Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Cerritos Channel, Long Beach, CA, 24249 [2017-10854]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 101 / Friday, May 26, 2017 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0444] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Neponset River, Boston, MA 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 Granite Avenue Bridge across Neponset River, mile 2.5, at Boston, Massachusetts. This deviation is necessary in order to facilitate the McKeon Post Scholarship Road Race and allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for two hours. DATES: This deviation is effective from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on June 18, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2017–0444 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 L. Rousseau, Senior Bridge Management Specialist, First District Bridge Branch, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 617–223– 8619, email james.l.rousseau2@ uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The owner of the bridge, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to facilitate a road race. The Granite Avenue Bridge, mile 2.5, across Neponset River, has a vertical clearance of 6 feet at mean high water and 16 feet at mean low water in the closed position. The existing drawbridge operating regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.611. The temporary deviation will allow the Granite Avenue Bridge to remain closed from 9:30 a.m. through 11:30 a.m. on June 18, 2017. The waterway is used primarily by seasonal recreational vessels. Coordination with waterway users has indicated no objections to the proposed short-term closure of the draw. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed positions may do so at anytime. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies. There is no alternate route for vessels to pass. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:49 May 25, 2017 Jkt 241001 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: May 23, 2017. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–10856 Filed 5–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0462] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Cerritos Channel, Long Beach, CA 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 Henry Ford Avenue railroad bridge across Cerritos Channel, mile 4.8 at Long Beach, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to replace the operating machinery of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period. DATES: This deviation is effective from 6:30 p.m. on May 27, 2017 to 6:30 p.m. on June 10, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2017–0462], 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 Carl T. Hausner, Chief, Bridge Section, Eleventh Coast Guard District; telephone 510–437– 3516; email Carl.T.Hausner@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Port of Los Angeles has requested a temporary change to the operation of the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 24249 Henry Ford Avenue railroad bridge, mile 4.8, over Cerritos Channel, at Long Beach, CA. The drawbridge navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 6 feet above Mean High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. The draw operates as required by 33 CFR 117.147(b). Navigation on the waterway is commercial, search and rescue, law enforcement, and recreational. The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position from 6:30 p.m. on May 27, 2017 to 6:30 p.m. on June 10, 2017, to allow the bridge owner to replace the operating machinery. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with the waterway users. No objections to the proposed temporary deviation were raised. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies with between 4 to 24 hours advance notice. Los Angeles Harbor can be used as an alternate route for vessels. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterway through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so 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: May 22, 2017. C.T. Hausner, District Bridge Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–10854 Filed 5–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Patent and Trademark Office 37 CFR Part 1 [Docket No.: PTO–P–2017–0002] RIN 0651–AD14 July 2017 Revision of Patent Cooperation Treaty Procedures United States Patent and Trademark Office, Commerce. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO or Office) is amending the rules of practice to implement certain amendments made to the Regulations under the Patent SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26MYR1.SGM 26MYR1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 101 (Friday, May 26, 2017)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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[FR Doc No: 2017-10854]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2017-0462]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Cerritos Channel, Long Beach, CA

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 Henry Ford Avenue railroad bridge 
across Cerritos Channel, mile 4.8 at Long Beach, CA. The deviation is 
necessary to allow the bridge owner to replace the operating machinery 
of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the 
closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 6:30 p.m. on May 27, 2017 to 
6:30 p.m. on June 10, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2017-0462], 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 Carl T. Hausner, Chief, Bridge 
Section, Eleventh Coast Guard District; telephone 510-437-3516; email 
Carl.T.Hausner@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Port of Los Angeles has requested a 
temporary change to the operation of the Henry Ford Avenue railroad 
bridge, mile 4.8, over Cerritos Channel, at Long Beach, CA. The 
drawbridge navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 6 feet 
above Mean High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. The draw 
operates as required by 33 CFR 117.147(b). Navigation on the waterway 
is commercial, search and rescue, law enforcement, and recreational.
    The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position 
from 6:30 p.m. on May 27, 2017 to 6:30 p.m. on June 10, 2017, to allow 
the bridge owner to replace the operating machinery. This temporary 
deviation has been coordinated with the waterway users. No objections 
to the proposed temporary deviation were raised.
    Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may 
do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies with 
between 4 to 24 hours advance notice. Los Angeles Harbor can be used as 
an alternate route for vessels. The Coast Guard will also inform the 
users of the waterway through our Local and Broadcast Notices to 
Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so 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: May 22, 2017.
C.T. Hausner,
District Bridge Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2017-10854 Filed 5-25-17; 8:45 am]
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