Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR, 50017 [2012-20343]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 161 / Monday, August 20, 2012 / Rules and Regulations emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with RULES approval from the Cape May County Department of Public Works, owner of the drawbridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating schedule to accommodate ‘‘The Wild Half’’ run. The Grassy Sound Channel (Ocean Drive) Bridge across Grassy Sound Channel, mile 1.0, a bascule-lift type drawbridge, in Middle Township, NJ, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 15 feet, above mean high water. The Grassy Sound Channel (Ocean Drive) Bridge operating regulations are set out in 33 CFR 117.721. Under normal operating conditions, the draw would open on signal from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. from May 15 through September 30. From 9:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the fourth Sunday in March of every year, the draw need not open for vessels. If the fourth Sunday falls on a religious holiday, the draw need not open from 9:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the third Sunday of March of every year. Two hours advance notice is required for all other openings. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be allowed to remain in the closed-to-navigation position from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday, August 26, 2012 to accommodate ‘‘The Wild Half’’ run. Vessels able to pass under the closed span may transit under the drawbridge while it is in the closed position. Mariners are advised to proceed with caution. The Coast Guard will inform users of the waterway through our local and broadcast Notices to Mariners of the limited operating schedule for the drawbridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impacts caused by the temporary deviation. There are alternate routes for vessels and the bridge will be able to open in the event of an emergency. 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: August 3, 2012. Waverly W. Gregory, Jr., Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2012–20340 Filed 8–17–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:30 Aug 17, 2012 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2012–0756] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Broadway Bridge, mile 11.7, across the Willamette River at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the 2012 Pints to Pasta foot race event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to allow safe movement of event participants. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. September 9, 2012 through 9 a.m. September 9, 2012. ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket are part of docket USCG–2012– 0756 and are available online by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2012–0756 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 email the Bridge Administrator, Coast Guard Thirteenth District; telephone 206–220–7282, email randall.d.overton@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Multnomah County has requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for the Broadway Bridge, mile 11.7, crossing the Willamette River at Portland, OR. The requested deviation is to accommodate the Pints to Pasta event. The Broadway Bridge crosses the Willamette River at mile 11.7 and provides 90 feet of vertical clearance above Columbia River Datum 0.0 while in the closed position. Vessels which do not require a bridge opening may continue to transit beneath this bridge during the closure period. Under normal SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 50017 conditions this bridge operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.897 which allows for the bridge to remain closed between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. This deviation period is from 8 a.m. on September 9, 2012 through 9 a.m. September 9, 2012. The deviation allows the Broadway Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 11.7, to remain in the closed position and need not open for maritime traffic from 8 a.m. through 9 a.m. on September 9, 2012. The bridge shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR 117.897 at all other times. Waterway usage on this stretch of the Willamette River includes vessels ranging from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft. Mariners will be notified and kept informed of the bridge’s operational status via the Coast Guard Notice to Mariners publication and Broadcast Notice to Mariners as appropriate. The bridges will be required to open, if needed, for vessels engaged in emergency response operations during this closure period. 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: August 1, 2012. Randall D. Overton, Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. 2012–20343 Filed 8–17–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2012–0199] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; Chicago Harbor, Navy Pier Southeast, Chicago, IL Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard will enforce the Navy Pier Southeast Safety Zone in Chicago Harbor during various periods from August 1, 2012 through August 29, 2012. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after fireworks events. Enforcement of this safety zone will establish restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in a specified area SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20AUR1.SGM 20AUR1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 161 (Monday, August 20, 2012)]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-20343]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2012-0756]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation from regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the 
operating schedule that governs the Broadway Bridge, mile 11.7, across 
the Willamette River at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to 
accommodate the 2012 Pints to Pasta foot race event. This deviation 
allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to allow safe 
movement of event participants.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. September 9, 2012 
through 9 a.m. September 9, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in 
the docket are part of docket USCG-2012-0756 and are available online 
by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG-2012-0756 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 email the Bridge Administrator, Coast Guard Thirteenth 
District; telephone 206-220-7282, email randall.d.overton@uscg.mil. If 
you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program 
Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Multnomah County has requested a temporary 
deviation from the operating schedule for the Broadway Bridge, mile 
11.7, crossing the Willamette River at Portland, OR. The requested 
deviation is to accommodate the Pints to Pasta event. The Broadway 
Bridge crosses the Willamette River at mile 11.7 and provides 90 feet 
of vertical clearance above Columbia River Datum 0.0 while in the 
closed position. Vessels which do not require a bridge opening may 
continue to transit beneath this bridge during the closure period. 
Under normal conditions this bridge operates in accordance with 33 CFR 
117.897 which allows for the bridge to remain closed between 7 a.m. and 
9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. This deviation 
period is from 8 a.m. on September 9, 2012 through 9 a.m. September 9, 
2012. The deviation allows the Broadway Bridge across the Willamette 
River, mile 11.7, to remain in the closed position and need not open 
for maritime traffic from 8 a.m. through 9 a.m. on September 9, 2012. 
The bridge shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR 117.897 at all other 
times. Waterway usage on this stretch of the Willamette River includes 
vessels ranging from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft. 
Mariners will be notified and kept informed of the bridge's operational 
status via the Coast Guard Notice to Mariners publication and Broadcast 
Notice to Mariners as appropriate. The bridges will be required to 
open, if needed, for vessels engaged in emergency response operations 
during this closure period.
    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: August 1, 2012.
Randall D. Overton,
Bridge Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2012-20343 Filed 8-17-12; 8:45 am]
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