Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Islais Creek, San Francisco, CA, 1407 [2012-171]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 6 / Tuesday, January 10, 2012 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2011–1154] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Islais Creek, San Francisco, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Third Street Drawbridge across Islais Creek, mile 0.4, at San Francisco, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the City of San Francisco to make emergency electrical repairs on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to be secured in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. on December 18, 2011 to 6 p.m. on January 31, 2012. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of the docket USCG– 2011–1154 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2011–1154 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box and then clicking ‘‘Search’’. They are 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 email David H. Sulouff, Chief, Bridge Section, Eleventh Coast Guard District; telephone (510) 437–3516, email 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: The City of San Francisco requested a temporary change to the operation of the Third Street Drawbridge, mile 0.4, over Islais Creek, at San Francisco, CA. The drawbridge navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 4 feet above Mean High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. As required by 33 CFR 117.163(b), the draw shall open on signal if at least 72 hours advance notice is given to the San Francisco wreier-aviles on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 12:49 Jan 09, 2012 Jkt 226001 Department of Public Works. Navigation on the waterway is commercial and recreational. The Third Street Drawbridge will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position from 8 a.m. on December 18, 2011 to 6 p.m. on January 31, 2012, to allow the City of San Francisco to complete emergency electrical repairs. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with the waterway users. No objections to the proposed temporary deviation were received. Vessels that can transit the bridge, while in the closed-to-navigation position, may continue to do so at any time. 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: December 18, 2011. D.H. Sulouff, Bridge Section Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2012–171 Filed 1–9–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2011–1097] RIN 1625–AA11 Regulated Navigation Area; Memorial Bridge Construction, Piscataqua River, Portsmouth, NH Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary interim rule with request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The United States Coast Guard is establishing a regulated navigation area (RNA) on the navigable waters of the Piscataqua River under and surrounding the Memorial Bridge between Portsmouth, NH and Kittery, ME. This temporary interim rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on the navigable waters during bridge demolition and replacement construction operations. This rule implements certain safety measures, including speed restrictions and the temporary suspension of vessel traffic during construction operations that could be hazardous to nearby vessels. DATES: This rule is effective in the CFR from January 10, 2012 through December 31, 2013. This rule is effective with actual notice for purposes of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 1407 enforcement from December 22, 2011 through December 31, 2013. Public comments will be accepted and reviewed by the Coast Guard through December 31, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG– 2011–1097 using any one of the following methods: (1) Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. (2) Fax: (202) 493–2251. (3) Mail: 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– 0001. (4) Hand delivery: Same as mail address above, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is (202) 366–9329. To avoid duplication, please use only one of these four methods. See the ‘‘Public Participation and Request for Comments’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below for instructions on submitting comments. Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2011–1097 and are available online by going to http:// www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG– 2011–1097 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box, and then clicking ‘‘Search.’’ They are 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 temporary rule, call or email Lieutenant Junior Grade Terence Leahy of the Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Northern New England; telephone (207) 767–0398, email Terence.O.Leahy@uscg.mil or Lieutenant Junior Grade Isaac Slavitt of the Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard First District, email Isaac.M.Slavitt@uscg.mil; telephone (617) 223–8385. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation and Request for Comments We encourage you to participate in this rulemaking by submitting comments and related materials. All E:\FR\FM\10JAR1.SGM 10JAR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2011-1154]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Islais Creek, San Francisco, 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 
Third Street Drawbridge across Islais Creek, mile 0.4, at San 
Francisco, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the City of San 
Francisco to make emergency electrical repairs on the bridge. This 
deviation allows the bridge to be secured in the closed-to-navigation 
position during the deviation period.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. on December 18, 2011 to 
6 p.m. on January 31, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of the docket USCG-2011-1154 and are available 
online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2011-1154 
in the ``Keyword'' box and then clicking ``Search''. They are 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 email David H. Sulouff, Chief, Bridge Section, Eleventh Coast 
Guard District; telephone (510) 437-3516, email 
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: The City of San Francisco requested a 
temporary change to the operation of the Third Street Drawbridge, mile 
0.4, over Islais Creek, at San Francisco, CA. The drawbridge navigation 
span provides a vertical clearance of 4 feet above Mean High Water in 
the closed-to-navigation position. As required by 33 CFR 117.163(b), 
the draw shall open on signal if at least 72 hours advance notice is 
given to the San Francisco Department of Public Works. Navigation on 
the waterway is commercial and recreational.
    The Third Street Drawbridge will be secured in the closed-to-
navigation position from 8 a.m. on December 18, 2011 to 6 p.m. on 
January 31, 2012, to allow the City of San Francisco to complete 
emergency electrical repairs. This temporary deviation has been 
coordinated with the waterway users. No objections to the proposed 
temporary deviation were received.
    Vessels that can transit the bridge, while in the closed-to-
navigation position, may continue to do so at any time.
    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: December 18, 2011.
D.H. Sulouff,
Bridge Section Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2012-171 Filed 1-9-12; 8:45 am]
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