Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Beach Thorofare, Margate City, NJ, 4585 [2018-01981]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 22 / Thursday, February 1, 2018 / Rules and Regulations Dated: January 26, 2018. Robert W. Patterson, Acting Administrator. [FR Doc. 2018–02008 Filed 1–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0033] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Beach Thorofare, Margate City, 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 Margate Boulevard/Margate Bridge which carries Margate Boulevard across the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Beach Thorofare, mile 74.0, at Margate City, NJ. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position. DATES: The deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on Monday, February 26, 2018, through 7 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2018–0033] 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Ole Hansen and Sons, Inc., owner and operator of the Margate Boulevard/ Margate Bridge that carries Margate Boulevard across the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Beach Thorofare, mile 74.0, at Margate City, NJ, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating schedule to facilitate maintenance of the structural steel and replacement of the structural steel support column of the double bascule drawbridge. The bridge has a vertical clearance of 14 feet above mean high water in the closed position and unlimited clearance in the open daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:09 Jan 31, 2018 Jkt 244001 position. The current operating schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.5. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be in the closed-tonavigation position between 7 a.m. on February 26, 2018, through 7 p.m. on March 12, 2018. The Beach Thorofare is used by a variety of vessels including recreational 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 not be able to open for emergencies 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 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: January 26, 2018. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–01981 Filed 1–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION 39 CFR Part 3010 [Docket No. RM2016–6; Order No. 4393] Mail Preparation Changes Postal Regulatory Commission. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commission adopts a final rule concerning mail preparation changes. This Order amends an existing Commission rule. DATES: Effective March 5, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David A. Trissell, General Counsel, at 202–789–6820. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Background III. Review of Proposed Rule and Analysis of Comments PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 4585 IV. Ordering Paragraphs I. Introduction In this Order, the Commission adopts a final rule concerning mail preparation changes. The final rule adopted by this Order amends an existing Commission rule located at 39 CFR part 3010.1 The rule as adopted incorporates suggestions presented by commenters that include slight modifications to the rule as proposed, but do not materially affect its substance. II. Background The Commission is charged with enforcing its price cap rules, which require that the Postal Service make reasonable adjustments to its billing determinants to account for the effects of classification changes such as the introduction, deletion, or redefinition of rate cells. See 39 CFR 3010.23(d)(2). Under § 3010.23(d)(2), these classification changes can include changes to mail preparation requirements made by the Postal Service. In Docket No. R2013–10R, the Commission articulated a standard governing when mail preparation changes result in the deletion or redefinition of rate cells under § 3010.23(d)(2) of the price cap rules.2 After setting forth the standard applied to mail preparation requirements, the Commission instituted the present rulemaking ‘‘to create rules for the process and timeframes for the regulation of mail preparation requirement changes.’’ 3 As discussed below, the Commission issued an initial proposed rule that was 1 On December 1, 2017, the Commission issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in Docket No. RM2017–3 that proposed replacing provisions of 39 CFR part 3010 with new rules in new subparts. The Commission issues this rule in part 3010 and any changes to the rule’s location in the CFR will be made in the Docket No. RM2017–3 rulemaking. See Docket No. RM2017–3, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the System for Regulating Rates and Classes for Market Dominant Products, December 1, 2017 (Order No. 4258). The notice of proposed rulemaking was published in the Federal Register on December 11, 2017. See 82 FR 58280. 2 Docket No. R2013–10R, Order Resolving Issues on Remand, January 22, 2016 (Order No. 3047). For a complete history of the underlying proceedings and the facts regarding the change to Full Service Intelligent Mail barcoding (IMb) which precipitated the need for a standard, see Docket No. R2013–10, Order on Price Adjustments for Market Dominant Products and Related Mail Classification Changes, November 21, 2013, at 5–35 (Order No. 1890); Order No. 3047; Docket No. R2013–10R, Order Resolving Motion for Reconsideration of Commission Order No. 3047, July 20, 2016 (Order No. 3441). 3 Order No. 3047 at 21. See also id. at 59 (‘‘The Commission intends to also issue a rulemaking to establish procedural rules setting forth the process governing mail preparation changes that require price cap compliance.’’). E:\FR\FM\01FER1.SGM 01FER1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 22 (Thursday, February 1, 2018)]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-01981]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0033]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal 
Waterway, Beach Thorofare, Margate City, 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 Margate Boulevard/Margate Bridge 
which carries Margate Boulevard across the New Jersey Intracoastal 
Waterway, Beach Thorofare, mile 74.0, at Margate City, NJ. The 
deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance. This deviation 
allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.

DATES: The deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on Monday, February 26, 
2018, through 7 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2018-0033] 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 [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Ole Hansen and Sons, Inc., owner and 
operator of the Margate Boulevard/Margate Bridge that carries Margate 
Boulevard across the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Beach Thorofare, 
mile 74.0, at Margate City, NJ, has requested a temporary deviation 
from the current operating schedule to facilitate maintenance of the 
structural steel and replacement of the structural steel support column 
of the double bascule drawbridge. The bridge has a vertical clearance 
of 14 feet above mean high water in the closed position and unlimited 
clearance in the open position. The current operating schedule is set 
out in 33 CFR 117.5. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be 
in the closed-to-navigation position between 7 a.m. on February 26, 
2018, through 7 p.m. on March 12, 2018.
    The Beach Thorofare is used by a variety of vessels including 
recreational 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 not be able to open for 
emergencies 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 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: January 26, 2018.
Hal R. Pitts,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2018-01981 Filed 1-31-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9110-04-P