Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Louisiana, 75556 [2012-30845]

Download as PDF 75556 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 246 / Friday, December 21, 2012 / Rules and Regulations PART 117—DRAWBRIDGE OPERATION REGULATIONS 1. The authority citation for part 117 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 33 U.S.C. 499; 33 CFR 1.05–1; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. ■ 2. Revise § 117.258 to read as follows: § 117.258 Apalachicola River. (a) The draw of the Apalachicola and Northern Railroad Bridge, mile 4.5 (GIWW mile 347.0 EHL), at Apalachicola, is maintained in the fully open-to-navigation position and untended. The bridge will not be returned to service until proper notification is published in the Federal Register. (b) The draw of the CSX Railroad Bridge, mile 105.9, at River Junction shall open on signal if at least eight hours notice is given. Dated: December 10, 2012. Roy A. Nash, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2012–30762 Filed 12–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2012–1061] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Louisiana Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Lapalco Boulevard bascule span drawbridge across the Harvey Canal Route, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), mile 2.8 at New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to allow for the removal and replacement of the bridge’s electrical components. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for eight consecutive days. DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2013, until 6 a.m. on Friday, January 18, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this temporary deviation, USCG–2012–1061, is available online by going to http:// www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG– 2012–1061 in the ‘‘Search’’ box and mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:08 Dec 20, 2012 Jkt 229001 then clicking ‘‘Search’’. The docket 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 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: Jefferson Parish has requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for the Bascule Span Bridge across the Harvey Canal Route, Intracoastal Waterway, mile 2.8 at New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. The bridge has a vertical clearance of 45 feet above mean high water in the closed-tonavigation position and unlimited in the open-to-navigation position. Vessels requiring a clearance of less than 45 feet may transit beneath the bridge during maintenance operations. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.451(a), the bridge currently opens on signal for the passage of vessels; except that, from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Monday through Friday except holidays, the draw need not be opened for the passage of vessels. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation from 6 a.m. on Thursday, January 10, 2013, until 6 a.m. on Friday, January 18, 2013. At all other times, the bridge will open on signal for the passage of vessels in accordance with 33 CFR 117.451(a). The closure is necessary in order to remove and replace the bridge’s electrical system. 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 mainly of tugs with tows with some commercial fishing vessels and recreational craft. Coordination between the Coast Guard and the waterway users determined that there should not be any significant effects on these vessels. The bridge will be unable to open during these repairs; however, an alternate route is available via the GIWW (Algiers Alternate Route). In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to its regular PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 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: December 5, 2012. David M. Frank, Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. 2012–30845 Filed 12–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG 2012–0993] Safety Zone; Sacramento New Year’s Eve Fireworks Display, Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard will enforce the 1,000 foot safety zones during the Sacramento New Year’s Eve Fireworks Display in the navigable waters of the Sacramento River on December 31, 2012 and January 1, 2013. The fireworks displays will occur from 9 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. on December 31, 2011 and from 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2012 until 12:15 a.m. on January 1, 2013 for the annual Sacramento New Year’s Eve Fireworks Display. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM). DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1191, Table 1, Item number 29, will be enforced from 9 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. on December 31, 2012 and from 11:59 p.m. on December 31, 2012 to 12:15 a.m. on January 1, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice, call or email Ensign William Hawn, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco; telephone (415) 399–7442 or email at D11-PF-MarineEvents@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the Sacramento New Year’s Eve Fireworks Display safety zones in the navigable waters of the Sacramento River near positions 38°34′48.26″ N, 121°30′38.52″ W (NAD 83) and 38°34′49.84″ N, 121°30′29.59″ W (NAD 83). Upon the commencement of the first fireworks display, scheduled to take place from 9 p.m. until 9:15 p.m. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21DER1.SGM 21DER1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 246 (Friday, December 21, 2012)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2012-1061]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, 
Louisiana

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the 
regulation governing the operation of the Lapalco Boulevard bascule 
span drawbridge across the Harvey Canal Route, Gulf Intracoastal 
Waterway (GIWW), mile 2.8 at New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. 
The deviation is necessary to allow for the removal and replacement of 
the bridge's electrical components. This deviation allows the bridge to 
remain closed to navigation for eight consecutive days.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on Thursday, January 10, 
2013, until 6 a.m. on Friday, January 18, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this temporary deviation, USCG-2012-1061, is 
available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting 
USCG-2012-1061 in the ``Search'' box and then clicking ``Search''. The 
docket 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 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: Jefferson Parish has requested a temporary 
deviation from the operating schedule for the Bascule Span Bridge 
across the Harvey Canal Route, Intracoastal Waterway, mile 2.8 at New 
Orleans, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. The bridge has a vertical 
clearance of 45 feet above mean high water in the closed-to-navigation 
position and unlimited in the open-to-navigation position. Vessels 
requiring a clearance of less than 45 feet may transit beneath the 
bridge during maintenance operations.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.451(a), the bridge currently opens on 
signal for the passage of vessels; except that, from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 
a.m. and from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Monday through Friday except 
holidays, the draw need not be opened for the passage of vessels. This 
deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation from 6 a.m. 
on Thursday, January 10, 2013, until 6 a.m. on Friday, January 18, 
2013. At all other times, the bridge will open on signal for the 
passage of vessels in accordance with 33 CFR 117.451(a).
    The closure is necessary in order to remove and replace the 
bridge's electrical system. 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 mainly of tugs with tows with 
some commercial fishing vessels and recreational craft. Coordination 
between the Coast Guard and the waterway users determined that there 
should not be any significant effects on these vessels. The bridge will 
be unable to open during these repairs; however, an alternate route is 
available via the GIWW (Algiers Alternate Route).
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to 
its regular 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: December 5, 2012.
David M. Frank,
Bridge Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2012-30845 Filed 12-20-12; 8:45 am]
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