Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, West Palm Beach, FL, 43939 [2014-17854]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 145 / Tuesday, July 29, 2014 / Rules and Regulations notification for bridge openings between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. daily. Waterway usage on the Lake Washington Ship Canal ranges from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed positions may do so at anytime. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impact 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 10, 2014. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–17856 Filed 7–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0053] RIN 1625–AA09 Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, West Palm Beach, FL Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Royal Park and Southern Boulevard Bridges, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 1022.6 and mile 1024.7, West Palm Beach, FL. These temporary operating schedules have been implemented in an effort to assist with the flow of vehicular traffic due to the Flagler Memorial Bridge being left in the open to navigation position. DATES: This deviation is effective without actual notice from July 29, 2014 through 8 a.m. on October 31, 2014. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from 6 a.m. on May 16, 2014, until July 29, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0053] is available at http://www.regulations.gov. rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with RULES2 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:29 Jul 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 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 about this temporary deviation, call or email Mr. Michael Lieberum, Chief Operations Section, Seventh Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch; telephone 305–415–6744, email michael.b.lieberum@uscg.mil. If you have questions about viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Due to safety concerns with the operation of the Flagler Memorial Bridge over the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 1021.8, West Palm Beach, FL, the FDOT has requested permission to place the Flagler Memorial Bridge in the open to navigation position which will redirect all vehicular traffic to the Royal Park and Southern Boulevard Bridges. The City of Palm Beach has requested that the operating schedule of the Royal Park Bridge be modified from the schedule published in 33 CFR 117.261(v) which required this bridge to open on the hour and half-hour. The vertical clearance of the Royal Park Bridge is 21 feet at mean high water at low steel. The temporary bridge schedule is as follows: Monday through Friday, from 6:16 a.m. until 8:14 p.m., the Royal Park Bridge will open on an hourly schedule at the quarter-hour, except from 7:16 a.m. to 9:14 a.m. and from 4:16 p.m. to 6:14 p.m. this bridge will remain closed to navigation. At all other times, including Federal Holidays, this bridge will open on the quarter-hour and three-quarter hour. The City has also requested that the Southern Boulevard Bridge be modified from the schedule published in 33 CFR 117.261(w) which required this bridge to open on the quarter hour and three quarter hour. The vertical clearance of the Southern Boulevard Bridge is 14 feet at mean high water at low steel. The temporary bridge schedule is as follows: Monday through Friday, from 7:31 a.m. to 9:29 a.m. and from 4:01 p.m. to 5:59 p.m., this bridge will remain closed to navigation. At all other times, including Federal Holidays, this bridge will open on the top and bottom of the hour. This temporary SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 43939 modification to the regulations will remain in effect until October 31, 2014. The Coast Guard will inform waterway users of the change in operating schedule for this bridge through the Local Notice to Mariners. Mariners are advised to use this information in order to arrange safe transit through these bridges to minimize any delay caused by this temporary deviation. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately following the end of the effective period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the normal operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: May 16, 2014. Barry Dragon, Director, Bridge Administration, Seventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–17854 Filed 7–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0622] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Tennessee River, Decatur, AL Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Southern Railroad Drawbridge across the Tennessee River, mile 304.4, at Decatur, Alabama. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner time to replace and adjust the down haul operating ropes that are essential to the continued safe operation of the drawbridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position and not open to vessel traffic. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m., August 12, 2014 to 10 p.m., August 14, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, (USCG–2014–0622) 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\29JYR1.SGM 29JYR1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 145 (Tuesday, July 29, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 43939]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-17854]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0053]
RIN 1625-AA09


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, 
West Palm Beach, FL

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 Royal Park and Southern Boulevard 
Bridges, Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, mile 1022.6 and mile 1024.7, 
West Palm Beach, FL. These temporary operating schedules have been 
implemented in an effort to assist with the flow of vehicular traffic 
due to the Flagler Memorial Bridge being left in the open to navigation 
position.

DATES: This deviation is effective without actual notice from July 29, 
2014 through 8 a.m. on October 31, 2014. For the purposes of 
enforcement, actual notice will be used from 6 a.m. on May 16, 2014, 
until July 29, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2014-0053] 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 about this 
temporary deviation, call or email Mr. Michael Lieberum, Chief 
Operations Section, Seventh Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch; 
telephone 305-415-6744, email michael.b.lieberum@uscg.mil. If you have 
questions about viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program 
Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  Due to safety concerns with the operation 
of the Flagler Memorial Bridge over the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, 
mile 1021.8, West Palm Beach, FL, the FDOT has requested permission to 
place the Flagler Memorial Bridge in the open to navigation position 
which will redirect all vehicular traffic to the Royal Park and 
Southern Boulevard Bridges. The City of Palm Beach has requested that 
the operating schedule of the Royal Park Bridge be modified from the 
schedule published in 33 CFR 117.261(v) which required this bridge to 
open on the hour and half-hour. The vertical clearance of the Royal 
Park Bridge is 21 feet at mean high water at low steel. The temporary 
bridge schedule is as follows: Monday through Friday, from 6:16 a.m. 
until 8:14 p.m., the Royal Park Bridge will open on an hourly schedule 
at the quarter-hour, except from 7:16 a.m. to 9:14 a.m. and from 4:16 
p.m. to 6:14 p.m. this bridge will remain closed to navigation. At all 
other times, including Federal Holidays, this bridge will open on the 
quarter-hour and three-quarter hour. The City has also requested that 
the Southern Boulevard Bridge be modified from the schedule published 
in 33 CFR 117.261(w) which required this bridge to open on the quarter 
hour and three quarter hour. The vertical clearance of the Southern 
Boulevard Bridge is 14 feet at mean high water at low steel. The 
temporary bridge schedule is as follows: Monday through Friday, from 
7:31 a.m. to 9:29 a.m. and from 4:01 p.m. to 5:59 p.m., this bridge 
will remain closed to navigation. At all other times, including Federal 
Holidays, this bridge will open on the top and bottom of the hour. This 
temporary modification to the regulations will remain in effect until 
October 31, 2014.
    The Coast Guard will inform waterway users of the change in 
operating schedule for this bridge through the Local Notice to 
Mariners. Mariners are advised to use this information in order to 
arrange safe transit through these bridges to minimize any delay caused 
by this temporary deviation.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to 
its regular operating schedule immediately following the end of the 
effective period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the 
normal operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: May 16, 2014.
Barry Dragon,
Director, Bridge Administration, Seventh Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2014-17854 Filed 7-28-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-04-P