Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Reynolds Channel, Nassau County, NY, 58395 [2016-20372]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 165 / Thursday, August 25, 2016 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2016–0831] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Reynolds Channel, Nassau County, NY 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 Long Beach Bridge, mile 4.7, across Reynolds Channel, at Nassau County, New York. This temporary deviation is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event, the Annual Fireworks Display. DATES: This deviation is effective from 9:30 p.m. on September 2, 2016 to 10:30 p.m. on September 3, 2016. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2016–0831, 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 Ms. Judy K. Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514– 4330, email Judy.K.Leung-Yee@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The bridge owner, Nassau County Department of Public Works, requested this temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to facilitate a public event, the Annual Fireworks Display. The Long Beach Bridge, mile 4.7, across Reynolds Channel has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 22 feet at mean high water and 24 feet at mean low water. The existing bridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.799(g). Reynolds Channel is transited by commercial and recreational traffic. Under this temporary deviation, the Long Beach Bridge may remain in the closed position between 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on September 2, 2016 (rain date: September 3, 2016 between 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.). Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at anytime. The bridges will not be able to open for emergencies and there are no immediate alternate routes for vessels to pass. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through our Lhorne on DSK30JT082PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:55 Aug 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 Local and Broadcast Notices 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 22, 2016. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2016–20372 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2016–0817] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Columbia River, Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA 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 Interstate 5 (I–5) Bridges across the Columbia River, mile 106.5, between Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the movement and safety of pedestrians on the I–5 Bridges. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed-tonavigation position during the Hands Across the Bridge event. DATES: This deviation is effective from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on September 5, 2016. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2016–0XXX] 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. Steven Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District; telephone 206–220–7282, email d13-pfd13bridges@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Oregon Department of Transportation has requested that the Interstate 5 (I–5) Bridges across the Columbia River SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 58395 remain closed to vessel traffic to facilitate heavier than normal pedestrian traffic associated with Hands Across the Bridges event. The I–5 Bridges cross the Columbia River at mile 106.5, and provide three designated navigation channels with vertical clearances ranging from 39 to 72 feet above Columbia River Datum 0.0 while the lift spans are in the closed-to-navigation position. The normal operating schedule for the I–5 Bridges is 33 CFR 117.869. This deviation period is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on September 5, 2016. The deviation allows the lift spans of the I–5 Bridges to remain in the closed-tonavigation position, and need not open for maritime traffic during this period. The bridges shall operate in accordance with 33 CFR 117.869 at all other times. Waterway usage on this part of the Columbia River includes vessels ranging from commercial tug and tow vessels to recreational pleasure craft. Vessels able to pass under the bridges in the closed positions may do so at anytime. The bridges will be able to open for emergencies and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. 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 vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impact caused by the temporary deviation. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridges must return to their 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, 2016. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2016–20368 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket Number USCG–2016–0756] RIN 1625–AA87 Security Zone; U.S. Navy/U.S. Coast Guard Assets Demonstration in Conjunction With Fleet Week San Diego, San Diego Bay; San Diego, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: E:\FR\FM\25AUR1.SGM 25AUR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2016-0831]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Reynolds Channel, Nassau County, 
NY

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 Long Beach Bridge, mile 4.7, across 
Reynolds Channel, at Nassau County, New York. This temporary deviation 
is necessary to facilitate public safety during a public event, the 
Annual Fireworks Display.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 9:30 p.m. on September 2, 2016 
to 10:30 p.m. on September 3, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2016-0831, 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 Ms. Judy K. Leung-Yee, Project 
Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514-4330, email 
Judy.K.Leung-Yee@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The bridge owner, Nassau County Department 
of Public Works, requested this temporary deviation from the normal 
operating schedule to facilitate a public event, the Annual Fireworks 
Display.
    The Long Beach Bridge, mile 4.7, across Reynolds Channel has a 
vertical clearance in the closed position of 22 feet at mean high water 
and 24 feet at mean low water. The existing bridge operating 
regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.799(g).
    Reynolds Channel is transited by commercial and recreational 
traffic.
    Under this temporary deviation, the Long Beach Bridge may remain in 
the closed position between 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on September 2, 
2016 (rain date: September 3, 2016 between 9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.).
    Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed position may do 
so at anytime. The bridges will not be able to open for emergencies and 
there are no immediate alternate routes for vessels to pass.
    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 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 22, 2016.
C.J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2016-20372 Filed 8-24-16; 8:45 am]
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