To ensure the safety of life and property on the navigable waters during the Riverfest fireworks display, a safety zone will be established by the Coast Guard for the Arkansas River from mile marker 118.8 to mile marker 119.5. The safety zone will be in effect from 9:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on May 26, 2013. No vessels may enter or remain within this safety zone unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Lower Mississippi River. Vessels may contact the Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River on VHF-FM Channel 16 for further information.
Questions or requests for additional information concerning this notice should be directed to James McKinnie in the Little Rock District Office, at (501) 324-5739 or (501) 324-5096, or you may email CESWL-OP-OM@usace.army.mil.
John A. Balgavy, P.E.
Chief, Operations Division
Release no. SWL 13-17