Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA, 26294-26295 [E9-12786]

Download as PDF 26294 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 104 / Tuesday, June 2, 2009 / Rules and Regulations SUMMARY: The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the SR 661 Swing Bridge across the Houma Navigation Canal, mile 36.0, in Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to replace the center pivot pier bearings of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed for 24 hours to accomplish the work. DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on July 22, 2009 until 6 a.m. on July 23, 2009. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2009– 0414 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, selecting the Advanced Docket Search option on the right side of the screen, inserting USCG–2009–0414 in the Docket ID box, pressing Enter, and then clicking on the item in the Docket ID column. This material is also available for inspection or copying at the Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or e-mail David M. Frank, Bridge Administration Branch, Coast Guard; telephone 504–671–2128, e-mail David.M.Frank@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LDOTD) has requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule of the State Route 661 Swing Bridge across the Houma Navigation Canal, mile 36.0, in Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. The closure is necessary to allow for repairs to the bridge. Presently, the bridge operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.455 which requires the draw of the bridge across the Houma Navigation Canal at S661, mile 36.0 at Houma, to open on signal, except that the draw need not be opened for the passage of vessels Monday through Friday except holidays from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., from 12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m., and 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. This deviation will allow the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position from 6 a.m. on Wednesday, July 22, 2009 until 6 a.m. on Thursday, July 23, 2009. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:57 Jun 01, 2009 Jkt 217001 Navigation on the waterway consists of tugs with tows, fishing vessels and recreational craft. Due to prior experience and coordination with waterway users it has been determined that this closure will not have a significant effect on these vessels. The vertical clearance of the swing bridge in the closed-to-navigation position is 1.0 feet and unlimited in the open-to-navigation position. An alternate route is available through La Carpe Bayou. During the deviation period, LDOTD will provide drawtenders for the State Route 661 bridge across La Carpe Bayou, mile 7.5 to open the bridge on signal; except that, the draw need not be opened for the passage of vessels from 7 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. and from 4:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. At the end of the deviation period the La Carpe Bayou bridge will return to its operating schedule in accordance with 33 CFR 117.461. As this work is proposed during hurricane season, if any storms are in the Gulf of Mexico, the work may be postponed and rescheduled. 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. Dated: May 18, 2009. David M. Frank, Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. E9–12782 Filed 6–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2009–0347] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow participants from the Metropolitan Car Club to cross the bridge, in a police escorted motorcade. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the motorcade. PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 DATES: This deviation is effective from 1:30 p.m. through 2:30 p.m. on June 26, 2009. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2009– 0347 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, selecting the Advanced Docket Search option on the right side of the screen, inserting USCG–2009–0347 in the Docket ID box, pressing Enter, and then clicking on the item in the Docket ID column. This material is also available for inspection or copying at the Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or e-mail David H. Sulouff, Chief, Bridge Section, Eleventh Coast Guard District; telephone 510–437–3516, e-mail David.H.Sulouff@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Caltrans requested a temporary change to the operation of the Tower Drawbridge, mile 59.0, Sacramento River, at Sacramento, CA. The Tower Drawbridge navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 30 feet above Mean High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. The draw opens on signal from May 1 through October 31 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and from November 1 through April 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. At all other times the draw shall open on signal if at least four hours notice is given, as required by 33 CFR 117.189. Navigation on the waterway is commercial and recreational. The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position from 1:30 p.m. through 2:30 p.m. on June 26, 2009 to allow participants from the Metropolitan Car Club to cross the bridge, in a police escorted motorcade. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with waterway users. There are no scheduled river boat cruises or anticipated levee maintenance during this deviation period. No objections to the proposed temporary deviation were raised. Vessels that can transit the bridge, while in the closed-to-navigation position, may continue to do so at any time. In the event of an emergency the drawspan can be opened with 10 minutes advance notice. E:\FR\FM\02JNR1.SGM 02JNR1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 104 / Tuesday, June 2, 2009 / Rules and Regulations 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. Dated: May 14, 2009. P.F. Zukunft, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E9–12786 Filed 6–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [USCG–2009–0378] RIN 1625–AA09 Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Curtis Creek, Baltimore, MD Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Pennington Avenue Bridge, at mile 0.9, across Curtis Creek in Baltimore, MD. This deviation is necessary to facilitate mechanical repairs to the bridge. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge may remain in the closed position during the deviation period. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on July 20, 2009, to 8 p.m. on August 31, 2009. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2009– 0378 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, selecting the Advanced Docket Search option on the right side of the screen, inserting USCG–2009–0378 in the Docket ID box, processing Enter, and then clicking on the item in the Docket ID box. This material is also available for inspection or copying at the Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or e-mail Mr. Bill H. Brazier, Bridge Management Specialist, Fifth Coast Guard District, telephone (757) 398– VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:57 Jun 01, 2009 Jkt 217001 6422, e-mail Bill.H.Brazier@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Maryland State Highway Administration (MSHA), who owns and operates this double-leaf bascule drawbridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations set forth in 33 CFR 117.5 and 33 CFR 117.557 to facilitate mechanical repairs. The Pennington Avenue Bridge, a lifttype drawbridge, has a vertical clearance in the closed position to vessels of 38 feet, above mean high water. Vessels may pass underneath the bridge while the bridge is in the closed position. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will provide partial openings of the lift spans for vessels. The MSHA will repair a cracked trunnion bearing on the southwest leaf of the lift span. To facilitate repairs, MSHA must immobilize half of the drawbridge spans to single-leaf operation each day, beginning 7 a.m. on July 20, 2009, until 8 p.m. on August 31, 2009. While not under repair, the opposite connecting spans on the north side will continue to open for vessels. The Coast Guard will inform the users of the waterway through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the opening restrictions of the draw span to minimize transiting delays caused by the temporary deviation. 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. Dated: May 11, 2009. Waverly W. Gregory, Jr., Chief, Bridge Administration Branch, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E9–12785 Filed 6–1–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2009–0376] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Raritan River, Perth Amboy, NJ Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 26295 SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the NJTRO Bridge, across the Raritan River, mile 0.5, at Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation the draw may remain in the closed position for seven hours on two days to facilitate rail maintenance. Vessels that can pass under the draw without an opening may do so at all times. This deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance. DATES: This deviation is effective from 9 a.m. on June 12, 2009 through 4 p.m. on June 23, 2009. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2009– 0376 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, selecting the Advanced Docket Search option on the right side of the screen, inserting USCG–2009–0376 in the Docket ID box, pressing Enter, and then clicking on the item in the Docket ID column. This material is also available for inspection or copying at the Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or e-mail Mr. Joe Arca, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (212) 668– 7165 joe.arca@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operation, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NJTRO Bridge, across the Raritan River, mile 0.5, at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 8 feet at mean high water and 13 feet at mean low water. The existing regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.747. The owner of the bridge, New Jersey Transit Rail Operations (NJTRO), requested a temporary deviation to facilitate scheduled rail maintenance at the bridge. In order to perform the bridge maintenance the bridge must remain in the closed position. Under this temporary deviation the NJTRO Bridge across the Raritan River, mile 0.5, at Perth Amboy, New Jersey, need not open for the passage of vessel traffic between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on June 12 and June 15, 2009. In the event inclement weather prevents the bridge maintenance from being performed on E:\FR\FM\02JNR1.SGM 02JNR1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 104 (Tuesday, June 2, 2009)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 26294-26295]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-12786]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2009-0347]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a 
temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the 
Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, 
CA. The deviation is necessary to allow participants from the 
Metropolitan Car Club to cross the bridge, in a police escorted 
motorcade. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-
navigation position during the motorcade.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 1:30 p.m. through 2:30 p.m. on 
June 26, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2009-0347 and are available online 
by going to http://www.regulations.gov, selecting the Advanced Docket 
Search option on the right side of the screen, inserting USCG-2009-0347 
in the Docket ID box, pressing Enter, and then clicking on the item in 
the Docket ID column. This material is also available for inspection or 
copying at the Docket Management Facility (M-30), U.S. Department of 
Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, 
call or e-mail David H. Sulouff, Chief, Bridge Section, Eleventh Coast 
Guard District; telephone 510-437-3516, e-mail 
David.H.Sulouff@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, 
call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 
202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Caltrans requested a temporary change to the 
operation of the Tower Drawbridge, mile 59.0, Sacramento River, at 
Sacramento, CA. The Tower Drawbridge navigation span provides a 
vertical clearance of 30 feet above Mean High Water in the closed-to-
navigation position. The draw opens on signal from May 1 through 
October 31 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and from November 1 through April 30 
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. At all other times the draw shall open on signal 
if at least four hours notice is given, as required by 33 CFR 117.189. 
Navigation on the waterway is commercial and recreational.
    The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position 
from 1:30 p.m. through 2:30 p.m. on June 26, 2009 to allow participants 
from the Metropolitan Car Club to cross the bridge, in a police 
escorted motorcade. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with 
waterway users. There are no scheduled river boat cruises or 
anticipated levee maintenance during this deviation period. No 
objections to the proposed temporary deviation were raised.
    Vessels that can transit the bridge, while in the closed-to-
navigation position, may continue to do so at any time.
    In the event of an emergency the drawspan can be opened with 10 
minutes advance notice.

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    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.

    Dated: May 14, 2009.
P.F. Zukunft,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard 
District.
[FR Doc. E9-12786 Filed 6-1-09; 8:45 am]
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