80 FR 63918 - Drawbridge Operation Regulation; English Kills, Brooklyn, NY

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Coast Guard

Federal Register Volume 80, Issue 204 (October 22, 2015)

Page Range63918-63919
FR Document2015-26957

The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Metropolitan Ave. Bridge across the English Kills, mile 3.4, at Brooklyn, New York. This deviation is necessary to perform operating machinery installation. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for approximately 3 days.

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2015-0952]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; English Kills, Brooklyn, NY

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 Metropolitan Ave. Bridge across the 
English Kills, mile 3.4, at Brooklyn, New York. This deviation is 
necessary to perform operating machinery installation. This deviation 
allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for approximately 3 
days.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on November 2, 2015 to 5 
p.m. on November 5, 2015.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2015-0952] is available 
at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this 
temporary deviation, call or email Ms. Judy K. Leung-Yee, Project 
Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514-4330, email 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Metropolitan Ave. Bridge, mile 3.4, 
across the English Kills has a vertical clearance in the closed 
position of 10 feet at mean high water and 15 feet at mean low water. 
The existing bridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 
117.801(e).
    The waterway has one commercial facility located upstream of the 
bridge.
    New York City DOT requested this temporary deviation from the 
normal

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operating schedule to perform operating machinery installation.
    Under this temporary deviation, the Metropolitan Ave. Bridge may 
remain in the closed position from 6 a.m. on November 2, 2015 through 5 
p.m. on November 5, 2015.
    Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed positions may 
do so at any time. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies 
and there is no immediate alternate route for vessel to pass.
    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 vessels 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: October 8, 2015.
C.J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2015-26957 Filed 10-21-15; 8:45 am]
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PublisherOffice of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration
SectionRules and Regulations
ActionNotice of deviation from drawbridge regulation.
DatesThis deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on November 2, 2015 to 5 p.m. on November 5, 2015.
ContactIf you have questions on this temporary deviation, call or email Ms. Judy K. Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514-4330, email [email protected]
FR Citation80 FR 63918 

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