Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), at Atlantic City, NJ, 53665 [2013-21172]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 169 / Friday, August 30, 2013 / Rules and Regulations Dated: August 21, 2013. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2013–21182 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2013–0783] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), at Atlantic City, NJ Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the draw of the US40–322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge across Inside Thorofare, NJICW mile 70.0, at Atlantic City, NJ. The deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to vessels requesting a bridge opening in order to accommodate the 3rd Annual Atlantic City Triathlon. DATES: This deviation is effective 6 a.m. until 12 p.m. September 15, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation [USCG–2013–0783] is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ‘‘Search’’ box and click ‘‘Search.’’ Click on the 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 Kashanda L. Booker, Bridge Management Specialist, Fifth Coast Guard District, telephone (757) 398–6227, email Kashanda.l.booker@uscg.mil. If you have questions on reviewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The New Jersey Department of Transportation, on behalf of the Atlantic City Emergency Management Office, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations of the US40–322 ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:23 Aug 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 (Albany Avenue) Bridge across Inside Thorofare, NJICW mile 70.0, at Atlantic City. The closure has been requested to ensure the safety of the runners and spectators that will be participating in the triathlon, on Sunday September 15, 2013. Under this temporary deviation, the US40–322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge will remain in the closed position from 6 a.m. through 12 p.m., on Sunday, September 15, 2013. In the closed position to vessels, the available vertical clearance of this bascule bridge is approximately 10 feet, above mean high water. The current operating regulation is outlined at 33 CFR 117.733(f), which requires that on the weekdays during this time of year, the bridge shall open on signal; except that from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., the draw need only open if at least four hours of notice is given, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the draw need only open on the hour and half hour, and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. the draw need not open. Vessels that can pass under the drawbridge without an opening may do so at all times. In the event of an emergency, the drawbridge will be able to open for vessels. The Atlantic Ocean is an alternate route for vessels with mast heights greater than 10 feet. The Coast Guard will inform the users of the waterway through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the closure periods so that vessels can plan their transits to minimize any impact caused by the temporary deviation. At all other times during the effected period, the bridge will operate as outlined at 33 CFR 117.733(f). 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 period. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: August 21, 2013. Waverly W. Gregory, Jr., Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2013–21172 Filed 8–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 53665 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2013–0677] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Snohomish River, Everett, WA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the SR 529 twin bridges across the Snohomish, mile 3.6, near Everett, WA. The deviation is necessary to facilitate heavy maintenance and equipment upgrades on the bridges. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position during maintenance activities. DATES: This deviation is effective from 12:01 a.m. on September 3, 2013 to 11:59 p.m. on October 18, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2013–0677] 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 Lieutenant Commander Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Specialist, Coast Guard Thirteenth District; telephone 206–220–7277, email Steven.M.Fischer2@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has requested that the SR 529 twin bridges across the Snohomish River remain closed to vessel traffic to facilitate heavy maintenance and equipment upgrades on the bridges. The SR 529 twin bridges cross the Snohomish River at mile 3.6 and provide 38 feet of vertical clearance above mean high water elevation while in the closed position. Vessels which do not require a bridge opening may continue to transit beneath the bridges SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30AUR1.SGM 30AUR1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 169 (Friday, August 30, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2013-0783]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway 
(NJICW), at Atlantic City, NJ

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the 
operating schedule that governs the draw of the US40-322 (Albany 
Avenue) Bridge across Inside Thorofare, NJICW mile 70.0, at Atlantic 
City, NJ. The deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed 
position to vessels requesting a bridge opening in order to accommodate 
the 3rd Annual Atlantic City Triathlon.

DATES: This deviation is effective 6 a.m. until 12 p.m. September 15, 
2013.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation [USCG-2013-0783] is available 
at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ``Search'' 
box and click ``Search.'' Click on the 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 Kashanda L. Booker, Bridge 
Management Specialist, Fifth Coast Guard District, telephone (757) 398-
6227, email Kashanda.l.booker@uscg.mil. If you have questions on 
reviewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket 
Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The New Jersey Department of Transportation, 
on behalf of the Atlantic City Emergency Management Office, has 
requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations 
of the US40-322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge across Inside Thorofare, NJICW 
mile 70.0, at Atlantic City. The closure has been requested to ensure 
the safety of the runners and spectators that will be participating in 
the triathlon, on Sunday September 15, 2013.
    Under this temporary deviation, the US40-322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge 
will remain in the closed position from 6 a.m. through 12 p.m., on 
Sunday, September 15, 2013.
    In the closed position to vessels, the available vertical clearance 
of this bascule bridge is approximately 10 feet, above mean high water. 
The current operating regulation is outlined at 33 CFR 117.733(f), 
which requires that on the weekdays during this time of year, the 
bridge shall open on signal; except that from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., the 
draw need only open if at least four hours of notice is given, from 9 
a.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the draw need only open on 
the hour and half hour, and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. the draw need not 
open.
    Vessels that can pass under the drawbridge without an opening may 
do so at all times. In the event of an emergency, the drawbridge will 
be able to open for vessels.
    The Atlantic Ocean is an alternate route for vessels with mast 
heights greater than 10 feet. The Coast Guard will inform the users of 
the waterway through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the 
closure periods so that vessels can plan their transits to minimize any 
impact caused by the temporary deviation. At all other times during the 
effected period, the bridge will operate as outlined at 33 CFR 
117.733(f).
    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 period. This deviation from the operating regulations is 
authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: August 21, 2013.
Waverly W. Gregory, Jr.,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2013-21172 Filed 8-29-13; 8:45 am]
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