Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Jamaica Bay, New York, NY, Maintenance, 70868 [E8-27843]

Download as PDF 70868 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 227 / Monday, November 24, 2008 / Rules and Regulations mean low water. The existing regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.205. The owner of the bridge, National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), requested a temporary deviation to facilitate scheduled mechanical maintenance, tread and track plate replacement, at the bridge. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position as follows: From 6 a.m. on December 5, 2008 through 6 a.m. on December 8, 2008. From 6 a.m. on December 12, 2008 through 6 a.m. on December 15, 2008. From 6 a.m. on December 19, 2008 through 6 a.m. on December 22, 2008. From 6 a.m. on January 2, 2009 through 6 a.m. on January 5, 2009. From 6 a.m. on January 9, 2009 through 6 a.m. on January 12, 2009. From 6 a.m. on January 16, 2009 through 6 a.m. on January 19, 2009. From 6 a.m. on January 23, 2009 through 6 a.m. on January 26, 2009. Vessels that can pass under the draw 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: November 10, 2008. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E8–27842 Filed 11–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [USCG–2008–1084] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Jamaica Bay, New York, NY, Maintenance Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with RULES ACTION: 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 two weekends in December. This deviation VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:21 Nov 21, 2008 Jkt 217001 is necessary to facilitate bridge track repairs. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY This deviation is effective from December 6, 2008 through December 14, 2008. Coast Guard DATES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2008– 1084 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, 408 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, 02110, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. 33 CFR Part 165 ADDRESSES: Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (212) 668–7165. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 December 6, 7, 13, and 14, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: November 10, 2008. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E8–27843 Filed 11–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 [Docket No. USCG–2008–1081] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone: Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, Dredge Project Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone around the Dredge R.S. Weeks during dredging operations in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina. This safety zone will enhance the safety of vessels transiting Oregon Inlet, North Carolina during periods of dredging operations. This project is being undertaken to increase the water depth in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina to 14 feet. Entry into the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, North Carolina. DATES: This rule is effective from 8 a.m. on November 7, 2008 through 5 p.m. November 30, 2008. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2008– 1081 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–2008–1081 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, except Federal holidays, and the United States Sector North Carolina, 2301 East Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, North Carolina 28512 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary rule, call CWO4 Stephen Lyons, Waterways Management Division Chief, Sector North Carolina, at (252) 247– 4570. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\24NOR1.SGM 24NOR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[USCG-2008-1084]


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 two weekends in 
December. This deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge track 
repairs.

DATES: This deviation is effective from December 6, 2008 through 
December 14, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2008-1084 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, 408 Atlantic 
Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, 02110, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, except Federal holidays.

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

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 December 6, 7, 13, and 14, 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: November 10, 2008.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. E8-27843 Filed 11-21-08; 8:45 am]
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