Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington, Seattle, WA, 67027 [2013-26817]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 217 / Friday, November 8, 2013 / Rules and Regulations Inc. is hosting the Key West World Championship, a series of high-speed boat races. Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.701, no unauthorized person or vessel may enter, transit through, anchor within, or remain in the established regulated areas. The event will be held on the waters of the Atlantic Ocean located southwest of Key West, Florida. Approximately 75 highspeed power boats will be participating in the races. It is anticipated that at least 100 spectator vessels will be present during the races. The special local regulations will be enforced from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on November 10, 2013. The Coast Guard will provide notice of the regulated area by Local Notice to Mariners, Broadcast Notice to Mariners, and on-scene designated representatives. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation. The events on November 6, 2013 and November 8, 2013 will be enforced with actual notice. This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.701 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advance notification of this enforcement period via a Broadcast Notice to Mariners. Dated: October 24, 2013. A.S. Young, Sr., Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Key West. [FR Doc. 2013–26816 Filed 11–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2013–0923] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington, Seattle, WA 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 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge (State Route 520) across Lake Washington at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate vehicular traffic attending football games at Husky Stadium at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:17 Nov 07, 2013 Jkt 232001 two hours before and two hours after each game. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8:00 a.m. on November 9, 2013 through 5:30 p.m. on November 29, 2013. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2013–0923] 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 Steven M. Fischer, Thirteenth Coast Guard District Bridge Program Officer, telephone 206– 220–7282, email Steven.M.Fischer3@ uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Washington State Department of Transportation has requested that the draw span of the Evergreen Point Floating Bridge (State Route 520) remain closed to vessel traffic to facilitate rapid movement of pre-game and post game football traffic. Evergreen Point Floating Bridge (State Route 520) provides three navigational openings for vessel passage: The movable floating span, subject to this closure; and two fixed navigational openings, one on the east end of the bridge and one on the west end. The fixed navigational opening on the east end of the bridge provides a horizontal clearance of 207 feet and a vertical clearance of 57 feet. The opening on the west end of the bridge provides a horizontal clearance of 206 feet and a vertical clearance of 44 feet. Vessels that are able to safely pass through the fixed navigational openings are allowed to do so during this closure period. Under normal conditions, during this time frame, the bridge operates in accordance with 33 CFR § 17.1049(a), which states the bridge shall open on signal if at least two hours notice is given. This deviation period will cover the dates November 9, 2013 to November 29, 2013 as follows. From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on November 29, 2013. The times for the closures on November 9, 2013 will be determined and announced in the Coast Guard’s Local Notice to Mariners and PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 67027 Broadcast Notice to Mariners as it becomes available. Due to NCAA television scheduling, the time for the game is not currently available. The deviation allows the floating draw span of the Evergreen Point Floating Bridge on Lake Washington to remain in the closed position and need not open for maritime traffic for times to be determined on November 9, 2013, and from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on November 29, 2013. The bridge shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR § 117.1049(a) at all other times. Waterway usage on the Lake Washington Ship ranges 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 draw span 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: October 25,2013. Daryl R. Peloquin, Acting Bridge Administrator. [FR Doc. 2013–26817 Filed 11–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 151, 155 and 160 [Docket No. USCG–2008–1070] RIN 1625–AB27 Nontank Vessel Response Plans and Other Response Plan Requirements Coast Guard, DHS. Rule; information collection approval. AGENCY: ACTION: On September 30, 2013, the Coast Guard amended regulations on response plans for nontank vessels. The amendment triggered information collection requirements affecting an existing OMB-approved information collection requirement on vessel and facility response plans. This notice announces that the collection of information has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and can now be enforced. The OMB control number is 1625–0066. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08NOR1.SGM 08NOR1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 217 (Friday, November 8, 2013)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 67027]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-26817]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2013-0923]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington, Seattle, WA

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 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge 
(State Route 520) across Lake Washington at Seattle, WA. The deviation 
is necessary to accommodate vehicular traffic attending football games 
at Husky Stadium at the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. 
This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position two 
hours before and two hours after each game.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 8:00 a.m. on November 9, 2013 
through 5:30 p.m. on November 29, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2013-0923] 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 Steven M. Fischer, Thirteenth Coast 
Guard District Bridge Program Officer, telephone 206-220-7282, email 
Steven.M.Fischer3@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the 
docket, call Barbara Hairston, Program Manager, Docket Operations, 
telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Washington State Department of 
Transportation has requested that the draw span of the Evergreen Point 
Floating Bridge (State Route 520) remain closed to vessel traffic to 
facilitate rapid movement of pre-game and post game football traffic. 
Evergreen Point Floating Bridge (State Route 520) provides three 
navigational openings for vessel passage: The movable floating span, 
subject to this closure; and two fixed navigational openings, one on 
the east end of the bridge and one on the west end. The fixed 
navigational opening on the east end of the bridge provides a 
horizontal clearance of 207 feet and a vertical clearance of 57 feet. 
The opening on the west end of the bridge provides a horizontal 
clearance of 206 feet and a vertical clearance of 44 feet. Vessels that 
are able to safely pass through the fixed navigational openings are 
allowed to do so during this closure period. Under normal conditions, 
during this time frame, the bridge operates in accordance with 33 CFR 
Sec.  17.1049(a), which states the bridge shall open on signal if at 
least two hours notice is given.
    This deviation period will cover the dates November 9, 2013 to 
November 29, 2013 as follows. From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 
p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on November 29, 2013. The times for the closures on 
November 9, 2013 will be determined and announced in the Coast Guard's 
Local Notice to Mariners and Broadcast Notice to Mariners as it becomes 
available. Due to NCAA television scheduling, the time for the game is 
not currently available.
    The deviation allows the floating draw span of the Evergreen Point 
Floating Bridge on Lake Washington to remain in the closed position and 
need not open for maritime traffic for times to be determined on 
November 9, 2013, and from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 
5:30 p.m. on November 29, 2013. The bridge shall operate in accordance 
to 33 CFR Sec.  117.1049(a) at all other times. Waterway usage on the 
Lake Washington Ship ranges 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 draw 
span 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: October 25,2013.
Daryl R. Peloquin,
Acting Bridge Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2013-26817 Filed 11-7-13; 8:45 am]
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