Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA, 49684-49685 [2014-20005]

Download as PDF 49684 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 163 / Friday, August 22, 2014 / Rules and Regulations to-navigation position. In accordance with 33 CFR 117.143, the draw opens on signal if at least 12 hours notice is given to the San Joaquin County Department of Public Works at Stockton. Navigation on the waterway is commercial and recreational. The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position from 7 a.m. on August 18, 2014 to 5 p.m. on October 23, 2014 to allow the bridge owner to make necessary structural maintenance repairs and to replace approach deck slabs. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with the waterway users. No objections to the proposed temporary deviation were raised. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may do so at any time. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies, and Disappointment Slough can be used as an alternate route for vessels unable to pass through the bridge in closed position. The Coast Guard will inform waterway users of this temporary deviation via our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners, to minimize resulting navigational impacts. 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: August 6, 2014. D.H. Sulouff, District Bridge Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–19992 Filed 8–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0670] 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. The deviation continues to allow the Washington State Department of Transportation to accommodate rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:40 Aug 21, 2014 Jkt 232001 vehicular traffic attending football games, and maintain the bridge in the closed to navigation position. This deviation modifies the previously approved deviation under the same docket number. DATES: This deviation is effective from September 6, 2014 through November 22, 2014. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0670] 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, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth District, Coast Guard; 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: This temporary deviation supersedes the previous deviation of the same docket number published on August 5, 2014 (79 FR 45344) with respect to the closer times from September 6, 2014 to November 22, 2014. The Washington State Department of Transportation, on behalf of the University of Washington Police Department, has requested that 30 additional minutes be added to the requested time periods published on August 5, 2014 to facilitate timely movement of pre-game and post-game football traffic. The Montlake Bridge bascule span will remain closed and need not open to vessel traffic from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on September 6, 2014; from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on September 13, 2014. The times for the closures on September 20, 2014, September 27, 2014, October 25, 2014, November 8, 2014, and November 22, 2014 will be determined and announced in the Coast Guard’s Local Notice to Mariners and Broadcast Notice to Mariners as they become available. Due to NCAA television scheduling, the times for the games are not currently available. The bridge shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR 117.1051(e) at all other times. PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 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. These vertical clearance measurements are made in reference to the Mean Water Level of Lake Washington. The normal operating schedule for the Montlake Bridge states that the bridge opens on signal, subject to the list of exceptions provided in 33 CFR 117.1051(e). Waterway usage on the Lake Washington Ship Canal ranges from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed positions may do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impact caused by the temporary deviation. 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: August 11, 2014. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2014–20004 Filed 8–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2014–0735] 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 Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Fremont Bridge, across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 2.6, at Seattle, WA. This deviation is necessary to allow the bridge to operate in single SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22AUR1.SGM 22AUR1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 163 / Friday, August 22, 2014 / Rules and Regulations leaf mode while work crews are onsite, and to only provide a double leaf opening with a five hour advance notice. This deviation allows one half of the bridge to remain in the closed position while reducing the vertical clearance of the non-operating span by four feet to account for the installation of a moveable platform underneath the bridge. DATES: This deviation is effective without actual notice from August 22, 2014 through 6 p.m. on January 21, 2015. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from 7 a.m. on August 6, 2014, until August 22, 2014. The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2014–0735] 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 Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for the Fremont Bridge, mile 2.6, crossing the Lake Washington Ship Canal at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate SDOT workers for a bridge painting project. To facilitate this event, the full draw of the bridge need not open for vessel traffic ADDRESSES: unless a five hour advance notice is provided to the bridge operator. Additionally, one half of the draw of the bridge will be maintained in the closedto-navigation position, and the clearance reduced up to four feet. This deviation will begin at 7 a.m. on August 6, 2014 and continue until 6 p.m. on January 21, 2015. The Fremont Bridge, mile 2.6, is a double leaf bascule bridge which provides a vertical clearance of 14 feet (31 feet of vertical clearance for the center 36 horizontal feet) in the closed position. The clearance is referenced to the mean water elevation of Lake Washington. The normal operating schedule for the Fremont Bridge is set out in 33 CFR 117.1051 and states that the bridge need not open from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for vessels less than 1000 tons. The normal operating schedule for this bridge also requires one hour advance notification for bridge openings between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. daily. Waterway usage on the Lake Washington Ship Canal ranges from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed positions may do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open one leaf, half of the draw span, for emergencies and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impact 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: August 6, 2014. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. 49685 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2012–1036] Safety Zones; Recurring Marine Events in Captain of the Port Long Island Sound Zone AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. ACTION: The Coast Guard will enforce a safety zone for a fireworks display in the Sector Long Island Sound area of responsibility on August 30–31, 2014. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways during the event. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Long Island Sound or designated representative. SUMMARY: The regulations for the marine event listed in Table 1 to 33 CFR 165.151(9.3) will be enforced on August 30, 2014 and August 31, 2014 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:40 p.m. DATES: If you have questions on this notice, call or email Petty Officer Ian Fallon, Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound; telephone 203–468–4565, email Ian.M.Fallon@uscg.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone listed in Table 1 to 33 CFR 165.151(9.3) on the specified dates and times as indicated below. The final rule establishing this safety zone was published in the Federal Register on May 24, 2013 (78 FR 31402). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2014–20005 Filed 8–21–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P TABLE 1 TO §165.151 rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with RULES 9.3 Village of Island Park Labor Day Celebration Fireworks ................ Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.151, the fireworks display listed VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:40 Aug 21, 2014 Jkt 232001 • • • • Date: August 30, 2014. Rain Date: August 31, 2014. Time: 8:30 p.m. to 9:40 p.m. Location: Waters off Village of Island Park Fishing Pier, Village Beach, NY in approximate position 40°36′30.95″ N., 073°39′22.23″ W. (NAD 83). above is established as a safety zone. During the enforcement period, persons PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 and vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, mooring, or E:\FR\FM\22AUR1.SGM 22AUR1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 163 (Friday, August 22, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 49684-49685]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-20005]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0735]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, 
Seattle, WA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the 
operating schedule that governs the Seattle Department of 
Transportation (SDOT) Fremont Bridge, across the Lake Washington Ship 
Canal, mile 2.6, at Seattle, WA. This deviation is necessary to allow 
the bridge to operate in single

[[Page 49685]]

leaf mode while work crews are onsite, and to only provide a double 
leaf opening with a five hour advance notice. This deviation allows one 
half of the bridge to remain in the closed position while reducing the 
vertical clearance of the non-operating span by four feet to account 
for the installation of a moveable platform underneath the bridge.

DATES: This deviation is effective without actual notice from August 
22, 2014 through 6 p.m. on January 21, 2015. For the purposes of 
enforcement, actual notice will be used from 7 a.m. on August 6, 2014, 
until August 22, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2014-0735] 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 Seattle Department of Transportation 
(SDOT) has requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule 
for the Fremont Bridge, mile 2.6, crossing the Lake Washington Ship 
Canal at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate SDOT 
workers for a bridge painting project. To facilitate this event, the 
full draw of the bridge need not open for vessel traffic unless a five 
hour advance notice is provided to the bridge operator. Additionally, 
one half of the draw of the bridge will be maintained in the closed-to-
navigation position, and the clearance reduced up to four feet. This 
deviation will begin at 7 a.m. on August 6, 2014 and continue until 6 
p.m. on January 21, 2015.
    The Fremont Bridge, mile 2.6, is a double leaf bascule bridge which 
provides a vertical clearance of 14 feet (31 feet of vertical clearance 
for the center 36 horizontal feet) in the closed position. The 
clearance is referenced to the mean water elevation of Lake Washington. 
The normal operating schedule for the Fremont Bridge is set out in 33 
CFR 117.1051 and states that the bridge need not open from 7 a.m. to 9 
a.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for vessels less 
than 1000 tons. The normal operating schedule for this bridge also 
requires one hour advance notification for bridge openings between 11 
p.m. and 7 a.m. daily. Waterway usage on the Lake Washington Ship Canal 
ranges from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft.
    Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed positions may 
do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open one leaf, half of 
the draw span, for emergencies and there is no immediate alternate 
route for vessels to pass. The Coast Guard will also inform the users 
of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of 
the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessels can 
arrange their transits to minimize any impact 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: August 6, 2014.
Steven M. Fischer,
Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2014-20005 Filed 8-21-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-04-P