National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee
The Coast Guard is issuing this notice to reschedule the teleconference meeting of the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). The teleconference meeting, originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 12, 2011, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST, was cancelled due to telephone dial-in technical difficulties. NOSAC will meet by teleconference to discuss items related to safety of operations and other matters affecting the oil and gas offshore industry. The purpose of this meeting is to review and discuss reports and recommendations received from the two NOSAC subcommittees and to address two new tasks for the Committee. This meeting will be open to the public.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chickasaw Creek, AL
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the CSX Railroad Swing Span Bridge across Chickasaw Creek, mile 0.0, in Mobile, Alabama. The deviation is necessary to replace railroad ties on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed for nine hours with a one-hour mid-day opening on February 8 and 9, 2011.