Coast Guard, DHS.
Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.
The Commander, First Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operation regulations for the Amtrak Old Saybrook-Old Lyme Bridge, mile 3.4, across the Connecticut River, Connecticut. This deviation from the regulations allows the bridge to remain closed from 9 p.m. on October 5, 2004 through 9 a.m. on October 6, 2004, and from 9 p.m. on October 6, 2004 through 9 a.m. on October 7, 2004. This deviation is necessary in order to facilitate necessary inspection and repairs at the bridge.
This deviation is effective from October 5, 2004 through October 7, 2004.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Judy Leung-Yee, Project Officer, First Coast Guard District, at (212) 668-7195.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Old Saybrook-Old Lyme, at mile 3.4, across the Connecticut River has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 19 feet at mean high water and 22 feet at mean low water. The existing drawbridge operating regulations are listed at 33 CFR 117.205(b).
The owner of the bridge, Amtrak, requested a temporary deviation from the drawbridge operating regulations to facilitate inspection and maintenance repairs at the bridge.
This deviation to the operating regulations allows the Old Saybrook-Old Lyme Bridge to remain closed from 9 p.m. on October 5, 2004 through 9 a.m. on October 6, 2004, and from 9 p.m. on October 6, 2004 through 9 a.m. on October 7, 2004.
In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(c), this work will be performed with all due speed in order to return the bridge to normal operation as soon as possible. Start Printed Page 59136This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.Start Signature
Dated: September 17, 2004.
David P. Pekoske,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, First Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 04-22273 Filed 10-1-04; 8:45 am]
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