Coast Guard to establish security zone for Democratic House Conference Retreat

ALAMEDA, Calif. - U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team 91105 members patrol the San Francisco Bay, Thursday, March 18, 2010, in a 25-foot Response Boat. MSSTs provide waterborne and shore side anti-terrorism force protection for strategic shipping, high interest vessels and critical infrastructure. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Melissa Leake)
USCG file photo

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard will establish a temporary security zone in designated waters of the Choptank River for the Democratic House Conference Retreat Thursday through Saturday.

During this period, security zone enforcement may limit the navigation by commercial and recreational waterway users.

The security zone will include all waters of the Choptank River, within 2,000 yards of the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina’s Breakwater Pavilion.

The waterways within the security zone will be closed to recreational and commercial boaters Friday from noon  to 10 p.m. Commercial boaters may be allowed to transit the security zone at the discretion of the Coast Guard. For vessels seeking authorization to enter or transit the security zone, contact the Coast Guard at 410-576-2529, 410-576-2512 or via marine-band radio on VHF channel 16.

For a map of the general location of the security zone, click here.

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