Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Potomac River, Between Maryland and Virginia, 52007 [E7-18017]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 176 / Wednesday, September 12, 2007 / Rules and Regulations August 4 and 5, August 11 and 12, and August 18 and 19, 2007, from 7 a.m. each Saturday morning through 7 p.m. each Sunday evening. The owner of the bridge, New Jersey Transit Rail Operation (NJTRO), requested a second temporary deviation to facilitate the completion of the aerial cable installation at the bridge. The aerial cable installation was unexpectedly not finished during the previously authorized temporary deviation, making additional time necessary for the completion of this project. Under this temporary deviation the NJTRO Lower Hack Bridge need not open for the passage of vessel traffic for from 7 a.m. Saturday, September 22, 2007 through 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 23, 2007. Vessels that can pass under the bridge without a bridge opening may do so at all times. In the event of inclement weather, the rain dates will be September 29, 2007 and September 30, 2007. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the bridge must 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: September 4, 2007. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E7–17996 Filed 9–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [CGD05–07–089] RIN 1625–AA–09 Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Potomac River, Between Maryland and Virginia Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: and including 11:59 p.m. on October 19, 2007, to facilitate completion of concrete pours for the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge construction project. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on September 17, 2007, until 11:59 p.m. on October 19, 2007. ADDRESSES: Materials referred to in this document are available for inspection or copying at Commander (dpb), Fifth Coast Guard District, Federal Building, 1st Floor, 431 Crawford Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704–5004 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is (757) 398–6222. Commander (dpb), Fifth Coast Guard District maintains the public docket for this temporary deviation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Waverly W. Gregory, Jr., Bridge Administrator, Fifth Coast Guard District, at (757) 398–6222. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The new Woodrow Wilson (lift) Bridge has a vertical clearance in the closed position to vessels of 75 feet, above mean high water. Coordinators for the construction of the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations set out in 33 CFR part 117.255(a) to close the drawbridge to navigation to facilitate concrete pours at the rear and finger joints of the movable span. To facilitate the concrete pours, the Woodrow Wilson Bridge will be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position from 7 a.m. on Monday, September 17, 2007 until and including 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 19, 2007. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated time period. Dated: September 5, 2007. Waverly W. Gregory, Jr., Chief, Bridge Administration Branch, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E7–18017 Filed 9–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P ACTION: The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the new Woodrow Wilson Memorial (I– 95) Bridge, mile 103.8, across Potomac River between Alexandria, Virginia and Oxon Hill, Maryland. This deviation allows the new drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation from 7 a.m. beginning on September 17, 2007 until jlentini on PROD1PC65 with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:11 Sep 11, 2007 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [CGD01–07–129] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Jamaica Bay, New York, NY AGENCY: PO 00000 Coast Guard, DHS. Frm 00033 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 52007 Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Beach Channel Railroad Bridge across Jamaica Bay, mile 6.7, at New York, New York. Under this temporary deviation, in effect for four weekends in September, the Beach Channel Railroad Bridge may remain in the closed position on Saturdays and Sundays from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. This deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge track repairs. This deviation is effective from September 8, 2007 through September 30, 2007. DATES: Materials referred to in this document are available for inspection or copying at the First Coast Guard District, Bridge Branch Office, 408 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02110, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is (617) 223–8364. The First Coast Guard District Bridge Branch Office maintains the public docket for this temporary deviation. ADDRESSES: John McDonald, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (617) 223–8364. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Beach Channel Railroad Bridge, across Jamaica Bay, mile 6.7, at New York, New York, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 26 feet at mean high water and 31 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.5. The owner of the bridge, New York City Transit Authority, requested a temporary deviation to facilitate repairs to the bridge rails. Under this temporary deviation, in effect for four successive weekends, the Beach Channel Railroad Bridge need not open for the passage of vessel traffic on Saturday and Sunday between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. on September 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, and 30, 2007. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the bridge must 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 4, 2007. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E7–17994 Filed 9–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P E:\FR\FM\12SER1.SGM 12SER1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[CGD05-07-089]
RIN 1625-AA-09


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Potomac River, Between Maryland 
and Virginia

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a 
temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the 
new Woodrow Wilson Memorial (I-95) Bridge, mile 103.8, across Potomac 
River between Alexandria, Virginia and Oxon Hill, Maryland. This 
deviation allows the new drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation from 
7 a.m. beginning on September 17, 2007 until and including 11:59 p.m. 
on October 19, 2007, to facilitate completion of concrete pours for the 
new Woodrow Wilson Bridge construction project.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on September 17, 2007, 
until 11:59 p.m. on October 19, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Materials referred to in this document are available for 
inspection or copying at Commander (dpb), Fifth Coast Guard District, 
Federal Building, 1st Floor, 431 Crawford Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704-
5004 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays. The telephone number is (757) 398-6222. Commander (dpb), 
Fifth Coast Guard District maintains the public docket for this 
temporary deviation.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Waverly W. Gregory, Jr., Bridge 
Administrator, Fifth Coast Guard District, at (757) 398-6222.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The new Woodrow Wilson (lift) Bridge has a 
vertical clearance in the closed position to vessels of 75 feet, above 
mean high water.
    Coordinators for the construction of the new Woodrow Wilson Bridge 
Project has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating 
regulations set out in 33 CFR part 117.255(a) to close the drawbridge 
to navigation to facilitate concrete pours at the rear and finger 
joints of the movable span.
    To facilitate the concrete pours, the Woodrow Wilson Bridge will be 
maintained in the closed-to-navigation position from 7 a.m. on Monday, 
September 17, 2007 until and including 11:59 p.m. on Friday, October 
19, 2007.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to 
its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated 
time period.

    Dated: September 5, 2007.
Waverly W. Gregory, Jr.,
Chief, Bridge Administration Branch, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. E7-18017 Filed 9-11-07; 8:45 am]
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