Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Reynolds Channel, Long Beach, NY, 19321-19322 [2017-08504]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 80 / Thursday, April 27, 2017 / Rules and Regulations operate at a no wake speed to reduce wake to a minimum, and in a manner which will not endanger participants in the event or any other craft. These rules shall not apply to participants in the event or vessels of the patrol operating in the performance of their assigned duties. The Captain of the Port or a designated representative may direct the anchoring, mooring, or movement of any boat or vessel within the regulated area. This notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.909, Chinatown Chamber of Commerce Dragon Boat Race; Chicago, IL and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). The Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advance notice of the enforcement of this special local regulation via Broadcast Notice to Mariners and Local Notice to Mariners. The Captain of the Port Lake Michigan, or a designated onscene representative may be contacted via Channel 16, VHF–FM. Dated: March 31, 2017. A.B. Cocanour, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Lake Michigan. [FR Doc. 2017–08501 Filed 4–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0213] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hood Canal, Port Gamble, 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 Hood Canal Floating Drawbridge across Hood Canal (Admiralty Inlet), mile 5.0, near Port Gamble, WA. This deviation is necessary to accommodate replacement of the draw span operating equipment. The deviation allows the bridge to open the draw half-way, 300 feet; as opposed to a full opening, which is 600 feet. The deviation also requires the draw to open on signal if at least four hours notice is given. DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on May 1, 2017, to 7 p.m. on September 30, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2017–0213 is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:36 Apr 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule of the Hood Canal Floating Drawbridge be allowed to only open half of the draw span to facilitate safe and uninterrupted draw span equipment replacement. The Hood Canal Floating Drawbridge crosses Hood Canal, mile 5.0, near Port Gamble, WA. The bridge has two fixed spans (east and west), and one draw span (center). The east span provides 50 feet of vertical clearance, the west span provides 35 feet of vertical clearance and the center span provides zero feet of vertical clearance in the closed-to-navigation position. The center span provides unlimited vertical clearance in the open-to-navigation position. Vertical clearances are referenced to mean highwater elevation. The deviation period allows the center span of the Hood Canal Floating Drawbridge across Hood Canal, mile 5.0, to only open half-way after contact the bridge operator has been at least four hours prior to signaling for an opening from 6 a.m. on May 1, 2017, until 7 p.m. on September 30, 2017. During the time of the deviation, the drawbridge will not be able to operate according to the normal operating schedule. The normal operating schedule for the bridge is in accordance with 33 CFR 117.1045. The bridge shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR 117.1045 at all other times. Waterway usage on this part of Hood Canal includes commercial tugs and barges, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard vessels, and small pleasure craft. Coordination has been completed with known waterway users, and no objections to the deviation have been received. Vessels able to pass through the east and west spans may do so at any time. The center span does not provide passage in the closed-to-navigation position. The bridge will be able to open half the center span for Navy and Coast Guard vessels during emergencies, when at least a one hour notice has been given by the Department of the Navy or U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 19321 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: April 21, 2017. Steven Fischer, Chief, Bridge Program, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–08502 Filed 4–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0291] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Reynolds Channel, Long Beach, 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 across Reynolds Channel, mile 4.7, at Long Beach, New York. This deviation is necessary in order to facilitate an annual fireworks display and allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for one hour. DATES: This deviation is effective from 9:30 p.m. on July 7, 2017 to 10:30 p.m. on July 9, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2017–0291 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 James M. Moore, Bridge Management Specialist, First District Bridge Branch, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 212–514–4334, email james.m.moore2@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The City of Long Beach Police Department requested and the bridge owner, Nassau County of Public Works, concurred with a temporary deviation request from the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27APR1.SGM 27APR1 19322 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 80 / Thursday, April 27, 2017 / Rules and Regulations normal operating schedule to facilitate a public fireworks event. The Long Beach Bridge, mile 4.7, across Reynolds Channel, has a vertical clearance of 22 feet at mean high water and 24 feet at mean low water in the closed position. The existing drawbridge operating regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799(g). This temporary deviation will allow the Long Beach Bridge to remain closed from 9:30 p.m. through 10:30 p.m. on July 7, 2017 with rain dates of July 8, 2017 and July 9, 2017. The waterway is used primarily by seasonal recreational vessels and occasional tug/barge traffic. Coordination with waterway users has indicated no objections to this shortterm closure of the draw. Vessels that can pass under the bridge without an opening may do so at all times. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies. There is no 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 vessel operators 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 24, 2017. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–08504 Filed 4–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0245] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; York River, Yorktown, VA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulations. AGENCY: nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with RULES ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Coleman Memorial (US 17) Bridge which carries US 17 across the York River, mile 7.0, at Yorktown, VA. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:36 Apr 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-tonavigation position. DATES: The deviation is effective from 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2017, through 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 14, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2017–0245] 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. Michael Thorogood, Bridge Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard, telephone 757–398–6557, email Michael.R.Thorogood@uscg.mil. SUPPLMENTARY INFORMATION: The Virginia Department of Transportation, owner and operator of the Coleman Memorial (US 17) Bridge, that carries US 17 across the York River, mile 7.0, at Yorktown, VA, has requested a temporary deviation from the current published schedule to test the manual operating capabilities of each swing span of the drawbridge. The bridge has a vertical clearance of 60 feet above mean high water (MHW) in the closed position and unlimited vertical clearance in the open position. The current operating schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.1025. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be in the closed-to-navigation position from 5:30 a.m. to 8 a.m., on Sunday, May 7, 2017; with an alternative date on Sunday, May 14, 2017. The York River is used by a variety of vessels including recreational, tug and barge traffic, fishing vessels, and small commercial vessels. The Coast Guard has carefully coordinated the restrictions with waterway users in publishing this temporary deviation. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed-to-navigation position may do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies, if at least 30 minutes notice is given, and there is no immediate alternative route for vessels unable to pass through the bridge in the closed position. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterway through our Local Notice and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessel operators 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 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 end of the effective period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: April 21, 2017. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–08503 Filed 4–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 47 CFR Part 64 [CG Docket Nos. 10–51 and 03–123; DA 17– 76] Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Services Program Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: In this document, the Commission’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (Bureau or CGB), pursuant to delegated authority, adopts amendments to the Commission’s telecommunications relay services (TRS) rules to incorporate technical standards to improve the interoperability and portability of services, equipment, and software used for video relay services (VRS) to enhance functional equivalence and VRS availability for consumers, ease of compliance by providers, and overall efficiency in the operation of VRS. DATES: Effective Date: This rule is effective as of May 30, 2017. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rules is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of May 30, 2017. Compliance Dates: The compliance date for the VRS Provider Interoperability Profile is August 25, 2017. The compliance date for the Relay User Equipment (RUE) Profile is April 27, 2018. The compliance date for contact lists and speed dial lists is October 24, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bob Aldrich, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (202) 418–0996, email Robert.Aldrich@fcc.gov, or Eliot Greenwald, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, (202) 418–2235, email Eliot.Greenwald@ fcc.gov. SUMMARY: This is a summary of Structure and Practices of the Video Relay Service Program; Telecommunications Relay Services and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\27APR1.SGM 27APR1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 80 (Thursday, April 27, 2017)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 19321-19322]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-08504]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2017-0291]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Reynolds Channel, Long Beach, 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 across Reynolds 
Channel, mile 4.7, at Long Beach, New York. This deviation is necessary 
in order to facilitate an annual fireworks display and allows the 
bridge to remain in the closed position for one hour.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 9:30 p.m. on July 7, 2017 to 
10:30 p.m. on July 9, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2017-0291 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 James M. Moore, Bridge Management 
Specialist, First District Bridge Branch, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 
212-514-4334, email james.m.moore2@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The City of Long Beach Police Department 
requested and the bridge owner, Nassau County of Public Works, 
concurred with a temporary deviation request from the

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normal operating schedule to facilitate a public fireworks event.
    The Long Beach Bridge, mile 4.7, across Reynolds Channel, has a 
vertical clearance of 22 feet at mean high water and 24 feet at mean 
low water in the closed position. The existing drawbridge operating 
regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799(g).
    This temporary deviation will allow the Long Beach Bridge to remain 
closed from 9:30 p.m. through 10:30 p.m. on July 7, 2017 with rain 
dates of July 8, 2017 and July 9, 2017. The waterway is used primarily 
by seasonal recreational vessels and occasional tug/barge traffic. 
Coordination with waterway users has indicated no objections to this 
short-term closure of the draw.
    Vessels that can pass under the bridge without an opening may do so 
at all times. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies. There is 
no 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 vessel operators 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 24, 2017.
C.J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2017-08504 Filed 4-26-17; 8:45 am]
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