Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Newtown Creek, Dutch Kills, English Kills and Their Tributaries, NY, 62825 [2014-25010]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 203 / Tuesday, October 21, 2014 / Rules and Regulations Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Long Beach Bridge has a vertical clearance of 20 feet at mean high water, and 24 feet at mean low water in the closed position. The existing drawbridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.799(g). The bridge owner, Nassau County Department of Public Works, requested a bridge closure to facilitate the replacement of the concrete deck at the bridge. During the execution of these repairs the bridge will not be able to open. Under this temporary deviation, the Long Beach Bridge may remain in the closed position between 9 a.m. on October 20, 2014 through 8 p.m. on November 19, 2014. Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at all times. Reynolds Channel has commercial and recreational vessel traffic. There are no alternate routes. The bridge cannot be opened in the event of an emergency. No objections were received from the waterway users. 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: October 9, 2014. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–25011 Filed 10–20–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0915] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Newtown Creek, Dutch Kills, English Kills and Their Tributaries, NY Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with RULES ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge across English Kills, mile 3.4, at Brooklyn, New York. The bridge owner, New York City Department of Transportation, will be performing electrical repairs at the SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:03 Oct 20, 2014 Jkt 235001 bridge. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed position for three days to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on November 17, 2014 through 4 p.m. on November 20, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0915] 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.leumg-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 Metropolitan Avenue Bridge, across English Kills, mile 3.4, at Brooklyn, New York, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 10 feet at mean high water and 15 feet at mean low water. The bridge operating regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.801(e). The waterway is transited by recreational and commercial vessels of various sizes. The bridge owner, New York City Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to facilitate electrical repairs at the bridge. Under this temporary deviation the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge shall remain in the closed position from 7 a.m. on November 17, 2014 through 4 p.m. on November 20, 2014. 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 bridge may be opened in the event of an emergency. The Coast Guard will inform the users of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast Notice 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 PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 62825 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: October 9, 2014. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–25010 Filed 10–20–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0910] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Houma Navigation Canal, Houma, Terrebonne Parish, LA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the SR 661 Swing Bridge across the Houma Navigation Canal, mile 36.0, in Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for up to four hours at a time during daylight hours for the purpose of conducting necessary maintenance and repairs to the drawbridge. DATES: This deviation is effective from October 23, 2014 to January 7, 2015. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0910] 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 rulemaking. 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 Jim Wetherington, Bridge Administration Branch, Coast Guard, telephone (504) 671–2128, email james.r.wetherington@ uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21OCR1.SGM 21OCR1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 203 (Tuesday, October 21, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 62825]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-25010]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0915]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Newtown Creek, Dutch Kills, 
English Kills and Their Tributaries, 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 operation of the Metropolitan 
Avenue Bridge across English Kills, mile 3.4, at Brooklyn, New York. 
The bridge owner, New York City Department of Transportation, will be 
performing electrical repairs at the bridge. This deviation is 
necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed position for 
three days to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on November 17, 2014 
through 4 p.m. on November 20, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2014-0915] 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.leumg-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 Metropolitan Avenue Bridge, across 
English Kills, mile 3.4, at Brooklyn, New York, has a vertical 
clearance in the closed position of 10 feet at mean high water and 15 
feet at mean low water. The bridge operating regulations are listed at 
33 CFR 117.801(e).
    The waterway is transited by recreational and commercial vessels of 
various sizes.
    The bridge owner, New York City Department of Transportation, 
requested a temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to 
facilitate electrical repairs at the bridge.
    Under this temporary deviation the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge shall 
remain in the closed position from 7 a.m. on November 17, 2014 through 
4 p.m. on November 20, 2014.
    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 bridge may be opened in the event of an emergency.
    The Coast Guard will inform the users of the waterways through our 
Local and Broadcast Notice 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: October 9, 2014.
C.J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2014-25010 Filed 10-20-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-04-P