Upper Mississippi River: Safety Zone; Cape Girardeau, MO


Safety Zone; Upper Mississippi River, Cape Girardeau, MO

Notice number: 2022-10529
Effective date: May 17, 2022 through June 10, 2022

Coast Guard, DHS. 

Temporary final rule. 

The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all navigable waters of the Upper Mississippi River extending from mile marker (MM) 49 to MM 50 on the Upper Mississippi River near Cape Girardeau, MO. The safety zone is needed to protect personnel and vessels from potential hazards due to a partially sunken cement barge in the navigational channel. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative. 

This rule is effective without actual notice from May 17, 2022 through June 10, 2022. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from May 11, 2022 until May 17, 2022. 

To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to https://www.regulations.gov, type USCG-2022-0440 in the search box and click “Search.” Next, in the Document Type column, select “Supporting & Related Material.” 

If you have questions about this rulemaking, call or email MST2 Evan Dawson, MSU Paducah, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 270-442-1621 ext. 2135, email STL-SMB-MSUPaducah-WWM@uscg.mil.