Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Connecticut River, East Haddam, CT, 21465 [2016-08296]

Download as PDF jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with RULES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 70 / Tuesday, April 12, 2016 / Rules and Regulations (2) Coast Guard Patrol Commander means a commissioned, warrant, or petty officer of the U.S. Coast Guard who has been designated by the Commander, Coast Guard Sector Baltimore. (3) Official Patrol means any vessel assigned or approved by Commander, Coast Guard Sector Baltimore with a commissioned, warrant, or petty officer on board and displaying a Coast Guard ensign. (4) Participant means all persons and vessels participating in the Bay Bridge Paddle event under the auspices of the Marine Event Permit issued to the event sponsor and approved by Commander, Coast Guard Sector Baltimore. (c) Special local regulations. (1) The Coast Guard Patrol Commander may forbid and control the movement of all vessels and persons, including event participants, in the regulated area. When hailed or signaled by an official patrol, a vessel or person in the regulated area shall immediately comply with the directions given. Failure to do so may result in expulsion from the area, citation for failure to comply, or both. The Coast Guard Patrol Commander may terminate the event, or the operation of any support vessel participating in the event, at any time it is deemed necessary for the protection of life or property. (2) Except for participants and vessels already at berth, mooring, or anchor, all persons and vessels within the regulated area at the time it is implemented are to depart the regulated area. (3) Persons desiring to transit the regulated area must first obtain authorization from the Captain of the Port Baltimore or Coast Guard Patrol Commander. Prior to the enforcement period, to seek permission to transit the area, the Captain of the Port Baltimore can be contacted at telephone number 410–576–2693 or on Marine Band Radio, VHF–FM channel 16 (156.8 MHz). During the enforcement period, to seek permission to transit the area, the Coast Guard Patrol Commander can be contacted on Marine Band Radio, VHF–FM channel 16 (156.8 MHz) for direction. (4) The Coast Guard may be assisted in the patrol and enforcement of the regulated area by other Federal, State, and local agencies. The Coast Guard Patrol Commander and official patrol vessels enforcing this regulated area can be contacted on marine band radio VHF–FM channel 16 (156.8 MHz) and channel 22A (157.1 MHz). (5) The Coast Guard will publish a notice in the Fifth Coast Guard District Local Notice to Mariners and issue a marine information broadcast on VHF– VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:11 Apr 11, 2016 Jkt 238001 FM marine band radio announcing specific event date and times. (d) Enforcement period. This section will be enforced from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on May 14, 2016, and, if necessary due to inclement weather, from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on May 15, 2016. Dated: March 31, 2016. Lonnie P. Harrison, Jr., Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Baltimore. [FR Doc. 2016–08380 Filed 4–11–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2016–0293] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Connecticut River, East Haddam, CT 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 Route 82 Bridge across the Connecticut River, mile 16.8, at East Haddam, Connecticut. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to perform emergency repairs at the bridge. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on April 18, 2016 to 3 p.m. on June 30, 2016. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2016–0293] 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary deviation, call or email Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514–4330, email judy.k.leung-yee@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Route 82 Bridge, mile 16.8, across the Connecticut River, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 22 feet at mean high water and 25 feet at mean low water. The existing bridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.205(c). The waterway is transited by seasonal recreational traffic and some commercial barge traffic of various sizes. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 21465 The bridge owner, Connecticut Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to perform emergency repairs at the bridge. Under this temporary deviation, the Route 82 Bridge shall open on signal from April 18, 2016 to June 30, 2016, Monday to Friday between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. if at least two-hour notice is given by calling the number posted at the bridge. Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at anytime. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. The Coast Guard will inform the users of the waterways through our Local Notice and Broadcast to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessel operations 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, 2016. C.J. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 70 (Tuesday, April 12, 2016)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 21465]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-08296]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2016-0293]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Connecticut River, East Haddam, 
CT

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 Route 82 Bridge across the 
Connecticut River, mile 16.8, at East Haddam, Connecticut. This 
deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to perform emergency 
repairs at the bridge.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on April 18, 2016 to 3 
p.m. on June 30, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2016-0293] 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this 
temporary deviation, call or email Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, 
First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514-4330, email 
judy.k.leung-yee@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Route 82 Bridge, mile 16.8, across the 
Connecticut River, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 
22 feet at mean high water and 25 feet at mean low water. The existing 
bridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.205(c).
    The waterway is transited by seasonal recreational traffic and some 
commercial barge traffic of various sizes.
    The bridge owner, Connecticut Department of Transportation, 
requested a temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to 
perform emergency repairs at the bridge.
    Under this temporary deviation, the Route 82 Bridge shall open on 
signal from April 18, 2016 to June 30, 2016, Monday to Friday between 7 
a.m. and 3 p.m. if at least two-hour notice is given by calling the 
number posted at the bridge.
    Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed position may do 
so at anytime. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies and 
there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass.
    The Coast Guard will inform the users of the waterways through our 
Local Notice and Broadcast to Mariners of the change in operating 
schedule for the bridge so that vessel operations 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, 2016.
C.J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2016-08296 Filed 4-11-16; 8:45 am]
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