Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Boudreaux Canal, Chauvin, LA, 3608 [2012-1442]

Download as PDF 3608 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 16 / Wednesday, January 25, 2012 / Rules and Regulations 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. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY If you have questions on this rule, call or email Eric A. Washburn, Bridge Administrator, Western Rivers, Coast Guard; telephone (314) 269–2378, email Eric.Washburn@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826. Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Boudreaux Canal, Chauvin, LA FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal requested a temporary deviation for the Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for a two-hour period from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., May 19, 2012, while a walk is held between the cities of Davenport, IA and Rock Island, IL. The Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge currently operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.5, which states the general requirement that drawbridges shall open promptly and fully for the passage of vessels when a request to open is given in accordance with the subpart. There are no alternate routes for vessels transiting this section of the Upper Mississippi River. The Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, in the closed-tonavigation position, provides a vertical clearance of 23.8 feet above normal pool. Navigation on the waterway consists primarily of commercial tows and recreational watercraft. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with waterway users. No objections were received. 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. sroberts on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 4, 2012. Eric A. Washburn, Bridge Administrator, Western Rivers. [FR Doc. 2012–1441 Filed 1–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:03 Jan 24, 2012 Jkt 226001 Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2012–0008] 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 State Route 56 swing bridge across Boudreaux Canal, mile 0.1, near Chauvin, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to perform structural repairs on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed-to-navigation for 30 days during March and April 2012. DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on Monday, March 5, 2012 through 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2012. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2012– 0008 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2012–0008 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 Kay Wade, Bridge Branch Office, Coast Guard; telephone (504) 671–2128, email Kay.B.Wade@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 Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for the swing span bridge across Boudreaux Canal, mile 0.1, at Chauvin, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. The swing span bridge has a vertical clearance of 5 feet above high water, elevation 3 feet Mean Sea Level in the closed-to-navigation position and unlimited in the open-to-navigation position. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 9990 In accordance with 33 CFR 117.5, the bridge currently opens on signal for the passage of vessels. This deviation allows the swing span of the bridge to remain closed-to-navigation Monday through Saturday during the times and dates as follows: From 6 a.m. through 6 p.m. from Monday, March 5, 2012 through Saturday, March 10, 2012; and from 7 a.m. through 7 p.m. from Monday, March 12, 2012 through Wednesday, April 4, 2012. During the deviation period, the swing span of the bridge will open for the passage of vessels from 12 noon to 1 p.m. each work day. The closures are necessary in order to remove broken and deteriorated bottom lateral cross braces and install I-beam stringers on the bridge deck, as well as to remove and replace splice plate bolts which fasten the two sections of main span girders along the two longitudinal sides of the bridge deck. This maintenance is essential for the continued operation of the bridge. Notices will be published in the Eighth Coast Guard District Local Notice to Mariners and will be broadcast via the Coast Guard Broadcast Notice to Mariners System. Navigation on the waterway consists of tugs with tows, fishing vessels and recreational craft. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies, if necessary. There are no alternate waterway routes available. Based on experience and coordination with waterway users, it has been determined that these closures will not have a significant effect on vessels that use the waterway. 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 10, 2012. David M. Frank, Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. 2012–1442 Filed 1–24–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P E:\FR\FM\25JAR1.SGM 25JAR1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 16 (Wednesday, January 25, 2012)]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-1442]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2012-0008]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Boudreaux Canal, Chauvin, LA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a 
temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the 
State Route 56 swing bridge across Boudreaux Canal, mile 0.1, near 
Chauvin, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to 
perform structural repairs on the bridge. This deviation allows the 
bridge to remain closed-to-navigation for 30 days during March and 
April 2012.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on Monday, March 5, 2012 
through 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2012-0008 and are available online 
by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2012-0008 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 Kay Wade, Bridge Branch Office, Coast Guard; telephone 
(504) 671-2128, email Kay.B.Wade@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 Louisiana Department of Transportation 
and Development has requested a temporary deviation from the operating 
schedule for the swing span bridge across Boudreaux Canal, mile 0.1, at 
Chauvin, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. The swing span bridge has a 
vertical clearance of 5 feet above high water, elevation 3 feet Mean 
Sea Level in the closed-to-navigation position and unlimited in the 
open-to-navigation position.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.5, the bridge currently opens on 
signal for the passage of vessels. This deviation allows the swing span 
of the bridge to remain closed-to-navigation Monday through Saturday 
during the times and dates as follows: From 6 a.m. through 6 p.m. from 
Monday, March 5, 2012 through Saturday, March 10, 2012; and from 7 a.m. 
through 7 p.m. from Monday, March 12, 2012 through Wednesday, April 4, 
2012. During the deviation period, the swing span of the bridge will 
open for the passage of vessels from 12 noon to 1 p.m. each work day.
    The closures are necessary in order to remove broken and 
deteriorated bottom lateral cross braces and install I-beam stringers 
on the bridge deck, as well as to remove and replace splice plate bolts 
which fasten the two sections of main span girders along the two 
longitudinal sides of the bridge deck. This maintenance is essential 
for the continued operation of the bridge. Notices will be published in 
the Eighth Coast Guard District Local Notice to Mariners and will be 
broadcast via the Coast Guard Broadcast Notice to Mariners System.
    Navigation on the waterway consists of tugs with tows, fishing 
vessels and recreational craft. The bridge will be able to open for 
emergencies, if necessary. There are no alternate waterway routes 
available. Based on experience and coordination with waterway users, it 
has been determined that these closures will not have a significant 
effect on vessels that use the waterway.
    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 10, 2012.
David M. Frank,
Bridge Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2012-1442 Filed 1-24-12; 8:45 am]
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