Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Passaic River, Jersey City, NJ, 4819 [2011-1808]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 18 / Thursday, January 27, 2011 / Rules and Regulations Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2010– 1132 and are available online at http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2010–1132 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: 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Upper Hack Bridge, across the Hackensack River at mile 6.9 has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 8 feet at mean high water and 13 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.723(d). The waterway has seasonal recreational vessels, and commercial vessels of various sizes. The owner of the bridge, New Jersey Transit, requested a temporary deviation to facilitate necessary electrical system upgrades at the bridge. Under this temporary deviation the Upper Hack Bridge, mile 6.9, across the Hackensack River may remain in the closed position from 4 a.m. on January 27, 2011 through 10 p.m. on January 28, 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. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with RULES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 11, 2011. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2011–1818 Filed 1–26–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:37 Jan 26, 2011 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2010–1121] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Passaic River, Jersey City, NJ 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 Route 1 & 9 Bridge across the Passaic River, mile 1.8, at Jersey City, New Jersey. The deviation is necessary for bridge painting. This deviation allows the bridge owner to require a two-hour advance notice for bridge openings and several short duration bridge closures. DATES: This deviation is effective from April 1, 2011 through July 31, 2011. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2010– 1121 and are available online at http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2010–1121 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 or 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 Route 1 & 9 Bridge has a vertical clearance of 40 feet at mean high water, and 45 feet at mean low water in the closed position. The existing drawbridge operating regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.739(b). The waterway is predominantly used by commercial operators. The bridge owner, New Jersey Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation to facilitate bridge painting operations. A two-hour advance notice is necessary in order to clear personnel and equipment from the bridge to safely provide bridge openings. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 4819 In addition, the painting operation work will necessitate several bridge closures of short duration to erect and relocate containment. The exact times for these closures are not known at this time because it is predicated upon the speed of the painting process. As a result, the Coast Guard will publish a notice in the Local Notice to Mariners two-weeks in advance of each closure as well as issue a safety information broadcast twenty-four hours prior to the commencement of each closure. Under this temporary deviation a twohour advance notice for bridge openings shall be required from April 1, 2011 through July 31, 2011, by calling the number posted at the bridge. Further, several bridge closures of short duration will be implemented. The exact bridge closure dates will be published in the Local Notice to Mariners two weeks in advance of each bridge closure and safety broadcasts will be issued twentyfour hours in advance. Vessels able to pass under the closed draw may do so at any time. Waterway users were advised of the advance notice requirement and the requested bridge closures. No objections were received. 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 11, 2011. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2011–1808 Filed 1–26–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [USCG–2010–1122] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Hempstead, 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 Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge across the Sloop Channel, mile 12.8, at Hempstead, New York. The deviation is necessary to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27JAR1.SGM 27JAR1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 18 (Thursday, January 27, 2011)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 4819]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-1808]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2010-1121]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Passaic River, Jersey City, NJ

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 
Route 1 & 9 Bridge across the Passaic River, mile 1.8, at Jersey City, 
New Jersey. The deviation is necessary for bridge painting. This 
deviation allows the bridge owner to require a two-hour advance notice 
for bridge openings and several short duration bridge closures.

DATES: This deviation is effective from April 1, 2011 through July 31, 
2011.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2010-1121 and are available online 
at http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2010-1121 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 or 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 Route 1 & 9 Bridge has a vertical 
clearance of 40 feet at mean high water, and 45 feet at mean low water 
in the closed position. The existing drawbridge operating regulations 
are listed at 33 CFR 117.739(b).
    The waterway is predominantly used by commercial operators.
    The bridge owner, New Jersey Department of Transportation, 
requested a temporary deviation to facilitate bridge painting 
operations.
    A two-hour advance notice is necessary in order to clear personnel 
and equipment from the bridge to safely provide bridge openings.
    In addition, the painting operation work will necessitate several 
bridge closures of short duration to erect and relocate containment. 
The exact times for these closures are not known at this time because 
it is predicated upon the speed of the painting process. As a result, 
the Coast Guard will publish a notice in the Local Notice to Mariners 
two-weeks in advance of each closure as well as issue a safety 
information broadcast twenty-four hours prior to the commencement of 
each closure.
    Under this temporary deviation a two-hour advance notice for bridge 
openings shall be required from April 1, 2011 through July 31, 2011, by 
calling the number posted at the bridge. Further, several bridge 
closures of short duration will be implemented. The exact bridge 
closure dates will be published in the Local Notice to Mariners two 
weeks in advance of each bridge closure and safety broadcasts will be 
issued twenty-four hours in advance. Vessels able to pass under the 
closed draw may do so at any time.
    Waterway users were advised of the advance notice requirement and 
the requested bridge closures. No objections were received.
    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 11, 2011.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2011-1808 Filed 1-26-11; 8:45 am]
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