Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, VA, Maintenance
The Commander, Fifth Coast Guard District, has approved a temporary deviation from the regulations governing the operation of the Norfolk Southern 7 Railroad Bridge, at AIWW mile 5.8, across the Elizabeth River (Southern Branch) in Chesapeake, VA. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge may remain in the closed position on specific dates and times to facilitate structural repairs.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation: Upper Mississippi River, Clinton, Iowa, Activity Identifier; Repair and Maintenance
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Clinton Railroad Drawbridge, across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 518.0, at Clinton, Iowa. The deviation is necessary to allow time for performing needed maintenance and repairs to the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to open on signal if at least 24 hours advance notice is given from 12:01 a.m., December 15, 2008 until 9 a.m., March 15, 2009.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Harlem River, New York, NY
The Coast Guard is issuing a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking to revise our notice of proposed rulemaking (73 FR 45922) published on August 7, 2008. The notice of proposed rulemaking did not include a provision to allow ten of the eleven moveable bridges across the Harlem River to remain closed during the morning and afternoon commuter rush hours. It also did not specify the maximum time railroad bridges may delay bridge openings for the passage of rail traffic.
National Maritime Security Advisory Committee
The Secretary of Homeland Security is re-establishing the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC) under the authority of 6 U.S.C. Section 451, as a discretionary committee in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).