Federal Register: August 27, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 166)
DOCID: FR Doc 01-21565
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
CFR Citation: 33 CFR Part 117
CGD ID: [CGD08-01-026]
ACTION: Drawbridge operations:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.
Drawbridge Operating Regulation; Bayou Boeuf, LA
DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on Sunday, September 16, 2001 until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2001.
The Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, swing span bridge across Bayou Boeuf, mile 10.2, near Amelia, Louisiana. This deviation allows the Burlington Northern Railroad to close the bridge to navigation from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. from September 16, 2001 through September 18, 2001. Presently, the draw is required to open on signal. This temporary deviation is issued to allow for repairs to the rest pier and fender system.
The Bayou Boeuf swing span bridge across Bayou Boeuf, mile 10.2, near Amelia, St. Mary and Assumption Parishes, Louisiana, has a vertical clearance of 6 feet above high water in the closedtonavigation position and unlimited clearance in the opento navigation position. Navigation on the waterway consists of small tugs with tows, fishing vessels, and recreational craft. The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company requested a temporary deviation from the normal operation of the drawbridge in order to accommodate the maintenance and repair work on the west side rest pier and fender system. These repairs are necessary for the continued operation of the bridge.
This deviation allows the draw of the Bayou Boeuf swing span
drawbridge across Bayou Boeuf, mile 10.2, to remain closed to
navigation from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. from September 16, 2001 through September 18, 2001.
Dated: August 15, 2001.
Roy J. Casto,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 0121565 Filed 82401; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 491015U
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
David Frank, Bridge Administration Branch, telephone (504) 5892965.