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MA: Weymouth Fore River, Regulated Navigation Area

Date Posted: Aug 17, 2017

The Captain of the Port (COTP) Boston is providing notification of closure and partial closure of Regulated Navigation Area Regulation 33 CFR l 65.T01-0876 - Weymouth Fore River, Fore River Bridge Construction,
Weymouth and Quincy, MA. Due to the removal of the temporary bridge, the following channel closures will apply:
. Monday September 11, 2017, 8:00 a.m. through Monday September 17, 2017, 8:00 a.m. the channel will be closed. NO vessel movement through the main bridge span will be allowed. During this time, the southern temporary span, towers, and machinery will be removed.
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Monday September 25, 2017, 8:00 a.m. through Tuesday October 03, 2017, 8:00 a.m. the channel will be closed. NO vessel movement through the main bridge span will be allowed. During this time, the northern temporary span, towers, and machinery will be removed.

Entry into, anchoring, or remaining in the Regulated Navigation Area is prohibited unless authorized by the Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Boston, or a designated representive.
The Quincy and Weymouth Harbormasters will be on scene as the COTP designated representatives. The time frames referenced above may be adjusted to accommodate any unforeseen delays. Any such modification to the time frame will be disseminated to waterway users by the widest available means. Please be sure to regularly check the Local Notice to Mariners, Broadcast Notice to Mariners.
If you have additional questions, the Assistant Branch Chief of Waterways Management, Mr. Mark Cutter at (6 17) 447-1620 or at
mark.e.cutter@uscg.mil.

Source: CG 1st District LNM 01332017

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NH: Portsmouth, Sara Long Bridge, closure for construction

Date Posted: Aug 04, 2017

Sara Long Bridge in Portsmouth NH will be closed to all river traffic 9/20 thru 9/29 for new construction.

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RI: Sakonnet River, bridge demolition - UPDATE

Date Posted: Aug 03, 2017

Mariners are advised that a vessel exclusion zone for the bridge demolition has been established and marked by 23 regulatory buoys. The temporarily channel has been removed. Mariners are advised to proceed with caution when transiting the area. Mariners may contact the person in charge by phone at (401) 265-5281.

Source: CG 1st District LNM 01222017

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MA: Cape Cod Canal, vessel clearance required

Date Posted: Jul 20, 2017

Mariners are advised that all vessels 65 feet and over shall not enter the Cape Cod Canal until clearance has been obtained from the Marine Traffic Controller by radio. Vessels shall request clearance at least 15 minutes prior to entering the Cape Cod Canal at any point. The Cape Cod Canal, including approaches extends from 1.6 miles seaward of the Canal Breakwater Light (East Entrance Cape Cod Bay) through the land cut to
Cleveland Ledge Light in Buzzards Bay approximately 4 miles southwest of Wings Neck. Vessels should contact with Cape Cod Canal Marine Traffic Control on VHF-FM channel 13. All vessels are required to maintain a radio guard on channel 13 during the entire passage. Speed limit is 10mph.
Mariners may contact the Marine Control Office by phone at (978) 318-8500.

Source: CG 1st District LNM 01292017

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RI: Narragansett Bay, East Passage, work on Newport/Pell Bridge

Date Posted: Jul 20, 2017

Mariners are advised that the Massachusetts Turnpike and Bridge Authority will conduct concrete repairs on the Newport/Pell Bridge. The repairs will commence on June 8, 2017 through December 22, 2017 from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. A work barge will be located below theNewport/Pell Bridge. Mariners are advised to proceed with caution when transiting the area. Mariners may contact the person in charge by phone at (401) 663-6257.

Source: CG 1st District LNM 01292017

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MA: Massachusetts Bay, Salem Channel, Bakers Island, proposed aids to navigation change

Date Posted: Jul 13, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard is considering making the following change to Aids to Navigation:
CHANGE Bakers Island Light (LLNR 350/9975) from a rotating lantern to a flashing lantern. The Coast Guard intends to use a more power efficient LED lantern.REMOVE Emergency horn of reduced intensity when main horn is extinguished.
Interested Mariners are strongly encouraged to comment on this proposal in writing, either personally or through their organization. All comments will be carefully considered and are requested prior to 1 September 2017 to complete the process. In order to most effectively consider your feedback and improve or data collection when responding to this proposal, please include size and type of vessel, recreational or commercial, and distance from aid that you start looking for it, and if and how you use the signal. Please do not call the Coast Guard via
telephone or other means, only written responses to this proposal will be accepted. Refer to Project No. 01-17-049. E-mail can be sent to:
D01-SMB-DPWPublicComments@uscg.mil.

Source: CG 1st District LNM 01282017

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ME: Bay of Fundy, Grand Manan Channel, Little River, proposed aids to navigation change

Date Posted: Jul 13, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard is considering making the following change to Aids to Navigation:

CHANGE Little River Light (LLNR 1075) from a rotating lantern to a flashing lantern. The Coast Guard intends to use a more power efficient LED lantern.

Interested Mariners are strongly encouraged to comment on this proposal in writing, either personally or through their organization. All comments will be carefully considered and are requested prior to 1 September 2017 to complete the process. In order to most effectively consider your feedback and improve or data collection when responding to this proposal, please include size and type of vessel, recreational or commercial, and distance from aid that you start looking for it, and if and how you use the signal. Please do not call the Coast Guard via telephone or other means, only written responses to this proposal will be accepted. Refer to Project No. 01-114-166. E-mail can be sent to: D01-SMB-DPWPublicComments@uscg.mil.

 

Source: CG 1st District LNM 01282017

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ME: Penobscot Bay Approaches, Matinicus Rock Light, proposed aids to navigation change

Date Posted: Jul 13, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard is considering making the following change to Aids to Navigation:

 

CHANGE Matinicus Rock Light (LLNR 10/3195) from a rotating lantern to a flashing lantern, and decrease the advertised nominal range from 20NM to 14NM. The Coast Guard intends to replace the current lantern with a more power efficient LED lantern.

REMOVE Emergency light of reduced intensity when main light is extinguished.

Interested Mariners are strongly encouraged to comment on this proposal in writing, either personally or through their organization. All comments will be carefully considered and are requested prior to 1 September 2017 to complete the process. In order to most effectively consider your feedback and improve or data collection when responding to this proposal, please include size and type of vessel, recreational or commercial, and distance from aid that you start looking for it, and if and how you use the signal. Please do not call the Coast Guard via telephone or other means, only written responses to this proposal will be accepted. Refer to Project No. 01-17-058. 

E-mail can be sent to: D01-SMB-DPWPublicComments@uscg.mil.

 

Source: CG 1st District LNM 01282017

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ME: Gulf of Maine, Mount Desert Rock, proposed aids to navigation change

Date Posted: Jul 13, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard is considering making the following change to Aids to Navigation:

CHANGE Mount Desert Light (LLNR 5/2290) from a rotating lantern to a flashing lantern, and decrease the advertised nominal range from 20NM to 14NM. The Coast Guard intends to replace the current lantern with a more power efficient LED lantern.

REMOVE Emergency light of reduced intensity when main light is extinguished.

Interested Mariners are strongly encouraged to comment on this proposal in writing, either personally or through their organization. All comments will be carefully considered and are requested prior to 1 September 2017 to complete the process. In order to most effectively consider your feedback and improve or data collection when responding to this proposal, please include size and type of vessel, recreational or commercial, and distance from aid that you start looking for it, and if and how you use the signal. Please do not call the Coast Guard via telephone or other means, only written responses to this proposal will be accepted. Refer to Project No. 01-17-059. 

E-mail can be sent to: D01-SMB-DPWPublicComments@uscg.mil.

 

Source: CG 1st District LNM 01282017

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ME: Gulf of Maine, Monhegan Island Light, proposed aids to navigation change

Date Posted: Jul 13, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard is considering making the following change to Aids to Navigation:

CHANGE Monhegan Island Light (LLNR 20/4925) from a rotating lantern to a flashing lantern, and decrease the advertised nominal range from 20NM to 14NM. The Coast Guard intends to replace the current lantern with a more power efficient LED lantern.

REMOVE Emergency light of reduced intensity when main light is extinguished.

Interested Mariners are strongly encouraged to comment on this proposal in writing, either personally or through their organization. All comments will be carefully considered and are requested prior to 1 September 2017 to complete the process. In order to most effectively consider your feedback and improve or data collection when responding to this proposal, please include size and type of vessel, recreational or commercial, and distance from id that you start looking for it, and if and how you use the signal. Please do not call the Coast Guard via telephone or other means, only written responses to this proposal will be accepted. Refer to Project No. 01-17-051. 

E-mail can be sent to: D01-SMB-DPWPublicComments@uscg.mil.

 

Source: CG 1st District LNM 01282017

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