Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Jamaica Bay, New York, NY, Maintenance, 63633 [E8-25527]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 208 / Monday, October 27, 2008 / Rules and Regulations sroberts on PROD1PC70 with RULES day to facilitate bridge maintenance. Vessels that can pass under the draw without a bridge opening may do so at all times. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 25, 2008. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2008– 1041 and are available online at 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, 408 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02110, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this proposed rule, call Joe Arca, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (212) 668–7165. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Witt Penn Bridge, across the Hackensack River, mile 3.1, at Jersey City, New Jersey, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 35 feet at mean high water and 40 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.5. The waterway has seasonal recreational vessels, and commercial vessels of various sizes. The owner of the bridge, New Jersey Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation to facilitate the replacement of deflector sheaves at the bridge. Under this temporary deviation the Witt Penn Bridge may remain in the closed position from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 25, 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. Dated: October 16, 2008. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E8–25520 Filed 10–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:05 Oct 24, 2008 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [USCG–2008–1007] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Jamaica Bay, New York, NY, Maintenance Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Beach Channel Railroad Bridge at mile 6.7, across Jamaica Bay, at New York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation the Beach Channel Railroad Bridge may remain in the closed position for three weekends in November. This deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge track repairs. DATES: This deviation is effective from November 8, 2008 through November 23, 2008. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2008– 10007 and are available online at 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, 408 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02110, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this proposed rule, call Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (212) 668–7165. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Beach Channel Railroad Bridge, across Jamaica Bay, mile 6.7, at New York, New York, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 26 feet at mean high water and 31 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.5. The owner of the bridge, New York City Transit Authority, requested a SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 63633 temporary deviation to facilitate maintenance repairs to the bridge rails. Under this temporary deviation the Beach Channel Railroad Bridge need not open for the passage of vessel traffic on Saturday and Sunday between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., on November 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23, 2008. 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: October 16, 2008. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E8–25527 Filed 10–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2008–1052] RIN 1625–AA11 Regulated Navigation Area and Safety Zone, Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, Romeoville, IL Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is revising the dates and reinstating a temporary regulated navigation area and safety zone on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal near Romeoville, IL. This regulated navigation area and safety zone places navigational and operational restrictions on all vessels transiting through the electrical dispersal barrier IIA. DATES: This rule is effective from October 16, 2008, to November 1, 2008. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2008– 1052 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, selecting the Advanced Docket Search option on the right side of the screen, inserting USCG–2008–1052 in the Docket ID box, pressing Enter, and then clicking on the item in the Docket ID column. 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, E:\FR\FM\27OCR1.SGM 27OCR1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 208 (Monday, October 27, 2008)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 63633]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-25527]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[USCG-2008-1007]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Jamaica Bay, New York, NY, 
Maintenance

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 
Beach Channel Railroad Bridge at mile 6.7, across Jamaica Bay, at New 
York City, New York. Under this temporary deviation the Beach Channel 
Railroad Bridge may remain in the closed position for three weekends in 
November. This deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge track 
repairs.

DATES: This deviation is effective from November 8, 2008 through 
November 23, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2008-10007 and are available online 
at 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, 408 Atlantic Avenue, 
Boston, Massachusetts 02110, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this proposed 
rule, call Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, 
at (212) 668-7165. If you have questions on viewing or submitting 
material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket 
Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Beach Channel Railroad Bridge, across 
Jamaica Bay, mile 6.7, at New York, New York, has a vertical clearance 
in the closed position of 26 feet at mean high water and 31 feet at 
mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are 
listed at 33 CFR 117.5.
    The owner of the bridge, New York City Transit Authority, requested 
a temporary deviation to facilitate maintenance repairs to the bridge 
rails.
    Under this temporary deviation the Beach Channel Railroad Bridge 
need not open for the passage of vessel traffic on Saturday and Sunday 
between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m., on November 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23, 2008.
    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: October 16, 2008.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. E8-25527 Filed 10-24-08; 8:45 am]
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