Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA, 20843 [2011-9051]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 72 / Thursday, April 14, 2011 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2011–0206] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Change of Pace Foundation’s Capitol City Classic Foot Race. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-tonavigation position during the event. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on April 17, 2011. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2011– 0206 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2011–0206 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or e-mail David H. Sulouff, Chief, Bridge Section, Eleventh Coast Guard District; telephone 510–437–3516, e-mail David.H.Sulouff@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The California Department of Transportation has requested a temporary change to the operation of the Tower Drawbridge, mile 59.0, Sacramento River, at Sacramento, CA. The Tower Drawbridge navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 30 feet above Mean High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. The draw opens on signal from May 1 through October 31 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and from November 1 through April 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. At all other times the draw shall open mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:30 Apr 13, 2011 Jkt 223001 on signal if at least four hours notice is given, as required by 33 CFR 117.189(a). Navigation on the waterway is commercial and recreational. The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on April 17, 2011 to allow the community to participate in the Change of Pace Foundation’s Capitol City Classic Foot Race. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with waterway users. There are no scheduled river boat cruises or anticipated levee maintenance during this deviation period. No objections to the proposed temporary deviation were raised. Vessels that can transit the bridge, while in the closed-to-navigation position, may continue to do so at any time. 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 period. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: April 4, 2011. D.H. Sulouff, District Bridge Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2011–9051 Filed 4–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2010–1004] RIN 1625–AA87 Security Zone; Increase of Security Zones Under 33 CFR 165.1183 From 100 to 500 Yards; San Francisco Bay, Delta Ports, Monterey Bay, and Humboldt Bay, CA Coast Guard, DHS. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard will enforce a permanent increase in security zone size from 100 yards (91 meters) to 500 yards (457 meters) for tankers, cruise ships, and High Value Assets (HVAs) while underway on the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay, Delta Ports, Monterey Bay, and Humboldt Bay, CA. Once a tanker, cruise ship, or HVA is anchored or moored within the navigable waters of San Francisco Bay, Delta Ports, Monterey Bay, and Humboldt Bay, CA, the security zone will decrease from 500 yards (457 meters) to 100 yards (91 meters). Security zones are necessary to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 20843 effectively protect HVAs and are only enforceable within the limits of that zone. Persons and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring within the temporary security zones unless authorized by the Captain of the Port or their designated representative. DATES: This rule is effective May 16, 2011. ADDRESSES: Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents indicated in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2010–1004 and are available by going http:// www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG– 2010–1004, in the ‘‘keyword’’ box, and 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 20590–0001, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, call or e-mail Lieutenant Junior Grade Allison A. Natcher, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco; telephone 415–399–7442 e-mail D11-PF-MarineEvents@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Regulatory Information On November 3, 2010, we published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) entitled Security Zone; Increase of Security Zones under 33 CFR 165.1183 from 100 to 500 yards; San Francisco Bay, Delta Ports, Monterey Bay, and Humboldt Bay, CA in the Federal Register (75FR212). We received 5 comments on the proposed rule. No public meeting was requested, and none was held. Background and Purpose Experiences during security zone enforcement operations, observations during boat tactics training, and discussions with Commanding Officers/ Officers in Charge and tactical coxswains from Sector San Francisco’s Level I Ports, Waterways & Coastal Security (PWCS) stations, has led Enforcement staff and field units to determine that 100-yard (91 meters) security zones are not adequate enough to protect transiting vessels from sabotage, subversive acts, accidents, criminal actions, or other causes of a similar nature. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2011-0206]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District, has issued a 
temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the 
Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, 
CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in 
the Change of Pace Foundation's Capitol City Classic Foot Race. This 
deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation 
position during the event.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on April 17, 
2011.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2011-0206 and are available online 
by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2011-0206 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, 
call or e-mail David H. Sulouff, Chief, Bridge Section, Eleventh Coast 
Guard District; telephone 510-437-3516, e-mail 
David.H.Sulouff@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, 
call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 
202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The California Department of Transportation 
has requested a temporary change to the operation of the Tower 
Drawbridge, mile 59.0, Sacramento River, at Sacramento, CA. The Tower 
Drawbridge navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 30 feet 
above Mean High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. The draw 
opens on signal from May 1 through October 31 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
and from November 1 through April 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. At all other 
times the draw shall open on signal if at least four hours notice is 
given, as required by 33 CFR 117.189(a). Navigation on the waterway is 
commercial and recreational.
    The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position 
from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on April 17, 2011 to allow the community to 
participate in the Change of Pace Foundation's Capitol City Classic 
Foot Race. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with waterway 
users. There are no scheduled river boat cruises or anticipated levee 
maintenance during this deviation period. No objections to the proposed 
temporary deviation were raised.
    Vessels that can transit the bridge, while in the closed-to-
navigation position, may continue to do so at any time.
    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 period. This deviation from the operating regulations is 
authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: April 4, 2011.
D.H. Sulouff,
District Bridge Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2011-9051 Filed 4-13-11; 8:45 am]
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