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Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Black River, Port Huron, MI

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Coast Guard, DHS.


Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.


Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Military Street Bridge at Mile 0.33, 7th Street Bridge at Mile 0.50, and the 10th Street Bridge at Mile 0.94 over the Black River, at Port Huron, MI. This deviation temporarily changes the bridge operating schedules to accommodate the City's special events for 2010. This temporary deviation allows the bridges to remain secured to masted navigation on the dates and times listed.


This deviation is effective on June 26, 2010 from 10:45 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., on July 9, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and on July 14, 2010 from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG-2010-0430 and are available online by going to, inserting USCG-2010-0430 in the “Keyword” box and then clicking “Search”. They are also available for inspection or copying at the Docket Management Facility (M-30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

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If you have questions on this rule, call or e-mail Mr. Lee D. Soule, Bridge Management Specialist, Ninth Coast Guard District; telephone 216-902-6085, e-mail; If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

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The City of Port Huron, Michigan, who owns and operates these drawbridges, requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations set forth in 33 CFR 117.625. The purpose of this request is to facilitate efficient management of all transportation needs and provide timely public safety services during these special events. The most updated and detailed current marine information for this event, and all bridge operations, is found in the Local Notice to Mariners and Broadcast Notice to Mariners issued by the Ninth District Commander. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), the drawbridge must return to its regular operating schedule immediately at the end of the designated time periods. These deviations from the operating regulations are authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

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Dated: June 11, 2010.

M. N. Parks,

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

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[FR Doc. 2010-15703 Filed 6-28-10; 8:45 am]