Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Grassy Sound Channel, Middle Township, NJ, 41135-41136 [2014-16598]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 135 / Tuesday, July 15, 2014 / Rules and Regulations Issued in Washington, DC, on this 10th day of July 2014. Judith Starr, General Counsel, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. [FR Doc. 2014–16630 Filed 7–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7709–02–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0560] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Narrow Bay, Smith Point, NY 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 Smith Point Bridge across Narrow Bay, mile 6.1, between Smith Point and Fire Island, New York. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the 5K Run for Literacy. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed for one hour to facilitate public safety during a public event. DATES: This deviation is effective between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. on September 6, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0560] 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 Cheryl Collins, 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 18 feet at mean high water and 19 feet at mean low water. The drawbridge wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 Jul 14, 2014 Jkt 232001 operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799(d). 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 one hour to facilitate public safety during a public event, the 5K Run for Literacy. Under this temporary deviation the Smith Point Bridge across Narrow Bay, mile 6.1, between Smith Point and Fire Island, may remain in the closed position between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. on September 6, 2014. 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 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. Dated: July 2, 2014. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–16603 Filed 7–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0566] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Grassy Sound Channel, Middle Township, 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 Grassy Sound Channel Bridge (Ocean Drive), mile 1.0, at Middle Township, NJ. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the ‘‘Tri the Wildwoods Triathlon and 5k’’ event. This temporary deviation allows the bridge draw span to remain in the closed to navigation position for 4 hours during the event. DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m. on August 16, 2014. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 41135 The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0566] 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 Mr. Jim Rousseau, Bridge Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone (757) 398–6557, email James.L.Rousseau2@uscg.mil. If you have questions on reviewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Cape May County Department of Public Works, owner of the drawbridge, has requested on behalf of DelMosports, Inc. a temporary deviation from the current operating schedule to accommodate the ‘‘Tri the Wildwoods Triathlon and 5K’’ event. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.721. On the day of the event, the normal operating schedule for the Grassy Sound Channel Bridge (Ocean Drive), at mile 1.0, at Middle Township, NJ shall open on signal from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Two hours advance notice is required for all other openings by calling (609) 368– 4591. The Grassy Sound Channel Bridge (Ocean Drive) across the Grassy Sound has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 15 feet above mean high water. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be allowed to remain in the closed to navigation position from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 16, 2014 to accommodate the ‘‘Tri the Wildwoods Triathlon and 5K’’ event. The bridge will operate under its normal operating schedule at all other times. Log books indicate there has only been one opening request for this yearly event in 9 years and waterway users are accustomed to the temporary closure. Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at any time and are advised to proceed with caution. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies. The New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway is an alternate route for vessels transiting this area and vessels may pass before and after the closure. The Coast Guard will also ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\15JYR1.SGM 15JYR1 41136 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 135 / Tuesday, July 15, 2014 / Rules and Regulations inform additional waterway users through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the closure periods for the bridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impacts caused by the temporary deviation. 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: July 1, 2014. Waverly W. Gregory, Jr., Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–16598 Filed 7–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0561] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Mill River, New Haven, CT 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 Chapel Street Bridge across the Mill River, mile 0.4, at New Haven, Connecticut. The deviation is necessary for inspection of the center pivot bearing at the bridge. This temporary deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for twelve hours to perform bridge inspection operations. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. through 7 p.m. on August 18, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0561] 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 Leung- wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 Jul 14, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Chapel Street Bridge has a vertical clearance of 7 feet at mean high water and 13 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.213(d). The Mill River has seasonal recreational and commercial vessels of various sizes. The owner of the bridge, the City of New Haven, requested a bridge closure to facilitate inspection of the pivot bearing at the bridge. Under this temporary deviation, the Chapel Street Bridge may remain in the closed position from 7 a.m. through 7 p.m. on August 6, 2014. Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at all times. There are no alternate routes. The bridge can be opened in the event of an emergency during this bridge inspection. 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. Dated: July 2, 2014. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–16602 Filed 7–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0552] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Harlem River, New York City, NY 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 operation of the Park Avenue Bridge across the Harlem River, mile 2.1, at New York City, New York. The deviation is necessary for replacement of the lift cables and rehabilitation of the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 operating system at the bridge. This temporary deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for 179 days to perform major rehabilitation repairs. This deviation is effective from September 15, 2014 through March 12, 2015. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0552] 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 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 Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Park Avenue Bridge has a vertical clearance of 25 feet at mean high water and 30 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.789(c). The Harlem River has predominantly commercial vessel traffic that can pass under the Park Avenue Bridge in the closed position without a bridge opening. The owner of the bridge, Metro North Railroad, requested a bridge closure to facilitate a major bridge rehabilitation project, the replacement of the bridge lift cables and replacement of the electrical and mechanical operating system at the bridge. Under this temporary deviation, the Park Avenue Bridge may remain in the closed position from September 15, 2014 through March 12, 2015. Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at all times. There are no alternate routes. The bridge can’t be opened in the event of an emergency during this rehabilitation construction. 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. DATES: E:\FR\FM\15JYR1.SGM 15JYR1

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[FR Doc No: 2014-16598]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0566]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Grassy Sound Channel, Middle 
Township, 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 Grassy Sound Channel Bridge (Ocean 
Drive), mile 1.0, at Middle Township, NJ. The deviation is necessary to 
accommodate the ``Tri the Wildwoods Triathlon and 5k'' event. This 
temporary deviation allows the bridge draw span to remain in the closed 
to navigation position for 4 hours during the event.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. until 10 a.m. on August 
16, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2014-0566] 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 Mr. Jim Rousseau, Bridge 
Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone (757) 398-
6557, email James.L.Rousseau2@uscg.mil. If you have questions on 
reviewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket 
Operations, (202) 366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Cape May County Department of Public Works, 
owner of the drawbridge, has requested on behalf of DelMosports, Inc. a 
temporary deviation from the current operating schedule to accommodate 
the ``Tri the Wildwoods Triathlon and 5K'' event.
    The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 
117.721. On the day of the event, the normal operating schedule for the 
Grassy Sound Channel Bridge (Ocean Drive), at mile 1.0, at Middle 
Township, NJ shall open on signal from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Two hours 
advance notice is required for all other openings by calling (609) 368-
4591. The Grassy Sound Channel Bridge (Ocean Drive) across the Grassy 
Sound has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 15 feet above 
mean high water.
    Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be allowed to 
remain in the closed to navigation position from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. on 
Saturday, August 16, 2014 to accommodate the ``Tri the Wildwoods 
Triathlon and 5K'' event. The bridge will operate under its normal 
operating schedule at all other times. Log books indicate there has 
only been one opening request for this yearly event in 9 years and 
waterway users are accustomed to the temporary closure.
    Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed position may do 
so at any time and are advised to proceed with caution. The bridge will 
be able to open for emergencies. The New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway 
is an alternate route for vessels transiting this area and vessels may 
pass before and after the closure. The Coast Guard will also

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inform additional waterway users through our Local and Broadcast 
Notices to Mariners of the closure periods for the bridge so that 
vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impacts caused by 
the temporary deviation.
    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: July 1, 2014.
Waverly W. Gregory, Jr.,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2014-16598 Filed 7-14-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-04-P