Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Northeast Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC, 78303-78304 [2014-30449]

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This section does not prohibit persons described in paragraph (a) of this section from conducting flight operations in the Damascus (OSTT) FIR, provided that such flight operations are conducted under a contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with a department, agency, or instrumentality of the U.S. government (or under a subcontract between the prime contractor of the department, agency, or instrumentality, and the person described in paragraph (a)), with FAA approval, or under an exemption issued by the FAA. The FAA will process requests for approval or exemption in a timely manner, with the order of preference being: first, for those operations in support of U.S. government-sponsored activities; second, for those operations in support of government-sponsored activities of a foreign country with the support of a U.S. government department, agency, or instrumentality; and third, for all other operations. (d) Emergency situations. 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Issued under authority provided by 49 U.S.C. 106(f), 40101(d)(1), 40105(b)(1)(A), and 44701(a)(5), in Washington, DC, on December 19, 2014. Michael P. Huerta, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2014–30377 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–1036] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Northeast Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge, mile 1.0, across the Northeast Cape Fear River, at Wilmington, NC. The deviation restricts the operation of the draw span to facilitate mechanical repairs to the main breaker of the bridge. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. on February 9, 2015 to 8 p.m. on February 10, 2015. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–1036] is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on the 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 rule, call or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30DER1.SGM 30DER1 78304 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 249 / Tuesday, December 30, 2014 / Rules and Regulations email Mrs. Kashanda L. Booker, Bridge Management Specialist, Fifth District, Coast Guard, telephone 757–398–6227, email Kashanda.L.Booker@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. The North Carolina Department of Transportation, who owns and operates this double-leaf bascule bridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations set out in 33 CFR 117.829(a), to facilitate mechanical repair to the main breaker of the bridge. The removal and replacement of this breaker will involve removing power completely from the bridge to ensure a safe working condition. In the closed position to vessels, the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge has a vertical clearance of 42 feet above mean high water. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be closed to vessels requiring an opening from 8 a.m. on February 9, 2015 until 8 p.m. on February 10, 2015. Vessels that can pass under the drawbridge without an opening may do so at all times. There are no alternate routes for vessels transiting this section of the Northeast Cape Fear River. The drawbridge will be unable to open in the event of an emergency. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impact caused by the temporary deviation. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 16, 2014. James. L. Rousseau, Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–30449 Filed 12–29–14; 8:45 am] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with RULES BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:00 Dec 29, 2014 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0952] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Victoria Barge Canal, Bloomington, Texas Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the method of operation for the Victoria Barge Canal Railroad Bridge across the Victoria Barge Canal, mile 29.4 at Bloomington, Victoria County, Texas. The bridge will continue to open on signal. The bridge owner, the Victoria County Navigation District, in conjunction with the Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR), the operator of the bridge, requested permission to remotely operate the bridge. This deviation tests a remote operating system as the method for opening the bridge under the existing operating schedule to determine whether a permanent change to remote operations can be approved. DATES: This deviation is effective from midnight on December 30, 2014 through midnight on June 29, 2015. Comments and related material must be received by the Coast Guard on March 2, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG– 2014–0952 using any one of the following methods: (1) Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. (2) Fax: 202–493–2251. (3) Mail or Delivery: Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. Deliveries accepted between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202– 366–9329. See the ‘‘Public Participation and Request for Comments’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below for instructions on submitting comments. To avoid duplication, please use only one of these three methods. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this test deviation, call or email the Coast Guard; Mr. David M. Frank, telephone 504– 671–2128, email david.m.frank@ SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Public Participation and Request for Comments We encourage you to participate in this rulemaking by submitting comments and related materials. All comments received will be posted, without change, to http:// www.regulations.gov and will include any personal information you have provided. 1. Submitting Comments If you submit a comment, please include the docket number for this rulemaking (USCG–2014–0952), indicate the specific section of this document to which each comment applies, and provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. You may submit your comments and material online (http:// www.regulations.gov), or by fax, mail or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. If you submit a comment online via http:// www.regulations.gov, it will be considered received by the Coast Guard when you successfully transmit the comment. If you fax, hand deliver, or mail your comment, it will be considered as having been received by the Coast Guard when it is received at the Docket Management Facility. We recommend that you include your name and a mailing address, an email address, or a phone number in the body of your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. To submit your comment online, type the docket number [USCG–2014–0952] in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ on the line associated with this rulemaking. If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit them by mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period and may change the rule based on your comments. 2. Viewing Comments and Documents To view comments, as well as documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to E:\FR\FM\30DER1.SGM 30DER1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 249 (Tuesday, December 30, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 78303-78304]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-30449]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2014-1036]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Northeast Cape Fear River, 
Wilmington, NC

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from drawbridge regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the 
operating schedule that governs the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge, mile 1.0, 
across the Northeast Cape Fear River, at Wilmington, NC. The deviation 
restricts the operation of the draw span to facilitate mechanical 
repairs to the main breaker of the bridge.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. on February 9, 2015 to 8 
p.m. on February 10, 2015.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2014-1036] is available 
at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ``SEARCH'' 
box and click ``SEARCH.'' Click on the 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 rule, 
call or

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email Mrs. Kashanda L. Booker, Bridge Management Specialist, Fifth 
District, Coast Guard, telephone 757-398-6227, email 
Kashanda.L.Booker@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the 
docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, 
telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The North Carolina Department of 
Transportation, who owns and operates this double-leaf bascule bridge, 
has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating 
regulations set out in 33 CFR 117.829(a), to facilitate mechanical 
repair to the main breaker of the bridge. The removal and replacement 
of this breaker will involve removing power completely from the bridge 
to ensure a safe working condition.
    In the closed position to vessels, the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge has 
a vertical clearance of 42 feet above mean high water. Under this 
temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be closed to vessels requiring 
an opening from 8 a.m. on February 9, 2015 until 8 p.m. on February 10, 
2015.
    Vessels that can pass under the drawbridge without an opening may 
do so at all times. There are no alternate routes for vessels 
transiting this section of the Northeast Cape Fear River. The 
drawbridge will be unable to open in the event of an emergency. The 
Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through Local 
and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule 
for the bridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to minimize 
any impact caused by the temporary deviation.
    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 16, 2014.
James. L. Rousseau,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2014-30449 Filed 12-29-14; 8:45 am]
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