Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Cheesequake Creek, Morgan, NJ, 6013 [2012-2778]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 7, 2012 / Rules and Regulations facilitate bridge rehabilitation repairs during two separate phases. During the first phase of the temporary deviation, the SR127 Bridge may remain in the closed position from February 15, 2012 through March 8, 2012, to replace bridge stringers. At the end of the first phase the bridge will return to its regular operating schedule. During the second phase of the temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position from March 12, 2012 through April 10, 2012, to rehabilitate the bridge operating machinery. At the end of the second phase the bridge will return to its regular operating schedule. The Gloucester Harbor Master and the local marinas were notified and no objections were received. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the bridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated time periods. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: January 25, 2012. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2012–2780 Filed 2–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [USCG–2012–0017] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Cheesequake Creek, Morgan, NJ Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the New Jersey Transit Rail Operation (NJTRO) Railroad Bridge across Cheesequake Creek, mile 0.2, at Morgan, New Jersey. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position for four days to facilitate scheduled bridge repairs. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on February 11, 2012 through 12 p.m. on March 4, 2012. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2012– 0017 and are available online at www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG– DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:59 Feb 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 2012–0017 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ 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. If you have questions on this rule, call or email Mr. Joe Arca, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, joe.m.arca@uscg.mil, or (212) 668–7165. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NJTRO railroad bridge has a vertical clearance of 3 feet at mean high water, and 8 feet at mean low water in the closed position. The existing drawbridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.709(b). The bridge owner, New Jersey Transit Rail Operations (NJTRO), requested a bridge closure to facilitate structural track repairs at the bridge. Under this temporary deviation, the NJTRO railroad bridge may remain in the closed position on two weekends from 6 a.m. on February 11, 2012 through 12 noon on February 12, 2012 and from 6 a.m. on February 25, 2012 through 12 noon on February 26, 2012. In the event of inclement weather the above repairs will be undertaken on two alternate weekends from 6 a.m. on February 25, 2012 through 12 noon on February 26, 2012 and from 6 a.m. on March 3, 2012 through 12 noon on March 4, 2012. Cheesequake Creek is predominantly a recreational waterway. The bridge rarely opens in the winter months when this temporary deviation will be in effect. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the bridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated repair period. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: January 25, 2012. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2012–2778 Filed 2–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 6013 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2011–1063] RIN 1625–AA87 Moving Security Zone Around Escorted Vessels On the Lower Mississippi River Between Mile Marker 90.0 Above Head of Passes to Mile Marker 110.0 Above Head of Passes Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Captain of the Port of New Orleans (COTP New Orleans) has established moving security zones on the Mississippi River, from mile marker 90 through mile marker 110, extending 300 yards on all sides of vessels being escorted by one or more Coast Guard assets or other federal, state, or local law enforcement agency assets clearly identifiable by lights, vessel markings, or with agency insignia. This moving security zone regulation is necessary to protect vessels deemed to be in need of escort protection by the COTP New Orleans for security reasons. No person or vessel is permitted to enter or transit the security zones created by this temporary rule without permission of the COTP New Orleans. DATES: This rule is effective from January 1, 2012, through March 31, 2012. SUMMARY: Documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2011– 1063 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2011–1063 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 Commander (LCDR) Kenneth Blair, Sector New Orleans, Coast Guard; telephone 504–365–2392, email Kenneth.E.Blair@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\07FER1.SGM 07FER1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 25 (Tuesday, February 7, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 6013]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-2778]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[USCG-2012-0017]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Cheesequake Creek, Morgan, NJ

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a 
temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the 
New Jersey Transit Rail Operation (NJTRO) Railroad Bridge across 
Cheesequake Creek, mile 0.2, at Morgan, New Jersey. Under this 
temporary deviation, the bridge may remain in the closed position for 
four days to facilitate scheduled bridge repairs.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on February 11, 2012 
through 12 p.m. on March 4, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2012-0017 and are available online 
at www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2012-0017 in the ``Keyword'' 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 Mr. Joe Arca, Project Officer, First Coast Guard 
District, joe.m.arca@uscg.mil, or (212) 668-7165. If you have questions 
on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket 
Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    The NJTRO railroad bridge has a vertical clearance of 3 feet at 
mean high water, and 8 feet at mean low water in the closed position. 
The existing drawbridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 
117.709(b).
    The bridge owner, New Jersey Transit Rail Operations (NJTRO), 
requested a bridge closure to facilitate structural track repairs at 
the bridge.
    Under this temporary deviation, the NJTRO railroad bridge may 
remain in the closed position on two weekends from 6 a.m. on February 
11, 2012 through 12 noon on February 12, 2012 and from 6 a.m. on 
February 25, 2012 through 12 noon on February 26, 2012.
    In the event of inclement weather the above repairs will be 
undertaken on two alternate weekends from 6 a.m. on February 25, 2012 
through 12 noon on February 26, 2012 and from 6 a.m. on March 3, 2012 
through 12 noon on March 4, 2012.
    Cheesequake Creek is predominantly a recreational waterway. The 
bridge rarely opens in the winter months when this temporary deviation 
will be in effect.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the bridge must return to its 
regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated 
repair period. This deviation from the operating regulations is 
authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: January 25, 2012.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2012-2778 Filed 2-6-12; 8:45 am]
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