Notice to Navigators: Delaware River

Safety Zones; Delaware River Dredging, Marcus Hook, PA


Notice Number: 2022-00560

Date: This rule is effective without actual notice from January 13, 2022 through January 31, 2022. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from January 6, 2022, until January 13, 2022.


Temporary final rule.

The Coast Guard is re-establishing temporary safety zones on the waters of the Delaware River in portions of Marcus Hook Range and Anchorage 7 off Marcus Hook Range. The safety zones temporarily restrict vessel traffic from transiting or anchoring in portions of the Delaware River while maintenance dredging is being conducted within the Delaware River. The safety zones are needed to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from hazards created by dredging operations. Entry of vessels or persons into these zones is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the COTP or his designated representatives.


To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to, type USCG-2022-0022 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 Petty Officer Jennifer Padilla, Waterways Management Branch, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay; telephone (215) 271-4889, email


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