granted permission to enter the safety zone shall
obey the directions of the COTP or their designated representative(s)
and all vessels shall operate at the minimum speed necessary to
maintain a safe course.
    This notice of enforcement is issued under the authority of 33 CFR
165.929 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this publication in the
Federal Register, the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan will also
provide notice through other means, which will include Broadcast Notice
to Mariners. Additionally, the COTP may notify representatives from the
maritime industry through telephonic notifications, email
notifications, or by direct communication from on scene patrol
commanders. If the COTP or a designated representative determines that
the regulated area does not need to be enforced for the full duration
stated in this notice, he or she may use a Broadcast Notice to Mariners
to grant general permission to enter the regulated area. The COTP or a
designated on-scene representative may be contacted via Channel 16,
VHF-FM or at (414) 747-7182.
    Dated: July 31, 2019.
T.J. Stuhlreyer,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Sector Lake Michigan.
[FR Doc. 2019-16793 Filed 8-6-19; 8:45 am]
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