Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Connecticut River, Old Lyme, CT, 79261 [2015-31939]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 244 / Monday, December 21, 2015 / Rules and Regulations This deviation is effective from 5 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 20, 2016. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2015–1064] 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary deviation, call or email Kashanda Booker, Bridge Administration Branch, Fifth Coast Guard; telephone 757–398– 6227, email Kashanda.l.booker@ uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The 7th Annual Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon committee on behalf of the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating schedule for the SR 74 Bascule Drawbridge across the AIWW, mile 283.1, at Wrightsville Beach, NC. The requested deviation will accommodate the 7th Annual Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon scheduled for Sunday, March 20, 2016. To facilitate this event, the draw of the bridge will be maintained in the closedto-navigation position from 5 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. to allow race participants to cross during the scheduled event. The current operation schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.821(a)(4). The regulation requires the bridge to open on signal for vessels at all times except that from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. the bridge shall open on the hour; every third and fourth Saturday in September the bridge shall remain closed from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.; and the last Saturday of October or the first or second Saturday of November the bridge shall remain closed from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. The bascule drawbridge has a vertical clearance of 20 feet above mean high water (MHW) in the closed position. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may do so at anytime. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels. Most waterway traffic consists of recreational boats with a few barges and tugs during the daytime. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessel operators 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 Lhorne on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with RULES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:24 Dec 18, 2015 Jkt 238001 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 15, 2015. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2015–31938 Filed 12–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2015–1063] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Connecticut River, Old Lyme, CT Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Amtrak Old Saybrook-Old Lyme Bridge across the Connecticut River, mile 3.4, at Old Lyme, Connecticut. This deviation is necessary to perform gear box replacement. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for approximately 5 days. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7:00 a.m. on January 25, 2016 to 7:00 a.m. on February 6, 2016. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2015–1063] 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary deviation, call or email Ms. Judy K. Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514– 4330, email judy.k.leung-yee@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: National Passenger Railroad Corporation (Amtrak) requested this temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule to perform gear box replacement. The Amtrak Old Saybrook-Old Lyme Bridge, mile 3.4, across the Connecticut River has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 19 feet at mean high water and 22 feet at mean low water. The existing bridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.205(b). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 79261 The waterway is transited by one commercial user and recreation vessel traffic. Under this temporary deviation, the Amtrak Old Saybrook-Old Lyme Bridge may remain in the closed position from 7:00 a.m. on January 25, 2016 to 7:00 a.m. on January 30, 2016 with rain date from 7:00 a.m. on February 1, 2016 to 7:00 a.m. on February 6, 2016. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed positions may do so at anytime. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through our 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 15, 2015. C.J. Bisignano, Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2015–31939 Filed 12–18–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R05–OAR–2014–0705; FRL–9939–75– Region 5] Air Quality Implementation Plan Approval; Illinois; Illinois Power Holdings and AmerenEnergy Medina Valley Cogen Variance Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving into the Illinois Regional Haze State Implementation Plan (SIP) a variance for the electrical generating units (EGUs) included in the Ameren Multi-Pollutant Standard Group (Ameren MPS Group). The Ameren MPS Group consists of five facilities owned by Illinois Power Holdings, LLC (IPH) and two facilities owned by AmerenEnergy Medina Valley Cogen, LLC (Medina Valley). The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) submitted the variance to EPA for approval on September 3, 2014. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21DER1.SGM 21DER1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 244 (Monday, December 21, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2015-1063]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Connecticut River, Old Lyme, CT

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 Amtrak Old Saybrook-Old Lyme Bridge 
across the Connecticut River, mile 3.4, at Old Lyme, Connecticut. This 
deviation is necessary to perform gear box replacement. This deviation 
allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for approximately 5 
days.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 7:00 a.m. on January 25, 2016 
to 7:00 a.m. on February 6, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2015-1063] 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this 
temporary deviation, call or email Ms. Judy K. Leung-Yee, Project 
Officer, First Coast Guard District, telephone (212) 514-4330, email 
judy.k.leung-yee@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: National Passenger Railroad Corporation 
(Amtrak) requested this temporary deviation from the normal operating 
schedule to perform gear box replacement.
    The Amtrak Old Saybrook-Old Lyme Bridge, mile 3.4, across the 
Connecticut River has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 19 
feet at mean high water and 22 feet at mean low water. The existing 
bridge operating regulations are found at 33 CFR 117.205(b).
    The waterway is transited by one commercial user and recreation 
vessel traffic.
    Under this temporary deviation, the Amtrak Old Saybrook-Old Lyme 
Bridge may remain in the closed position from 7:00 a.m. on January 25, 
2016 to 7:00 a.m. on January 30, 2016 with rain date from 7:00 a.m. on 
February 1, 2016 to 7:00 a.m. on February 6, 2016.
    Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed positions may 
do so at anytime. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies 
and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass.
    The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through 
our 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 15, 2015.
C.J. Bisignano,
Supervisory Bridge Management Specialist, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2015-31939 Filed 12-18-15; 8:45 am]
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