Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Berwick Bay, (Atchafalaya River) Morgan City, LA, 70468 [E6-20486]

Download as PDF 70468 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 233 / Tuesday, December 5, 2006 / Rules and Regulations 0.5 (GIWW mile 6.2 East of Harvey Lock), to remain closed to navigation from 6:30 a.m. until 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5, 2006. The bascule bridge has a vertical clearance of 1 foot above high water in the closed-to-navigation position. Navigation on the waterway consists mainly of tugs with tows and some ships. The bridge normally opens to pass navigation an average of eight times during the deviation period. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.458(a), the draw of the bridge shall open on signal; except that, from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays, the draw need not open for the passage of vessels. The draw shall open at any time for a vessel in distress. Normally, the draw is required to open at any time for a vessel in distress. However, the bridge will not be able to open for emergencies during the closure period. An alternate route is available to mariners by proceeding down the Mississippi River to Venice, Louisiana, crossing the Breton Sound and proceeding up the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet. The Coast Guard has coordinated the closure with waterway users, industry, and other Coast Guard units. It has been determined that this closure will not have a significant effect on vessel traffic. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(c), this work will be performed with all due speed in order to return the bridge to normal operation as soon as possible. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: November 13, 2006. Marcus Redford, Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. E6–20485 Filed 12–4–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [CGD08–06–041] Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Berwick Bay, (Atchafalaya River) Morgan City, LA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. ycherry on PROD1PC64 with RULES AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:17 Dec 04, 2006 Jkt 211001 governing the operation of the BNSF Railway Company Vertical Lift Span Bridge across Berwick Bay, mile 0.4, (Atchafalaya River, mile 17.5) at Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for 12 consecutive hours to conduct scheduled maintenance to the drawbridge. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2006. ADDRESSES: Materials referred to in this document are available for inspection or copying at the office of the Eighth Coast Guard District, Bridge Administration Branch, Hale Boggs Federal Building, Room 1313, 500 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130–3310 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is (504) 671–2128. The Bridge Administration Branch maintains the public docket for this temporary deviation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Frank, Bridge Administration Branch, telephone (504) 671–2128 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BNSF Railway Company has requested a temporary deviation in order to replace the railroad signal circuits of the BNSF Railway Railroad Vertical Lift Span Bridge across Berwick Bay, mile 0.4 (Atchafalaya River, mile 17.5) at Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. Replacement of the signal circuits is necessary to turn the lining of signals across the bridge into a fully automatic operation so that the bridge will be in full compliance with requirements of the Federal Railroad Administration. This temporary deviation will allow the bridge to remain in the closed-tonavigation position from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2006. There may be times, during the closure period, when the draw will not be able to open for emergencies. The bridge provides 4 feet of vertical clearance in the closed-to-navigation position. Thus, most vessels will not be able to transit through the bridge site when the bridge is closed. Navigation on the waterway consists of tugs with tows, fishing vessels and recreational craft including sailboats and powerboats. Due to prior experience, as well as coordination with waterway users, it has been determined that this closure will not have a significant effect on these vessels. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(c), this work will be performed with all due speed in order to return the bridge to normal operation as soon as possible. This deviation from the operating PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: November 16, 2006. Marcus Redford, Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. E6–20486 Filed 12–4–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Parts 52 and 70 [EPA–R07–OAR–2006–0900; FRL–8250–7] Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans and Operating Permits Program; State of Missouri Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Direct final rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: EPA is taking direct final action to approve the State Implementation Plan (SIP) and operating permits program revision submitted by the state of Missouri to update the ambient air quality standards, sampling methods, definitions, and common reference methods and tables. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 233 (Tuesday, December 5, 2006)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 70468]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-20486]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[CGD08-06-041]


Drawbridge Operating Regulations; Berwick Bay, (Atchafalaya 
River) Morgan City, LA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a 
temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the 
BNSF Railway Company Vertical Lift Span Bridge across Berwick Bay, mile 
0.4, (Atchafalaya River, mile 17.5) at Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, 
Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to 
navigation for 12 consecutive hours to conduct scheduled maintenance to 
the drawbridge.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on 
Wednesday, December 13, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Materials referred to in this document are available for 
inspection or copying at the office of the Eighth Coast Guard District, 
Bridge Administration Branch, Hale Boggs Federal Building, Room 1313, 
500 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130-3310 between 7 a.m. 
and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The 
telephone number is (504) 671-2128. The Bridge Administration Branch 
maintains the public docket for this temporary deviation.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Frank, Bridge Administration 
Branch, telephone (504) 671-2128

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BNSF Railway Company has requested a 
temporary deviation in order to replace the railroad signal circuits of 
the BNSF Railway Railroad Vertical Lift Span Bridge across Berwick Bay, 
mile 0.4 (Atchafalaya River, mile 17.5) at Morgan City, St. Mary 
Parish, Louisiana. Replacement of the signal circuits is necessary to 
turn the lining of signals across the bridge into a fully automatic 
operation so that the bridge will be in full compliance with 
requirements of the Federal Railroad Administration. This temporary 
deviation will allow the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation 
position from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2006. 
There may be times, during the closure period, when the draw will not 
be able to open for emergencies.
    The bridge provides 4 feet of vertical clearance in the closed-to-
navigation position. Thus, most vessels will not be able to transit 
through the bridge site when the bridge is closed. Navigation on the 
waterway consists of tugs with tows, fishing vessels and recreational 
craft including sailboats and powerboats. Due to prior experience, as 
well as coordination with waterway users, it has been determined that 
this closure will not have a significant effect on these vessels.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(c), this work will be performed 
with all due speed in order to return the bridge to normal operation as 
soon as possible. This deviation from the operating regulations is 
authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: November 16, 2006.
Marcus Redford,
Bridge Administrator.
[FR Doc. E6-20486 Filed 12-4-06; 8:45 am]
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