Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR, 18996 [2014-07607]

Download as PDF 18996 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 66 / Monday, April 7, 2014 / Rules and Regulations permission is granted, all persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the Caption of the Port or his designated representative. Spectator vessels may safely transit outside the regulated area but may not anchor, block, loiter, or impede the transit of participants or official patrol vessels. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or Local law enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation. This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.1102 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 extensive advance notification of this enforcement period via the Local Notice to Mariners, Broadcast Notice to Mariners, and local advertising by the event sponsor. If the Sector San Diego Captain of the Port or his designated representative determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated on this notice, he or she may use a Broadcast Notice to Mariners to grant general permission to enter the regulated area. Dated: March 20, 2014. S. M. Mahoney, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port San Diego. [FR Doc. 2014–07604 Filed 4–4–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0191] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, 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 governs the Broadway Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 11.7, at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the Portland Race for the Roses event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the down or closed position to facilitate safe movement of event participants. DATES: This deviation is effective from 4:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. April 13, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0191] is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:32 Apr 04, 2014 Jkt 232001 ‘‘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. Steven Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District; telephone 206–220–7282, email Steven.M.Fischer@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Multnomah County has requested that the Broadway Bascule Bridge remain closed to vessel traffic to facilitate safe, uninterrupted roadway passage of participants in the Portland Race for the Roses 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 able to pass through the bridge in the closed positions may do so at anytime. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. 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 and also requires advance notification when a bridge opening is needed. This deviation allows the bascule span of the Broadway Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 11.7, to remain in the closed position and need not open for maritime traffic from 4:30 a.m. April 13, 2014 to 9:30 a.m. April 13, 2014. 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 bridges’ 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 PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 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 19, 2014. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–07607 Filed 4–4–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0190] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, 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 governs the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, miles 12.1, at Portland, Oregon. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the Race for the Roses event. This deviation allows the upper deck of the Steel Bridge to remain in the closed position to facilitate safe movement of event participants. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on April 13, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0190] 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. Steven Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District; telephone 206–220–7282, email Steven.M.Fischer@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07APR1.SGM 07APR1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 66 (Monday, April 7, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-07607]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0191]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR

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 Broadway Bridge across the 
Willamette River, mile 11.7, at Portland, OR. The deviation is 
necessary to accommodate the Portland Race for the Roses event. This 
deviation allows the bridge to remain in the down or closed position to 
facilitate safe movement of event participants.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 4:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. April 
13, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2014-0191] 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. Steven Fischer, Bridge 
Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District; telephone 206-220-7282, 
email Steven.M.Fischer@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the 
docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, 
telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Multnomah County has requested that the 
Broadway Bascule Bridge remain closed to vessel traffic to facilitate 
safe, uninterrupted roadway passage of participants in the Portland 
Race for the Roses 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 able to 
pass through the bridge in the closed positions may do so at anytime. 
The bridge will be able to open for emergencies and there is no 
immediate alternate route for vessels to pass.
    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 and also 
requires advance notification when a bridge opening is needed. This 
deviation allows the bascule span of the Broadway Bridge across the 
Willamette River, mile 11.7, to remain in the closed position and need 
not open for maritime traffic from 4:30 a.m. April 13, 2014 to 9:30 
a.m. April 13, 2014. 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 bridges' 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 19, 2014.
Steven M. Fischer,
Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2014-07607 Filed 4-4-14; 8:45 am]
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