Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway from East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Jones Beach, NY, 66673 [E6-19313]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 221 / Thursday, November 16, 2006 / Rules and Regulations excluded, under figure 2–1, paragraph (32)(e) of the Instruction, from further environmental documentation because it has been determined that the promulgation of operating regulations for drawbridges are categorically excluded. List of Subjects in 33 CFR Part 117 Bridges. Regulations For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard amends 33 CFR part 117 as follows: I PART 117—DRAWBRIDGE OPERATION REGULATIONS 1. The authority citation for part 117 continues to read as follows: I Authority: 33 U.S.C. 499; 33 CFR 1.05–1(g); Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1; section 117.255 also issued under the authority of Pub. L. 102–587, 106 Stat. 5039. 2. § 117.1005 is revised to read as follows: I § 117.1005 Chincoteague Channel. The draw of the SR 175 Bridge, mile 3.5, at Chincoteague shall open on demand from midnight to 6 a.m., and every one and a half hours from 6 a.m. to midnight (at 6 a.m., 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9 p.m. 10:30 p.m. and midnight); except from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July, the draw need not be opened. Dated: November 1, 2006. L.L. Hereth, Rear Admiral, United States Coast Guard, Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 06–9237 Filed 11–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [CGD01–06–130] rmajette on PROD1PC67 with RULES1 Drawbridge Operation Regulations;Long Island, New York Inland Waterway from East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Jones Beach, NY Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:16 Nov 15, 2006 Jkt 211001 deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Loop Parkway Bridge across Long Creek at mile 0.7, at Jones Beach, New York. Under this temporary deviation, the Loop Parkway Bridge need not open for the passage of vessel traffic from 8:30 a.m. through 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. through 4:30 p.m., daily, from November 5, 2006 through December 20, 2006. A single bridge opening for all inbound commercial fishing vessels shall be provided, if a request to open the bridge is given, during the 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. bridge closure period. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance. DATES: This deviation is effective from November 5, 2006 through December 20, 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 4 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. Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (212) 668–7195. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Loop Parkway Bridge, across Long Creek at mile 0.7, at Jones Beach, New York, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 21 feet at mean high water and 25 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799(f). The owner of the bridge, New York State Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation to complete bridge painting operations. The bridge will not be able to open while the bridge painting operation is underway. Under this temporary deviation, the Loop Parkway Bridge across Long Creek at mile 0.7, need not open for the passage of vessel traffic from 8:30 a.m. through 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. through 4:30 p.m., daily, from November 5, 2006 through December 20, 2006. All inbound commercial fishing vessels shall be provided a single bridge opening during the 1:30 p.m. through 4:30 p.m. bridge closure period each day provided a bridge opening request is given by calling the number posted at the bridge. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(c), this work will be performed with all due FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 66673 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: 31 October 2006. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E6–19313 Filed 11–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [CGD01–06–122] RIN 1625–AA09 Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Thames River, New London, CT Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has temporarily changed the drawbridge operation regulations that govern the Amtrak Bridge across the Thames River, mile 0.8, at New London, Connecticut. This temporary final rule allows the bridge owner to open the bridge on a temporary opening schedule from November 15, 2006 through May 15, 2007. This temporary final rule is necessary to facilitate bridge pier repairs. This rule is effective from November 15, 2006 through May 15, 2007. DATES: Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket, are part of docket (CGD01–06–122) and are available for inspection or copying at the First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch Office, one South Street, New York, New York, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\16NOR1.SGM 16NOR1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 221 (Thursday, November 16, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[CGD01-06-130]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations;Long Island, New York Inland 
Waterway from East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Jones Beach, NY

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 
Loop Parkway Bridge across Long Creek at mile 0.7, at Jones Beach, New 
York. Under this temporary deviation, the Loop Parkway Bridge need not 
open for the passage of vessel traffic from 8:30 a.m. through 11:30 
a.m. and 1:30 p.m. through 4:30 p.m., daily, from November 5, 2006 
through December 20, 2006. A single bridge opening for all inbound 
commercial fishing vessels shall be provided, if a request to open the 
bridge is given, during the 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. bridge closure 
period. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge 
maintenance.

DATES: This deviation is effective from November 5, 2006 through 
December 20, 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 
4 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) 668-7195.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Loop Parkway Bridge, across Long Creek 
at mile 0.7, at Jones Beach, New York, has a vertical clearance in the 
closed position of 21 feet at mean high water and 25 feet at mean low 
water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 
CFR 117.799(f).
    The owner of the bridge, New York State Department of 
Transportation, requested a temporary deviation to complete bridge 
painting operations. The bridge will not be able to open while the 
bridge painting operation is underway.
    Under this temporary deviation, the Loop Parkway Bridge across Long 
Creek at mile 0.7, need not open for the passage of vessel traffic from 
8:30 a.m. through 11:30 a.m. and from 1:30 p.m. through 4:30 p.m., 
daily, from November 5, 2006 through December 20, 2006. All inbound 
commercial fishing vessels shall be provided a single bridge opening 
during the 1:30 p.m. through 4:30 p.m. bridge closure period each day 
provided a bridge opening request is given by calling the number posted 
at the bridge.
    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: 31 October 2006.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
 [FR Doc. E6-19313 Filed 11-15-06; 8:45 am]
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