Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Galveston, TX, 7064-7065 [2014-02577]

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[Docket No. USCG–2014–0028] The U.S. Coast Guard is confirming the changes made to the restricted anchorage areas of San Nicolas Island, California. A direct final rule detailing the changes was published in the Federal Register on November 12, 2013, (78 FR 67300). We received no adverse comments in response to the direct final rule, therefore, the rule will go into effect as scheduled. DATES: The effective date of the direct final rule published on November 12, 2013, is confirmed as February 10, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice, call or email Lieutenant Junior Grade Blake Morris, Waterways Management Branch, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone (510) 437– 3801, email Blake.J.Morris@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 12, 2013, we published a direct final rule and request for comment entitled, ‘‘Anchorage Regulations: Pacific Ocean at San Nicolas Island, Calif.; Restricted Anchorage Areas’’ in the Federal Register (78 FR 67300). That rule announced our intent to amend the restricted anchorage areas of San Nicolas Island, California, by removing the west area anchorage restriction and decreasing the size of the east area anchorage restriction. In the direct final rule we notified the public of our intent to make the rule effective on February 10, 2014, unless an adverse comment, or notice of intent to submit an adverse comment, was received on or before January 13, 2014. We did not receive any adverse comments or notices of intent to submit an adverse comment on the rule. Therefore, under 33 CFR 1.05–55(d), we AGENCY: AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 33 CFR Part 117 Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Galveston, TX Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Galveston Causeway Railroad Vertical Lift Bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 357.2 west of Harvey Locks, at Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. The deviation is necessary in order to conduct repairs to the bridge. These repairs are essential for the continued safe operation of the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain temporarily closed to navigation for three hours in the morning and three hours in the afternoon with an opening in the middle of the day to allow for the passage of vessels. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 27, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0028] is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this deviation. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the Department of Transportation West Building, 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 deviation, call or email David Frank, Bridge Administration Branch, Coast SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06FER1.SGM 06FER1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 25 / Thursday, February 6, 2014 / Rules and Regulations Guard; telephone 504–671–2128, email David.M.Frank@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl F. Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BNSF Railway Company requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule on the Galveston Causeway Railroad Vertical Lift Bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, mile 357.2 west of Harvey Locks, at Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. The bridge has a vertical clearance of 8 feet above mean high water, elevation 3.0 feet NAVD88, in the closed-tonavigation position and 73 feet above mean high water in the open-tonavigation position. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.5, the draw shall open on signal for the passage of vessels. This temporary deviation allows the vertical lift bridge to remain closed to navigation from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. and from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 27, 2014. During this time, the bridge owner will troubleshoot the bridge to attempt to correct a popping noise when trains cross the bridge. Navigation at the site of the bridge consists mainly of tows with barges and some recreational pleasure craft. Due to prior experience, as well as coordination with waterway users, it has been determined that this closure will not have a significant effect on these vessels. No alternate routes are available. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35, the draw bridge 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: January 27, 2014. David M. Frank, Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. 2014–02577 Filed 2–5–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with RULES Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers 33 CFR Part 211 Real Estate Activities of the Corps of Engineers in Connection With Civil Works Projects AGENCY: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:01 Feb 05, 2014 Jkt 232001 ACTION: Direct final rule. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 25 (Thursday, February 6, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 7064-7065]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-02577]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0028]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, 
Galveston, TX

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the 
operating schedule that governs the operation of the Galveston Causeway 
Railroad Vertical Lift Bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, 
mile 357.2 west of Harvey Locks, at Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. 
The deviation is necessary in order to conduct repairs to the bridge. 
These repairs are essential for the continued safe operation of the 
bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain temporarily closed 
to navigation for three hours in the morning and three hours in the 
afternoon with an opening in the middle of the day to allow for the 
passage of vessels.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on 
Thursday, February 27, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2014-0028] is available 
at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ``SEARCH'' 
box and click ``SEARCH.'' Click on Open Docket Folder on the line 
associated with this deviation. You may also visit the Docket 
Management Facility in Room W12-140 on the ground floor of the 
Department of Transportation West Building, 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 deviation, call or email David Frank, Bridge Administration 
Branch, Coast

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Guard; telephone 504-671-2128, email David.M.Frank@uscg.mil. If you 
have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl F. Collins, Program 
Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BNSF Railway Company requested a 
temporary deviation from the operating schedule on the Galveston 
Causeway Railroad Vertical Lift Bridge across the Gulf Intracoastal 
Waterway, mile 357.2 west of Harvey Locks, at Galveston, Galveston 
County, Texas.
    The bridge has a vertical clearance of 8 feet above mean high 
water, elevation 3.0 feet NAVD88, in the closed-to-navigation position 
and 73 feet above mean high water in the open-to-navigation position. 
In accordance with 33 CFR 117.5, the draw shall open on signal for the 
passage of vessels.
    This temporary deviation allows the vertical lift bridge to remain 
closed to navigation from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. and from 12:30 p.m. to 
3:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 27, 2014. During this time, the bridge 
owner will troubleshoot the bridge to attempt to correct a popping 
noise when trains cross the bridge.
    Navigation at the site of the bridge consists mainly of tows with 
barges and some recreational pleasure craft. Due to prior experience, 
as well as coordination with waterway users, it has been determined 
that this closure will not have a significant effect on these vessels. 
No alternate routes are available.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35, the draw bridge 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: January 27, 2014.
David M. Frank,
Bridge Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2014-02577 Filed 2-5-14; 8:45 am]
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