Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Raritan River, Perth Amboy, NJ, 15901 [E8-6152]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 59 / Wednesday, March 26, 2008 / Rules and Regulations Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays, and the First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch Office, 408 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02110, between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe Arca, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (212) 668–7165. AGENCY: The TBTA Bridge, across the Harlem River at mile 1.3, at New York City, New York, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 54 feet at mean high water and 59 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.789(d). The owner of the bridge, Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Authority (TBTA), requested a temporary deviation to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance, cleaning and painting. The mariners that normally transit this bridge do not require bridge openings. Under this temporary deviation the TBTA Bridge may remain in the closed position from May 1, 2008 through August 31, 2008. Vessels that can pass under the bridge without a bridge opening may do so at all times. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the bridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated time period. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. 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. SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the NJTRO Bridge, across the Raritan River, mile 0.5, at Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation the draw may remain in the closed position on March 29 and 30, 2008, with a rain date of April 5 and 6, 2008, in the event of inclement weather. Vessels that can pass under the draw without an opening may do so at all times. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance. DATES: This deviation is effective from March 29, 2008 through April 6, 2008. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2008– 0084 and are available online at http:// www.regulations.gov. They are also available for inspection or copying at two locations: The Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays, and 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe Arca, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (212) 668–7165. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NJTRO Bridge, across the Raritan River, mile 0.5, at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 8 feet at mean high water and 13 feet at mean low water. The existing regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.747. The owner of the bridge, New Jersey Transit Rail Operations (NJTRO), requested a temporary deviation to facilitate scheduled mechanical maintenance at the bridge. In order to perform the bridge maintenance the bridge must remain in the closed position. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 17, 2008. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E8–6151 Filed 3–25–08; 8:45 am] sroberts on PROD1PC70 with RULES BILLING CODE 4910–15–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:40 Mar 25, 2008 Jkt 214001 Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2008–0084] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Raritan River, Perth Amboy, NJ Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 15901 Under this temporary deviation the NJTRO Bridge across the Raritan River, mile 0.5, at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, need not open for the passage of vessel traffic on March 29 and 30, 2008, with a rain date of April 5 and 6, 2008, in the event inclement weather prevents the bridge maintenance from being performed on the former date. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times. 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. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the bridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated time period. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: March 17, 2008. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E8–6152 Filed 3–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [USCG–2008–0151] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; State Boat Channel, Babylon, NY Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Robert Moses Causeway Bridge across the State Boat Channel at mile 30.7, at Babylon, New York. Under this temporary deviation the Robert Moses Causeway Bridge may remain in the closed position from March 31, 2008 through June 15, 2008. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance. DATES: This deviation is effective from March 31, 2008 through June 15, 2008. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the E:\FR\FM\26MRR1.SGM 26MRR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2008-0084]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Raritan River, Perth Amboy, NJ

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 regulations governing the operation of the 
NJTRO Bridge, across the Raritan River, mile 0.5, at Perth Amboy, New 
Jersey. Under this temporary deviation the draw may remain in the 
closed position on March 29 and 30, 2008, with a rain date of April 5 
and 6, 2008, in the event of inclement weather. Vessels that can pass 
under the draw without an opening may do so at all times. This 
deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.

DATES: This deviation is effective from March 29, 2008 through April 6, 
2008.

ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2008-0084 and are available online 
at http://www.regulations.gov. They are also available for inspection 
or copying at two locations: The Docket Management Facility (M-30), 
U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room 
W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 
a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays, and 
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.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NJTRO Bridge, across the Raritan River, 
mile 0.5, at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, has a vertical clearance in the 
closed position of 8 feet at mean high water and 13 feet at mean low 
water. The existing regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.747.
    The owner of the bridge, New Jersey Transit Rail Operations 
(NJTRO), requested a temporary deviation to facilitate scheduled 
mechanical maintenance at the bridge.
    In order to perform the bridge maintenance the bridge must remain 
in the closed position.
    Under this temporary deviation the NJTRO Bridge across the Raritan 
River, mile 0.5, at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, need not open for the 
passage of vessel traffic on March 29 and 30, 2008, with a rain date of 
April 5 and 6, 2008, in the event inclement weather prevents the bridge 
maintenance from being performed on the former date. Vessels that can 
pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times.
    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.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the bridge must return to its 
regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated 
time period. This deviation from the operating regulations is 
authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: March 17, 2008.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
 [FR Doc. E8-6152 Filed 3-25-08; 8:45 am]
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