Coast Guard February 17, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Announcement of Public Meeting Regarding the Ambassador Bridge Enhancement Project, Detroit River, Detroit, MI and Windsor, ON, Canada
Document Number: E9-3324
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The United States Coast Guard (USCG), as lead federal agency under the National Environmental Policy Act, will hold a public meeting for citizens to provide oral comments relating to the Ambassador Bridge Enhancement Project (ABEP) across the Detroit River between Detroit, MI and Windsor, ON, Canada. The project entails construction of a companion bridge adjacent to the existing Ambassador Bridge. This meeting will serve to update the public on the USCG coordination efforts with other expert agencies that have occurred since the ABEP draft Environmental Assessment was published for comment in May 2007. The meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, St. Petersburg Beach and South Pasadena, FL
Document Number: E9-3301
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-17
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Commander, Seventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Pinellas Bayway Structure ``C'' and Corey Causeway (SR 693) Bridges across the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, miles 114 and 117.7, at St. Petersburg Beach, and South Pasadena, FL. This deviation will test a change to the drawbridge operation schedules to determine whether a permanent change to the schedule is needed. This deviation will allow both drawbridges to operate on a twice an hour schedule during the day. This deviation may be terminated/cancelled at any time via a Broadcast Notice to Mariners.