Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, LA, 18481 [2013-07084]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 59 / Wednesday, March 27, 2013 / Rules and Regulations have questions on viewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 33 CFR Part 117 Multnomah County has requested a temporary deviation from the normal operating schedule for the Burnside Bridge, mile 12.4, crossing the Willamette River at Portland, OR. The Burnside Bridge provides a vertical clearance of 64 feet in the closed position; all clearances are referenced to the vertical clearance above Columbia River Datum 0.0. The bridge currently operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.897 which provides that from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, one hour’s notice shall be given for draw openings. At all other times, notice of at least two hours in advance is required. This deviation period starts at 7 a.m. on June 8, 2013 and ends at 2:00 p.m. on June 8, 2013. The deviation allows the Burnside Bridge to remain in the closed position and need not open for maritime traffic from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. on June 8, 2013. 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 bridge 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 effective period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: March 14, 2013. Randall D. Overton, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2013–07086 Filed 3–26–13; 8:45 am] erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:14 Mar 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2013–0157] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, LA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the US 90 (Danzinger) vertical lift span drawbridge across the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, mile 3.10 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is necessary to install monitoring devices on the gearbox that operates the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation for 24 hours. DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on, April 6, 2013, until 6 a.m. on, April 7, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2013–0157] 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 Kay Wade, Bridge Branch Office, Coast Guard; telephone 504–671–2128, email Kay.B.Wade@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for the Vertical Lift Span Bridge across the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, mile 3.10 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. The bridge has a vertical clearance of 50 feet above mean high water, elevation 5.0 feet Mean Sea Level in the closed-tonavigation position. Vessels requiring a PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 18481 clearance of less than 50 feet may transit beneath the bridge during operations. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.458(b), the bridge currently opens on signal for the passage of vessels; except that, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. the draw shall open on signal if at least four hours notice is given, and the draw need not be opened from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation from 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2013, until 6 a.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2013. At all other times, the bridge will open on signal for the passage of vessels in accordance with 33 CFR 117.458(b). The closure is necessary in order to install strain gauges and monitoring devices on the bridge’s gearbox and associated shafting to get readings. This work is essential for the continued operation of the bridge. Notices will be published in the Eighth Coast Guard District Local Notice to Mariners and will be broadcast via the Coast Guard Broadcast Notice to Mariners System. Navigation on the waterway consists of small tugs with and without tows, commercial vessels, and recreational craft, including sailboats. Coordination between the Coast Guard and the waterway users determined that there should not be any significant effects on these vessels. The bridge will be unable to open during these repairs; however, an alternate route is available via the Rigolets or Chef Menteur Pass. 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 14, 2013. David M. Frank, Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. 2013–07084 Filed 3–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service 36 CFR Part 218 RIN 0596–AD07 Project-Level Predecisional Administrative Review Process Forest Service, USDA. Final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The United States Department of Agriculture (the Department) is issuing this final rule to establish the E:\FR\FM\27MRR1.SGM 27MRR1

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[FR Doc No: 2013-07084]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2013-0157]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, 
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 US 90 (Danzinger) vertical 
lift span drawbridge across the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, mile 
3.10 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. The deviation is 
necessary to install monitoring devices on the gearbox that operates 
the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to 
navigation for 24 hours.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on, April 6, 2013, until 
6 a.m. on, April 7, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2013-0157] 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 Kay Wade, Bridge Branch Office, 
Coast Guard; telephone 504-671-2128, email Kay.B.Wade@uscg.mil. If you 
have questions on viewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program 
Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Louisiana Department of Transportation 
and Development has requested a temporary deviation from the operating 
schedule for the Vertical Lift Span Bridge across the Inner Harbor 
Navigation Canal, mile 3.10 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. 
The bridge has a vertical clearance of 50 feet above mean high water, 
elevation 5.0 feet Mean Sea Level in the closed-to-navigation position. 
Vessels requiring a clearance of less than 50 feet may transit beneath 
the bridge during operations.
    In accordance with 33 CFR 117.458(b), the bridge currently opens on 
signal for the passage of vessels; except that, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. 
the draw shall open on signal if at least four hours notice is given, 
and the draw need not be opened from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and from 5 
p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. This deviation allows the 
bridge to remain closed to navigation from 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, 
2013, until 6 a.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2013. At all other times, the 
bridge will open on signal for the passage of vessels in accordance 
with 33 CFR 117.458(b).
    The closure is necessary in order to install strain gauges and 
monitoring devices on the bridge's gearbox and associated shafting to 
get readings. This work is essential for the continued operation of the 
bridge. Notices will be published in the Eighth Coast Guard District 
Local Notice to Mariners and will be broadcast via the Coast Guard 
Broadcast Notice to Mariners System.
    Navigation on the waterway consists of small tugs with and without 
tows, commercial vessels, and recreational craft, including sailboats. 
Coordination between the Coast Guard and the waterway users determined 
that there should not be any significant effects on these vessels. The 
bridge will be unable to open during these repairs; however, an 
alternate route is available via the Rigolets or Chef Menteur Pass.
    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 14, 2013.
David M. Frank,
Bridge Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2013-07084 Filed 3-26-13; 8:45 am]
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