Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System, 91245 [2016-30141]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 242 / Friday, December 16, 2016 / Notices drivers are not currently achieving the statutory level of safety should immediately notify FMCSA. The Agency will evaluate any adverse evidence submitted and, if safety is being compromised or if continuation of the exemption would not be consistent with the goals and objectives of 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315, FMCSA will take immediate steps to revoke the exemption of a driver. Issued on: December 2, 2016. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. Submitting Comments Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System You may submit your comments and material online or by fax, mail, or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. FMCSA recommends that you include your name and a mailing address, an email address, or a phone number in the body of your document so that FMCSA can contact you if there are questions regarding your submission. To submit your comment online, go to http://www.regulations.gov and in the search box insert the docket numbers FMCSA–2006–24210; FMCSA–2010– 0162; FMCSA–2012–0162; FMCSA– 2012–0163; FMCSA–2014–0018 and click the search button. When the new screen appears, click on the blue ‘‘Comment Now!’’ button on the right hand side of the page. On the new page, enter information required including the specific section of this document to which each comment applies, and provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. 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 comments by mail and would like to know that they reached the facility, please enclose a stamped, selfaddressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. FMCSA may issue a final determination at any time after the close of the comment period. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Viewing Comments and Documents To view comments, as well as any documents mentioned in this preamble, go to http://www.regulations.gov and in the search box insert the docket number FMCSA–2006–24210; FMCSA–2010– 0162; FMCSA–2012–0162; FMCSA– 2012–0163; FMCSA–2014–0018 and click ‘‘Search.’’ Next, click ‘‘Open Docket Folder’’ and you will find all documents and comments related to this notice. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Dec 15, 2016 Jkt 241001 [FR Doc. 2016–30281 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket Number FRA–2016–0117] 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 November 28, 2016, CSX Transportation (CSX) 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– 0117. Applicant: CSX Transportation, Mr. Jody Cox, Chief Engineer, Communications & Signals, 500 Water Street, Speed Code J—350, Jacksonville, FL 32202. CSX seeks approval of the discontinuance of the signal system between Milepost (MP) DC32.7 end of track (EOT), and MP DC37.1, Madison Street, on the Altenheim Subdivision, Chicago Division, Chicago, IL. Presently, CSX current of traffic (COT) 509 Rules and yard limit-signaled (YL– S) 508 Rules are in effect between Madison Street MP-DC37.1 and EOT near MP–DC–30.0 on all tracks. It is proposed to retire COT 509 and YL–S 508 Rules on all tracks and operate under Main Track Yard Limits YL 507 Rules. The reason given for the proposed discontinuance is that the signal system, COT 509 Rules, and YL–S 508 Rules are no longer needed for present day operation. 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 91245 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, US Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Communications received by January 30, 2017 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. Issued in Washington, DC. Robert C. Lauby, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–30141 Filed 12–15–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD 2016–0122] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel OUTRIDER; Invitation for Public Comments AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM Maritime Administration, DOT. 16DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 242 (Friday, December 16, 2016)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-30141]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket Number FRA-2016-0117]


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 November 28, 2016, CSX 
Transportation (CSX) petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration 
(FRA) seeking approval for the discontinuance or modification of a 
signal system. FRA assigned the petition Docket Number FRA-2016-0117.
    Applicant: CSX Transportation, Mr. Jody Cox, Chief Engineer, 
Communications & Signals, 500 Water Street, Speed Code J--350, 
Jacksonville, FL 32202.
    CSX seeks approval of the discontinuance of the signal system 
between Milepost (MP) DC32.7 end of track (EOT), and MP DC37.1, Madison 
Street, on the Altenheim Subdivision, Chicago Division, Chicago, IL.
    Presently, CSX current of traffic (COT) 509 Rules and yard limit-
signaled (YL-S) 508 Rules are in effect between Madison Street MP-
DC37.1 and EOT near MP-DC-30.0 on all tracks. It is proposed to retire 
COT 509 and YL-S 508 Rules on all tracks and operate under Main Track 
Yard Limits YL 507 Rules.
    The reason given for the proposed discontinuance is that the signal 
system, COT 509 Rules, and YL-S 508 Rules are no longer needed for 
present day operation.
    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 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, US Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W12-140, Washington, DC 
20590.
     Hand Delivery: 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12-140, 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal Holidays.
    Communications received by January 30, 2017 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.

    Issued in Washington, DC.
Robert C. Lauby,
Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety, Chief Safety Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-30141 Filed 12-15-16; 8:45 am]
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