Safety Zone: Ohio River Mile Marker 0.3-1.5, Pittsburgh, PA

Safety Zone: Ohio River Mile Marker 0.3-1.5, Pittsburgh, PA

Notice number: 2022-25416
Date: 11/28/2022 thru 12/3/22

Coast Guard, DHS. 

Temporary final rule. 

The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for the Ohio River mile marker 0.3-1.5. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on these navigable waters during drilling operations from November 28, 2022 until December 3, 2022. This rulemaking would prohibit persons and vessels from being in the safety zone, create a slow speed/no wake zone and limit commercial traffic to one way passing unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh or a designated representative. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel and vessels from potential hazards created by working in the Ohio River channel. 

This rule is effective from 6 a.m. November 28, 2022 through 11:59 p.m. on December 3, 2022. 

To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to, type USCG-2022-0857 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 MST1 Onnalee Blackledge, Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh, U.S. Coast Guard, at telephone 412-221-0807 ext 222, email