Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Appomattox River, Hopewell, VA, 11548 [2015-04482]

Download as PDF 11548 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 42 / Wednesday, March 4, 2015 / Rules and Regulations regulations in 33 CFR 100.1101 in support of the annual marine event, the California Ironman Triathlon (Item 2 on Table 1 of 33 CFR 100.1101), held on March 28, 2015. The Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations on the Harbor and Federal Channel in Oceanside on March 28, 2015 from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The triathlon course will commence at the Oceanside Harbor boat ramp then proceed outbound through the federal channel to the Oceanside Harbor Entrance, and then proceed back through the channel to the boat ramp. Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.1101, persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, or his designated representative. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation. This document is issued under authority of 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 33 CFR 100.1101. In addition to this document in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advance notification of this enforcement period via the Local Notice to Mariners, Broadcast Notice to Mariners, and local advertising by the event sponsor. If the Captain of the Port Sector San Diego or his designated representative determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated on this document, he or she may use a Broadcast Notice to Mariners or other communications coordinated with the event sponsor to grant general permission to enter the regulated area. Dated: February 5, 2015. J.S. Spaner, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port San Diego. [FR Doc. 2015–04481 Filed 3–3–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 ebenthall on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with RULES [Docket No. USCG–2015–0113] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Appomattox River, Hopewell, VA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:23 Mar 03, 2015 Jkt 235001 schedule that governs the draw of the Seaboard System Railroad (CSX Railroad) Bridge, across Appomattox River, mile 2.5, Hopewell, VA. This deviation is necessary to conduct bridge upgrades. This temporary deviation allows the swing bridge to remain in the closed to navigation position to facilitate bridge upgrades. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on March 7, 2015 to 8 p.m. on March 8, 2015. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2015–0113] 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 Mr. Jim Rousseau, Bridge Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone (757) 398–6557, email James.L.Rousseau2@uscg.mil. If you have questions on reviewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CSX Corporation, who owns and operates this swing bridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations set out in 33 CFR 117.995 to facilitate bridge upgrades. Under the regular operating schedule, the Seaboard System Railroad (CSX Railroad) Bridge, mile 2.5, in Hopewell, VA, must open on signal if at least 24 hour notice is given. The draw normally is in the closed to navigation position and only opens when proper notice is given. The Seaboard System Railroad (CSX Railroad) Bridge has a vertical clearance in the closed position to vessels of 10 feet above mean high water. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be maintained in the closed to navigation position from 8 a.m. Saturday March 8, 2015, until 8 p.m. Sunday March 9, 2015. The bridge will operate under the normal operating schedule at all other times. Emergency openings cannot be provided. There are no alternate routes for vessels transiting this section of the Appomattox River but vessels may pass before 8 a.m. on March 8, 2015, and after 8 p.m. on March 9, 2015, with advance notice. PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Appomattox River is used by a variety of vessels including commercial and recreational vessels. The Coast Guard has carefully coordinated the restrictions with these waterway users. The Coast Guard will also inform additional waterway users 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. Mariners able to pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at any time. Mariners are advised to proceed with caution. 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: February 20, 2015 James L. Rousseau, Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2015–04482 Filed 3–3–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–1039] RIN 1625–AA09 Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chevron Oil Company Canal, Fourchon, LA Coast Guard, DHS. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is adding a special operating regulation governing the State Route 3090 (SR 3090) swing span bridge across the Chevron Oil Company Canal, mile 0.05, at Fourchon, Louisiana. Since construction of the bridge in 1972, the bridge has operated on a customary schedule requiring a one-hour advance notice without having a special operating regulation in place. This rule codifies the current custom and operating schedule of the bridge as a special operating regulation. DATES: This rule is effective March 4, 2015. SUMMARY: Documents mentioned in this preamble are part of docket [USCG 2014–1039]. To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to http:// ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\04MRR1.SGM 04MRR1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 42 (Wednesday, March 4, 2015)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 11548]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-04482]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2015-0113]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Appomattox River, Hopewell, VA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the 
operating schedule that governs the draw of the Seaboard System 
Railroad (CSX Railroad) Bridge, across Appomattox River, mile 2.5, 
Hopewell, VA. This deviation is necessary to conduct bridge upgrades. 
This temporary deviation allows the swing bridge to remain in the 
closed to navigation position to facilitate bridge upgrades.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on March 7, 2015 to 8 
p.m. on March 8, 2015.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2015-0113] 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 Mr. Jim Rousseau, Bridge 
Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone (757) 398-
6557, email James.L.Rousseau2@uscg.mil. If you have questions on 
reviewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket 
Operations, 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The CSX Corporation, who owns and operates 
this swing bridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the current 
operating regulations set out in 33 CFR 117.995 to facilitate bridge 
upgrades.
    Under the regular operating schedule, the Seaboard System Railroad 
(CSX Railroad) Bridge, mile 2.5, in Hopewell, VA, must open on signal 
if at least 24 hour notice is given. The draw normally is in the closed 
to navigation position and only opens when proper notice is given. The 
Seaboard System Railroad (CSX Railroad) Bridge has a vertical clearance 
in the closed position to vessels of 10 feet above mean high water.
    Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be maintained 
in the closed to navigation position from 8 a.m. Saturday March 8, 
2015, until 8 p.m. Sunday March 9, 2015. The bridge will operate under 
the normal operating schedule at all other times. Emergency openings 
cannot be provided. There are no alternate routes for vessels 
transiting this section of the Appomattox River but vessels may pass 
before 8 a.m. on March 8, 2015, and after 8 p.m. on March 9, 2015, with 
advance notice.
    Appomattox River is used by a variety of vessels including 
commercial and recreational vessels. The Coast Guard has carefully 
coordinated the restrictions with these waterway users. The Coast Guard 
will also inform additional waterway users 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. Mariners able to pass under the bridge in 
the closed position may do so at any time. Mariners are advised to 
proceed with caution.
    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: February 20, 2015
James L. Rousseau,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2015-04482 Filed 3-3-15; 8:45 am]
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