Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn, NY, Maintenance, 71555 [E8-27981]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 25, 2008 / Rules and Regulations MO 63103–2832, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roger K. Wiebusch, Bridge Administrator, (314) 269–2378. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CSX Transportation Inc. requested a temporary deviation for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Drawbridge, mile 190.4, at Nashville, Tennessee, across the Cumberland River to close the bridge to navigation. The Louisville and Nashville Railroad Drawbridge currently operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.5, which states the general requirement that drawbridges shall open promptly and fully for the passage of vessels when a request to open is given in accordance with the subpart. In order to meet the bridge owner’s request, the deviation period is 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., December 15–18, 2008 for the draw span to remain in the closed-tonavigation position. There are no alternate routes for vessels transiting this section of the Cumberland River. The bridge has a vertical clearance of 47 feet above normal pool in the closed-to-navigation position. Navigation on the waterway consists primarily of commercial tows, barge fleeter, and recreational watercraft. The majority of vessels can pass under the bridge in the closed position. On average there may be no more than two openings during a week. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with waterway users and no objections were raised. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge shall 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 5, 2008. Roger K. Wiebusch, Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. E8–27982 Filed 11–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 erowe on PROD1PC63 with RULES [USCG–2008–1097] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn, NY, Maintenance Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:39 Nov 24, 2008 Jkt 217001 SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Hamilton Avenue Bridge across the Gowanus Canal, mile 1.2, at Brooklyn, New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for ten days 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. on November 17, 2008 through 4 p.m. on December 17, 2008. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2008– 1097 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 Hamilton Avenue Bridge, across the Gowanus Canal, mile 1.2, at Brooklyn, New York, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 19 feet at mean high water and 23 feet at mean low water. The 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 York City Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation to facilitate the mechanical and electrical testing at the bridge. Under this temporary deviation the Hamilton Avenue Bridge may remain in the closed position as follows: From 7 a.m. on November 17, 2008 through 4 p.m. on November 20, 2008, From 7 a.m. on December 8, 2008 through 4 p.m. on December 10, 2008, from 7 a.m. on December 15, 2008 through 4 p.m. on December 17, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 71555 deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: November 13, 2008. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E8–27981 Filed 11–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2008–1085] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; Allegheny River, Clinton, PA Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone extending the entire width of the Allegheny River from mile marker 36.1 to mile marker 36.5. This safety zone is established to protect the general public, marinas, and commercial vessel operators from the hazards associated with the active failure of Lock & Dam #6 (mile marker 36.3). Entry into this zone is prohibited, unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Pittsburgh or a designated representative. DATES: This rule is effective from 1 p.m. on October 30, 2008 until 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2008. ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2008– 1085 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–2008–1085 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 U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh, 100 Forbes Avenue, Suite 1150, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, 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 E:\FR\FM\25NOR1.SGM 25NOR1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 25, 2008)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 71555]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-27981]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[USCG-2008-1097]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn, 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 
Hamilton Avenue Bridge across the Gowanus Canal, mile 1.2, at Brooklyn, 
New York. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the 
closed position for ten days 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. on November 17, 2008 
through 4 p.m. on December 17, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2008-1097 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 Hamilton Avenue Bridge, across the 
Gowanus Canal, mile 1.2, at Brooklyn, New York, has a vertical 
clearance in the closed position of 19 feet at mean high water and 23 
feet at mean low water. The 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 York City Department of 
Transportation, requested a temporary deviation to facilitate the 
mechanical and electrical testing at the bridge.
    Under this temporary deviation the Hamilton Avenue Bridge may 
remain in the closed position as follows: From 7 a.m. on November 17, 
2008 through 4 p.m. on November 20, 2008, From 7 a.m. on December 8, 
2008 through 4 p.m. on December 10, 2008, from 7 a.m. on December 15, 
2008 through 4 p.m. on December 17, 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: November 13, 2008.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
 [FR Doc. E8-27981 Filed 11-24-08; 8:45 am]
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