Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Merrimack River, Newburyport and Salisbury, MA, 3516 [2011-1196]

Download as PDF 3516 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 13 / Thursday, January 20, 2011 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2010–1090] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Harlem River, New York City, NY 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 103rd Street (Wards Island) Bridge at mile 0.0, across the Harlem River, New York City, New York. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for one hundred nineteen days. DATES: This deviation is effective from January 10, 2011 through April 29, 2011. SUMMARY: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2010– 1090 and are available online at http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2010–1090 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. Joe Arca, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, joe.m.arca@uscg.mil telephone (212) 668–7165. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 103rd Street (Wards Island) Bridge across the Harlem River at mile 0.0 has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 55 feet at mean high water and 60 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.789(b)(1). 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 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with RULES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:17 Jan 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 facilitate rehabilitation construction at the bridge. Under this temporary deviation the 103rd Street (Wards Island) Bridge, may remain in the closed position from January 10, 2011 through April 29, 2011. 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: January 5, 2011. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2011–1194 Filed 1–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2010–1134] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Merrimack River, Newburyport and Salisbury, MA 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 Newburyport US1 Bridge across the Merrimack River, at mile 3.4, between Newburyport and Salisbury, Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to paint the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position. DATES: This deviation is effective from February 15, 2011 through April 30, 2011. SUMMARY: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2010– 1134 and are available online at http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2010–1134 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. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 If you have questions on this rule, call or e-mail Mr. John McDonald, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, john.w.mcdonald@uscg.mil, or 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 Newburyport US1 Bridge, across the Merrimack River at mile 3.4, between Newburyport and Salisbury, Massachusetts, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 35 feet at mean high water and 42 feet at mean low water. The drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.605. The owner of the bridge, Massachusetts Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation from the regulations to facilitate scheduled bridge painting at the bridge. The waterway is predominantly recreational vessels. This temporary deviation is being scheduled during the winter months when the bridge normally does not receive requests to open. Under this temporary deviation the Newburyport US1 Bridge may remain in the closed position from February 15, 2011 through April 30, 2011. Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at any time. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: January 5, 2011. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2011–1196 Filed 1–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2010–1141] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Belle Chasse, LA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: E:\FR\FM\20JAR1.SGM 20JAR1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 13 (Thursday, January 20, 2011)]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-1196]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2010-1134]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Merrimack River, Newburyport 
and Salisbury, MA

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 
Newburyport US1 Bridge across the Merrimack River, at mile 3.4, between 
Newburyport and Salisbury, Massachusetts. The deviation is necessary to 
paint the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the 
closed position.

DATES: This deviation is effective from February 15, 2011 through April 
30, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2010-1134 and are available online 
at http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2010-1134 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 Officer, First Coast Guard 
District, john.w.mcdonald@uscg.mil, or 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 Newburyport US1 Bridge, across the 
Merrimack River at mile 3.4, between Newburyport and Salisbury, 
Massachusetts, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 35 
feet at mean high water and 42 feet at mean low water. The drawbridge 
operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.605.
    The owner of the bridge, Massachusetts Department of 
Transportation, requested a temporary deviation from the regulations to 
facilitate scheduled bridge painting at the bridge.
    The waterway is predominantly recreational vessels. This temporary 
deviation is being scheduled during the winter months when the bridge 
normally does not receive requests to open.
    Under this temporary deviation the Newburyport US1 Bridge may 
remain in the closed position from February 15, 2011 through April 30, 
2011.
    Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed position may 
do so at any time.
    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: January 5, 2011.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2011-1196 Filed 1-19-11; 8:45 am]
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