Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hackensack River, Jersey City, NJ, 13246 [2015-05809]

Download as PDF 13246 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 49 / Friday, March 13, 2015 / Rules and Regulations For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard amends 33 CFR parts 165 as follows: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard PART 165—REGULATED NAVIGATION AREAS AND LIMITED ACCESS AREAS [Docket No. USCG–2015–0109] 1. The authority citation for part 165 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1231; 46 U.S.C. Chapters 701, 3306, 3703; 50 U.S.C. 191, 195; 33 CFR 1.05–1, 6.04–1, 6.04–6, and 160.5; Pub. L. 107–295, 116 Stat. 2064; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. 2. Add § 165.T09–0130 to read as follows: § 165.T09–0130 Safety Zone; St. Patrick’s Day Fireworks, Manitowoc River, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with RULES (a) Location. All waters of the Manitowoc River within a 200 foot radius of an approximate launch position at 44°05.492′ N, 087°39.332′ W (NAD 83). (b) Effective and enforcement period. This zone is effective and will be enforced from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on March 13, 2015. (c) Regulations. (1) In accordance with the general regulations in § 165.23 of this part, entry into, transiting, or anchoring within this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or her designated on-scene representative. (2) This safety zone is closed to all vessel traffic, except as may be permitted by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or her designated onscene representative. (3) The ‘‘on-scene representative’’ of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan is any Coast Guard commissioned, warrant or petty officer who has been designated by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan to act on her behalf. (4) Vessel operators desiring to enter or operate within the safety zone must contact the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or her on-scene representative to obtain permission to do so. The Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or her on-scene representative may be contacted via VHF Channel 16. Vessel operators given permission to enter or operate in the safety zone must comply with all directions given to them by the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or her on-scene representative. [FR Doc. 2015–05814 Filed 3–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Mar 12, 2015 Jkt 235001 Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hackensack River, Jersey City, 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 operation of the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) railroad bridge across the Hackensack River, mile 3.0, at Jersey City, New Jersey. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to replace rails and ties at the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed on Saturday and Sunday for twenty six consecutive weekends. DATES: This deviation is effective from April 4, 2015 through September 27, 2015. SUMMARY: ■ Dated: March 2, 2015. A.B. Cocanour, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Lake Michigan. 33 CFR Part 117 The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2015–0109] 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 M. Arca, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514–4336, joe.m.arca@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The PATH railroad bridge across the Hackensack River, mile 3.0, at Jersey City, New Jersey, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 40 feet at mean high water and 45 feet at mean low water. The existing bridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.723. The waterway is transited by seasonal recreational vessels and commercial vessels of various sizes. The bridge owner, Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH), requested a ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to facilitate structural repairs, replacement of the rails and ties, at the bridge. Under this temporary deviation, the PATH railroad bridge may remain in the closed position for twenty six weekends, between 12:01 a.m. on Saturdays through 12:01 a.m. on Mondays from April 4, 2015 through September 27, 2015. There are no alternate routes for vessel traffic; however, the vertical clearance at the bridge is 40 feet at mean high water and 45 feet at mean low water, which should allow most vessels that normally transit this bridge to pass under the closed draws during this repair period. 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: February 23, 2015. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2015–05809 Filed 3–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2015–0098] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; State Route 520 Bridge Construction, Lake Washington; Seattle, WA Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Washington around the east span of the State Route 520 Bridge in Seattle, Washington for the construction of the new bridge. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of the maritime public and workers involved in the bridge construction. The safety zone will prohibit any person or vessel from SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13MRR1.SGM 13MRR1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 49 (Friday, March 13, 2015)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 13246]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-05809]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2015-0109]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Hackensack River, Jersey City, 
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 operation of the Port Authority 
Trans-Hudson (PATH) railroad bridge across the Hackensack River, mile 
3.0, at Jersey City, New Jersey. This deviation is necessary to allow 
the bridge owner to replace rails and ties at the bridge. This 
deviation allows the bridge to remain closed on Saturday and Sunday for 
twenty six consecutive weekends.

DATES: This deviation is effective from April 4, 2015 through September 
27, 2015.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2015-0109] 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 M. Arca, Project Officer, 
First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514-4336, 
joe.m.arca@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call 
Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 
366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The PATH railroad bridge across the 
Hackensack River, mile 3.0, at Jersey City, New Jersey, has a vertical 
clearance in the closed position of 40 feet at mean high water and 45 
feet at mean low water. The existing bridge operating regulations are 
found at 33 CFR 117.723.
    The waterway is transited by seasonal recreational vessels and 
commercial vessels of various sizes.
    The bridge owner, Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH), requested a 
temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to facilitate 
structural repairs, replacement of the rails and ties, at the bridge.
    Under this temporary deviation, the PATH railroad bridge may remain 
in the closed position for twenty six weekends, between 12:01 a.m. on 
Saturdays through 12:01 a.m. on Mondays from April 4, 2015 through 
September 27, 2015.
    There are no alternate routes for vessel traffic; however, the 
vertical clearance at the bridge is 40 feet at mean high water and 45 
feet at mean low water, which should allow most vessels that normally 
transit this bridge to pass under the closed draws during this repair 
period. 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: February 23, 2015.
C.J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2015-05809 Filed 3-12-15; 8:45 am]
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