Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, Ocean City, MD, 18225-18226 [2018-08754]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 81 / Thursday, April 26, 2018 / Rules and Regulations with Indian Tribal Governments, because it does not have a substantial direct effect on one or more Indian tribes, on the relationship between the Federal Government and Indian tribes, or on the distribution of power and responsibilities between the Federal Government and Indian tribes. If you believe this rule has implications for federalism or Indian tribes, please contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. E. Unfunded Mandates Reform Act F. Environment We have analyzed this rule under Department of Homeland Security Directive 023–01 and Commandant Instruction M16475.1D, which guide the Coast Guard in complying with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321–4370f), and have made a preliminary determination that this action is one of a category of actions that do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. This rule involves the establishment of a special local regulation that prohibits entry on less than three miles of the Clinch River for thirteen hours on two days. It is categorically excluded from further review under paragraph L63(a) of Appendix A, Table 1 of DHS Instruction Manual 023–01–001–01, Rev. 01. A Record of Environmental Consideration supporting this determination is available in the docket where indicated under ADDRESSES. rmajette on DSKBCKNHB2PROD with RULES G. Protest Activities The Coast Guard respects the First Amendment rights of protesters. Protesters are asked to contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to coordinate protest activities so that your message can be received without jeopardizing the safety or security of people, places or vessels. 14:41 Apr 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 Marine safety, Navigation (water), Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Waterways. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard amends 33 CFR part 100 as follows: 33 CFR Part 117 PART 100—SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, Ocean City, MD 1. The authority citation for part 100 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1233; 33 CFR 1.05– The Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1531–1538) requires Federal agencies to assess the effects of their discretionary regulatory actions. In particular, the Act addresses actions that may result in the expenditure by a State, local, or tribal government, in the aggregate, or by the private sector of $100,000,000 (adjusted for inflation) or more in any one year. Though this rule will not result in such an expenditure, we do discuss the effects of this rule elsewhere in this preamble. VerDate Sep<11>2014 List of Subjects in 33 CFR Part 100 18225 1. 2. Add § 100.35T08–0143 to read as follows: ■ § 100.35T08–0143 Special Local Regulation; Clinch River, Oak Ridge, TN. (a) Location. The following area is a temporary special local regulation: All navigable waters of the Clinch River, extending the entire width of the river, between mile marker (MM) 49.5 and MM 52.0, Oak Ridge, TN. (b) Effective period. This special local regulation is effective from 5 a.m. on April 27, 2018 through 6 p.m. on April 29, 2018. (c) Special local regulations. (1) Entry into this area is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley (COTP) or a designated representative. A designated representative is a commissioned, warrant, or petty officer of the U.S. Coast Guard assigned to units under the operational control of USCG Sector Ohio Valley. (2) Persons or vessels seeking to enter the regulated area must request permission from the COTP or a designated representative on VHF–FM channel 16 or by telephone at 1–800– 253–7465. (3) Persons and vessels permitted to enter this regulated area must transit at their slowest safe speed and comply with all lawful directions issued by the COTP or the designated representative. (d) Informational broadcasts. The COTP or a designated representative will inform the public through local notice to mariners and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the enforcement period for the regulated area as well as any changes in the planned schedule. Dated: April 20, 2018. M.B. Zamperini, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley. [FR Doc. 2018–08769 Filed 4–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0287 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 US 50/Harry W. Kelly Memorial Bridge, which carries US 50 and Ocean Gateway across the Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, mile 0.5, at Ocean City, MD. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the ‘‘Island to Island’’ Half Marathon. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position. DATES: The deviation is effective from 8 a.m. through 10:30 a.m. on April 28, 2018. SUMMARY: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2018–0287] 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 OC Tri Running Sports, on behalf of the Maryland State Highways Administration, owner and operator of the US 50/Harry W. Kelly Memorial Bridge that carries US 50 and Ocean Gateway across the Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, mile 0.5, at Ocean City, MD, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations to ensure the safety of the participants and spectators associated with the ‘‘Island to Island’’ Half Marathon on Saturday, April 28, 2018. This bridge is a double bascule drawbridge, with a vertical clearance of 13 feet above mean high water in the closed position and unlimited vertical clearance in the open position. The current operating regulation is set out in 33 CFR 117.559. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be maintained in the closed-to-navigation ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\26APR1.SGM 26APR1 18226 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 81 / Thursday, April 26, 2018 / Rules and Regulations position from 8 a.m. through 10:30 a.m. on April 28, 2018. The Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay is used by a variety of vessels small fishing vessels and recreational vessels. The Coast Guard has carefully considered the nature and volume of vessel traffic on the waterway 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 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: April 19, 2018. Jerry R. Barnes, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–08754 Filed 4–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0228] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Delaware River, Burlington, NJ and Bristol, PA 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 SR 413/ Burlington-Bristol bridge, which carries SR 413 across the Delaware River, mile 117.8, between Burlington, NJ and Bristol, PA. 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 May 1, 2018, through 6 p.m. on September 30, 2018. rmajette on DSKBCKNHB2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:41 Apr 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0228 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 Burlington County Bridge Commission, owner and operator of the SR 413/ Burlington-Bristol bridge, that carries SR 413 across the Delaware River, mile 117.8, between Burlington, NJ and Bristol, PA, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating schedule to facilitate bridge maintenance and painting of the vertical lift span of the drawbridge. During the maintenance period a work platform will reduce one half of the bridge span vertical clearance to approximately 58 feet above mean high water in the closed position and approximately 132 feet above mean high water in the open position. The bridge has a vertical clearance of 135 feet above mean high water in the open position, and 61 feet above mean high water in the closed position. The current operating schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.716. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be in the closed-to-navigation position from 7 a.m. through 7 p.m.; Monday through Friday; and from 6 a.m. through 6 p.m.; Saturday through Sunday; from 7 a.m. on May 1, 2018, through 6 p.m. on September 30, 2018. The Delaware River is used by a variety of vessels including deep draft commercial vessels, U.S. government and public vessels, small commercial vessels, tug and barge traffic, and 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 open on signal, if two hour prior notification is given. 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 Notice and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessel ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 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 19, 2018. Jerry R. Barnes, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–08762 Filed 4–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2016–0257] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Delaware River, Pennsauken Township, NJ Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the DELAIR Memorial Railroad Bridge across the Delaware River, mile 104.6, at Pennsauken Township, NJ. This deviation will test the remote operation system of the drawbridge to determine whether the bridge can be safely operated from a remote location. This deviation will allow the bridge to be remotely operated from the Conrail South Jersey dispatch center in Mount Laurel, NJ, instead of being operated by an on-site bridge tender. DATES: This modified deviation is effective without actual notice from April 26, 2018 through 7:59 a.m. on October 16, 2018. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from 8 a.m. on April 19, 2018, until April 26, 2018. Comments and related material must reach the Coast Guard on or before August 17, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG– 2016–0257 using Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. See the ‘‘Public Participation and Request for Comments’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below for instructions on submitting comments. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26APR1.SGM 26APR1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 81 (Thursday, April 26, 2018)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 18225-18226]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-08754]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0287


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, 
Ocean City, MD

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 US 50/Harry W. Kelly Memorial 
Bridge, which carries US 50 and Ocean Gateway across the Isle of Wight 
(Sinepuxent) Bay, mile 0.5, at Ocean City, MD. The deviation is 
necessary to facilitate the ``Island to Island'' Half Marathon. This 
deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation 
position.

DATES: The deviation is effective from 8 a.m. through 10:30 a.m. on 
April 28, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2018-0287] 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 OC Tri Running Sports, on behalf of the 
Maryland State Highways Administration, owner and operator of the US 
50/Harry W. Kelly Memorial Bridge that carries US 50 and Ocean Gateway 
across the Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, mile 0.5, at Ocean City, MD, 
has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating 
regulations to ensure the safety of the participants and spectators 
associated with the ``Island to Island'' Half Marathon on Saturday, 
April 28, 2018. This bridge is a double bascule drawbridge, with a 
vertical clearance of 13 feet above mean high water in the closed 
position and unlimited vertical clearance in the open position.
    The current operating regulation is set out in 33 CFR 117.559. 
Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be maintained in the 
closed-to-navigation

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position from 8 a.m. through 10:30 a.m. on April 28, 2018.
    The Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay is used by a variety of vessels 
small fishing vessels and recreational vessels. The Coast Guard has 
carefully considered the nature and volume of vessel traffic on the 
waterway 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 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: April 19, 2018.
Jerry R. Barnes,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2018-08754 Filed 4-25-18; 8:45 am]
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