Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough, Everett and Marysville, WA, 22397 [2014-09067]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 77 / Tuesday, April 22, 2014 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0269] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough, Everett and Marysville, 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 SR 529 Bridges across the Snohomish River, mile 3.6 near Everett, WA, and the SR 529 Bridges across Steamboat Slough, mile 1.1, near Marysville, WA. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the Total Health Events Heroes Half Marathon. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position to allow safe movement of event participants. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on April 27, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0269] 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.Fischer3@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366– 9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has requested that the SR 529 Bridges across the Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough remain closed to vessel traffic to facilitate safe, uninterrupted roadway passage of participants of the Total Health Events Heroes Half Marathon. The SR 529 Bridges over the Snohomish ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:06 Apr 21, 2014 Jkt 232001 River at mile 3.6 provide 38 feet of vertical clearance above mean high water elevation while in the closed position. Under normal conditions these bridges operate in accordance with 33 CFR 117.1059(c), which requires advance notification of one-hour when a bridge opening is needed. The SR 529 Bridges over Steamboat Slough at mile 1.1 provide 10 feet of vertical clearance above mean high water elevation while in the closed position. Under normal conditions these bridges operate in accordance with 33 CFR 117.1059(g), which requires advance notification of four hours when a bridge opening is needed. This deviation period is from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. April 27, 2014. The deviation allows the SR 529 Bridges crossing the Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough, to remain in the closed position and not open for maritime traffic from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. April 27, 2014. Vessels that do not require a bridge opening may continue to transit beneath the bridges during this closure period. The bridges shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR 117.1059 at all other times. Waterway usage on the Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough 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 bridges 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 drawbridges must return to their 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: April 10, 2014. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–09067 Filed 4–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0243] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA AGENCY: PO 00000 Coast Guard, DHS. Frm 00041 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 22397 Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0 at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Capitol City Classic 10K run. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on April 27, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0243], 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 David H. Sulouff, Chief, Bridge Section, Eleventh Coast Guard District; telephone 510– 437–3516, email David.H.Sulouff@ uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: California Department of Transportation has requested a temporary change to the operation of the Tower Drawbridge, mile 59.0, over Sacramento River, at Sacramento, CA. The drawbridge navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 30 feet above Mean High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. The draw opens on signal from May 1 through October 31 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and from November 1 through April 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. At all other times the draw shall open on signal if at least four hours notice is given, as required by 33 CFR 117.189(a). Navigation on the waterway is commercial and recreational. The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on April 27, 2014, to allow the community to participate in the Capitol City Classic 10k run. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with the waterway users. No objections to the proposed temporary deviation were raised. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22APR1.SGM 22APR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0269]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Snohomish River and Steamboat 
Slough, Everett and Marysville, 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 SR 529 Bridges across the Snohomish 
River, mile 3.6 near Everett, WA, and the SR 529 Bridges across 
Steamboat Slough, mile 1.1, near Marysville, WA. This deviation is 
necessary to accommodate the Total Health Events Heroes Half Marathon. 
This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed position to 
allow safe movement of event participants.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on 
April 27, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2014-0269] 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.Fischer3@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the 
docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, 
telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Washington State Department of 
Transportation (WSDOT) has requested that the SR 529 Bridges across the 
Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough remain closed to vessel traffic to 
facilitate safe, uninterrupted roadway passage of participants of the 
Total Health Events Heroes Half Marathon. The SR 529 Bridges over the 
Snohomish River at mile 3.6 provide 38 feet of vertical clearance above 
mean high water elevation while in the closed position. Under normal 
conditions these bridges operate in accordance with 33 CFR 117.1059(c), 
which requires advance notification of one-hour when a bridge opening 
is needed.
    The SR 529 Bridges over Steamboat Slough at mile 1.1 provide 10 
feet of vertical clearance above mean high water elevation while in the 
closed position. Under normal conditions these bridges operate in 
accordance with 33 CFR 117.1059(g), which requires advance notification 
of four hours when a bridge opening is needed. This deviation period is 
from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. April 27, 2014. The deviation allows the 
SR 529 Bridges crossing the Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough, to 
remain in the closed position and not open for maritime traffic from 
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. April 27, 2014. Vessels that do not require a 
bridge opening may continue to transit beneath the bridges during this 
closure period. The bridges shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR 
117.1059 at all other times. Waterway usage on the Snohomish River and 
Steamboat Slough 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 
bridges 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 drawbridges must return to 
their 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: April 10, 2014.
Steven M. Fischer,
Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2014-09067 Filed 4-21-14; 8:45 am]
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