Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Chef Menteur Pass, at Lake Catherine, LA, 18480 [2013-06984]

Download as PDF 18480 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 59 / Wednesday, March 27, 2013 / Rules and Regulations C. Simon) Bascule Bridge on Seabrook Highway crossing the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, mile 4.6, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The bridge provides 45 feet in the closed-to-navigation position above mean sea level. Currently, according to 33 CFR 117.458 (c), the draw of the Leon C. Simon Blvd. (Seabrook) bridge, mile 4.6, shall open on signal; except that, from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, the draw need not be opened. This deviation allows the draw span of the bridge to remain closed to navigation from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, 2013, while the Ironman contenders travel across the bridge as part of the race course. Navigation on the waterway consists mainly of tugs with tows. As a result of coordination between the Coast Guard and the waterway users, it has been determined that this closure will not have a significant effect on these vessels. The Coast Guard will inform users through the Local and Broadcast Notice to Mariners of the closure period. There is an alternate route available via The Rigolets Pass to vessel traffic. Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed-to-navigation position can do so at any time. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies. 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: March 15, 2013. David M. Frank, Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. 2013–06983 Filed 3–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2013–0150] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Chef Menteur Pass, at Lake Catherine, LA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the U.S. Highway 90 swing highway bridge across the Chef Menteur Pass, mile 2.8, at Lake Catherine, Orleans Parish, VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:14 Mar 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to ensure the safety of pedestrians/bikers as they cross the bridge for the Ochsner Ironman 70.3 New Orleans event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position continuously during the event. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2013–0150] is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this deviation. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the Department of Transportation West Building, 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 temporary deviation, call or email Donna Gagliano, Bridge Administration Branch, Coast Guard, telephone (504) 671–2128, email Donna.Gagliano@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The bridge owner approved the request for the closure of the U.S. Highway 90 swing bridge crossing the Chef Menteur Pass, mile 2.8, at Lake Catherine, Orleans, Parish, Louisiana. The bridge provides 10 feet vertical clearance in the closedto-navigation position at mean high water. Currently, according to 33 CFR 117.436, the draw of the U.S. Highway 90 bridge, mile 2.8, shall open on signal; except that, from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays, the draw need open only for the passage of vessels. The draw shall open at any time for a vessel in distress. This deviation allows the draw span of the bridge to remain closed to navigation from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, 2013, while the Ironman contenders travel across the bridge as part of the race course. Navigation on the waterway consists mainly of commercial fishermen and sportsman fishermen. As a result of coordination between the Coast Guard and the waterway users, it has been determined that this closure will not have a significant effect on these vessels. The Coast Guard will inform users through the Local and Broadcast Notice to Mariners of the closure period. There is an alternate route available via PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 The Rigolets Pass to vessel traffic. Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed-to-navigation position can do so at any time. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.436, 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: March 15, 2013. David M. Frank, Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. 2013–06984 Filed 3–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2013–0154] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Willamette River, Portland, OR Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burnside Bridge across the Willamette River, miles 12.4, at Portland, Oregon. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the annual Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to allow for the safe movement of event participants. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. on June 8, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2013–0154] is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this deviation. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the Department of Transportation West Building, 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 temporary deviation, call or email Randall Overton, Bridge Administrator, Coast Guard Thirteenth District; telephone 206–220–7282, email Randall.D.Overton@uscg.mil. If you E:\FR\FM\27MRR1.SGM 27MRR1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 59 (Wednesday, March 27, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-06984]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2013-0150]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Chef Menteur Pass, at Lake 
Catherine, LA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the 
regulation governing the operation of the U.S. Highway 90 swing highway 
bridge across the Chef Menteur Pass, mile 2.8, at Lake Catherine, 
Orleans Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to ensure the 
safety of pedestrians/bikers as they cross the bridge for the Ochsner 
Ironman 70.3 New Orleans event. This deviation allows the bridge to 
remain in the closed-to-navigation position continuously during the 
event.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on 
Sunday, April 21, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2013-0150] is available 
at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ``SEARCH'' 
box and click ``SEARCH.'' Click on Open Docket Folder on the line 
associated with this deviation. You may also visit the Docket 
Management Facility in Room W12-140 on the ground floor of the 
Department of Transportation West Building, 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 
temporary deviation, call or email Donna Gagliano, Bridge 
Administration Branch, Coast Guard, telephone (504) 671-2128, email 
Donna.Gagliano@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, 
call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 
202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The bridge owner approved the request for 
the closure of the U.S. Highway 90 swing bridge crossing the Chef 
Menteur Pass, mile 2.8, at Lake Catherine, Orleans, Parish, Louisiana. 
The bridge provides 10 feet vertical clearance in the closed-to-
navigation position at mean high water. Currently, according to 33 CFR 
117.436, the draw of the U.S. Highway 90 bridge, mile 2.8, shall open 
on signal; except that, from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays, the draw need open only for the 
passage of vessels. The draw shall open at any time for a vessel in 
distress. This deviation allows the draw span of the bridge to remain 
closed to navigation from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, 
2013, while the Ironman contenders travel across the bridge as part of 
the race course. Navigation on the waterway consists mainly of 
commercial fishermen and sportsman fishermen. As a result of 
coordination between the Coast Guard and the waterway users, it has 
been determined that this closure will not have a significant effect on 
these vessels. The Coast Guard will inform users through the Local and 
Broadcast Notice to Mariners of the closure period. There is an 
alternate route available via The Rigolets Pass to vessel traffic. 
Vessels that can pass under the bridge in the closed-to-navigation 
position can do so at any time. The bridge will not be able to open for 
emergencies.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.436, 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: March 15, 2013.
David M. Frank,
Bridge Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2013-06984 Filed 3-26-13; 8:45 am]
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