Coast Guard seeks comment from public for Miami Grand Prix of the Sea

Coast Guard seeks comment from public for Miami Grand Prix of the Sea
MIAMI — The Coast Guard seeks public comment on rulemaking for the Miami Grand Prix of the Sea on or before April 2. The U.S. Coast Guard announced public comment opened on March 2, which was published in the Federal Register of a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) to establish a special, local regulation for certain navigable waters of Biscayne Bay in connection with the Miami Grand Prix of the...

Coast Guard to enforce slow speed zone in Biscayne Bay on Fourth of July

Coast Guard to enforce slow speed zone in Biscayne Bay on Fourth of July
MIAMI — There will be a Regulated Navigation Area Tuesday in Biscayne Bay with an enforced 15-knot speed limit from 7 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. The Fourth of July is traditionally a time of increased boating traffic in Biscayne Bay due to the myriad of fireworks displays. In past years, a combination of this increased traffic and vessels traveling at excessive speeds has resulted in deaths and serious...

Coast Guard sets expanded slow speed zone for Biscayne Bay during Fourth of July fireworks period

Coast Guard sets expanded slow speed zone for Biscayne Bay during Fourth of July fireworks period
MIAMI – The Coast Guard has announced an expanded regulated navigation area, for Biscayne Bay during fireworks displays, in the downtown Miami and Key Biscayne areas this Fourth of July. A 15-knot speed limit will be in effect from Turkey Point north to the Julia Tuttle Causeway and from Elliot Key west to the shoreline.  The speed restriction will be enforced from 7 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. the July...