Coast Guard, DHS.
Notice of enforcement of regulation.
The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone within the Chicago Harbor during specified times from May 25, 2019 through January 1, 2020. This action is necessary and intended to protect safety of life and property on navigable waters prior to, during, and immediately after firework displays. During the enforcement periods listed below, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan or a designated representative.
The regulation in 33 CFR 165.931 will be enforced at the times specified below in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION from May 25, 2019 through January 1, 2020.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, call or email LT John Ramos, Waterways Management Division, Marine Safety Unit Chicago, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone (630) 986-2155, email D09-DG-MSUChicago-Waterways@uscg.mil.
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The Coast Guard will enforce Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL listed in 33 CFR 165.931, from 10:10 p.m. through 10:30 p.m. each Saturday from May 25, 2019 through August 31, 2019, and from 9:25 p.m. through 9:45 p.m. each Wednesday from May 29, 2019 through August 28, 2019. Additionally, this safety zone will be enforced from 9:20 p.m. through 10 p.m. on July 4, 2019, and from 11:45 p.m. on December 31, 2019 through 12:30 a.m. on January 1, 2020.
This safety zone encompasses all waters of Lake Michigan within Chicago Harbor bounded by coordinates beginning at 41°53′23.3″ N, 087°36′04.5″ W; then south to 41°53′11.8″ N, 087°36′04.1″ W; then west to 41°53′12.1″ N, 087°35′40.5″ W; then north to 41°53′23.6″ N, 087°35′40.07″ W; then east back to the point of origin (NAD 83). Entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan or a designated on-scene representative.
This notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR 165.931 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notification in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advance notification of the above-specified enforcement periods of this safety zone via Broadcast Notice to Mariners and Local Notice to Start Printed Page 22972Mariners. The Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan or a designated on-scene representative may be contacted via Channel 16, VHF-FM or at (414) 747-7182.
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Dated: May 15, 2019.
Thomas J. Stuhlreyer,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Lake Michigan.
[FR Doc. 2019-10539 Filed 5-20-19; 8:45 am]
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