Safety Zone; Potomac River, Between Charles County, MD
and King George County, VA
Notice Number: 2022-02797
Date: This rule is effective without actual notice from February 9, 2022, through 8 p.m. on February 11, 2022. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be issued from 8 p.m. on February 4, 2022, until February 9, 2022.
Temporary final rule.
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for certain waters of the Potomac River. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of persons, and the marine environment from the potential safety hazards associated with construction operations at the new Governor Harry W. Nice/Senator Thomas “Mac” Middleton Memorial (US-301) Bridge, which will occur from 8 p.m. on February 4, 2022, through 8 p.m. on February 11, 2022. This rule will prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Maryland-National Capital Region or a designated representative.
To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to https://www.regulations.gov, type USCG-2022-0072 in the search box and click “Search.” Next, in the Document Type column, select “Supporting & Related Material.”
If you have questions on this rule, call or email Mr. Ron Houck, Sector Maryland-NCR, Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard: telephone 410-576-2674, email Ronald.L.Houck@uscg.mil.