Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (Alternate Route), Dismal Swamp Canal, South Mills, NC, 72737 [2012-29443]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 235 / Thursday, December 6, 2012 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2012–1021] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (Alternate Route), Dismal Swamp Canal, South Mills, NC Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Great Dismal Swamp Canal Bridge, at mile 28.0, over the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (Alternate Route), Dismal Swamp Canal, South Mills, NC. The deviation restricts the operation of the draw span and is necessary in order to facilitate the structural repair of the bridge. SUMMARY: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. December 10, 2012, until 5 p.m. December 14, 2012. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket USCG–2012–1021 and are available online by going to http:// www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG– 2012–1021 in the ‘‘Search’’ box, and then clicking ‘‘Search’’. This material is also available for inspection or copying 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. Bill H. Brazier, Bridge Management Specialist, Fifth Coast Guard District, telephone (757) 398– 6422, email Bill.H.Brazier@uscg.mil. If you have questions on reviewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, (202) 366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The North Carolina Department of the Environment and Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation, who owns and operates this swing-type bridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:15 Dec 05, 2012 Jkt 229001 regulations set out in 33 CFR 117.820, to facilitate the structural repair of the bridge. The Great Dismal Swamp Canal Bridge is normally maintained in the open position to navigation, closing only for pedestrian crossings and periodic maintenance. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be closed to navigation from 8 a.m., on December 10, 2012, through 5 p.m., on December 14, 2012. Vessel traffic along this part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (Alternate Route) consists of pleasure craft including sail boats, and fishing boats, with some commercial traffic. The alternate route for vessels transiting is the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Albemarle Sound to Sunset Beach. The bridge will be unable to open in an emergency. The Coast Guard has carefully coordinated the restrictions with recreational waterway users. The Coast Guard will inform all users of the waterway through our Local and Broadcast Notice to Mariners of the closure periods for the bridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impacts caused by the temporary deviation. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the draw must return to its original operating schedule immediately at the end of the effective period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: November 21, 2012. Waverly W. Gregory, Jr., Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2012–29443 Filed 12–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2012–1014] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Mile 359.4, Missouri River, Kansas City, MO Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4700 schedule that governs the Harry S. Truman Railroad Drawbridge across the Missouri River, mile 359.4, at Kansas City, Missouri. The deviation is necessary to allow the replacement of 64 counterweight cables that facilitate movement of the lift span. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position while the counterweight cables are replaced. This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on February 11, 2013, through 11:59 p.m. on March 2, 2013. If due to weather or other conditions, replacement cable work has not begun by 7 a.m. on February 11, 2013, the normal operating schedule in 33 CFR 117.687 will be maintained until this replacement work has started. DATES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2012– 1014 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2012–1014 in the ‘‘Search’’ 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. ADDRESSES: If you have questions on this rule, call or email Eric A. Washburn, Bridge Administrator, Western Rivers, Coast Guard 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Canadian Pacific Railway requested a temporary deviation for the Harry S. Truman Railroad Drawbridge, across the Missouri River, mile 359.4, at Kansas City, Missouri to remain in the closedto-navigation position while 64 counterweight cables that facilitate movement of the lift span are replaced. The closure period will start at 7 a.m. on February 11, 2013, and continue through 11 p.m. on March 2, 2013. Once the counterweight cables are removed, the lift span will not be able to open, even for emergencies, until the replacement of the counterweight cables are installed. The Harry S. Truman Railroad Drawbridge currently operates in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Sfmt 4700 72737 E:\FR\FM\06DER1.SGM 06DER1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2012-1021]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway 
(Alternate Route), Dismal Swamp Canal, South Mills, NC

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has issued a 
temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the 
Great Dismal Swamp Canal Bridge, at mile 28.0, over the Atlantic 
Intracoastal Waterway (Alternate Route), Dismal Swamp Canal, South 
Mills, NC. The deviation restricts the operation of the draw span and 
is necessary in order to facilitate the structural repair of the 
bridge.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. December 10, 2012, until 
5 p.m. December 14, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket USCG-2012-1021 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2012-1021 in the ``Search'' box, 
and then clicking ``Search''. This material is also available for 
inspection or copying 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. Bill H. Brazier, Bridge Management Specialist, Fifth 
Coast Guard District, telephone (757) 398-6422, email 
Bill.H.Brazier@uscg.mil. If you have questions on reviewing the docket, 
call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, (202) 366-
9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The North Carolina Department of the 
Environment and Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation, 
who owns and operates this swing-type bridge, has requested a temporary 
deviation from the current operating regulations set out in 33 CFR 
117.820, to facilitate the structural repair of the bridge.
    The Great Dismal Swamp Canal Bridge is normally maintained in the 
open position to navigation, closing only for pedestrian crossings and 
periodic maintenance.
    Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be closed to 
navigation from 8 a.m., on December 10, 2012, through 5 p.m., on 
December 14, 2012.
    Vessel traffic along this part of the Atlantic Intracoastal 
Waterway (Alternate Route) consists of pleasure craft including sail 
boats, and fishing boats, with some commercial traffic. The alternate 
route for vessels transiting is the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, 
Albemarle Sound to Sunset Beach. The bridge will be unable to open in 
an emergency.
    The Coast Guard has carefully coordinated the restrictions with 
recreational waterway users. The Coast Guard will inform all users of 
the waterway through our Local and Broadcast Notice to Mariners of the 
closure periods for the bridge so that vessels can arrange their 
transits to minimize any impacts caused by the temporary deviation.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the draw must return to its 
original operating schedule immediately at the end of the effective 
period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating 
regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: November 21, 2012.
Waverly W. Gregory, Jr.,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2012-29443 Filed 12-5-12; 8:45 am]
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