Annual Marine Events in the Eighth Coast Guard District, Sabine River; Orange, TX, 52999 [2015-21772]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 170 / Wednesday, September 2, 2015 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 100 [Docket No. USCG–2015–0813] Annual Marine Events in the Eighth Coast Guard District, Sabine River; Orange, TX Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard will enforce Special Local Regulations for the Southern Professional Outboard Racing Tour (S.P.O.R.T.) boat races to be held on the Sabine River in Orange, TX from 3 p.m. on September 18, 2015, through 6 p.m. on September 20, 2015. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, spectators, participating vessels, nonparticipating vessels and other users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, the Coast Guard Patrol Commander will enforce restrictions upon, and control the movement of, vessels in the zone established by the Special Local Regulation. DATES: The regulation in 33 CFR 100.801 will be enforced from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on September 18, 2015; and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on September 19 and 20, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice of enforcement, call or email Mr. Scott Whalen. U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur, TX; telephone 409– 719–5086, email scott.k.whalen@ uscg.mil. SUMMARY: The Coast Guard will enforce Special Local Regulation for the annual S.P.O.R.T. boat races in 33 CFR 100.801 (Table 3, Line 5) on September 18, 2015, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on September 19 and 20, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. This Special Local Regulation encompasses all waters of the Sabine River south of latitude 30°05′33″ N. and waters north of latitude 30°05′45″ N. (NAD 83). Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.801, a vessel may not enter the regulated area, unless it receives permission from the on-scene Patrol Commander. Spectator vessels may safely transit outside the regulated area but may not anchor, block, loiter, or impede participants or official patrol vessels. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other federal, state or local asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with RULES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:00 Sep 01, 2015 Jkt 235001 law enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation. This notice is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.801 and 33 U.S.C. 1233. In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with notification of this enforcement period via Local Notice to Mariners, Marine Information Broadcasts, and Marine Safety Information Bulletins. If the Captain of the Port or his designated on-scene Patrol Commander determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice, he or she may use a Broadcast Notice to Mariners to grant general permission to enter the regulated area. Dated: August 18, 2015. R.S. Ogrydziak, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Port Arthur. [FR Doc. 2015–21772 Filed 9–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket Number USCG–2015–0739] 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 Quad City Marathon to cross the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position for four and a half hours. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on September 27, 2015. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2015–0739] 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 9990 52999 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 four and a half hour period from 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., September 27, 2015, while the Quad City 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: August 27, 2015. David M. Frank, Bridge Administrator, Eighth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2015–21707 Filed 9–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P E:\FR\FM\02SER1.SGM 02SER1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 100

[Docket No. USCG-2015-0813]


Annual Marine Events in the Eighth Coast Guard District, Sabine 
River; Orange, TX

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of enforcement of regulation.

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SUMMARY:  The Coast Guard will enforce Special Local Regulations for 
the Southern Professional Outboard Racing Tour (S.P.O.R.T.) boat races 
to be held on the Sabine River in Orange, TX from 3 p.m. on September 
18, 2015, through 6 p.m. on September 20, 2015. This action is 
necessary to provide for the safety of the participants, crew, 
spectators, participating vessels, non-participating vessels and other 
users of the waterway. During the enforcement period, the Coast Guard 
Patrol Commander will enforce restrictions upon, and control the 
movement of, vessels in the zone established by the Special Local 
Regulation.

DATES: The regulation in 33 CFR 100.801 will be enforced from 3 p.m. to 
6 p.m. on September 18, 2015; and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on September 19 
and 20, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice 
of enforcement, call or email Mr. Scott Whalen. U.S. Coast Guard Marine 
Safety Unit Port Arthur, TX; telephone 409-719-5086, email 
scott.k.whalen@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce Special Local 
Regulation for the annual S.P.O.R.T. boat races in 33 CFR 100.801 
(Table 3, Line 5) on September 18, 2015, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on 
September 19 and 20, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    This Special Local Regulation encompasses all waters of the Sabine 
River south of latitude 30[deg]05'33'' N. and waters north of latitude 
30[deg]05'45'' N. (NAD 83).
    Under the provisions of 33 CFR 100.801, a vessel may not enter the 
regulated area, unless it receives permission from the on-scene Patrol 
Commander. Spectator vessels may safely transit outside the regulated 
area but may not anchor, block, loiter, or impede 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 100.801 and 33 
U.S.C. 1233. In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the 
Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with notification of 
this enforcement period via Local Notice to Mariners, Marine 
Information Broadcasts, and Marine Safety Information Bulletins.
    If the Captain of the Port or his designated on-scene Patrol 
Commander determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for 
the full duration stated in this notice, he or she may use a Broadcast 
Notice to Mariners to grant general permission to enter the regulated 
area.

    Dated: August 18, 2015.
R.S. Ogrydziak,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Port Arthur.
[FR Doc. 2015-21772 Filed 9-1-15; 8:45 am]
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