Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Grassy Sound Channel, Middle Township, NJ, 29770 [2016-11349]

Download as PDF 29770 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 93 / Friday, May 13, 2016 / Rules and Regulations markers. The six anchorages are located in the following areas: Branch Rd Point; Emerald Ln Point; Lotell Hollow Cove; McCoy Branch Cove; west of Duck Head Point; and Jennings Branch Cove. In addition to the listed designated anchorages, vessels may also anchor inside the protective coves. (b) Definitions. As used in this section, designated representative means a Coast Guard Patrol Commander, including a Coast Guard coxswain, petty officer, or other officer operating a Coast Guard vessel and a Federal, State, and local officer designated by or assisting the Captain of the Port Upper Mississippi River in the enforcement of the regulation. (c) Regulations. (1) Under the general regulations in § 100.35, deviation from the regulations described in paragraph (a) of this section is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP Upper Mississippi River or designated representative. (2) To seek permission to deviate from the regulation, contact the COTP or the COTP’s designated representative via VHF–FM ch 16 or by calling Sector Upper Mississippi River at 314–269– 2332. (d) Enforcement period. This section will be enforced from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 4, 2016. Dated: May 6, 2016. M.L. Malloy, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River. [FR Doc. 2016–11339 Filed 5–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2016–0384] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Grassy Sound Channel, Middle Township, 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 Grassy Sound Channel Bridge (West Ocean Drive/ CR619) across the Grassy Sound Channel, mile 1.0, at Middle Township, NJ. This deviation is necessary to provide for the safety of runners during ‘‘The Wild Half’’ annual half marathon. This deviation allows the bridge to ehiers on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:42 May 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 remain in the closed-to-navigation position. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DATES: This deviation is effective from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on May 15, 2016. Coast Guard The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2016–0384] 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. 33 CFR Part 165 ADDRESSES: If you have questions on this temporary deviation, call or email Mr. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard, telephone 757– 398–6222, email Hal.R.Pitts@uscg.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Cape May County, Department of Public Works, that owns and operates the Grassy Sound Channel Bridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations to provide for the safety of runners during ‘‘The Wild Half’’ annual half marathon event. The bridge is a bascule draw bridge and has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 15 feet above mean high water. The current operating schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.721. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will remain in the closed-to-navigation position from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on May 15, 2016. The Coast Guard has carefully considered the nature and volume of vessel traffic on the waterway in publishing this temporary deviation. Vessels able to safely pass through the bridge in the closed position may do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies and the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway is an alternate route for vessels transiting the area. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessel operators can arrange their transit 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: May 10, 2016. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2016–11349 Filed 5–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 [Docket No. USCG–2016–0250] RIN 1625–AA87 Security Zone; Tall-Ship CUAUHTEMOC; Thames River, New London Harbor, New London, CT Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone around the Tall-Ship CUAUHTEMOC during its transit through the Long Island Sound Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone, and for the duration of its mooring on the Thames River in New London Harbor, New London, CT. This temporary final rule creates a 250-yard radius security zone encompassing all navigable waters around the Tall-Ship CUAUHTEMOC while in transit through Sector Long Island Sound’s Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone, and a 100-yard radius temporary security zone while the vessel is anchored or moored in the Thames River in New London Harbor, New London, CT. This zone is needed to protect the Tall-Ship CUAUHTEMOC and its crew from destruction, loss, or injury from sabotage, subversive acts, or other malicious acts of a similar nature. Persons or vessels may not enter the security zone without permission of the COTP or a COTP designated representative. SUMMARY: This rule is effective without actual notice from May 13, 2016 until May 14, 2016. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from May 1, 2016 until May 13, 2016. ADDRESSES: To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to http:// www.regulations.gov, type USCG–2016– 0250 in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this rule. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or email Petty Officer Jay TerVeen, Prevention Department, Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound; telephone (203) 468–4446, email Jay.C.TerVeen@ uscg.mil. DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Table of Abbreviations COTP Captain of the Port DHS Department of Homeland Security E:\FR\FM\13MYR1.SGM 13MYR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2016-0384]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Grassy Sound Channel, Middle 
Township, 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 Grassy Sound Channel Bridge (West 
Ocean Drive/CR619) across the Grassy Sound Channel, mile 1.0, at Middle 
Township, NJ. This deviation is necessary to provide for the safety of 
runners during ``The Wild Half'' annual half marathon. This deviation 
allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on May 15, 
2016.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2016-0384] 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 Mr. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge 
Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard, telephone 757-398-
6222, email Hal.R.Pitts@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Cape May County, Department of Public 
Works, that owns and operates the Grassy Sound Channel Bridge, has 
requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations 
to provide for the safety of runners during ``The Wild Half'' annual 
half marathon event. The bridge is a bascule draw bridge and has a 
vertical clearance in the closed position of 15 feet above mean high 
water.
    The current operating schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.721. Under 
this temporary deviation, the bridge will remain in the closed-to-
navigation position from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on May 15, 2016. The 
Coast Guard has carefully considered the nature and volume of vessel 
traffic on the waterway in publishing this temporary deviation.
    Vessels able to safely pass through the bridge in the closed 
position may do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open for 
emergencies and the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway is an alternate 
route for vessels transiting the area. The Coast Guard will also inform 
the users of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast Notices to 
Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that 
vessel operators can arrange their transit 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: May 10, 2016.
Hal R. Pitts,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2016-11349 Filed 5-12-16; 8:45 am]
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