Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Connecticut River, East Haddam, CT, 61899 [E6-17609]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 203 / Friday, October 20, 2006 / Rules and Regulations under the authority of Pub. L. 102–587, 106 Stat. 5039. 2. From 3:30 p.m. on October 21, 2006 until 7 p.m. on October 22, 2006, temporarily suspend § 117.451(b) and temporarily add new paragraph (f) to read as follows: I § 117.451 Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. * * * * * (f) The draw of the SR 23 bridge, Algiers Alternate Route, mile 3.8 at Belle Chasse will open on signal; except that on Saturday, October 21, 2006 and Sunday, October 22, 2006, the draw need not open for the passage of vessel from 3:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. The draw shall open at any time for a vessel in distress. Dated: October 3, 2006. Ronald W. Branch, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, 8th Coast Guard Dist., Acting. [FR Doc. E6–17646 Filed 10–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [CGD01–06–128] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Connecticut River, East Haddam, CT Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with RULES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Route 82 Bridge across the Connecticut River at mile 16.8, at East Haddam, Connecticut. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position for two nights only from 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. between October 30, 2006 and November 4, 2006. The exact dates to be selected will be determined by favorable weather conditions. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance. DATES: This deviation is effective from October 30, 2006 through November 4, 2006. ADDRESSES: Materials referred to in this document are available for inspection or copying at the First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch Office, One South Street, New York, New York, 10004, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is (212) VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:58 Oct 19, 2006 Jkt 211001 668–7165. The First Coast Guard District Bridge Branch Office maintains the public docket for this temporary deviation. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (212) 668–7165. 61899 33 CFR Part 165 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Route 82 Bridge, across the Connecticut River at mile 16.8, at East Haddam, Connecticut, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 22 feet at mean high water and 25 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.205(c). The owner of the bridge, the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance, replacement of the castern drive unit. The bridge will not be able to open while the bridge maintenance is underway. Under this temporary deviation, the Route 82 Bridge may remain in the closed position for two nights only from 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. from October 30, 2006 through November 4, 2006. The exact dates selected will be determined by favorable weather conditions for that evening. The work to be performed must be done under good weather conditions. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(c), this work will be performed with all due speed in order to return the bridge to normal operation as soon as possible. Should the bridge maintenance authorized by this temporary deviation be completed before the end of the effective period published in this notice, the Coast Guard will rescind the remainder of this temporary deviation, and the bridge shall be returned to its normal operating schedule. Notice of the above action shall be provided to the public in the Local Notice to Mariners and the Federal Register, where practicable. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Coast Guard [CGD01–06–116] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: October 12, 2006. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E6–17609 Filed 10–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; Channel Closure for Bridge Construction/Rehabilitation, Bayville Bridge at Mile 0.1, Mill Creek, Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, NY Coast Guard, DHS. ACTION: Temporary final rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: At the request of the County of Nassau of the State of New York, the Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone that will close the channel at the Bayville Bridge at Mile 0.1, Mill Neck Creek, in the Town of Oyster Bay from 7 a.m. October 2, 2006, through 6 p.m. October 26, 2006, in order for the County to conduct necessary rehabilitation and construction operations on the bridge. The zone will temporarily close all waters within a one hundred (100) yard radius of the Bayville Bridge. This temporary safety zone is necessary for the safety of life and to protect the maritime community transiting the area from the potential safety hazards associated with the rehabilitation and construction operations on the bridge, which will include barge-mounted crane operations, replacement of the roadway grating, structural steel repair, and repair of the bridge fender system. The channel closure temporarily prohibits passage into or movement within this portion of Mill Neck Creek, unless authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP), Long Island Sound or the COTP’s designated representative. DATES: This rule is effective from 7 a.m. EDT October 2, 2006, through 6 p.m. EDT on October 26, 2006. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket CGD01–06– 116 and will be available for inspection or copying at Sector Long Island Sound, New Haven, CT, between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Junior Grade D. Miller, Chief, Waterways Management Division, Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound at (203) 468–4596. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\20OCR1.SGM 20OCR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[CGD01-06-128]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Connecticut River, East Haddam, 
CT

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a 
temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the 
Route 82 Bridge across the Connecticut River at mile 16.8, at East 
Haddam, Connecticut. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may 
remain in the closed position for two nights only from 8:30 p.m. to 
4:30 a.m. between October 30, 2006 and November 4, 2006. The exact 
dates to be selected will be determined by favorable weather 
conditions. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge 
maintenance.

DATES: This deviation is effective from October 30, 2006 through 
November 4, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Materials referred to in this document are available for 
inspection or copying at the First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch 
Office, One South Street, New York, New York, 10004, 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 
Office maintains the public docket for this temporary deviation.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First 
Coast Guard District, at (212) 668-7165.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Route 82 Bridge, across the Connecticut 
River at mile 16.8, at East Haddam, Connecticut, has a vertical 
clearance in the closed position of 22 feet at mean high water and 25 
feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations 
are listed at 33 CFR 117.205(c).
    The owner of the bridge, the State of Connecticut Department of 
Transportation, requested a temporary deviation to facilitate scheduled 
bridge maintenance, replacement of the castern drive unit. The bridge 
will not be able to open while the bridge maintenance is underway.
    Under this temporary deviation, the Route 82 Bridge may remain in 
the closed position for two nights only from 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. 
from October 30, 2006 through November 4, 2006. The exact dates 
selected will be determined by favorable weather conditions for that 
evening. The work to be performed must be done under good weather 
conditions.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(c), this work will be performed 
with all due speed in order to return the bridge to normal operation as 
soon as possible.
    Should the bridge maintenance authorized by this temporary 
deviation be completed before the end of the effective period published 
in this notice, the Coast Guard will rescind the remainder of this 
temporary deviation, and the bridge shall be returned to its normal 
operating schedule. Notice of the above action shall be provided to the 
public in the Local Notice to Mariners and the Federal Register, where 
practicable.
    This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 
33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: October 12, 2006.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. E6-17609 Filed 10-19-06; 8:45 am]
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