Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Harlem River, Bronx, New York, 17623 [2018-08372]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 78 / Monday, April 23, 2018 / Rules and Regulations Dated: April 11, 2018. D.G. Throop, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. jeopardizing the safety or security of people, places or vessels. List of Subjects in 33 CFR Part 100 Marine safety, Navigation (water), Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Waterways. For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard amends 33 CFR part 100 as follows: [FR Doc. 2018–08413 Filed 4–20–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY PART 100—SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS Coast Guard ■ 1. The authority citation for part 100 continues to read as follows: [Docket No. USCG–2018–0298] Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1233; 33 CFR 1.05–1. Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Harlem River, Bronx, New York 33 CFR Part 117 ACTION: jstallworth on DSKBBY8HB2PROD with RULES § 100.T13–0154 Special Local Regulations; USS PORTLAND Commissioning, Portland, OR. (a) Regulated area. The following area is designated as a regulated area: All navigable waters of the Willamette River within 500 yards of the USS PORTLAND while moored at the Port of Portland Terminal 2, specifically the navigable waters bounded by the following points: 45°33.34′ N, 122°42.34′ W; 45°33.12′ N, 122°42.51′ W; 45°32.71′ N, 122°41.37′ W; and 45°32.58′ N, 122°41.54′ W. (b) Special local regulations. (1) The Coast Guard may patrol the regulated area under the direction of a designated Coast Guard Patrol Commander (PATCOM). PATCOM may be contacted on Channel 16 VHF–FM (156.8 MHz) by the call sign ‘‘PATCOM.’’ Official patrol vessels may consist of any Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, state, or local law enforcement vessels assigned or approved by the Captain of the Port, Sector Columbia River. (2) Entrance into the regulated area is prohibited unless authorized by the PATCOM. The PATCOM may control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area. When hailed or signaled to stop by an official patrol vessel, a vessel must come to an immediate stop and comply with the lawful directions issued. Failure to comply with a lawful direction may result in expulsion from the area, citation for failure to comply, or both. (3) All vessels permitted to transit the regulated area must maintain a separation of at least 100 yards away from the USS PORTLAND. (c) Enforcement period. This regulated area is subject to enforcement from 11:59 p.m. on April 14, 2018 to 11:59 p.m. on April 23, 2018. VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:32 Apr 20, 2018 Jkt 244001 Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: 2. Add § 100.T13–0154 to read as follows: ■ The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Broadway Bridge across the Harlem River, mile 6.8, at Bronx, New York. This temporary deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed-tonavigation position to facilitate the replacement of track panels. DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on April 28, 2018, to 5 p.m. on May 13, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0298 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: New York City Transit, the owner of the bridge, requested a temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to facilitate the replacement of track panels. The Broadway Bridge across the Harlem River, mile 6.8, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 24 feet at mean high water and 29 feet at mean low water. The existing bridge operating regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.789(b)(1). Under this temporary deviation, the Broadway Bridge shall remain in the closed position between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. on April 28, May 5 and May 12, 2018; and between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. on April 29, May 6 and May 13, 2018. The waterway is transited by commercial and recreational traffic. The SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 17623 Coast Guard notified known commercial vessel operators that transit the area, including the Sandy Hook Pilots and the local Tug/Tow Committee; 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 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 17, 2018 Christopher J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–08372 Filed 4–20–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 50 CFR Part 622 [Docket No. 140818679–5356–02] RIN 0648–XG060 Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico; 2018 Recreational Fishing Seasons for Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Temporary rule; closure. AGENCY: NMFS announces the 2018 recreational fishing seasons for the private angling and Federal charter vessel/headboat (for-hire) components for red snapper in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of the Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) through this temporary rule. The Federal recreational season for red snapper in the Gulf EEZ begins at 12:01 a.m., local time, on June 1, 2018. For recreational harvest by the private angling component, the season closes at 12:01 a.m., local time, on June 1, 2018. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23APR1.SGM 23APR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0298]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Harlem River, Bronx, 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 Broadway Bridge across the Harlem 
River, mile 6.8, at Bronx, New York. This temporary deviation is 
necessary to allow the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation 
position to facilitate the replacement of track panels.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on April 28, 2018, to 5 
p.m. on May 13, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2018-0298 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: New York City Transit, the owner of the 
bridge, requested a temporary deviation from the normal operating 
schedule to facilitate the replacement of track panels. The Broadway 
Bridge across the Harlem River, mile 6.8, has a vertical clearance in 
the closed position of 24 feet at mean high water and 29 feet at mean 
low water. The existing bridge operating regulations are listed at 33 
CFR 117.789(b)(1).
    Under this temporary deviation, the Broadway Bridge shall remain in 
the closed position between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. on April 28, May 5 and 
May 12, 2018; and between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. on April 29, May 6 and May 
13, 2018.
    The waterway is transited by commercial and recreational traffic. 
The Coast Guard notified known commercial vessel operators that transit 
the area, including the Sandy Hook Pilots and the local Tug/Tow 
Committee; 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 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 17, 2018
Christopher J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2018-08372 Filed 4-20-18; 8:45 am]
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