Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Charles River, Boston, MA, Public Event, 38411-38412 [2010-16117]

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(5) Area ECHO: All navigable waters of the Hudson River bounded by a line drawn east from a point in New Jersey in approximate position 40°44′23.91″ N, 074°01′29.05″ W; to approximate position 40°44′21.84″ N, 074°00′41.78″ W; then south along the Manhattan shoreline to approximate position 40°43′49.63″ N, 074°00′49.65″ W; then west to a point in 40°43′50.60″ N, 074°01′51.00″ W in Hoboken New Jersey, then north along the New Jersey shoreline back to the point of origin.(NAD 83). (b) Special local regulations. (1) In accordance with the general regulations is § 100.35 of this part, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within the regulated areas is prohibited unless the vessel is in an area designated for vessels of that size or entry is otherwise authorized by the Captain of the Port New York, or the designated on-scene representative. (2) Vessels are authorized by the Captain of the Port New York to enter areas of this special location regulation in accordance with the following restrictions: (i) Area ALPHA is restricted to vessels engaged in conducting the fireworks display and tending to the launch barges. (ii) Area BRAVO access is limited to vessels greater than 20 meters (65.6ft) in length. (iii) Area CHARLIE access is limited to vessels less than 20 meters (65.6ft) in length. (iv) Area DELTA access is limited to vessels greater than 20 meters (65.6ft) in length. (v) Area ECHO access is limited to vessels less than 20 meters (65.6ft) in length. (3) All persons and vessels in the regulated areas shall comply with the instructions of the Coast Guard Captain of the Port New York or the designated on-scene representative. On-scene representatives comprise commissioned, VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:09 Jul 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 warrant, and petty officers of the Coast Guard. Upon being hailed by a U.S. Coast Guard vessel by siren, radio, flashing light or other means, the operator of a vessel shall proceed as directed. (c) Enforcement Period: This section will be enforced from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on July 4, 2010, and if the fireworks display is postponed, it will be effective from 7 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. on July 5, 2010. Dated: June 14, 2010. R.R. O’Brien, Jr., Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port New York. [FR Doc. 2010–16262 Filed 6–30–10; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2010–0035] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Chelsea River, Chelsea and East Boston, MA, Event—Road Race 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 P.J. McArdle Bridge across the Chelsea River, mile 0.3, between Chelsea and East Boston, Massachusetts. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 24, 2010. This deviation is necessary to facilitate a public event, the Chelsea River Revel 5K Road Race. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. on July 24, 2010. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2010– 0035 and are available online at http:// www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG– 2010–0035 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ and then clicking ‘‘Search’’. They are also available for inspection or copying at 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or e-mail Mr. John McDonald, Project PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 38411 Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (617) 223–8364, john.w.mcdonald@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The P.J. McArdle Bridge, across the Chelsea River at mile 0.3, between Chelsea and East Boston, Massachusetts, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 21 feet at mean high water and 30 feet at mean low water. The bridge opens on signal at all times as required by 33 CFR 117.593. The owner of the bridge, the City of Boston, requested a temporary deviation to facilitate a public event, the Chelsea River Revel 5K Road Race. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 24, 2010. Vessels able to pass under the closed draw may do so at any time. The commercial waterway users that transit the Chelsea River were advised of the requested bridge closure period and offered no objection. 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: June 22, 2010. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2010–16113 Filed 7–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2010–0536] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Charles River, Boston, MA, Public Event 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 regulations governing the operation of the Craigie Bridge across the Charles River, mile 1.0, at Boston, Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, by allowing the bridge to remain in the closed position E:\FR\FM\02JYR1.SGM 02JYR1 erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with RULES 38412 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 127 / Friday, July 2, 2010 / Rules and Regulations to evacuate pedestrian traffic after the conclusion of the public event. DATES: This deviation is effective from 11 p.m. on July 4, 2010, through 1 a.m. on July 5, 2010. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2010– 0536 and are available online at http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2010–0536 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ and then clicking ‘‘Search’’. They are also available for inspection or copying at 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or e-mail Mr. John W. McDonald, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, john.w.mcdonald@uscg.mil, telephone (617) 223–8364. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Craigie Bridge, across the Charles River at mile 1.0, at Boston, Massachusetts, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 13.5 feet at normal pool elevation above the Charles River Dam. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.591(e). The waterway is predominantly a recreational waterway supporting various size vessels. This yearly holiday event and the annual short term bridge closure necessary to facilitate the evacuation of the large number of pedestrians viewing the fireworks display are well known to local boating interests and no objections have been received in past years. The owner of the bridge, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (Mass DOT), requested a temporary deviation to facilitate public safety during this public event, the 2010 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular. Under this temporary deviation, in effect from 11 p.m. on July 4, 2010 through 1 a.m. on July 5, 2010, the Craigie Bridge at mile 1.0, across the Charles River at Boston, Massachusetts, may remain in the closed position. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:09 Jul 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: June 22, 2010. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2010–16117 Filed 7–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2010–0520] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Chicago River, Chicago, IL Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Lake Shore Drive Bridge at Mile 0.32, Columbus Drive Bridge at mile 0.62, Michigan Avenue Bridge at Mile 0.85, State Street Bridge at Mile 1.05, LaSalle Street Bridge at Mile 1.29, and the Franklin Street Bridge at Mile 1.47 over the Main Branch of the Chicago River, Monroe Street Bridge at Mile 1.99, Adams Street Bridge at Mile 2.08, Halsted Street Bridge at Mile 4.47 over the South Branch of the Chicago River, at Chicago, IL. This deviation will temporarily change the operating schedule of the bridges to accommodate the City’s Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run, Rock N Roll Chicago Half Marathon, Illinois Special Olympics Rubber Duck Race, Chicago Triathlon, Ready to Run Chicago Marathon, Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Men’s Health Urbanathlon, and the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival events. This temporary deviation allows the bridges to remain secured to masted navigation on the dates and times listed. DATES: This deviation is effective on August 1, 2010 from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., August 12, 2010 from noon to 1:30 p.m., August 29, 2010 from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., September 19, 2010 from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., September 29, 2010 from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., October 10, 2010 from 4:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., October 16, 2010 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., and on November 20, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2010– 0520 and are available online by going PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2010–0520 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box and then clicking ‘‘Search’’. They are also available for inspection or copying at 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or e-mail Mr. Lee D. Soule, Bridge Management Specialist, Ninth Coast Guard District; telephone 216–902– 6085, e-mail; lee.d.soule@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The City of Chicago, Illinois, who owns and operates these drawbridges, requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations set forth in 33 CFR 117.391. The purpose of this request is to facilitate efficient management of all transportation needs and provide timely public safety services during these special events. The most updated and detailed current marine information for this event, and all bridge operations, is found in the Local Notice to Mariners and Broadcast Notice to Mariners issued by the Ninth District Commander. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated time periods. These deviations from the operating regulations are authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Date: June 16, 2010. M.N. Parks, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2010–16114 Filed 7–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2010–0523] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; San Diego POPS Fireworks, San Diego, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the E:\FR\FM\02JYR1.SGM 02JYR1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 127 (Friday, July 2, 2010)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 38411-38412]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-16117]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2010-0536]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Charles River, Boston, MA, 
Public Event

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 
Craigie Bridge across the Charles River, mile 1.0, at Boston, 
Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety 
during the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, by allowing the bridge to 
remain in the closed position

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to evacuate pedestrian traffic after the conclusion of the public 
event.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 11 p.m. on July 4, 2010, 
through 1 a.m. on July 5, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2010-0536 and are available online 
at http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2010-0536 in the 
``Keyword'' and then clicking ``Search''. They are also available for 
inspection or copying at 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, 
call or e-mail Mr. John W. McDonald, Project Officer, First Coast Guard 
District, john.w.mcdonald@uscg.mil, telephone (617) 223-8364. If you 
have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program 
Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Craigie Bridge, across the Charles River 
at mile 1.0, at Boston, Massachusetts, has a vertical clearance in the 
closed position of 13.5 feet at normal pool elevation above the Charles 
River Dam. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 
33 CFR 117.591(e).
    The waterway is predominantly a recreational waterway supporting 
various size vessels. This yearly holiday event and the annual short 
term bridge closure necessary to facilitate the evacuation of the large 
number of pedestrians viewing the fireworks display are well known to 
local boating interests and no objections have been received in past 
years.
    The owner of the bridge, the Massachusetts Department of 
Transportation (Mass DOT), requested a temporary deviation to 
facilitate public safety during this public event, the 2010 Boston Pops 
Fireworks Spectacular.
    Under this temporary deviation, in effect from 11 p.m. on July 4, 
2010 through 1 a.m. on July 5, 2010, the Craigie Bridge at mile 1.0, 
across the Charles River at Boston, Massachusetts, may remain in the 
closed position.
    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: June 22, 2010.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2010-16117 Filed 7-1-10; 8:45 am]
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