Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL, 7582 [E7-2796]

Download as PDF 7582 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 32 / Friday, February 16, 2007 / Rules and Regulations Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [CGD08–07–003] RIN 1625–AA09 Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: rmajette on PROD1PC67 with RULES SUMMARY: The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operations of the Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, Mile 482.9, Rock Island, Illinois across the Upper Mississippi River. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed-to-navigation from 7:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., September 23, 2007. The deviation is necessary as the drawbridge is part of the annual route for the Quad City Marathon. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:54 Feb 15, 2007 Jkt 211001 This temporary deviation is effective from 7:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., September 23, 2007. ADDRESSES: Materials referred to in this document are available for inspection or copying at Room 2.107F in the Robert A. Young Federal Building, 1222 Spruce Street, St. Louis, MO 63103–2832, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Bridge Administration Branch maintains the public docket for this temporary deviation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roger K. Wiebusch, Bridge Administrator, (314) 269–2378. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal requested a temporary deviation for the Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, mile 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois across the Upper Mississippi River as the drawbridge is along the route of the annual Quad City Marathon. The Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge currently operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.5 which requires the drawbridge to open promptly and fully for passage of vessels when a request to open is given in accordance with 33 CFR 117, Subpart DATES: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 A. In order to facilitate the annual event, the drawbridge must be kept in the closed-to-navigation position. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation for four hours from 7:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., September 23, 2007. There are no alternate routes for vessels transiting this section of the Upper Mississippi River. The Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, in the closed-tonavigation position, provides a vertical clearance of 23.8 feet above normal pool. Navigation on the waterway consists primarily of commercial tows and recreational watercraft. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with waterway users. No objections were received. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge shall return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated time period. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: February 1, 2007. Roger K. Wiebusch, Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. E7–2796 Filed 2–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P E:\FR\FM\16FER1.SGM 16FER1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[CGD08-07-003]
RIN 1625-AA09


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock 
Island, IL

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a 
temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operations of the 
Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, Mile 482.9, Rock Island, 
Illinois across the Upper Mississippi River. This deviation allows the 
bridge to remain closed-to-navigation from 7:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., 
September 23, 2007. The deviation is necessary as the drawbridge is 
part of the annual route for the Quad City Marathon.

DATES: This temporary deviation is effective from 7:30 a.m. until 11:30 
a.m., September 23, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Materials referred to in this document are available for 
inspection or copying at Room 2.107F in the Robert A. Young Federal 
Building, 1222 Spruce Street, St. Louis, MO 63103-2832, between 8 a.m. 
and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The Bridge 
Administration Branch maintains the public docket for this temporary 
deviation.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Roger K. Wiebusch, Bridge 
Administrator, (314) 269-2378.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal requested 
a temporary deviation for the Rock Island Railroad and Highway 
Drawbridge, mile 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois across the Upper 
Mississippi River as the drawbridge is along the route of the annual 
Quad City Marathon. The Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge 
currently operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.5 which requires the 
drawbridge to open promptly and fully for passage of vessels when a 
request to open is given in accordance with 33 CFR 117, Subpart A. In 
order to facilitate the annual event, the drawbridge must be kept in 
the closed-to-navigation position. This deviation allows the drawbridge 
to remain closed-to-navigation for four hours from 7:30 a.m. until 
11:30 a.m., September 23, 2007.
    There are no alternate routes for vessels transiting this section 
of the Upper Mississippi River.
    The Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, in the closed-to-
navigation position, provides a vertical clearance of 23.8 feet above 
normal pool. Navigation on the waterway consists primarily of 
commercial tows and recreational watercraft. This temporary deviation 
has been coordinated with waterway users. No objections were received.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge shall return to 
its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated 
time period. This deviation from the operating regulations is 
authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: February 1, 2007.
Roger K. Wiebusch,
Bridge Administrator.
[FR Doc. E7-2796 Filed 2-15-07; 8:45 am]
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