Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Trent River, New Bern, NC, 60294 [2015-25367]

Download as PDF 60294 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 193 / Tuesday, October 6, 2015 / Rules and Regulations 33 CFR 117.5 which states it must open promptly on signal at any time, and requires constant attendance by with a drawtender. BNSF RR Bridge 38.3 provides 5 feet of vertical clearance in the closed-to-navigation position above high-water, and at the lowest tides up to 16 feet may be available. This deviation allows the BNSF RR Bridge 38.3, at mile 1.5 crossing Ebey Slough, to remain in the closed-to navigation position, and need not open for maritime traffic from 6 a.m. on October 11, 2015 through 11:59 p.m. on October 31, 2015. The bridge shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR part 117 subpart A at all other times. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed-to-navigation position may do so at any time. The bridge will be required to open, if needed, for vessels engaged in emergency response operations during this closure period, but any time lost to emergency openings will necessitate a time extension add to the approved dates. Waterway usage on this part of the Snohomish River and Ebey Slough includes vessels ranging from a commercial tug to small pleasure craft. No immediate alternate route for vessels to pass is available on this part of the river. 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 their 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: September 23, 2015. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2015–25314 Filed 10–5–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with RULES 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2015–0933] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Trent River, New Bern, NC Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Oct 05, 2015 Jkt 238001 The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the U.S. 70 (Alfred C. Cunningham) Bridge across the Trent River, mile 0.0, at New Bern, NC. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 2015 Neuse River Bridge Run. SUMMARY: This deviation is effective from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on October 17, 2015. DATES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2015–0933], 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary deviation, call or email Mr. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone (757) 398–6222, email Hal.R.Pitts@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Event Director for the 2015 Neuse River Bridge Run, with approval from the North Carolina Department of Transportation, who owns and operates the U.S. 70 (Alfred C. Cunningham) Bridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 2015 Neuse River Bridge Run. The bridge is a bascule bridge and has a vertical clearance in the closed position of 14 feet above mean high water. The current operating schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.843(a). Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on October 17, 2015. The Trent River is used by a variety of vessels including small commercial vessels and recreational vessels. The Coast Guard has carefully coordinated the restrictions with commercial and recreational waterway users. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may do so at anytime. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies and there is no alternate route for vessels unable to pass through the bridge in the closed position. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast Notice to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impacts caused by this temporary deviation. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 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: October 1, 2015. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2015–25367 Filed 10–5–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2015–0932] Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Trent River, New Bern, NC Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the U.S. 70 (Alfred C. Cunningham) Bridge across the Trent River, mile 0.0, at New Bern, NC. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 2015 New Bern Mumfest celebration. DATES: This deviation is effective from 9 a.m. on October 10, 2015, until 5 p.m. on October 11, 2015. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2015–0932], 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this temporary deviation, call or email Mr. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone (757) 398–6222, email Hal.R.Pitts@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Event Director for the New Burn Mumfest, with approval from the North Carolina Department of Transportation, who owns and operates the U.S. 70 (Alfred C. Cunningham) Bridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 2015 New Bern MumFest celebration. The bridge is a SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06OCR1.SGM 06OCR1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 193 (Tuesday, October 6, 2015)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 60294]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-25367]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2015-0933]


Drawbridge Operation Regulations; Trent River, New Bern, NC

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the 
operating schedule that governs the U.S. 70 (Alfred C. Cunningham) 
Bridge across the Trent River, mile 0.0, at New Bern, NC. This 
deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation 
position to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles 
during the 2015 Neuse River Bridge Run.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on 
October 17, 2015.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2015-0933], 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this 
temporary deviation, call or email Mr. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge 
Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone (757) 398-
6222, email Hal.R.Pitts@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Event Director for the 2015 Neuse River 
Bridge Run, with approval from the North Carolina Department of 
Transportation, who owns and operates the U.S. 70 (Alfred C. 
Cunningham) Bridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the 
current operating regulations to accommodate the free movement of 
pedestrians and vehicles during the 2015 Neuse River Bridge Run. The 
bridge is a bascule bridge and has a vertical clearance in the closed 
position of 14 feet above mean high water.
    The current operating schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.843(a). 
Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be maintained in the 
closed-to-navigation position from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on October 
17, 2015. The Trent River is used by a variety of vessels including 
small commercial vessels and recreational vessels. The Coast Guard has 
carefully coordinated the restrictions with commercial and recreational 
waterway users.
    Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may 
do so at anytime. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies and 
there is no alternate route for vessels unable to pass through the 
bridge in the closed position. The Coast Guard will also inform the 
users of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast Notice to 
Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the bridge so that 
vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impacts caused by 
this 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 effective 
period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating 
regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: October 1, 2015.
Hal R. Pitts,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2015-25367 Filed 10-5-15; 8:45 am]
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