Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR, 3607 [2012-1439]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 16 / Wednesday, January 25, 2012 / Rules and Regulations 3607 §§ 1206.52, 1206.53, 1206.54, 1206.56, 1206.57 [Corrected] Section Page § 1206.52 ....................................................... § 1206.53 § 1206.54 § 1206.56 § 1206.57 ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... ....................................................... 739 740 741 741 742 742 743 744 745 746 BILLING CODE 1505–01–D DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2012–0026] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR Coast Guard, DHS. ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: The Commander, Thirteenth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Bridge, also known as the St Johns RR Bridge, across the Willamette River, mile 6.9, at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to facilitate track maintenance involving welding on the movable section of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position during maintenance activities. DATES: This deviation is effective from 9 a.m. on January 30, 2012 through 3 p.m. February 1, 2012. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2012– 0026 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2012–0026 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. sroberts on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with RULES VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:03 Jan 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 (c) introductory text, (c)(2) introductory text, (c)(2)(i), (c)(2)(ii), (e)(3) two times, (e)(4) introductory text, (e)(5) two times. (c) introductory text, (d). (a) (a), (b)(2) two times, (d). (a)(1)(i) two times, (a)(1)(ii) two times, (a)(1)(iii) once. 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The bridge, also known as the St Johns RR Bridge, crosses the Willamette River at mile 6.9 and provides 54 feet of vertical clearance above Columbia River Datum 0.0, while in the closed position. Vessels which do not require a bridge opening may continue to transit beneath the bridge during this closure period. Under normal operations this bridge opens on signal as required by 33 CFR 117.5. The deviation period is from 9 a.m. on January 30, 2012 through 3 p.m. February 1, 2012. This deviation allows the lift span of the BNSF Railway Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 6.9, to remain in the closed position and need not open for maritime traffic from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. daily from January 30, 2012 through February 1, 2012. The bridge shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR 117.5 at all other times. Waterway usage on this stretch of the Willamette River includes vessels ranging from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft. Mariners have been notified and will be kept informed of the bridge’s operational status via the Coast Guard Notice to Mariners publication and Broadcast Notice to Mariners as appropriate. Due to the nature of work being performed the draw span will be unable to open for maritime traffic during this maintenance period. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to its regular FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2012–1572 Filed 1–24–12; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: Paragraph PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 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: January 11, 2012. Randall D. Overton, Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. 2012–1439 Filed 1–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket Number USCG–2011–1177] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois. The deviation is necessary to allow the Quad Cities Heart Walk to cross the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position for two hours. DATES: This deviation is effective from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on May 19, 2012. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2011– 1177 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2011–1177 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box and then clicking ‘‘Search’’. They are also available for inspection or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25JAR1.SGM 25JAR1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 16 (Wednesday, January 25, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-1439]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2012-0026]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, Thirteenth Coast Guard District, has issued a 
temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the 
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Bridge, also known as the St Johns 
RR Bridge, across the Willamette River, mile 6.9, at Portland, OR. The 
deviation is necessary to facilitate track maintenance involving 
welding on the movable section of the bridge. This deviation allows the 
bridge to remain in the closed position during maintenance activities.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 9 a.m. on January 30, 2012 
through 3 p.m. February 1, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2012-0026 and are available online 
by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2012-0026 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 the Bridge Administrator, Coast Guard Thirteenth 
District; telephone (206) 220-7282 email randall.d.overton@uscg.mil. If 
you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program 
Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway 
has requested to not open the BNSF Railroad Lift Bridge for vessels to 
facilitate track maintenance. The bridge, also known as the St Johns RR 
Bridge, crosses the Willamette River at mile 6.9 and provides 54 feet 
of vertical clearance above Columbia River Datum 0.0, while in the 
closed position. Vessels which do not require a bridge opening may 
continue to transit beneath the bridge during this closure period. 
Under normal operations this bridge opens on signal as required by 33 
CFR 117.5. The deviation period is from 9 a.m. on January 30, 2012 
through 3 p.m. February 1, 2012. This deviation allows the lift span of 
the BNSF Railway Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 6.9, to 
remain in the closed position and need not open for maritime traffic 
from 9 a.m. through 3 p.m. daily from January 30, 2012 through February 
1, 2012. The bridge shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR 117.5 at all 
other times. Waterway usage on this stretch of the Willamette River 
includes vessels ranging from commercial tug and barge to small 
pleasure craft. Mariners have been notified and will be kept informed 
of the bridge's operational status via the Coast Guard Notice to 
Mariners publication and Broadcast Notice to Mariners as appropriate. 
Due to the nature of work being performed the draw span will be unable 
to open for maritime traffic during this maintenance period.
    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: January 11, 2012.
Randall D. Overton,
Bridge Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2012-1439 Filed 1-24-12; 8:45 am]
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