Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System, 68100 [2016-23795]

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If the exemption is still effective at the end of the 2-year period, the person may apply to FMCSA for a renewal under procedures in effect at that time. Issued on: September 22, 2016. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–23789 Filed 9–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Sep 30, 2016 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2016–0094] Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System In accordance with part 235 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), this document provides the public notice that by a document dated September 9, 2016, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval for the discontinuance or modification of a signal system. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA–2016– 0094. Applicant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, Mr. Kevin D. Hicks, AVP Engineering-Design, 1400 Douglas Street, Mail Stop 0910, Omaha, NE 68179. UP seeks approval of the discontinuance of Control Point D120, Milepost 119.7, on the Chester Subdivision, St. Louis Service Unit Division at Thebes, IL. Two crossovers and four signals on the main tracks will be removed and will be replaced with regenerative repeaters. The reason given for the proposed discontinuance is to expedite train movements in the area and to make the switch renewal portion of a 2017 track project unnecessary. A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications concerning the petition, is available for review online at www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for their request. All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Web site: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. PO 00000 Frm 00145 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Fax: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by November 17, 2016 will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its processes. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2016-0094]


Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or 
Modification of a Railroad Signal System

    In accordance with part 235 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations (CFR) and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), this document provides the 
public notice that by a document dated September 9, 2016, Union Pacific 
Railroad Company (UP) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration 
(FRA) seeking approval for the discontinuance or modification of a 
signal system. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA-2016-0094.
    Applicant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, Mr. Kevin D. Hicks, AVP 
Engineering-Design, 1400 Douglas Street, Mail Stop 0910, Omaha, NE 
68179.
    UP seeks approval of the discontinuance of Control Point D120, 
Milepost 119.7, on the Chester Subdivision, St. Louis Service Unit 
Division at Thebes, IL. Two crossovers and four signals on the main 
tracks will be removed and will be replaced with regenerative 
repeaters. The reason given for the proposed discontinuance is to 
expedite train movements in the area and to make the switch renewal 
portion of a 2017 track project unnecessary.
    A copy of the petition, as well as any written communications 
concerning the petition, is available for review online at 
www.regulations.gov and in person at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation's (DOT) Docket Operations Facility, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Operations 
Facility is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal Holidays.
    Interested parties are invited to participate in these proceedings 
by submitting written views, data, or comments. FRA does not anticipate 
scheduling a public hearing in connection with these proceedings since 
the facts do not appear to warrant a hearing. If any interested party 
desires an opportunity for oral comment, they should notify FRA, in 
writing, before the end of the comment period and specify the basis for 
their request.
    All communications concerning these proceedings should identify the 
appropriate docket number and may be submitted by any of the following 
methods:
     Web site: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Operations Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 
20590.
     Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal Holidays.
    Communications received by November 17, 2016 will be considered by 
FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date 
will be considered as far as practicable.
    Anyone is able to search the electronic form of any written 
communications and comments received into any of our dockets by the 
name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the document, 
if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). 
In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the 
public to better inform its processes. DOT posts these comments, 
without edit, including any personal information the commenter 
provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records 
notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. 
See also https://www.regulations.gov/privacyNotice for the privacy 
notice of regulations.gov.

Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-23795 Filed 9-30-16; 8:45 am]
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