Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Piscataqua River, Kittery, ME, 20163 [2015-08660]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 72 / Wednesday, April 15, 2015 / Rules and Regulations Zone and shall be known as the Eighth District Outer Continental Shelf Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection. The District Commander resolves any conflict between the functions of this marine inspection zone and any geographically based marine inspection zones described in 33 CFR 3.40–10, 3.40–15, 3.40–28, 3.40–35, 3.40–40, 3.40–60, or 3.40.65. §§ 3.40–10, 3.40–15, 3.40–28, 3.40–35, 3.40– 40, 3.40–60, 3.40–65 [Amended] 3. Add the words the words ‘‘Subject to the overriding provisions of § 3.40– 5,’’ in the following places: ■ a. In § 3.40–10, at the beginning of the second sentence; ■ b. In §§ 3.40–15 and 3.40–28, at the beginning of the first sentence in paragraph (a); ■ c. In §§ 3.40–35, 3.40–40, and 3.40–60 at the beginning of the second sentence; and ■ d. In § 3.40–65, at the beginning of the first sentence in paragraph (a). DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2015–0222] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Piscataqua River, Kittery, ME Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: ■ PART 141—PERSONNEL 4. The authority for part 141 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 43 U.S.C. 1356; 46 U.S.C. 70105; 49 CFR 1.46(z). 5. In § 141.15, redesignate paragraph (c) as paragraph (c)(1) and add paragraph (c)(2) to read as follows: ■ § 141.15 Restrictions on employment. * * * * * (c) * * * (2) Determinations in paragraph (c)(1) of this section for all MODUs and fixed and floating OCS facilities, as those terms are defined in 33 CFR 140.10, operating within the Eighth District Outer Continental Shelf Marine Inspection Zone will be made by the Eighth District Outer Continental Shelf Officer in Charge, Marine Inspection, as defined and described in § 3.40–5 of this chapter. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with RULES Dated: April 9, 2015. J.C. Burton, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2015–08533 Filed 4–14–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:28 Apr 14, 2015 Jkt 235001 The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Sara M. Long Bridge, mile 2.5, across the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine. This deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge construction. This deviation allows the secondary draw at the Sara M. Long Bridge to remain closed to marine traffic during construction. DATES: This deviation is effective from May 15, 2015 through October 31, 2015. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2015–0222] 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, contact Ms. Judy K. LeungYee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514–4330, 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 Sara M. Long Bridge across the Piscataqua River, mile 2.5, between Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 8 feet at mean high water and 18 feet at mean low water. The secondary draw section will remain closed during construction. The existing bridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.531(c). The waterway is transited by seasonal recreational vessels and commercial vessels of various sizes. The bridge owner, Maine Department of Transportation, requested a SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 20163 temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to facilitate bridge construction. Under this temporary deviation the Sara M. Long Bridge secondary draw may remain in the closed position from May 15, 2015 through October 31, 2015. There is an alternate route for vessel traffic under the main span of the Sara M. Long Bridge. Vessels are advised to remain clear of the secondary draw and related construction activities during this closure. The secondary draw 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: April 6, 2015. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2015–08660 Filed 4–14–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket Number USCG–2015–0202] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone, Eastern Branch Elizabeth River; Norfolk, VA Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing a safety zone on the navigable waters of the Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth River in support of the Old Dominion University (ODU) versus University of Virginia (UVA) Baseball Game fireworks event. This safety zone will restrict vessel movement in the specified area during the fireworks display. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property on the surrounding navigable waters during the fireworks display. DATES: This rule is effective and enforced from 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on April 28, 2015. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15APR1.SGM 15APR1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 72 (Wednesday, April 15, 2015)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-08660]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2015-0222]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Piscataqua River, Kittery, 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 Sara M. Long Bridge, mile 2.5, 
across the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, New Hampshire and 
Kittery, Maine. This deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge 
construction. This deviation allows the secondary draw at the Sara M. 
Long Bridge to remain closed to marine traffic during construction.

DATES: This deviation is effective from May 15, 2015 through October 
31, 2015.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2015-0222] 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, contact Ms. Judy K. Leung-Yee, Project Officer, 
First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514-4330, 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 Sara M. Long Bridge across the 
Piscataqua River, mile 2.5, between Portsmouth, New Hampshire and 
Kittery, Maine, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 8 
feet at mean high water and 18 feet at mean low water.
    The secondary draw section will remain closed during construction. 
The existing bridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 
117.531(c).
    The waterway is transited by seasonal recreational vessels and 
commercial vessels of various sizes.
    The bridge owner, Maine Department of Transportation, requested a 
temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to facilitate 
bridge construction.
    Under this temporary deviation the Sara M. Long Bridge secondary 
draw may remain in the closed position from May 15, 2015 through 
October 31, 2015.
    There is an alternate route for vessel traffic under the main span 
of the Sara M. Long Bridge. Vessels are advised to remain clear of the 
secondary draw and related construction activities during this closure. 
The secondary draw 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: April 6, 2015.
C.J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2015-08660 Filed 4-14-15; 8:45 am]
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