Notice to Navigators: Great Lakes Basin

NOTICE TO MARINERS
Great Lakes

 LNM 10-22

SECTION VI - PROPOSED CHANGES

Periodically, the Coast Guard evaluates its system of aids to navigation to determine whether the conditions for which the aids to navigation were established have changed. When changes occur, the feasibility of improving, relocating, replacing, or discontinuing aids are considered. This section contains notice(s) of non-approved, proposed projects open for comment. SPECIAL NOTE: Mariners are requested to respond in writing to the District office unless otherwise noted (see banner page for address).

LAKE SUPERIOR – DULUTH SUPERIOR HARBOR - Chart 14975

Duluth Harbor Basin Traffic Lighted Buoy (LLNR 15870)  Permanently discontinue the physical  and continue the aid as a Virtual AIS MMSI

 

SECTION VII – GENERAL

This section contains information of general concern to the Mariners. Mariners are advised to use caution while transiting these areas.

LAKE MICHIGAN – IL – Chicago Harbor – Chart 14927

The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone on the Main Branch of the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois, in order to protect personnel, vessels, and the marine environment from the potential hazards associated with the annual dying of the river event.  This safety zone will encompass all waters of the Main Branch of the Chicago River within 100 feet of the N. Columbus Drive Bridge to 100 feet within the Franklin-Orleans Street Bridge.  This safety zone will be in effect from 9:30 a.m. through 11:30 a.m. on March 12, 2022.  Vessels will not be allowed to enter, transit through, or anchor within the safety zone without the permission of the Coast Guard Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative.

Enclosures

CURRENT NINTH DISTRICT BRIDGE MAINTENANCE/ACTIVITIES Week [10/22]