Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Narrow Bay, Smith Point, NY, 23845-23846 [2013-09550]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 78 / Tuesday, April 23, 2013 / Rules and Regulations an economically significant rule and does not create an environmental risk to health or risk to safety that may disproportionately affect children. 11. Indian Tribal Governments 12. Energy Effects This rule is not a ‘‘significant energy action’’ under Executive Order 13211, Actions Concerning Regulations That Significantly Affect Energy Supply, Distribution, or Use. 13. Technical Standards This rule does not use technical standards. Therefore, we did not consider the use of voluntary consensus standards. 14. Environment We have analyzed this rule under Department of Homeland Security Management Directive 023–01 and Commandant Instruction M16475.lD, which guide the Coast Guard in complying with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321–4370f), and have made a preliminary determination that this action is one of a category of actions which do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. This rule involves safety for the public and is not expected to result in any significant adverse environmental impact as described in NEPA. This rule is categorically excluded from further review under paragraph 34(h) of Figure 2–1 of the Commandant Instruction. An environmental analysis checklist supporting this determination and a Categorical Exclusion Determination are available in the docket where indicated under ADDRESSES. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with RULES List of Subjects 33 CFR Part 100 Marine safety, Navigation (water), Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Waterways. For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard amends 33 CFR part 100 as follows: 14:43 Apr 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 1. The authority citation for part 100 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1233. This rule does not have tribal implications under Executive Order 13175, Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments, because it would not have a substantial direct effect on one or more Indian tribes, on the relationship between the Federal Government and Indian tribes, or on the distribution of power and responsibilities between the Federal Government and Indian tribes. VerDate Mar<15>2010 PART 100—SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS 2. Add § 100.T08–0015 to read as follows: ■ § 100.T08–0015 Special Local Regulation; Moss Point Rockin’ the Riverfront Festival; Robertson Lake & O’Leary Lake; Moss Point, MS. (a) Location. The following area is a regulated area: a portion of Robertson Lake & O’Leary Lake, Moss Point, MS, enclosed by a bounded area starting at a point on the shore at approximately 30°25′11.0″ N, 088 32′24.4″ W, then east to 30°25′12.9″ N, 088 32′18.0″ W, then south to 30°24′50.9″ N, 088 32′09.6″ W, then west following the shore line back to the starting point at 30°25′11.0″ N, 088 32′24.4″ W. (b) Effective date. This rule is effective from 11 a.m. on April 27, 2013, until 4 p.m. on April 28, 2013. This rule will be enforced from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 27 and April 28, 2013. (c) Special Local Regulations. (1) The Coast Guard will patrol the regulated area under the direction of a designated Coast Guard Patrol Commander. The Patrol Commander may be contacted on Channel 16 VHF–FM (156.8 MHz) by the call sign ‘‘PATCOM’’. (2) All Persons and vessels not registered with the sponsor as participants or official patrol vessels are considered spectators. The ‘‘official patrol vessels’’ consist of any Coast Guard, state, or local law enforcement and sponsor provided vessels assigned or approved by the Captain of the Port Mobile to patrol the regulated area. (3) Spectator vessels desiring to transit the regulated area may do so only with prior approval of the Patrol Commander and when so directed by that officer and will be operated at a minimum safe navigation speed in a manner which will not endanger participants in the regulated area or any other vessels. (4) No spectator shall anchor, block, loiter, or impede the through transit of participants or official patrol vessels in the regulated area during the effective dates and times, unless cleared for entry by or through an official patrol vessel. (5) The patrol commander may forbid and control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area. When hailed or signaled by an official patrol vessel, a vessel shall come to an immediate stop and comply with the directions given. Failure to do so may result in expulsion from the area, citation for failure to comply, or both. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 23845 (6) Any spectator vessel may anchor outside the regulated area, but may not anchor in, block, or loiter in a navigable channel. Spectator vessels may be moored to a waterfront facility within the regulated area in such a way that they shall not interfere with the progress of the event. Such mooring must be complete at least 30 minutes prior to the establishment of the regulated area and remain moored through the duration of the event. (7) The Patrol Commander may terminate the event or the operation of any vessel at any time it is deemed necessary for the protection of life or property. (8) The Patrol Commander will terminate enforcement of the special local regulations at the conclusion of the event. (d) Informational broadcasts. The Captain of the Port or a designated representative will inform the public through broadcast notices to mariners of the enforcement period for the regulated area as well as any changes in the planned schedule. Dated: March 18, 2013. D.J. Rose, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Mobile. [FR Doc. 2013–09548 Filed 4–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2013–0237] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Narrow Bay, Smith Point, 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 Smith Point Bridge, mile 6.1, across Narrow Bay, between Smith Point and Fire Island, New York. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the Smith Point Triathlon. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed for two hours to facilitate public safety during a public event. DATES: This deviation is effective between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. on August 4, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2013–0237] is available at http://www.regulations.gov. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23APR1.SGM 23APR1 23846 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 78 / Tuesday, April 23, 2013 / Rules and Regulations Type the docket number in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this deviation. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140, on the ground floor of the Department of Transportation West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you have questions on this temporary deviation, call or email Ms. Judy LeungYee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, judy.k.leung-yee@uscg.mil, or (212) 668–7165. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Smith Point Bridge, mile 6.1, across Narrow Bay, between Smith Point and Fire Island, New York, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 16 feet at mean high water and 18 feet at mean low water. The drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799. The waterway users are recreational vessels of various sizes. The owner of the bridge, Suffolk County Department of Public Works, requested a temporary deviation from the regulations to allow the bridge to remain closed for two hours to facilitate public safety during a public event, the Smith Point Triathlon. Under this temporary deviation the Smith Point Bridge, mile 6.1, across Narrow Bay between Smith Point and Fire Island, will remain in the closed position between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. on August 4, 2013. Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at any time. There are no alternate routes; however, the bridge can open in an emergency. Vessel operators will be notified of the bridge closure through a Safety Marine Information Broadcast (SMIB) issued by the Coast Guard. 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. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with RULES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: April 10, 2013. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2013–09550 Filed 4–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:43 Apr 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [USCG–2013–0229] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Newtown Creek, 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 Greenpoint Avenue Bridge across Newtown Creek, mile 1.3, at New York City, New York. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge painting operations. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position for various times up to six days at a time during a four month period. DATES: This deviation is effective from May 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2013–0229] is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this deviation. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140, on the ground floor of the Department of Transportation West Building, 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 temporary deviation, call or email Ms. Judy LeungYee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, judy.k.leung-yee@uscg.mil, or (212) 668–7165. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Greenpoint Avenue Bridge has a vertical clearance of 26 feet at mean high water and 31 feet at mean low water in the closed position. The existing drawbridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.801(g). The bridge owner, New York City Department of Transportation, requested multiple six day closure periods between May 1, 2013 and September 30, 2013, to facilitate bridge painting operation at the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge. Each six day closure period will SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 be followed with four days of normal bridge operations. The exact time and dates of each six day closure period will be announced in the Local Notice to Mariners and also with a Broadcast Notice to Mariners at least two weeks in advance of each closure period. This temporary deviation will be in effect from May 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013. The waterway users are commercial oil and barge vessels. The oil facilities were all contacted and advised of the closures and 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 repair period. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: April 10, 2013. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2013–09551 Filed 4–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [USCG–2013–0244] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Saugatuck River, Westport, CT 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 136 Bridge across the Saugatuck River, mile 1.3, at Westport, Connecticut. The deviation is necessary to facilitate emergency repairs. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge owner requires a 24 hour advance notice for bridge openings through June 1, 2013. DATES: This deviation is effective from May 4, 2013 through June 1, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2013–0244] is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this deviation. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140, on the ground floor of the Department of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23APR1.SGM 23APR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2013-0237]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Narrow Bay, Smith Point, NY

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 
Smith Point Bridge, mile 6.1, across Narrow Bay, between Smith Point 
and Fire Island, New York. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the 
Smith Point Triathlon. This deviation allows the bridge to remain 
closed for two hours to facilitate public safety during a public event.

DATES: This deviation is effective between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. on August 
4, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2013-0237] is available 
at http://www.regulations.gov.

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Type the docket number in the ``SEARCH'' box and click ``SEARCH.'' 
Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this deviation. 
You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12-140, on 
the ground floor of the Department of Transportation West Building, 
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 
temporary deviation, call or email Ms. Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, 
First Coast Guard District, judy.k.leung-yee@uscg.mil, or (212) 668-
7165. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Barbara 
Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Smith Point Bridge, mile 6.1, across 
Narrow Bay, between Smith Point and Fire Island, New York, has a 
vertical clearance in the closed position of 16 feet at mean high water 
and 18 feet at mean low water. The drawbridge operation regulations are 
listed at 33 CFR 117.799.
    The waterway users are recreational vessels of various sizes.
    The owner of the bridge, Suffolk County Department of Public Works, 
requested a temporary deviation from the regulations to allow the 
bridge to remain closed for two hours to facilitate public safety 
during a public event, the Smith Point Triathlon.
    Under this temporary deviation the Smith Point Bridge, mile 6.1, 
across Narrow Bay between Smith Point and Fire Island, will remain in 
the closed position between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. on August 4, 2013.
    Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed position may 
do so at any time. There are no alternate routes; however, the bridge 
can open in an emergency. Vessel operators will be notified of the 
bridge closure through a Safety Marine Information Broadcast (SMIB) 
issued by the Coast Guard.
    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: April 10, 2013.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2013-09550 Filed 4-22-13; 8:45 am]
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