Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Pequonnock River, Bridgeport, CT, Maintenance, 17332-17333 [2012-7130]

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In paragraph (b)(2)(i)(A), by removing the word ‘‘shall’’ and adding in its place the word ‘‘will’’; ■ f. In paragraph (b)(2)(i)(B) introductory text, by removing the word ‘‘shall’’ and adding in its place the word ‘‘will’’; ■ ■ ■ PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2012–0153] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Pequonnock River, Bridgeport, CT, Maintenance 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 Metro North (Peck) Bridge across the Pequonnock River, mile 0.3, at Bridgeport, Connecticut. The deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate miter rail repair. DATES: This deviation is effective from April 15, 2012 through June 30, 2012. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26MRR1.SGM 26MRR1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 58 / Monday, March 26, 2012 / Rules and Regulations Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2012– 0153 and are available online at www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG– 2012–0153 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 Ms. Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 668–7165, email judy.k.leung-yee@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 Metro North (Peck) Bridge, across the Pequonnock River, mile 0.3, at Bridgeport, Connecticut, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 26 feet at mean high water and 32 feet at mean low water. The drawbridge operation regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.219(b). The operator of the bridge, Metro North Railroad, requested a temporary deviation from the regulations to facilitate scheduled bridge maintenance, miter rail repair, at the bridge. The waterway users are recreational vessels and commercial lobster boats. The Metro North (Peck) Bridge rarely opens for vessel traffic. The bridge has received no requests to open during the past three years except for bridge testing and repairs. Under this temporary deviation the Metro North (Peck) Bridge may remain in the closed position from April 15, 2012 through June 30, 2012. Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at all times. The waterway users were advised of the requested bridge closure and offered no objection. 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 period. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with RULES ADDRESSES: Dated: March 1, 2012. Gary Kassof, Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2012–7130 Filed 3–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:21 Mar 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 POSTAL SERVICE 39 CFR Parts 4, 6, and 7 Bylaws of the Board of Governors Postal Service. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: On March 24, 2010, the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service adopted a number of amendments to the Board’s Bylaws. These amendments revised and clarified the provisions concerning the election and terms of office of the Board Chairman and Vice-Chairman. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 58 (Monday, March 26, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 17332-17333]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-7130]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2012-0153]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Pequonnock River, Bridgeport, 
CT, Maintenance

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 
Metro North (Peck) Bridge across the Pequonnock River, mile 0.3, at 
Bridgeport, Connecticut. The deviation allows the bridge to remain in 
the closed position to facilitate miter rail repair.

DATES: This deviation is effective from April 15, 2012 through June 30, 
2012.

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ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2012-0153 and are available online 
at www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2012-0153 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 Ms. Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard 
District, telephone (212) 668-7165, email judy.k.leung-yee@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 Metro North (Peck) Bridge, across the 
Pequonnock River, mile 0.3, at Bridgeport, Connecticut, has a vertical 
clearance in the closed position of 26 feet at mean high water and 32 
feet at mean low water. The drawbridge operation regulations are listed 
at 33 CFR 117.219(b).
    The operator of the bridge, Metro North Railroad, requested a 
temporary deviation from the regulations to facilitate scheduled bridge 
maintenance, miter rail repair, at the bridge.
    The waterway users are recreational vessels and commercial lobster 
boats. The Metro North (Peck) Bridge rarely opens for vessel traffic. 
The bridge has received no requests to open during the past three years 
except for bridge testing and repairs.
    Under this temporary deviation the Metro North (Peck) Bridge may 
remain in the closed position from April 15, 2012 through June 30, 
2012. Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed position may 
do so at all times.
    The waterway users were advised of the requested bridge closure and 
offered no objection.
    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 period. This deviation from the operating regulations is 
authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: March 1, 2012.
Gary Kassof,
Bridge Program Manager, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2012-7130 Filed 3-23-12; 8:45 am]
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