Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL, 18313 [2015-07730]

Download as PDF Rmajette on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with RULES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 65 / Monday, April 6, 2015 / Rules and Regulations channel before buoy 24 at position (North American Datum of 1983, World Geodetic System, 1984) 32°41.55 N, 117°09.54 W, heading northwest past Coronado Landing, crossing the federal channel again before buoy 22 at position (North American Datum of 1983, World Geodetic System, 1984) 32°42.31 N, 117°10.43, then heading north and culminating at the Maritime Museum Pier, as part of the marine event procession. Before the effective period and during the enforcement of the event, the Coast Guard will issue a broadcast notice to mariners (BNM) alert via VHF Channel 16 if any course modifications are required due to emergency reasons. (b) Enforcement period. This section will be enforced from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on April 19, 2015. If the event concludes prior to the schedule termination time, the COTP will cease enforcement of the special local regulation and will announce that fact via Broadcast Notice to Mariners or other communications coordinated with the event sponsor to grant general permission to enter the regulated area. (c) Definitions. The following definition applies to this section: Designated representative means any commissioned, warrant, or petty officer of the Coast Guard on board Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, or local, state, or federal law enforcement vessels who have been authorized to act on the behalf of the Captain of the Port. (d) Regulations. (1) No vessel may enter, transit through, or anchor within this regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port of San Diego or his designated representative. (2) Commercial vessels operating solely within the San Diego Bay federal channel will have right-of-way over event participants. Vessels participating in the procession will stop for oncoming commercial deep draft traffic and will resume after the vessel has completed its passage through the regulated area. (3) All persons and vessels shall comply with instructions from the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) or his designated representative. The COTP San Diego or his on-scene representative may be contacted via VHF Channel 16 or at 619–278–7033. (4) Upon being hailed by U.S. Coast Guard or designated patrol personnel by siren, radio, flashing light or other means, the operator of a vessel shall proceed as directed. (5) The Coast Guard may be assisted by other federal, state, or local agencies in patrol and notification of the regulation. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:01 Apr 03, 2015 Jkt 235001 Dated: March 24, 2015. J.S. Spaner, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port San Diego. [FR Doc. 2015–07859 Filed 4–3–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket Number USCG–2015–0150] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock Island, IL 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 Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois. The deviation is necessary to allow the Bandits Race to Home 5K Marathon to cross the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position for two hours. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., April 11, 2015. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2015–0150] 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 Eric A. Washburn, Bridge Administrator, Western Rivers, Coast Guard; telephone 314–269–2378, email Eric.Washburn@ uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Cheryl F. Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal requested a temporary deviation for the Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, across the Upper Mississippi River, mile SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 18313 482.9, at Rock Island, Illinois to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for a two hour period from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., April 11, 2015, while the Bandits Race to Home 5K Marathon is held between the cities of Davenport, IA and Rock Island, IL. The Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge currently operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.5, which states the general requirement that drawbridges shall open promptly and fully for the passage of vessels when a request to open is given in accordance with the subpart. There are no alternate routes for vessels transiting this section of the Upper Mississippi River. The Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, in the closed-tonavigation position, provides a vertical clearance of 23.8 feet above normal pool. Navigation on the waterway consists primarily of commercial tows and recreational watercraft. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with waterway users. No objections were received. 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 30, 2015. Eric A. Washburn, Bridge Administrator, Western Rivers. [FR Doc. 2015–07730 Filed 4–3–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket Number USCG–2015–0186] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Fireworks Display; Lake Erie, Cleveland, OH Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone on Lake Erie, Cleveland Harbor, Cleveland, OH. This safety zone is intended to restrict vessels from a portion of Lake Erie during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum fireworks display. This temporary safety zone is necessary to protect mariners and vessels from the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06APR1.SGM 06APR1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 65 (Monday, April 6, 2015)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-07730]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket Number USCG-2015-0150]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Upper Mississippi River, Rock 
Island, IL

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 Rock Island Railroad and Highway 
Drawbridge across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 482.9, at Rock 
Island, Illinois. The deviation is necessary to allow the Bandits Race 
to Home 5K Marathon to cross the bridge. This deviation allows the 
bridge to be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position for two 
hours.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., April 
11, 2015.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2015-0150] 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 Eric A. Washburn, Bridge 
Administrator, Western Rivers, Coast Guard; telephone 314-269-2378, 
email Eric.Washburn@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing the 
docket, call Cheryl F. Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, 
telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S. Army Rock Island Arsenal requested 
a temporary deviation for the Rock Island Railroad and Highway 
Drawbridge, across the Upper Mississippi River, mile 482.9, at Rock 
Island, Illinois to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for a 
two hour period from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., April 11, 2015, while the 
Bandits Race to Home 5K Marathon is held between the cities of 
Davenport, IA and Rock Island, IL.
    The Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge currently operates 
in accordance with 33 CFR 117.5, which states the general requirement 
that drawbridges shall open promptly and fully for the passage of 
vessels when a request to open is given in accordance with the subpart.
    There are no alternate routes for vessels transiting this section 
of the Upper Mississippi River.
    The Rock Island Railroad and Highway Drawbridge, in the closed-to-
navigation position, provides a vertical clearance of 23.8 feet above 
normal pool. Navigation on the waterway consists primarily of 
commercial tows and recreational watercraft. This temporary deviation 
has been coordinated with waterway users. No objections were received.
    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 30, 2015.
Eric A. Washburn,
Bridge Administrator, Western Rivers.
[FR Doc. 2015-07730 Filed 4-3-15; 8:45 am]
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