Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL, 20716 [2012-8293]

Download as PDF 20716 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 67 / Friday, April 6, 2012 / Rules and Regulations measured by the examiner. The record shall be made by the person making the examination or a person designated by the operator. If made by a person other than the examiner, the examiner shall verify the record by initials and date by or at the end of the shift for which the examination was made. The record shall be countersigned by the mine foreman or equivalent mine official by the end of the mine foreman’s or equivalent mine official’s next regularly scheduled working shift. The records required by this section shall be made in a secure book that is not susceptible to alteration or electronically in a computer system so as to be secure and not susceptible to alteration. * * * * * [FR Doc. 2012–8328 Filed 4–4–12; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 4510–43–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket Number USCG–2012–0165] 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 Live Uncommon 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 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on June 2, 2012. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2012– 0165 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2012–0165 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, erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:11 Apr 05, 2012 Jkt 226001 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. Coast Guard 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 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., June 2, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 12, 2012. Eric A. Washburn, Bridge Administrator, Western Rivers. [FR Doc. 2012–8293 Filed 4–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2011–0943] RIN 1625–AA09 Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Blackwater River, South Quay, VA Coast Guard, DHS. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is changing the regulations that govern the operation of the S189 Bridge over Blackwater River, mile 9.2, at South Quay, VA. The new rule will change the current regulation requiring a 24-hour advance notice and allow the bridge to remain in the closed position for the passage of vessels. There have been no requests for openings in 11 years. DATES: This rule is effective May 7, 2012. SUMMARY: Comments and related materials received from the public, as well as documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, are part of docket USCG–2011– 0943 and are available by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2011–0943 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box, and then clicking ‘‘Search.’’ This material is 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 Jim Rousseau, Bridge Management Specialist, Coast Guard; telephone 757–398–6557, email James.L.Rousseau2@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Regulatory Information On December 8, 2011, we published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) entitled Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Blackwater River, South Quay, VA in the Federal Register (76 FR 76634). We received no comments on the proposed rule. No public meeting was requested, and none was held. Frm 00020 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\06APR1.SGM 06APR1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 67 (Friday, April 6, 2012)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-8293]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket Number USCG-2012-0165]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock 
Island, IL

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 
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 Live Uncommon 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 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on June 
2, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2012-0165 and are available online 
by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2012-0165 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 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., June 2, 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-to-
navigation 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.

    Dated: March 12, 2012.
Eric A. Washburn,
Bridge Administrator, Western Rivers.
[FR Doc. 2012-8293 Filed 4-5-12; 8:45 am]
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