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Local Notices Long Island Sound May 2007

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This information is taken from the First Coast Guard District’s Local Notice to Mariners alerting boaters to navigational changes or hazards. The list here is not an official Coast Guard statement but edited excerpts from recent notices. The notices also are available online at www.navcen.uscg.mil .

This information is taken from the First Coast Guard District’s Local Notice to Mariners alerting boaters to navigational changes or hazards. The list here is not an official Coast Guard statement but edited excerpts from recent notices. The notices also are available online at www.navcen.uscg.mil .

REVISED NAUTICAL CHARTS

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has updated the following nautical charts:

• chart 12323, 24th ed. — Sea Girt to Little Egg.

The new editions are available through NOAA sales agents. A free list of authorized sales agents is available by contacting the National Ocean Service, Distribution Division (N/ACC3), 6501 Lafayette Ave., Riverdale, Md.20737.

LONG ISLAND SOUND,

SHERWOOD POINT TO

STAMFORDHARBOR, NORWALK EAST APPROACH, CONN.

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following changes to this waterway in February:

• change Norwalk East Approach gong buoy 5 (LL 24925) to Norwalk East Approach buoy 5 (LL 24925), green can. (NOAA chart 12363, 12364, 12368)

HARLEM RIVER, N.Y. (REVISED)

Spearin Preston & Burrows Inc. will be installing riverbed marine fill at the Harlem-Concourse MTA tunnel located in the Harlem River, north of the MacombsDamBridge (Mile 3.2), and will require periodic closures of alternating halves of the channel through April 24. Work hours are 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday thru Saturday. Construction will occur in only half of the channel on the Harlem River at a time. The other half of the channel, delineated by the anchor point lighted marker buoys, will be available for vessel navigation. During work hours, the construction platform will move on demand if one-hour advance notice is given to the on-scene vessel operator by marine radio VHF channel 13. During non-working hours, the unmanned construction platform will remain on site and be illuminated with an all-around white light visible for at least one mile on its outboard corners. (NOAA chart 12342)

HACKENSACK RIVER, N.J.

PSE&G will be installing steel sheeting and a floating turbidity boom along the Hackensack shoreline between the SR 80 Bridge (mile 15.2) and Gas Works Creek through April 30. A work boat will be on scene assisting from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (NOAA chart 12337)

HUDSON RIVER, PIER 64,

MANHATTAN, N.Y.

Weeks Marine will be demolishing and rebuilding Pier 64 through July 31. Work hours are 6 a.m. - 5 p.m. Weeks crane barges 529 and 541, deck barge 46, and debris scows will be on scene. White mooring buoys with all-around white lights will be deployed as part of this project. (NOAA chart 12335)