Safety Zone; Potomac River, Between Charles County, MD
and King George County, VA
Notice Number: 2021-24271
Date: This rule is effective without actual notice from November 5, 2021 through December 31, 2021. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be issued from November 2, 2021, until November 5, 2021.
Temporary final rule.
The Coast Guard is revising a temporary safety zone that was established 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 7 a.m. on November 2, 2021, through 8 p.m. on December 31, 2021. This rule will prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Sector 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-2021-0745 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 LCDR Samuel Danus, Sector Maryland-NCR, Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard: telephone 410-576-2519, email Samuel.M.Danus@uscg.mil.