Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, NY, 51484 [2014-20540]

Download as PDF 51484 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 168 / Friday, August 29, 2014 / Rules and Regulations 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. Dated: August 15, 2014. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. If you have questions on this rule, call or email Mr. John McDonald, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (617) 223–8364, john.w.mcdonald@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. [Docket No. USCG–2014–0743] The Southport SR27 Bridge, across Townsend Gut, mile 0.7, between Boothbay Harbor and Southport, Maine, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 10 feet above mean high water and 19 feet above mean low water. The bridge operating regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.537. The waterway is transited by recreational and commercial fishing boats. The bridge owner, Maine Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to facilitate deck repairs at the bridge. Under this temporary deviation the Southport SR27 Bridge shall operate as follows: From September 8, 2014 through November 22, 2014, the draw shall open on signal at 12 a.m., 3 a.m., 6 a.m., 9 a.m., 12 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m., and 9 p.m. The draw shall remain in the closed position from 6 p.m. through 6 a.m. on twelve dates to be announced in the Local Notice to Mariners (LNTM) and via a broadcast notice to mariners (BNTM), at least two weeks prior to each closure date. There is an alternate route for navigation around Southport. Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at all times. 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. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:18 Aug 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 [FR Doc. 2014–20541 Filed 8–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, 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 Loop Parkway Bridge, mile 0.7, across Long Creek, and the Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, mile 12.8, across Sloop Channel, both at Hempstead, New York. This deviation is necessary to facilitate the 2014 Dee Snider’s Ride to Fight Hunger on Long Island. The deviation allows the two bridges to remain in the closed position during this public event. DATES: This deviation is effective from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m. on September 7, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0743] 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 rule, call or email Ms. Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 668–7165, judy.k.leungyee@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Loop Parkway Bridge, mile 0.7, across Long Creek has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 21 feet at mean high PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 water and 25 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799(f). The Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, mile 12.8, across Sloop Channel has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 22 feet at mean high water and 25 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799(h). Long Creek and Sloop Channel are transited by commercial fishing and recreational vessel traffic. The bridge owner for both bridges, the State of New York Department of Transportation, requested bridge closures to facilitate a public event, the 2014 Dee Snider’s Ride. Under this temporary deviation the Loop Parkway and the Meadowbrook Parkway Bridges may remain in the closed position between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on September 7, 2014, to facilitate a public event, the 2014 Dee Snider’s Ride. There are no alternate routes for vessel traffic; however, vessels that can pass under the closed draws during this closure may do so at any time. The bridges may be opened in the event of an emergency. The Coast Guard will inform the users of the waterways through our Local and or Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridges 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 effective period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: August 18, 2014. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–20540 Filed 8–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0744] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Port Allen Canal, LA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: E:\FR\FM\29AUR1.SGM 29AUR1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 168 (Friday, August 29, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0743]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Inland 
Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, NY

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 Loop Parkway Bridge, mile 0.7, 
across Long Creek, and the Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, mile 12.8, 
across Sloop Channel, both at Hempstead, New York. This deviation is 
necessary to facilitate the 2014 Dee Snider's Ride to Fight Hunger on 
Long Island. The deviation allows the two bridges to remain in the 
closed position during this public event.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m. on 
September 7, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2014-0743] 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 rule, 
call or email Ms. Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard 
District, telephone (212) 668-7165, judy.k.leung-yee@uscg.mil. If you 
have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program 
Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Loop Parkway Bridge, mile 0.7, across 
Long Creek has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 21 feet 
at mean high water and 25 feet at mean low water. The existing 
drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799(f).
    The Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge, mile 12.8, across Sloop Channel has 
a vertical clearance in the closed position of 22 feet at mean high 
water and 25 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation 
regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799(h). Long Creek and Sloop 
Channel are transited by commercial fishing and recreational vessel 
traffic.
    The bridge owner for both bridges, the State of New York Department 
of Transportation, requested bridge closures to facilitate a public 
event, the 2014 Dee Snider's Ride.
    Under this temporary deviation the Loop Parkway and the Meadowbrook 
Parkway Bridges may remain in the closed position between 11 a.m. and 1 
p.m. on September 7, 2014, to facilitate a public event, the 2014 Dee 
Snider's Ride.
    There are no alternate routes for vessel traffic; however, vessels 
that can pass under the closed draws during this closure may do so at 
any time. The bridges may be opened in the event of an emergency.
    The Coast Guard will inform the users of the waterways through our 
Local and or Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating 
schedule for the bridges 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 effective 
period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating 
regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: August 18, 2014.
C.J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2014-20540 Filed 8-28-14; 8:45 am]
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