Coast Guard September 23, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR
Document Number: 2014-22591
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Bridge, also known as the St. Johns RR Bridge, across the Willamette River, mile 6.9, at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to facilitate installation of new rail joints. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position during maintenance activities.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Taylor Bayou Outfall Canal (Joint Outfall Canal), TX
Document Number: 2014-22590
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is implementing an operating schedule that governs the Valero pontoon-supported swing bridge across Taylor Bayou Outfall Canal (Joint Outfall Canal (JOC)), mile 2.44, West Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas. This bridge provides for Valero's maintenance vehicles to cross the waterway. The regulation will allow the bridge to remain in the open-to-navigation position except during two scheduled daily closures. This regulation increases the efficiency of operations allowing for the safe navigation of vessels through the bridge while recognizing the bridge's importance to the facility that it serves.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Middle River, Between Bacon Island and Lower Jones Tract, CA
Document Number: 2014-22588
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-09-23
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Bacon Island Road Drawbridge across Middle River, mile 8.6, between Bacon Island and Lower Jones Tract, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to perform structural maintenance work to the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period.