Coast Guard Proposed Detroit River Restricted Speeds

The proposed rule would amend the inland waterways navigation regulations. Specifically, this rule proposes to redefine the geographical points which currently demarcate an area of the Detroit River in which certain vessels are restricted to speeds not greater than 12 statute miles per hour (10.4 knots).

Comments and related materials must reach the Coast Guard on or before July 9, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG-

2011-1086 to the Docket Management Facility at the U.S. Department of 

Transportation. To avoid duplication, please use only one of the 

following methods:

    (1) Online:

    (2) Mail: Docket Management Facility (M-30), U.S. Department of 

Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 

Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.

    (3) Hand delivery: Room W12-140 on the Ground Floor of the West 

Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 

a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The 

telephone number is 202-366-9329.

    (4) Fax: 202-493-2251.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this proposed 

rule, call or email LT Adrian Palomeque, Prevention Department, Sector 

Detroit, Coast Guard; telephone (313) 568-9508, email If you have questions on viewing or 

submitting material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program 

Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.