Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW), Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, Chesapeake and Portsmouth, VA, 45863 [2013-18226]

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If an answer in opposition is filed within the 15-day period, the withdrawal is not effective until an order accepting the withdrawal is issued. [FR Doc. 2013–17822 Filed 7–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2013–0633] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW), Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, Chesapeake and Portsmouth, VA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the operation of the Belt Line Railroad Bridge, across the Elizabeth River Southern Branch, AICW, mile 2.6, at Chesapeake and Portsmouth, VA. This deviation is necessary to facilitate mechanical and electrical upgrades on the Belt Line Railroad drawbridge. This temporary deviation allows the drawbridge to remain in the closed to navigation position. DATES: This deviation is effective from 1 p.m. on August 12, 2013 to 7 p.m. on August 15, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2013–0633] is available at http://www.regulations.gov. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:12 Jul 29, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 Mr. Jim Rousseau, Bridge Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone (757) 398–6557, email James.L.Rousseau2@uscg.mil. If you have questions on reviewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line Railroad Company, who owns and operates this drawbridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations set out in 33 CFR 117.997(a) to facilitate replacement and update of the motor and drive system located in the bridge house. Under the regular operating schedule, the Belt Line Railroad Bridge across the Elizabeth River Southern Branch, AICW mile 2.6, between Portsmouth and Chesapeake, VA, the draw normally is open and only closes for train crossings or periodic maintenance. The Belt Line Railroad Bridge has a vertical clearance in the closed to vessels position of 6 feet above mean high water. Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be maintained in the closed to navigation position, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Monday August 12, 2013 and each day from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, August 13, 14, and 15, 2013, respectively. The bridge will operate under its normal operating schedule at all other times. The bridge normally is maintained in the open to navigation position with several vessels transiting a week and only closes when trains transit. The Elizabeth River Southern Branch is used by a variety of vessels including military, tugs, commercial, and recreational vessels. The Coast Guard has carefully coordinated the restrictions with these waterway users. Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at anytime and are advised to proceed with caution. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies with a one hour advanced notification on marine channel 13 or calling 757–271–1741 or 757–633–2241. There is no immediate PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 45863 alternate route for vessels transiting this section of the Elizabeth River but vessels may pass before and after the closure each day. The Coast Guard will also inform additional waterway users through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the closure periods for the bridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impacts caused by the temporary deviation. 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: July 18, 2013. Waverly W. Gregory, Jr., Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2013–18226 Filed 7–29–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2013–0679] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that govern four Multnomah County bridges: The Broadway Bridge, mile 11.7, the Burnside Bridge, mile 12.4, the Morrison Bridge, mile 12.8, and the Hawthorne Bridge, mile 13.1, all crossing the Willamette River at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the annual Portland Providence Bridge Pedal event. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position to allow safe movement of event participants. DATES: This deviation is effective from 5 a.m. on August 11, 2013 to 12:30 p.m. August 11, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2013–0679] 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30JYR1.SGM 30JYR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2013-0633]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway 
(AICW), Elizabeth River, Southern Branch, Chesapeake and Portsmouth, VA

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 
operating schedule that governs the operation of the Belt Line Railroad 
Bridge, across the Elizabeth River Southern Branch, AICW, mile 2.6, at 
Chesapeake and Portsmouth, VA. This deviation is necessary to 
facilitate mechanical and electrical upgrades on the Belt Line Railroad 
drawbridge. This temporary deviation allows the drawbridge to remain in 
the closed to navigation position.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 1 p.m. on August 12, 2013 to 7 
p.m. on August 15, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2013-0633] 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 Mr. Jim Rousseau, Bridge 
Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone (757) 398-
6557, email James.L.Rousseau2@uscg.mil. If you have questions on 
reviewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket 
Operations, (202) 366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Norfolk and Portsmouth Belt Line 
Railroad Company, who owns and operates this drawbridge, has requested 
a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations set out in 
33 CFR 117.997(a) to facilitate replacement and update of the motor and 
drive system located in the bridge house.
    Under the regular operating schedule, the Belt Line Railroad Bridge 
across the Elizabeth River Southern Branch, AICW mile 2.6, between 
Portsmouth and Chesapeake, VA, the draw normally is open and only 
closes for train crossings or periodic maintenance. The Belt Line 
Railroad Bridge has a vertical clearance in the closed to vessels 
position of 6 feet above mean high water.
    Under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be maintained 
in the closed to navigation position, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Monday 
August 12, 2013 and each day from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Tuesday, 
Wednesday, and Thursday, August 13, 14, and 15, 2013, respectively. The 
bridge will operate under its normal operating schedule at all other 
times. The bridge normally is maintained in the open to navigation 
position with several vessels transiting a week and only closes when 
trains transit. The Elizabeth River Southern Branch is used by a 
variety of vessels including military, tugs, commercial, and 
recreational vessels. The Coast Guard has carefully coordinated the 
restrictions with these waterway users.
    Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed position may do 
so at anytime and are advised to proceed with caution. The bridge will 
be able to open for emergencies with a one hour advanced notification 
on marine channel 13 or calling 757-271-1741 or 757-633-2241. There is 
no immediate alternate route for vessels transiting this section of the 
Elizabeth River but vessels may pass before and after the closure each 
day. The Coast Guard will also inform additional waterway users through 
our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the closure periods for 
the bridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any 
impacts caused by the temporary deviation.
    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: July 18, 2013.
Waverly W. Gregory, Jr.,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2013-18226 Filed 7-29-13; 8:45 am]
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