Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA, 33696 [2014-13755]

Download as PDF 33696 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 113 / Thursday, June 12, 2014 / Rules and Regulations Coast Guard; telephone 757–398–6227, email Kashanda.L.Booker@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, 202–366– 9826. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY The Event Director for the Bike MS: Historic New Bern Ride along with approval from the North Carolina Department of Transportation, owner of the drawbridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating schedule to accommodate the MS Bike Ride. The US 70/Alfred C. Cunningham Bridge across the Trent River, mile 0.0, a double-leaf bascule drawbridge, in New Bern, NC, has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 14 feet, above mean high water. Under the normal operating schedule, the US 70/Alfred C. Cunningham Bridge would open on signal during this timeframe. However, under this temporary deviation, the drawbridge will be allowed to remain in the closed-to-navigation position from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 6, 2014; and from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 7, 2014 to accommodate the Bike MS: Historic New Bern Bike Ride. Vessels that can pass under the bridge without a bridge opening may do so at all times. There are no alternate routes for vessels and the bridge will be able to open in the event of an emergency. The Coast Guard will inform the users of the waterway through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the closure periods so that vessels can plan their transits to minimize any impact caused by the temporary deviation. At all other times during the affected period, the bridge will operate as outlined at 33 CFR 117.843(a). 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. [Docket No. USCG–2014–0438] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: June 2, 2014. Waverly W. Gregory, Jr., Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with RULES [FR Doc. 2014–13754 Filed 6–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:18 Jun 11, 2014 Jkt 232001 Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, 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 Montlake Bridge across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the University of Washington, and University of Washington Bothell commencement ceremony traffic. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to allow timely movement of commencement traffic. DATES: This deviation is effective from 9:30 a.m. on June 14, 2014 to 6 p.m. on June 15, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0438] 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 University of Washington through the Washington Department of Transportation has requested that the Montlake Bridge bascule span remain closed and need not open to vessel traffic to facilitate timely movement of Commencement traffic. The Montlake Bridge crosses the Lake Washington Ship Canal at mile 5.2 and while in the closed position provides 30 feet of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 vertical clearance throughout the navigation channel and 46 feet of vertical clearance throughout the center 60-feet of the bridge; vertical clearance referenced to the Mean Water Level of Lake Washington. Vessels which do not require a bridge opening may continue to transit beneath the bridge during this closure period. Under normal conditions this bridge opens on signal, subject to the list of exceptions provided in 33 CFR 117.1051(e). This deviation period is from 9:30 a.m. on June 14, 2014 to 6 p.m. on June 15, 2014. The deviation allows the bascule span of the Montlake Bridge to remain in the closed position and need not open for maritime traffic from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on June 14, 2014 and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 15, 2014. The bridge shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR 117.1051(e) at all other times. Waterway usage on the Lake Washington Ship Canal 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 drawbridges 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: May 30, 2014. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–13755 Filed 6–11–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket Number USCG–2014–0301] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone, Tennessee River Mile 4.8 to 5.8; Ledbetter, KY Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing an emergency temporary safety zone for all waters of the Tennessee River, extending the entire SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12JNR1.SGM 12JNR1

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[FR Doc No: 2014-13755]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0438]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, 
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 Montlake Bridge across the Lake 
Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. This deviation is 
necessary to accommodate the University of Washington, and University 
of Washington Bothell commencement ceremony traffic. This deviation 
allows the bridge to remain in the closed position to allow timely 
movement of commencement traffic.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 9:30 a.m. on June 14, 2014 to 6 
p.m. on June 15, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2014-0438] 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 University of Washington through the 
Washington Department of Transportation has requested that the Montlake 
Bridge bascule span remain closed and need not open to vessel traffic 
to facilitate timely movement of Commencement traffic. The Montlake 
Bridge crosses the Lake Washington Ship Canal at mile 5.2 and while in 
the closed position provides 30 feet of vertical clearance throughout 
the navigation channel and 46 feet of vertical clearance throughout the 
center 60-feet of the bridge; vertical clearance referenced to the Mean 
Water Level of Lake Washington. Vessels which do not require a bridge 
opening may continue to transit beneath the bridge during this closure 
period. Under normal conditions this bridge opens on signal, subject to 
the list of exceptions provided in 33 CFR 117.1051(e).
    This deviation period is from 9:30 a.m. on June 14, 2014 to 6 p.m. 
on June 15, 2014. The deviation allows the bascule span of the Montlake 
Bridge to remain in the closed position and need not open for maritime 
traffic from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on June 
14, 2014 and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on June 15, 2014. The bridge shall 
operate in accordance to 33 CFR 117.1051(e) at all other times. 
Waterway usage on the Lake Washington Ship Canal 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 drawbridges 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: May 30, 2014.
Steven M. Fischer,
Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2014-13755 Filed 6-11-14; 8:45 am]
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