Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Newark Bay, Newark, NJ, 52188 [2015-21369]

Download as PDF 52188 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 167 / Friday, August 28, 2015 / Rules and Regulations 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 19, 2015. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2015–21371 Filed 8–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2015–0807] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Newark Bay, Newark, 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 Lehigh Valley Drawbridge, across Newark Bay, mile 4.3, at Newark, New Jersey. This deviation is necessary to replace bridge timbers and miter rails. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for 10 hours for two days. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 13, 2015 and from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 14, 2015, with a rain date on September 20, 2015 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2015–0807] 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 Mr. Joe M. Arca, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514–4336, email joe.m.arca@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Ms. Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826. Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 12:56 Aug 27, 2015 Jkt 235001 The Lehigh Valley Drawbridge, mile 4.3, across Newark Bay has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 35 feet at mean high water and 39 feet at mean low water. The existing bridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.5. The waterway has commercial oil barge traffic of various sizes and recreational vessels. Consolidated Rail Corporation requested this temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to facilitate essential maintenance repairs. Under this temporary deviation, the Lehigh Valley Drawbridge will operate according to the schedule below: a. From 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. on September 13, 2015 the bridge will not open to marine traffic. b. From 7 a.m. through 5 p.m., on September 14, 2015 the bridge will not open for marine traffic. c. Should a rain date be necessary, from 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. on September 20, 2015 the bridge will not open to marine traffic. The bridge will not be able to open in the event of an emergency. There is no alternate route for vessel traffic; however, vessels that can pass under the closed draws during this closure may do so at any time. The Coast Guard will inform the users of the waterway through our Local Notice to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: August 19, 2015. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2015–21369 Filed 8–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket Number USCG–2015–0704] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; Upper Mississippi River MM 180.0 to 180.5; St. Louis, MO AGENCY: PO 00000 Coast Guard, DHS. Frm 00016 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 ACTION: Temporary final rule. The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for all waters of the Upper Mississippi River, surface to bottom, between mile 180.0 and 180.5. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect persons and property from potential damage and safety hazards during Lumiere Place Fireworks displays. During the periods of enforcement, no vessels may be located within the Coast Guard safety zone. Entry into this Coast Guard safety zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port (COTP) Upper Mississippi River or other designated representative. DATES: This rule is effective from 9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on August 29, 2015. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble are part of docket USCG– 2015–0704. To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to 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 rule, call or email LCDR S.M. Peterson, Chief of Prevention, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone (314) 269–2332, email Sean.M.Peterson@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Table of Acronyms DHS Department of Homeland Security FR Federal Register NPRM Notice of Proposed Rulemaking A. Regulatory History and Information The Coast Guard is issuing this temporary final rule without prior notice and opportunity to comment pursuant to authority under section 4(a) of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) (5 U.S.C. 553(b)). This provision authorizes an agency to issue a rule without prior notice and opportunity to comment when the agency for good cause finds that those procedures are ‘‘impracticable, unnecessary, or contrary to the public interest.’’ Under 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(B), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for not publishing a E:\FR\FM\28AUR1.SGM 28AUR1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 167 (Friday, August 28, 2015)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 52188]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-21369]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2015-0807]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Newark Bay, Newark, 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 Lehigh Valley Drawbridge, across 
Newark Bay, mile 4.3, at Newark, New Jersey. This deviation is 
necessary to replace bridge timbers and miter rails. This deviation 
allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for 10 hours for two 
days.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 
13, 2015 and from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 14, 2015, with a rain 
date on September 20, 2015 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2015-0807] 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 Mr. Joe M. Arca, Project Officer, First 
Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514-4336, email 
joe.m.arca@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call 
Ms. Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 
366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Lehigh Valley Drawbridge, mile 4.3, 
across Newark Bay has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 35 
feet at mean high water and 39 feet at mean low water. The existing 
bridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.5.
    The waterway has commercial oil barge traffic of various sizes and 
recreational vessels.
    Consolidated Rail Corporation requested this temporary deviation 
from the normal operating schedule to facilitate essential maintenance 
repairs.
    Under this temporary deviation, the Lehigh Valley Drawbridge will 
operate according to the schedule below:
    a. From 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. on September 13, 2015 the bridge will 
not open to marine traffic.
    b. From 7 a.m. through 5 p.m., on September 14, 2015 the bridge 
will not open for marine traffic.
    c. Should a rain date be necessary, from 7 a.m. through 5 p.m. on 
September 20, 2015 the bridge will not open to marine traffic.
    The bridge will not be able to open in the event of an emergency. 
There is no alternate route for vessel traffic; however, vessels that 
can pass under the closed draws during this closure may do so at any 
time.
    The Coast Guard will inform the users of the waterway through our 
Local Notice to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the 
bridge 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 19, 2015.
C.J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2015-21369 Filed 8-27-15; 8:45 am]
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