Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Atlantic City, NJ, 31886 [2018-14699]

Download as PDF 31886 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 132 / Tuesday, July 10, 2018 / Rules and Regulations 8:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. on July 29, 2018. Dated: July 3, 2018. Joseph B. Loring, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Maryland-National Capital Region. [FR Doc. 2018–14707 Filed 7–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0610] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW), Atlantic 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 US40–322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge across the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW) (Inside Thorofare), mile 70.0, at Atlantic City, NJ. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 8th Annual Atlantic City Triathlon. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position. DATES: The deviation is effective from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on August 11, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2018–0610] 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. Martin Bridges, Bridge Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard, telephone 757–398–6422, email Martin.A.Bridges@ uscg.mil. SUPPLMENTARY INFORMATION: The event director, DelMoSports, LLC, with approval from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, who owns and operates the US40–322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge across the NJICW (Inside Thorofare), mile 70.0, at Atlantic City, NJ, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations. This temporary deviation is necessary to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 8th Annual Atlantic City Triathlon. The bridge is a double amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:38 Jul 09, 2018 Jkt 244001 bascule bridge and has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 10 feet above mean high water. The current operating schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.733 (f). Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on August 11, 2018. The NJICW (Inside Thorofare) is used by 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 position may do so at anytime. 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 waterway through our Local and Broadcast Notice to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impacts 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: July 3, 2018. Hal R. Pittsn, Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–14699 Filed 7–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0566] Recurring Safety Zone; Steelers Fireworks, Pittsburgh, PA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Pittsburgh Steelers Fireworks to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on the navigable waters of the Allegheny, Ohio, and Monongahela Rivers during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District identifies the regulated area for this event in Pittsburgh, PA. During the enforcement periods, entry into this SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh or a designated representative. The regulations in 33 CFR 165.801, Table 1, Line 57, will be enforced from 7 p.m. through 11 p.m. on August 19, 2018, September 30, 2018, and November 8, 2018. DATES: If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, call or email Petty Officer Jennifer Haggins, Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 412–221–0807, email Jennifer.L.Haggins@uscg.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for the Steelers fireworks in 33 CFR 165.801, Table 1, Line 57, from 7 p.m. through 11 p.m. on each of three evenings on August 19, 2018, September 30, 2018, and November 8, 2018. This action is being taken to provide for the safety of persons, vessels, and the marine environment on the navigable waters of the Allegheny, Ohio, and Monongahela Rivers during this event. Our regulation for marine events within the Eighth Coast Guard District, § 165.801, specifies the location of the safety zone for the Steelers fireworks, which covers a less than one-mile stretch of the Ohio, Allegheny, and Monongahela Rivers. Entry into the safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh (COTP) or a designated representative. Persons or vessels desiring to enter into or pass through the area must request permission from the COTP or a designated representative. They can be reached on VHF FM channel 16. If permission is granted, all persons and vessel shall comply with the instructions of the COTP or designated representative. In addition to this notice of enforcement in the Federal Register, the COTP or a designated representative will inform the public through Broadcast Notices to Mariners (BNMs), Local Notices to Mariners (LNMs), Marine Safety Information Bulletins (MSIBs), and/or through other means of public notice as appropriate at least 24 hours in advance of each enforcement. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: July 5, 2018. A.W. Demo, Commander, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh. [FR Doc. 2018–14708 Filed 7–9–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P E:\FR\FM\10JYR1.SGM 10JYR1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 132 (Tuesday, July 10, 2018)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0610]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway 
(NJICW), Atlantic 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 US40-322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge 
across the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway (NJICW) (Inside Thorofare), 
mile 70.0, at Atlantic City, NJ. The deviation is necessary to 
accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 
8th Annual Atlantic City Triathlon. This deviation allows the bridge to 
remain in the closed-to-navigation position.

DATES: The deviation is effective from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on August 11, 
2018.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2018-0610] 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. Martin Bridges, Bridge 
Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard, telephone 757-398-
6422, email [email protected].

SUPPLMENTARY INFORMATION: The event director, DelMoSports, LLC, with 
approval from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, who owns and 
operates the US40-322 (Albany Avenue) Bridge across the NJICW (Inside 
Thorofare), mile 70.0, at Atlantic City, NJ, has requested a temporary 
deviation from the current operating regulations. This temporary 
deviation is necessary to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians 
and vehicles during the 8th Annual Atlantic City Triathlon. The bridge 
is a double bascule bridge and has a vertical clearance in the closed 
position of 10 feet above mean high water.
    The current operating schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.733 (f). 
Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be maintained in the 
closed-to-navigation position from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on August 11, 2018. 
The NJICW (Inside Thorofare) is used by 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 position may 
do so at anytime. 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 waterway through our Local and Broadcast Notice 
to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that 
vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impacts 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: July 3, 2018.
Hal R. Pittsn,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2018-14699 Filed 7-9-18; 8:45 am]
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