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Public Notice regarding construction of the Bridge across Lagoon Pond in Tisbury
/U.S. Department of Homeland Security
United States
Coast Guard
First Coast Guard District
Battery Park Bldg.
1 South Street
New York, NY 10004-1466
Staff Symbol: (dpb)
Phone: (212) 668-7165
Fax: (212) 668-7967

September 04,2012


An application has been received by the Commander First Coast Guard District from the
Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for a U. S. Coast Guard (USCG)
Bridge Permit for approval to replace the Beach Road Bridge across Lagoon Pond, 0.0 miles
above the mouth of the waterway. The new bridge will consist of two spans across the federal
navigation channel, one movable and one fixed. The movable span will provide vertical
clearances above mean high water of 14.75 feet in the closed position and unlimited clearance
when open. Vertical clearance under the fixed span will be 19 feet above mean high water.
Horizontal clearance of 30 feet measured normal to the axis of the channel will be provided
through each channeL

Public Notice 1-117 dated September 04, 2012 has been published on the USCG Navigation
Center website at: under the Current Operational/Safety
Information section. Interested parties may also access the Public Notice on the USCG:
First District-Bridge Branch website at: http://www.uscg.milldllpreventionlbridges.asp.

The public notice contains a detailed description of the proposed bridge project and includes
location maps and bridge drawings with navigational clearances.
The public notice may also be obtained by calling the First Coast Guard District Bridge Branch
at 212-668-7165, by writing to Commander, First Coast Guard District, Battery Park Building,
One South Street, New York, NY 10004-1466, or by facsimile request at 212-668-7967.

Interested parties are requested to express their views, in writing, on the proposed bridge project
including its possible impacts to the environment and navigation. Comments will be received for
the record at the address given in Public Notice 1-117 through October 04,2012.


Gary Kassof
Bridge Program Manager
First Coast Guard District
By direction of the District Commander

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