Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Rancocas Creek, Burlington, NJ, 31048 [2018-14238]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with RULES 31048 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 128 / Tuesday, July 3, 2018 / Rules and Regulations The PATCOM may direct the anchoring, mooring, or movement of any vessel within this regulated area. A succession of sharp, short signals by whistle or horn from vessels patrolling the area under the direction of the PATCOM shall serve as a signal to stop. Vessels so signaled shall stop and shall comply with the orders of the PATCOM. Failure to do so may result in expulsion from the area, a Notice of Violation for failure to comply, or both. If it is deemed necessary for the protection of life and property, the PATCOM may terminate the marine event or the operation of any vessel within the regulated area. In accordance with the general regulations in § 100.35 of this part, the Coast Guard will patrol the regatta area under the direction of a designated Coast Guard Patrol Commander (PATCOM). The PATCOM may be contacted on Channel 16 (156.8 MHz) by the call sign ‘‘Coast Guard Patrol Commander.’’ Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.928, vessels transiting within the regulated area shall travel at a no-wake speed and remain vigilant for event participants and safety craft. Additionally, vessels shall yield rightof-way for event participants and event safety craft and shall follow directions given by the Coast Guard’s on-scene representative or by event representatives during the event. The ‘‘on-scene representative’’ of the Captain of the Port Detroit is any Coast Guard commissioned, warrant, or petty officer who has been designated by the Captain of the Port Detroit to act on his behalf. The on-scene representative of the Captain of the Port Detroit will be aboard either a Coast Guard or Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel. The Captain of the Port Detroit or his designated on scene representative may be contacted via VHF Channel 16. The rules in this section shall not apply to vessels participating in the event or to government vessels patrolling the regulated area in the performance of their assigned duties. This document is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.35 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). If the Captain of the Port determines that any of these special local regulations need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this document, he may suspend such enforcement and notify the public of the suspension via a Broadcast Notice to Mariners. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:05 Jul 02, 2018 Jkt 244001 Dated: June 26, 2018. J.W. Novak, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Detroit. [FR Doc. 2018–14250 Filed 7–2–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0628] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Rancocas Creek, Burlington, 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 S.R. 543 (Riverside-Delanco) Bridge across the Rancocas Creek, mile 1.3, at Burlington, NJ. The deviation is necessary to facilitate routine maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position. DATES: This deviation is effective without actual notice from July 3, 2018 until 3:30 p.m. on August 2, 2018. For enforcement purposes actual notice will be used from 7 a.m. on June 28, 2018 until July 3, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2018–0628] 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. Mickey Sanders, Bridge Administration Branch, Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone (757) 398–6587, email Mickey.D.Sanders2@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Burlington County Bridge Commission, owner and operator of the S.R. 543 (Riverside-Delanco) Bridge across the Rancocas Creek, mile 1.3, at Burlington, NJ, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating schedule to accommodate routine maintenance. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will require a 30 minutes advanced notice to open Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., on June 28, 2018, to August 2, 2018. The current operating schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.745. The Rancocas Creek is mostly used by recreational vessels. The Coast Guard SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 has carefully considered the restrictions with waterway users in publishing this temporary deviation. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels unable to pass through the bridge in the closed position. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast Notice 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 this temporary deviation. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of this effective period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: June 26, 2018. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–14238 Filed 7–2–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket Number USCG–2018–0613] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; Canalside 4th of July Celebration, Buffalo River, Buffalo, NY Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters on the Buffalo River, Buffalo, NY. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from portions of the Buffalo River during the Canalside 4th of July Celebration fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the navigational hazards associated with a fireworks display. Entry of vessels or persons into this zone is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Captain of the Port Buffalo. DATES: This rule is effective from 9:45 p.m. July 4, 2018 until 10:45 p.m. on July 5, 2018. ADDRESSES: To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to http:// SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03JYR1.SGM 03JYR1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 128 (Tuesday, July 3, 2018)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 31048]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-14238]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0628]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Rancocas Creek, Burlington, 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 S.R. 543 (Riverside-Delanco) Bridge 
across the Rancocas Creek, mile 1.3, at Burlington, NJ. The deviation 
is necessary to facilitate routine maintenance. This deviation allows 
the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.

DATES: This deviation is effective without actual notice from July 3, 
2018 until 3:30 p.m. on August 2, 2018. For enforcement purposes actual 
notice will be used from 7 a.m. on June 28, 2018 until July 3, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2018-0628] 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. Mickey Sanders, Bridge 
Administration Branch, Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone (757) 
398-6587, email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Burlington County Bridge Commission, 
owner and operator of the S.R. 543 (Riverside-Delanco) Bridge across 
the Rancocas Creek, mile 1.3, at Burlington, NJ, has requested a 
temporary deviation from the current operating schedule to accommodate 
routine maintenance.
    Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will require a 30 
minutes advanced notice to open Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 
3:30 p.m., on June 28, 2018, to August 2, 2018. The current operating 
schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.745.
    The Rancocas Creek is mostly used by recreational vessels. The 
Coast Guard has carefully considered the restrictions with waterway 
users in publishing this temporary deviation.
    Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may 
do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies and 
there is no immediate alternate route for vessels unable to pass 
through the bridge in the closed position. The Coast Guard will also 
inform the users of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast 
Notice 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 this temporary deviation.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to 
its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of this effective 
period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating 
regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: June 26, 2018.
Hal R. Pitts,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2018-14238 Filed 7-2-18; 8:45 am]
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