Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Charles River, Boston, MA, 35756-35757 [2013-14120]

Download as PDF 35756 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 115 / Friday, June 14, 2013 / Rules and Regulations Issued in Washington, DC, on this 11th day of June 2013. Leslie Kramerich, Acting Chief Policy Officer, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. [FR Doc. 2013–14194 Filed 6–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7709–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 100 [Docket No. USCG–2013–0398] Special Local Regulations; Recurring Marine Events in the Seventh Coast Guard District Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce the Fourth of July Fireworks Display regulations on certain navigable waterways in Hilton Head Island, Mount Pleasant, and North Charleston, South Carolina, from approximately 8 p.m. through 11 p.m. on July 4, 2013. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on navigable waters of the United States during the Fourth of July Fireworks Displays. During the enforcement period, and in accordance with previously issued special local regulations, vessels may not enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the designated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Charleston designated representatives. DATES: The regulation in 33 CFR 100.701 Table 1 will be enforced from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m. July 4, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or email CWO Christopher Ruleman, Sector Charleston Office of Waterways Management, Coast Guard; telephone 843–740–3184, email christopher.l.ruleman@uscg.mil. The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations for the Fourth of July Fireworks Displays in 33 CFR 100.701 Table 1 from 8 p.m. through 11 p.m. on July 4, 2013. Specifically, this document serves as the notice of enforcement for the ‘‘Patriots Point Fireworks’’ in Mount Pleasant, the ‘‘Skull Creek Fireworks’’ in Hilton Head, and the ‘‘City of North Charleston Fireworks’’ in North Charleston listed in Table 1 to 33 CFR 100.701. Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.701, all persons and vessels are mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with RULES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:51 Jun 13, 2013 Jkt 229001 prohibited from entering the regulated areas unless permission to enter has been granted by the Captain of the Port Charleston. This notice of enforcement is to provide notice of regulated areas that will encompass portions of the navigable waterways. Spectator vessels may safely transit outside the regulated areas, but may not anchor, block, loiter in, or impede the transit of official patrol vessels. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing these regulations. This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.701 and 5 U.S.C. 552 (a). The Coast Guard will provide notice of the regulated areas by Local Notice to Mariners, Broadcast Notice to Mariners, and on-scene designated representatives. If the COTP Charleston determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice, he or she may use a Broadcast Notice to Mariners to grant general permission to enter the regulated area. Dated: May 29, 2013. M.F. White, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Charleston. [FR Doc. 2013–14118 Filed 6–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [USCG–2013–0425] 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 Willis Avenue Bridge across the Harlem River, mile 1.5, at the Bronx, New York. The deviation is necessary to facilitate electrical repairs at the bridge. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position for four weeks to facilitate scheduled repairs. DATES: This deviation is effective from June 17, 2013 through July 12, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2013–0425] is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 ‘‘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 Mr. Joe Arca, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, joe.m.arca@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 Willis Avenue Bridge has a vertical clearance of 24 feet at mean high water and 30 feet at mean low water in the closed position. The existing drawbridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.789(b)(2). The bridge owner, New York City Department of Transportation, requested a four week closure from June 17, 2013 through July 12, 2013, to facilitate electrical repairs at the bridge. The waterway users are commercial tug and barge traffic as well as various sized recreational craft. Local facilities were advised of the closures with no objections 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: June 5, 2013. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2013–14117 Filed 6–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [USCG–2013–0464] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Charles River, Boston, MA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary E:\FR\FM\14JNR1.SGM 14JNR1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with RULES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 115 / Friday, June 14, 2013 / Rules and Regulations deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Metropolitan District Commission (Craigie) Bridge across the Charles River, mile 1.0, at Boston, Massachusetts. Under this temporary deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for two hours on July 4, 2013, to facilitate the Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks. This deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event. DATES: This deviation is effective from 11 p.m. on July 4, 2013 through 1 a.m. on July 5, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2013–0464] 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 John McDonald, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (617) 223–8364. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Metropolitan District Commission (Craigie) Bridge, across the Charles River, 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. The owner of the bridge, Massachusetts Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation to facilitate public safety during a public event, the 2012 Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks. Under this temporary deviation, in effect from 11 p.m. on July 4, 2013 through 1 a.m. on July 5, 2013, the Metropolitan District Commission (Craigie) Bridge, 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:51 Jun 13, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 4, 2013. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2013–14120 Filed 6–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket Number USCG–2013–0459] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; St. Croix River, Stillwater, MN Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Stillwater Highway Drawbridge across the St. Croix River, mile 23.4, at Stillwater, Minnesota. The deviation is necessary, due to increased vehicular traffic after a local 4th of July fireworks display. The deviation allows the bridge to be in the closed-to-navigation position to clear increased traffic congestion. DATES: This deviation is effective from 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., July 4, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2013–0459] 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 Eric A. Washburn, Bridge Administrator, Western Rivers, Coast Guard; telephone (314) 269–2378, email Eric.Washburn@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826. PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 35757 The Minnesota Department of Transportation requested a temporary deviation for the Stillwater Highway Drawbridge, across the St. Croix River, mile 23.4, at Stillwater, Minnesota to be closed-to-navigation on July 4, 2013 as follows: From 10:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. on July 4, 2013, lift span will remain in the closed-to-navigation position. The Stillwater Highway Drawbridge currently operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.667(b), which states specific seasonal and commuter hours operating requirements. There are no alternate routes for vessels transiting this section of the St. Croix River. The Stillwater Highway Drawbridge, in the closed-to-navigation position, provides a vertical clearance of 10.9 feet above normal pool. Navigation on the waterway primarily consists of commercial sightseeing/dinner cruise boats and recreational watercraft. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with waterway users. No objections were received. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the effective period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: May 31, 2013. Eric A. Washburn, Bridge Administrator, Western Rivers. [FR Doc. 2013–14121 Filed 6–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [USCG–2013–0395] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Connecticut River, Westport, CT 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 Route 82 Bridge across the Connecticut River, mile 16.8, between East Haddam and Haddam, Connecticut. The deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event, the bridge’s 100th Anniversary Parade. Under this temporary deviation, E:\FR\FM\14JNR1.SGM 14JNR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[USCG-2013-0464]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Charles River, Boston, 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

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deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the 
Metropolitan District Commission (Craigie) Bridge across the Charles 
River, mile 1.0, at Boston, Massachusetts. Under this temporary 
deviation the bridge may remain in the closed position for two hours on 
July 4, 2013, to facilitate the Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks. 
This deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public 
event.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 11 p.m. on July 4, 2013 through 
1 a.m. on July 5, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2013-0464] 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 John McDonald, Project Officer, First Coast 
Guard District, at (617) 223-8364. If you have questions on viewing the 
docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, 
telephone (202) 366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Metropolitan District Commission 
(Craigie) Bridge, across the Charles River, 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 Sec.  117.591(e).
    The waterway is predominantly a recreational waterway supporting 
various size vessels.
    The owner of the bridge, Massachusetts Department of 
Transportation, requested a temporary deviation to facilitate public 
safety during a public event, the 2012 Fourth of July Concert and 
Fireworks.
    Under this temporary deviation, in effect from 11 p.m. on July 4, 
2013 through 1 a.m. on July 5, 2013, the Metropolitan District 
Commission (Craigie) Bridge, 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 4, 2013.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2013-14120 Filed 6-13-13; 8:45 am]
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