Navigation Notice: Federal Register Drawbridge Operations

Drawbridge Operation: Back Bay of Biloxi, Biloxi, MS - Temporary Deviation, Request for Comments


Notice number: 2022-20176

Date: Deviation-7 a.m. September 19, 2022 until March 20, 2023; Comments accepted until November 18, 2022


Coast Guard, DHS.


Notice of temporary deviation from regulations; request for comments.


The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from how the CSX Transportation railroad drawbridge across the Back Bay of Biloxi, mile 0.4, Biloxi, MS will be operated. The bridge will continue to open according to the drawbridge regulations but the bridge tender will operate this bridge from a remote location at the CSX railroad terminal in Mobile, Alabama. The Coast Guard is seeking comments from the public regarding these proposed changes.


This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. September 19, 2022 until March 20, 2023.

Comments and relate material must reach the Coast Guard on or before November 18, 2022.


You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG-2022-0360 using Federal Decision Making Portal at

See the “Public Participation and Request for Comments” portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: See section below for instructions on submitting comments.


If you have questions on this test deviation, call or email Douglas Blakemore, Eighth Coast Guard District Bridge Administration Branch Chief at (504) 671-2128 or