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Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

132 / Tuesday, July 11, 2006 / Rules and Regulations 38989

material. If you do so, please include DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND your name and address, identify the
your name and address, identify the SECURITY docket number for this deviation
docket number for this deviation (CGD01–06–077), indicate the specific
(CGD01–06–076), indicate the specific Coast Guard section of this document to which each
section of this document to which each comment applies, and give the reason
comment applies, and give the reason 33 CFR Part 117 for each comment. Please submit all
for each comment. Please submit all [CGD01–06–077] comments and related material in an
comments and related material in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by
unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by Drawbridge Operation Regulations; 11 inches, suitable for copying. If you
11 inches, suitable for copying. If you Long Island, New York Waterway From would like to know if they reached us,
would like to know if they reached us, East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock please enclose a stamped, self-addressed
please enclose a stamped, self-addressed Canal, Hempstead, NY postcard or envelope. We will consider
postcard or envelope. We will consider AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS. all comments and material received
all comments and material received ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation during the comment period. Comments
during the comment period. Comments from regulations; request for comments. must be received by November 3, 2006.
must be received by November 3, 2006.
Background and Purpose
SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast
Background and Purpose Guard District, has issued a temporary The Meadowbrook State Parkway
The Wantagh State Parkway Bridge deviation from the regulation governing Bridge has a vertical clearance in the
has a vertical clearance in the closed the operation of the Meadowbrook State closed position of 22 feet at mean high
position of 16 feet at mean high water Parkway Bridge across Sloop Channel at water and 25 feet at mean low water.
and 19 feet at mean low water. The mile 12.8, at Hempstead, New York. The existing drawbridge operation
This deviation will test a change to the
existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR
drawbridge operation schedule to
regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.799(h).
determine whether a permanent change
§ 117.799(i). The bridge owner, New York State
to the schedule is needed. This
The bridge owner, New York State deviation will allow the bridge to open Department of Transportation, requested
Department of Transportation, requested on signal if at least a half-hour notice is a temporary deviation from the
a temporary deviation from the given to the New York State Department drawbridge operation regulations to test
drawbridge operation regulations to test of Transportation, except that, from 7 an alternate drawbridge operation
an alternate drawbridge operation a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, schedule to help better balance the
schedule to help better balance the and Federal holidays, the draw shall needs between vehicular land traffic
needs between vehicular land traffic open every hour, on the hour, if at least and marine vessel traffic.
and marine vessel traffic. a half-hour notice is given. Under this temporary deviation, in
Under this temporary deviation, in DATES: This deviation is effective from effect from June 30, 2006 through
effect from June 30, 2006 through June 30, 2006 through September 4, September 4, 2006, the Meadowbrook
September 4, 2006, the Wantagh State 2006. Comments must reach the Coast State Parkway Bridge across Sloop
Parkway Bridge at mile 16.1, across Guard on or before November 3, 2006. Channel at mile 12.8, shall operate as
Goose Creek, shall operate as follows: ADDRESSES: You may mail comments follows:
and related material to Commander
The bridge shall open on signal if at (dpb), First Coast Guard District Bridge The bridge shall open on signal if at
least a half-hour notice is given to the Branch, One South Street, Battery Park least half-hour notice is given to the
New York State Department of Building, New York, New York 10004, New York State Department of
Transportation, except that, from 7:30 or deliver them to the same address Transportation, except that, from 7 a.m.
a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturdays, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday to 8 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and
Sundays, and Federal holidays, the through Friday, except, Federal Federal holidays, the draw shall open
draw shall be opened every hour on the holidays. The First Coast Guard District, every hour, on the hour, if at least a
half-hour after at least a half-hour notice Bridge Branch, maintains the public half-hour notice is given.
is given. docket for this deviation. Comments and This deviation from the operating
This deviation from the operating material received from the public, as regulations is authorized under 33 CFR
regulations is authorized under 33 CFR well as documents indicated in this 117.43.
117.43. notice as being available in the docket,
will become part of this docket and will Dated: June 26, 2006.
Dated: June 26, 2006. be available for inspection or copying at Gary Kassof,
Gary Kassof, the First Coast Guard District, Bridge Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard Branch, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday District.
District. through Friday, except Federal holidays. [FR Doc. E6–10759 Filed 7–10–06; 8:45 am]
[FR Doc. E6–10761 Filed 7–10–06; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judy BILLING CODE 4910–15–P
BILLING CODE 4910–15–P Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast
Guard District, at (212) 668–7195.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
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