Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County, FL, 63487-63488 [E7-22067]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 217 / Friday, November 9, 2007 / Rules and Regulations This deviation is effective from November 9, 2007 through May 7, 2008 Comments must be received by January 8, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may mail comments and related material to Commander (dpb), Eighth Coast Guard District, 500 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130–3310. The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, Bridge Administration Branch maintains the public docket for this rulemaking. Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket, will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection or copying at the Bridge Administration office between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Phil Johnson, Bridge Administration Branch, telephone (504) 671–2128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Request for Comments We encourage you to participate in evaluating this test schedule by submitting comments and related material. If you do so, please include your name and address, identify the docket number for this deviation [CGD08–07–034], indicate the specific section of this document to which each comment applies, and give the reason for each comment. Please submit all comments and related material in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying. If you would like to know they reached us, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. Comments must be received by January 8, 2008. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with RULES The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has requested that the operating regulation of the S433 swing span bridge, located on Bonfouca Bayou at mile 7.0 in Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, be changed in order to make more efficient use of operating resources, while accommodating the flow of vehicular traffic at rush hour peaks. Currently, the draw of the S433 Bridge operates as follows: (a) The draw need not open for passage of vessels from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. and from 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., Monday through Friday except Federal holidays. (b) The draw need open only on the hour and half-hour from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. 18:07 Nov 08, 2007 Dated: October 29, 2007. David M. Frank, Bridge Administrator, Eighth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E7–21885 Filed 11–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Background and Purpose VerDate Aug<31>2005 and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday except Federal holidays. (c) The draw shall open on signal from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., if at least four hours notice is given to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Security Service at (504) 375–0100. (d) At all other times the draw shall open on signal. This Temporary Deviation from Drawbridge Operating Regulations allows the bridge to operate as follows: The draw of the S433 Bridge, mile 7.0 at Slidell, shall open on signal, except that from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., the draw shall open on signal if at least two hours notice is given. On Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays, the draw need not open for the passage of vessels from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. and from 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. A notice of proposed rule making [CGD08–07–33] is being issued in conjunction with this temporary deviation to obtain public comments. The Coast Guard will evaluate public comments from this temporary deviation and the above referenced notice of proposed rule making to determine if a permanent special drawbridge operating regulation is warranted. 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. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Jkt 214001 Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. CGD07–07–251] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County, FL Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the George C. Musson/Coronado Beach (SR 44) Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 63487 Waterway, mile 845, at New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County, Florida. This deviation is necessary to expedite repairs to the George C. Musson/ Coronado Beach Bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to open on signal, except during daylight hours, during which the bridge will open twice. This deviation is effective from November 9, 2007 through 4:50 p.m. on December 21, 2007. DATES: Materials referred to in this document are available for inspection or copying at Commander (dpb), Seventh Coast Guard District, 909 S.E. 1st Avenue, Room 432, Miami, Florida 33131 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is (305) 415–6744. The Seventh Coast Guard District Bridge Administration Branch maintains the public docket for this temporary deviation. ADDRESSES: Mr. Michael Lieberum, Bridge Branch, (305) 415–6744 or e-mail michael.b.lieberum@uscg.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: M&J Construction, on behalf of the bridge owner, has requested a deviation to the regulations published in 33 CFR 117.261(h) which states the Coronado Beach Bridge (SR 44), mile 845, shall open on signal, except that from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., each day of the week, the draw need only open on the hour, twenty minutes past the hour, and forty minutes past the hour. This deviation is necessary for worker safety and to expedite repairs to the George C. Musson/Coronado Beach (SR 44) Bridge. This deviation will remain in effect from November 9, 2007 through 4:50 p.m. on December 21, 2007. The George C. Musson/Coronado Beach (SR 44) Bridge will open on signal, except that from 7:35 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. the bridge will only open at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Public vessels of the United States and tugs with tows are requested to provide at least two hours advance notice to the bridge tender to request an opening. Vessels in a situation where a delay would endanger life or property will be allowed to pass at any time, upon signal. Due to scaffolding, the vertical clearance of this bridge will be reduced by four feet in the closed position throughout the length of this project. 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. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\09NOR1.SGM 09NOR1 63488 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 217 / Friday, November 9, 2007 / Rules and Regulations Dated: October 29, 2007. Greg Shapley, Chief, Bridge Administration, Seventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E7–22067 Filed 11–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard To facilitate the repairs, the CONRAIL Bridge will be maintained in the closedto-navigation position beginning at 7 a.m. on December 3, 2007, until and including 7 p.m. on January 18, 2008. 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. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. [Docket No. COTP San Francisco Bay 07– 051] We did not publish a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) for this regulation. Under 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(B), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for not publishing an NPRM. Logistical details surrounding the event were not finalized and presented to the Coast Guard in time to draft and publish an NPRM. As such, the event would occur before the rulemaking process was complete. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of participants, participating vessels, and other vessels transiting the event area. For the safety concerns noted, it is in the public interest to have these regulations in effect during the training. For the same reasons listed in the previous paragraph, under 5 U.S.C. 553(d)(3), the Coast Guard finds that good cause exists for making this rule effective less than 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. Any delay in the effective date of this rule would expose mariners to the dangers posed by the training. RIN 1625–AA00 Background and Purpose Dated: October 31, 2007. Waverly W. Gregory, Jr., Chief, Bridge Administration Branch, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E7–22068 Filed 11–8–07; 8:45 am] 33 CFR Part 117 [CGD05–07–109] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Raccoon Creek, at Bridgeport, NJ BILLING CODE 4910–15–P Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with RULES ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY SUMMARY: The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Consolidated Rail Corporation (CONRAIL) Bridge, at mile 2.0, across Raccoon Creek at Bridgeport, NJ. This deviation allows the drawbridge to remain closed-to-navigation beginning at 7 a.m. on December 3, 2007, until and including 7 p.m. on January 18, 2008 to facilitate mechanical repairs. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on December 3, 2007 to 7 p.m. on January 18, 2008. 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 CONRAIL Bridge, a swing-type bridge, has a vertical clearance in the closed position to vessels of seven feet, above mean high water. CONRAIL, the bridge owner, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations set out in 33 CFR Part 117.741 to close the swing bridge to navigation to perform essential mechanical repairs. The repairs will consist of removing and replacing the drive shaft and main pinion gear and repairing the steel which supports the assembly. Coast Guard VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:07 Nov 08, 2007 Jkt 214001 Regulatory Information 33 CFR Part 165 Safety Zone; Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Maritime Interdiction Training, San Francisco Bay, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay, during the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Maritime Interdiction Training. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and the public from dangers associated with the training. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative. DATES: This rule is effective from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on November 1, 2007, November 8, 2007, and November 15, 2007. Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket, are part of the docket COTP San Francisco Bay 07–051 and are available for inspection or copying at Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, 1 Yerba Buena Island, San Francisco, California, 94130, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ensign Sheral Richardson, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco, at (415) 399–7436. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting Maritime Interdiction training provided by A–T Solutions. The training consists of classroom training and a practical exercise onboard a ship. The course is designed to provide law enforcement personnel with the tools and techniques necessary to identify, intercept, and safely board a non-compliant vessel at sea. Maritime attacks, boarding equipment, and boarding procedures will be covered while onboard the ship. During this event the ship may be anchored, drifting, or underway. The Blue and Gold Fleet Company will provide a ferry to be used as a noncompliant vessel during the training exercises. The practical training on board the Blue and Gold Fleet vessel will take place on November 1, 2007, November 8, 2007, and November 15, 2007, during the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Discussion of Rule The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the vicinity of Hunters Point, in San Francisco Bay. The effect of the temporary safety zone will be to restrict general navigation in the vicinity of Hunters Point, while the training is taking place. The safety zone includes all navigable waters from the surface to the seafloor, encompassed by connecting the following points: Beginning at 37°43′45″ N and longitude 122°20′48″ W; latitude 37°43′45″ N and longitude 122°19′33″ E:\FR\FM\09NOR1.SGM 09NOR1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 217 (Friday, November 9, 2007)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 63487-63488]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-22067]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. CGD07-07-251]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, 
New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County, FL

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, has issued a 
temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the 
George C. Musson/Coronado Beach (SR 44) Bridge across the Atlantic 
Intracoastal Waterway, mile 845, at New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County, 
Florida. This deviation is necessary to expedite repairs to the George 
C. Musson/Coronado Beach Bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to 
open on signal, except during daylight hours, during which the bridge 
will open twice.

DATES: This deviation is effective from November 9, 2007 through 4:50 
p.m. on December 21, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Materials referred to in this document are available for 
inspection or copying at Commander (dpb), Seventh Coast Guard District, 
909 S.E. 1st Avenue, Room 432, Miami, Florida 33131 between 7 a.m. and 
4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone 
number is (305) 415-6744. The Seventh Coast Guard District Bridge 
Administration Branch maintains the public docket for this temporary 
deviation.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Lieberum, Bridge Branch, 
(305) 415-6744 or e-mail michael.b.lieberum@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: M&J Construction, on behalf of the bridge 
owner, has requested a deviation to the regulations published in 33 CFR 
117.261(h) which states the Coronado Beach Bridge (SR 44), mile 845, 
shall open on signal, except that from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., each day of 
the week, the draw need only open on the hour, twenty minutes past the 
hour, and forty minutes past the hour.
    This deviation is necessary for worker safety and to expedite 
repairs to the George C. Musson/Coronado Beach (SR 44) Bridge. This 
deviation will remain in effect from November 9, 2007 through 4:50 p.m. 
on December 21, 2007.
    The George C. Musson/Coronado Beach (SR 44) Bridge will open on 
signal, except that from 7:35 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. the bridge will only 
open at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Public vessels of the United States 
and tugs with tows are requested to provide at least two hours advance 
notice to the bridge tender to request an opening. Vessels in a 
situation where a delay would endanger life or property will be allowed 
to pass at any time, upon signal.
    Due to scaffolding, the vertical clearance of this bridge will be 
reduced by four feet in the closed position throughout the length of 
this project.
    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. This deviation from the operating regulations is 
authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.


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    Dated: October 29, 2007.
Greg Shapley,
Chief, Bridge Administration, Seventh Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. E7-22067 Filed 11-8-07; 8:45 am]
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