Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Pamunkey River, West Point, VA
The Coast Guard is changing the drawbridge operation regulations of the Eltham Bridge (SR33/30), at mile 1.0, across Pamunkey River at West Point, Virginia. This final rule will allow the bridge to open on signal if at least four hours notice is given at all times while still providing for the reasonable needs of navigation, due to the anticipated infrequency of requests for vessel openings of the drawbridge.
Safety Zone; Red, White, and Blue Tahoe Fireworks Display, Lake Tahoe, CA
The Coast Guard will enforce Red, White, and Blue Tahoe Fireworks Display safety zone from 5 p.m. on July 3, 2009 through 10 p.m. on July 4, 2009 in position 39[deg]14'16'' N, 119[deg]53'59'' W (NAD83). This action is necessary to control vessel traffic and to ensure the safety of event participants and spectators. During the enforcement period, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone, unless authorized by the Patrol Commander (PATCOM).
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Cheesequake Creek, South Amboy, NJ, Public Event
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Route 35 Bridge across Cheesequake Creek, mile 0.0, at South Amboy, New Jersey. This deviation is necessary to facilitate the Rolling Thunder Freedom Ride. The deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for one hour during a public event to facilitate public safety.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Long Island, New York Inland Waterway From East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal, Nassau County, NY, Public Event
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Meadowbrook State Parkway Bridge across Sloop Channel, mile 12.8, and the Long Beach Bridge, mile 4.7, across Reynolds Channel, Nassau County, New York. This deviation is necessary to facilitate the Salute to Veterans Fireworks Display. The deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position during the Salute to Veterans event to facilitate public safety.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Raritan River, Arthur Kill and Their Tributaries, Staten Island, NY and Elizabeth, NJ
The Coast Guard is changing the drawbridge operating regulations governing the operation of the Arthur Kill (AK) Railroad Bridge at mile 11.6, across Arthur Kill and the New Jersey Transit (NJTRO) Railroad Bridge at mile 0.5, across the Raritan River. This interim rule is intended to better meet the present needs of navigation and enhanced needs of rail traffic resulting from the resumption of rail traffic across the Arthur Kill (AK) Bridge.
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0057, 1625-0065, 1625-0104, and 1625-0105
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests (ICRs) and Analyses to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of its approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0057, Small Passenger VesselsTitle 46 CFR Subchapters K and T; (2) 1625-0065, Offshore Supply VesselsTitle 46 CFR Subchapter L; (3) 1625-0104, Barges Carrying Bulk Hazardous Materials; and (4) 1625-0105, Regulated Navigation Area; Reporting Requirements for Barges Loaded with Certain Dangerous Cargoes, Inland Rivers, Eighth Coast Guard District and the Illinois Waterway, Ninth Coast Guard District. Before submitting these ICRs to OMB, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Great Egg Harbor Bay, Between Beesleys Point and Somers Point, NJ
The Coast Guard proposes to change the regulations that govern the operation of the US Route 9/Beesleys Point Bridge over Great Egg Harbor Bay, at mile 3.5, between Beesleys Point and Somers Point, NJ. This proposal would allow the drawbridge to operate on an advance notice basis during specific dates and times of the year. The proposed change would result in more efficient use of the bridge during dates and times of infrequent transit.
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0009, 1625-0047, 1625-0063, 1625-0070, and 1625-0084
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding five Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of its approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0009, Oil Record Book for Ships; (2) 1625-0047, Plan Review and Records for Vital System Automation;