Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sloop Channel, Hempstead, New York, 8933 [2018-04243]

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(a) If you fail to comply with the financial responsibility requirements of OPA at 33 U.S.C. 2716 or with the requirements of this part, then you may be liable for a civil penalty of up to $46,192 per COF per day of violation VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:25 Mar 01, 2018 (that is, each day a COF is operated without acceptable evidence of OSFR). * * * * * Jkt 244001 BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0120] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sloop Channel, Hempstead, New York 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 Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge across the Sloop Channel, mile 12.8, at Hempstead, New York. This temporary deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to facilitate the machinery rehabilitation and spanlock replacement of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on March 5, 2018 to 7 a.m. on May 9, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0120 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 Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514–4330, email judy.k.leung-yee@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The owner of the bridge, the New York State Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation to facilitate the machinery rehabilitation and spanlock replacement of the bridge. The Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge across the Sloop Channel, mile 12.8, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 22 feet at mean high water and 25 feet at mean low water. The existing bridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.799(h). This temporary deviation allows the Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge to remain in the closed position daily on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. as follows: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 8933 March 5–7, 2018; and March 12–14, 2018. Additionally, the Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge shall remain in the closed position between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Wednesday as follows: April 30–May 2, 2018; and May 7–9, 2018. The majority of Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge openings for the past three years between March and April occurred on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The waterway is transited by commercial and recreational traffic. The Coast Guard notified known waterway users and there were no objections to this temporary deviation. Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at any time. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. The Coast Guard will also inform waterway users of the closure 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: February 26, 2018. Christopher J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–04243 Filed 3–1–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0050] RIN 1625–AA09 Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sturgeon Bay, Sturgeon Bay, WI Coast Guard, DHS. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is modifying the operating regulation that governs the Bayview (State Route 42/57) Bridge, Mile 3.0, Maple-Oregon Bridge, Mile 4.17, and Michigan Street Bridge, Mile 4.3, all over the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal in Sturgeon Bay, WI, by authorizing remote operation for all three drawbridges. The operating SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02MRR1.SGM 02MRR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0120]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sloop Channel, Hempstead, New 
York

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 Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge 
across the Sloop Channel, mile 12.8, at Hempstead, New York. This 
temporary deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the 
closed-to-navigation position to facilitate the machinery 
rehabilitation and spanlock replacement of the bridge. This deviation 
allows the bridge to remain in the closed position.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on March 5, 2018 to 7 
a.m. on May 9, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2018-0120 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 Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, 
First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514-4330, email 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The owner of the bridge, the New York State 
Department of Transportation, requested a temporary deviation to 
facilitate the machinery rehabilitation and spanlock replacement of the 
bridge. The Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge across the Sloop Channel, 
mile 12.8, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 22 feet 
at mean high water and 25 feet at mean low water. The existing bridge 
operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.799(h).
    This temporary deviation allows the Meadowbrook State Parkway 
Bridge to remain in the closed position daily on Monday, Tuesday, and 
Wednesday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. as follows: March 5-7, 2018; and 
March 12-14, 2018. Additionally, the Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge 
shall remain in the closed position between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. 
Wednesday as follows: April 30-May 2, 2018; and May 7-9, 2018. The 
majority of Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge openings for the past 
three years between March and April occurred on Fridays, Saturdays and 
Sundays.
    The waterway is transited by commercial and recreational traffic. 
The Coast Guard notified known waterway users and there were no 
objections to this temporary deviation. Vessels able to pass under the 
bridge in the closed position may do so at any time. The bridge will 
not be able to open for emergencies and there is no immediate alternate 
route for vessels to pass.
    The Coast Guard will also inform waterway users of the closure 
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: February 26, 2018.
Christopher J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2018-04243 Filed 3-1-18; 8:45 am]
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