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Drawbridge Operation Regulations: Hampton River, NH

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DOT.

ACTION:

Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

SUMMARY:

The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations for the SR1A Bridge, mile 0.0, across the Hampton River in New Hampshire. This deviation from the regulations, effective from December 2, 2002 through January 30, 2003, allows the bridge to remain in the closed position for vessel traffic. This temporary deviation is necessary to facilitate scheduled maintenance on the bridge.

DATES:

This deviation is effective from December 2, 2002 through January 30, 2003.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

John McDonald, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (617) 223-8364.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The existing drawbridge operating regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.697.

The bridge owner, New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT), requested a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operating regulations to facilitate necessary mechanical repairs at the bridge.

This deviation to the operating regulations, effective from December 2, 2002 through January 30, 2003, allows the SR1A Bridge to not open for vessel traffic. This repair work will be performed during the winter months when the bridge has few requests to open.

This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35, and will be performed with all due speed in order to return the bridge to normal operation as soon as possible.

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Dated: June 25, 2002.

V.S. Crea,

Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, First Coast Guard District.

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[FR Doc. 02-17007 Filed 7-5-02; 8:45 am]

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