Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, NY, 45534 [05-15564]

Download as PDF 45534 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 151 / Monday, August 8, 2005 / Rules and Regulations [FR Doc. 05–15620 Filed 8–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [CGD01–05–080] Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, NY Coast Guard, DHS. ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations and request for comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations to test an alternate drawbridge operation regulation for the Wantagh State Parkway Bridge, at mile 16.1, across Goose Creek, New York. Under this temporary 90-day deviation the bridge will open on signal once an hour, on the half hour, between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday, and Federal holidays after a 30-minute advance notice is given. At all other times the bridge will open on signal after a 30-minute advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge. DATES: This deviation is effective from August 15, 2005 through November 12, 2005. Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before November 30, 2005. ADDRESSES: You may mail comments to Commander (obr), First Coast Guard District Bridge Branch, One South Street, Battery Park Building, New York, New York, 10004, or deliver them to the same address between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except, Federal holidays. The telephone number is (212) 668–7165. The First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch, maintains the public docket for this rulemaking. Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket, will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection or copying at the First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Request for Comments We encourage you to participate in this rulemaking by submitting comments or related material. If you do so, please include your name and VerDate jul<14>2003 18:56 Aug 05, 2005 Jkt 205001 address, identify the docket number for this rulemaking (CGD01–05–080), indicate the specific section of this document to which each comment applies, and give the reason for each comment. Please submit all comments and related material in an unbound format, no larger than 8 1⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying. If you would like to know if they reached us, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. We may change this rule in view of them. Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (212) 668–7195. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Wantagh State Parkway Bridge has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 16 feet at mean high water and 19 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799(i). The bridge owner, Jones Beach State Park requested a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations to test an alternate drawbridge operation schedule to help better balance the needs between vehicular land traffic and marine vessel traffic. Under this 90-day temporary deviation, in effect from August 15, 2005 through November 12, 2005, the Wantagh State Parkway Bridge at mile 16.1, across Goose Creek, shall operate as follows: The bridge shall open on signal once an hour, on the half hour, between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday, and Federal holidays after a 30-minute advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge. At all other times the bridge shall open on signal after a 30-minute advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.43. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: July 28, 2005. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 05–15564 Filed 8–5–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [CGD01–05–079] Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Long Island, New York Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, NY Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations and request for comment. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations to test an alternate drawbridge operation regulation for the Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge, at mile 12.8, across Sloop Channel, New York. Under this temporary 90-day deviation the bridge will open on signal once an hour, on the hour, between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m., on Saturday, Sunday, and Federal holidays after a 30-minute advance notice is given. At all other times the bridge will open on signal after a 30-minute advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge. DATES: This deviation is effective from August 15, 2005 through November 12, 2005. Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before November 30, 2005. ADDRESSES: You may mail comments to Commander (obr), First Coast Guard District Bridge Branch, One South Street, Battery Park Building, New York, New York, 10004, or deliver them to the same address between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except, Federal holidays. The telephone number is (212) 668–7165. The First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch, maintains the public docket for this rulemaking. Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket, will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection or copying at the First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Request for Comments We encourage you to participate in this rulemaking by submitting comments or related material. If you do so, please include your name and address, identify the docket number for this rulemaking (CGD01–05–079), indicate the specific section of this document to which each comment E:\FR\FM\08AUR1.SGM 08AUR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[CGD01-05-080]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Long Island, New York Inland 
Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, NY

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations and request for 
comment.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a 
temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations to test 
an alternate drawbridge operation regulation for the Wantagh State 
Parkway Bridge, at mile 16.1, across Goose Creek, New York. Under this 
temporary 90-day deviation the bridge will open on signal once an hour, 
on the half hour, between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday, 
and Federal holidays after a 30-minute advance notice is given. At all 
other times the bridge will open on signal after a 30-minute advance 
notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge.

DATES: This deviation is effective from August 15, 2005 through 
November 12, 2005. Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before 
November 30, 2005.

ADDRESSES: You may mail comments to Commander (obr), First Coast Guard 
District Bridge Branch, One South Street, Battery Park Building, New 
York, New York, 10004, or deliver them to the same address between 7 
a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except, Federal holidays. The 
telephone number is (212) 668-7165. The First Coast Guard District, 
Bridge Branch, maintains the public docket for this rulemaking. 
Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents 
indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket, will 
become part of this docket and will be available for inspection or 
copying at the First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch, 7 a.m. to 3 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

Request for Comments

    We encourage you to participate in this rulemaking by submitting 
comments or related material. If you do so, please include your name 
and address, identify the docket number for this rulemaking (CGD01-05-
080), indicate the specific section of this document to which each 
comment applies, and give the reason for each comment. Please submit 
all comments and related material in an unbound format, no larger than 
8 \1/2\ by 11 inches, suitable for copying. If you would like to know 
if they reached us, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard 
or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during 
the comment period. We may change this rule in view of them.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First 
Coast Guard District, at (212) 668-7195.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Wantagh State Parkway Bridge has a 
vertical clearance in the closed position of 16 feet at mean high water 
and 19 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation 
regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799(i).
    The bridge owner, Jones Beach State Park requested a temporary 
deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations to test an 
alternate drawbridge operation schedule to help better balance the 
needs between vehicular land traffic and marine vessel traffic.
    Under this 90-day temporary deviation, in effect from August 15, 
2005 through November 12, 2005, the Wantagh State Parkway Bridge at 
mile 16.1, across Goose Creek, shall operate as follows:
    The bridge shall open on signal once an hour, on the half hour, 
between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday, and Federal 
holidays after a 30-minute advance notice is given by calling the 
number posted at the bridge.
    At all other times the bridge shall open on signal after a 30-
minute advance notice is given by calling the number posted at the 
bridge.
    This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 
33 CFR 117.43.

    Dated: July 28, 2005.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 05-15564 Filed 8-5-05; 8:45 am]
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