Navigation Notice: Columbia River

Safety Zone; Columbia River, Rufus, OR


Notice Number: 2022-07515
Date: April 4, 2022, through April 10, 2022

Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security (DHS). 

Temporary final rule. 

The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary emergency safety zone within 200 yards of a power line lying across the Columbia River, approximately 300 yards west of the John Day Lock and Dam. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with the repair of the damaged power line that is 10 ft above the water line. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Columbia River. 

This rule is effective without actual notice from April 8, 2022, through April 10, 2022. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from April 4, 2022, until April 8, 2022.