Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Matanzas River, St. Augustine, FL, 39955 [2017-17819]

Download as PDF 39955 Rules and Regulations Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 162 Wednesday, August 23, 2017 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510. The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0781] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Matanzas River, St. Augustine, FL Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule and vertical clearance that governs the Crescent Beach Bridge (SR 206) across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (Matanzas River), mile 788.6, at St. Augustine, Florida. The temporary deviation is necessary to complete rehabilitation work on the bridge. This temporary deviation allows the bridge single-leaf operations on a schedule with an advanced notice for a doubleleaf opening and a two foot reduction in the vertical clearance of the bridge. This action is intended to allow for the contractor to conduct necessary rehabilitation work on the bascule spans with little to no effect on navigation. DATES: This deviation is effective without actual notice from August 23, 2017 through 4 p.m. on November 30, 2017. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from August 17, 2017 at 7 a.m. until August 23, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2017–0781 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 LT Allan Storm, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Waterways Management Division; pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:54 Aug 22, 2017 Jkt 241001 telephone 904–714–7616, email Allan.H.Storm@uscg.mil. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule and a vertical clearance reduction that governs the Crescent Beach Bridge (SR 206), Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (Matanzas River), mile 788.6, St. Augustine, Florida. The bridge is a double leaf bascule bridge with a 20 foot vertical clearance in the closed position. The deviation period is from 7 a.m. on August 17, 2017 to 4 p.m. on November 30, 2017. During this period, the bridge is allowed single leaf operations on a twice an hour schedule and with a two hour notice for a double leaf opening with a two foot reduction in the vertical clearance on the closed position. From 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, the bridge will open on the hour and half hour. The vertical clearance will be reduced to 18 feet for the duration of the deviation period. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may do so at anytime. The bridge 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 and vertical clearance 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. Coast Guard SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: August 17, 2017. Barry L. Dragon, Director, Bridge Branch, Seventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–17819 Filed 8–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket Number USCG–2017–0716] RIN 165–AA00 Safety Zone; Marine Event Held in the Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for a fireworks display within the Captain of the Port (COTP) Long Island Sound (LIS) Zone. This temporary final rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during these events. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within the limited access area is prohibited unless authorized by the COTP LIS. DATES: This rule is effective from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on August 31, 2017. ADDRESSES: To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to http:// www.regulations.gov, type USCG–2017– 0716 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, contact Petty Officer Amber Arnold, Prevention Department, Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, telephone (203) 468– 4583, email Amber.D.Arnold@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Table of Abbreviations COTP Captain of the Port DHS Department of Homeland Security FR Federal Register LIS Long Island Sound NPRM Notice of Proposed Rulemaking NAD 83 North American Datum 1983 II. Background Information and Regulatory History This rulemaking establishes a safety zone for the Pvro Engineering Inc. fireworks display. The Pyro Engineering Inc. fireworks display is a recurring marine event with regulatory history. A safety zone was established for this event in 2016 via a temporary final rule E:\FR\FM\23AUR1.SGM 23AUR1

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Rules and Regulations
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents 
having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed 
to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published 
under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510.

The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. 

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Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 162 / Wednesday, August 23, 2017 / 
Rules and Regulations

[[Page 39955]]



DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2017-0781]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, 
Matanzas River, St. Augustine, FL

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 and vertical clearance that governs the Crescent 
Beach Bridge (SR 206) across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway 
(Matanzas River), mile 788.6, at St. Augustine, Florida. The temporary 
deviation is necessary to complete rehabilitation work on the bridge. 
This temporary deviation allows the bridge single-leaf operations on a 
schedule with an advanced notice for a double-leaf opening and a two 
foot reduction in the vertical clearance of the bridge. This action is 
intended to allow for the contractor to conduct necessary 
rehabilitation work on the bascule spans with little to no effect on 
navigation.

DATES: This deviation is effective without actual notice from August 
23, 2017 through 4 p.m. on November 30, 2017. For the purposes of 
enforcement, actual notice will be used from August 17, 2017 at 7 a.m. 
until August 23, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2017-0781 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 LT Allan Storm, U.S. Coast Guard 
Sector Jacksonville, Waterways Management Division; telephone 904-714-
7616, email Allan.H.Storm@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Florida Department of Transportation 
(FDOT) requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule and 
a vertical clearance reduction that governs the Crescent Beach Bridge 
(SR 206), Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (Matanzas River), mile 788.6, 
St. Augustine, Florida. The bridge is a double leaf bascule bridge with 
a 20 foot vertical clearance in the closed position.
    The deviation period is from 7 a.m. on August 17, 2017 to 4 p.m. on 
November 30, 2017. During this period, the bridge is allowed single 
leaf operations on a twice an hour schedule and with a two hour notice 
for a double leaf opening with a two foot reduction in the vertical 
clearance on the closed position. From 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through 
Friday and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, the bridge will open 
on the hour and half hour. The vertical clearance will be reduced to 18 
feet for the duration of the deviation period.
    Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may 
do so at anytime. The bridge 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 and 
vertical clearance 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: August 17, 2017.
Barry L. Dragon,
Director, Bridge Branch, Seventh Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2017-17819 Filed 8-22-17; 8:45 am]
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