18 CFR § 12.43 - Power and communication lines and gas pipelines.

§ 12.43 Power and communication lines and gas pipelines.

(a) A licensee must take all reasonable precautions, and comply with all reasonable specifications that may be provided by the Regional Engineer, to ensure that any power or communication line or gas pipeline that is located over, under, or in project waters does not obstruct navigation for recreational or commercial purposes or otherwise endanger public safety.

(b) Clearances between any power or communication line constructed after March 1, 1981 and any vessels using project waters must be at least sufficient to conform to any applicable requirements of the National Electrical Safety Code in effect at the time the power or communication line is constructed.

(c) The Regional Engineer may require a licensee or applicant to provide signs at or near power or communication lines to advise the public of the clearances for any power or communication lines located over, under, or in project waters.