Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Townsend Gut, Boothbay Harbor and Southport, ME, 51483-51484 [2014-20541]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 168 / Friday, August 29, 2014 / Rules and Regulations 51483 TABLE 1 TO § 165.T01–0717 Regatta event 1 Region 8 Beach Brawl ........................................................................ Dated: August 14, 2014. H. L. Morrison, Commander, U. S. Coast Guard, Acting Captain of the Port Sector Long Island Sound. [FR Doc. 2014–20676 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–2014–0354] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Venice, FL Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Venice Avenue Bridge, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 56.6, Venice, FL. This temporary operating schedule will allow the bridge to not open to navigation including tugs with tows, during the Sarasota Iron Man Triathlon scheduled for the second Sunday of November, for the safety of the participants. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. November 8, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0354] 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 wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:18 Aug 28, 2014 Jkt 232001 • • • • • Date: September 6, 2014. Time: 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Date: September 7, 2014. Time: 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: All navigable waters in New Haven Harbor, West Haven, CT encompassing an area starting from a point on land at 41°15′18″ N; 072°57′13″ W then southeast to point at 41°15′12″ N; 072°57′13″ W the northeast to point at 41°15′15″ N; 072°57′59″ W the northwest to a point on land at 41°15′21″ N; 072°57′02″ W then southwest along shoreline back to point of origin. (NAD 83) All positions are approximate. deviation, call or email Ms. Danielle Mauser, Bridge Transportation Assistant, Seventh Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch; telephone 305–415– 6946, email Danielle.L.Mauser2@ uscg.mil. If you have questions about viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In order to accommodate the annual Sarasota Iron Man Triathlon, a temporary schedule deviation has been authorized for the Venice Avenue Bridge, across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 56.6 in Venice, FL. This deviation is in effect from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on November 8, 2014. During this time, the bridge shall remain closed to navigation, including tugs with tows. Currently, the bridge opens as required per 33 CFR 117.287 (a–2), which states ‘‘the draw of the Venice Avenue bridge, shall open on signal, except that from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday except Federal holidays. The draw need open only at 10 minutes after the hour, 30 minutes after the hour and 50 minutes after the hour, except between 4:35 p.m. and 5:35 p.m.’’ The regulation changes may have a minor impact on vessels transiting the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in the vicinity of Venice, FL, but will still meet the reasonable needs of navigation. The Venice Avenue Bridge provides a vertical clearance of 30 feet at mean high water in the closed position and a horizontal clearance of 90 feet. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may do so at anytime. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies. Also, vessels capable of using the Gulf of Mexico as an alternate route may do so in lieu of transiting the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway at mile 56.6 in Venice, FL from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. November 8, 2014. The Coast Guard will inform users of the waterways through Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessels can arrange PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 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 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: August 15, 2014. Barry Dragon, Director, Bridge Administration, Seventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–20539 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–2014–0762] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Townsend Gut, Boothbay Harbor and Southport, ME 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 Southport SR27 Bridge across Townsend Gut, mile 0.7, between Boothbay Harbor and Southport, Maine. The bridge owner, Maine Department of Transportation will be performing structural repairs at the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to operate on a temporary schedule for eleven weeks to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance. DATES: This deviation is effective from September 8, 2014 through November 22, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0762] is SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29AUR1.SGM 29AUR1 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]
[Pages 51483-51484]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-20541]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0762]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Townsend Gut, Boothbay Harbor 
and Southport, ME

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 operation of the Southport SR27 
Bridge across Townsend Gut, mile 0.7, between Boothbay Harbor and 
Southport, Maine. The bridge owner, Maine Department of Transportation 
will be performing structural repairs at the bridge. This deviation 
allows the bridge to operate on a temporary schedule for eleven weeks 
to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.

DATES: This deviation is effective from September 8, 2014 through 
November 22, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2014-0762] is

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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 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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.

    Dated: August 15, 2014.
C.J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2014-20541 Filed 8-28-14; 8:45 am]
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