Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA, 17387 [2016-07010]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 29, 2016 / Rules and Regulations This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on May 15, 2016. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2016–0230] 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. Steven Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District; telephone 206–220–7282, email d13-pfd13bridges@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Seattle Department of Transportation requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for the University Bridge, mile 4.3, and the Montlake Bridge, mile 5.2, both crossing Lake Washington Ship Canal at Seattle, WA, to facilitate safe passage of participants in the ‘‘Beat the Bridge’’ foot race. The University Bridge provides a vertical clearance of 30 feet in the closed-to-navigation position. The Montlake Bridge provides 30 feet of vertical clearance in the closed-tonavigation position throughout the navigation channel, and 46 feet of vertical clearance in the closed-tonavigation position throughout the center 60 feet of the bridge. Vertical clearances are referenced to the Mean Water Level of Lake Washington. The normal operating schedule for both the University Bridge and Montlake Bridge is in 33 CFR 117.1051. During this deviation period, the University Bridge, mile 4.3, need not open to marine vessels from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on May 15, 2016. The Montlake Bridge, mile 5.2, need not open to marine vessels from 8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. on May 15, 2016. Waterway usage on Lake Washington Ship Canal ranges from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft. Vessels able to pass through the bridges in the closed positions may do so at any time. Both bridges 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 vessel operators 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 effective period of this temporary deviation. This deviation mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with RULES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:41 Mar 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: March 23, 2016. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2016–07011 Filed 3–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2016–0229] 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 Fremont Bridge, mile 2.6, and the University Bridge, mile 4.3, both crossing the Lake Washington Ship Canal at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the Brooks Trailhead 10K & 15K foot race event. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to allow for the safe movement of event participants. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on May 22, 2016. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2016–0229] 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. Steven Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District; telephone 206–220–7282, email d13-pfd13bridges@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Seattle Department of Transportation requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for the Fremont Bridge, mile 2.6, and the University Bridge, mile 4.3, both crossing the Lake Washington Ship Canal at Seattle, WA, to facilitate safe passage of participants in the Brooks Trailhead 10K & 15K foot race event. The Fremont Bridge provides a vertical clearance of 14 feet (31 feet of vertical clearance for the center 36 horizontal feet) in the closedSUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 17387 to-navigation position. The University Bridge provides a vertical clearance of 30 feet in the closed-to-navigation position. Both bridge clearances are referenced to the mean water elevation of Lake Washington. The normal operating schedule for both the Fremont Bridge and the University Bridge is in 33 CFR 117.1051. During this deviation period, the Fremont Bridge, mile 2.6, need not open to marine vessels from 8:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. on May 22, 2016. The University Bridge, mile 4.3, need not open to marine vessel from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on May 22, 2016. Waterway usage on the Lake Washington Ship Canal ranges from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft. Vessels able to pass through the bridges in the closed-to-navigation positions may do so at any time. Both bridges 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 waterway 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), both drawbridges must return to their 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: March 23, 2016. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2016–07010 Filed 3–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket Number USCG–2016–0022] RIN 1625–AA–08 Safety Zone; Cooper River Bridge Run, Cooper River, and Town Creek Reaches, Charleston, SC Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 60 (Tuesday, March 29, 2016)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 17387]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07010]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2016-0229]


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 Fremont Bridge, mile 2.6, and the 
University Bridge, mile 4.3, both crossing the Lake Washington Ship 
Canal at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the 
Brooks Trailhead 10K & 15K foot race event. This deviation allows the 
bridges to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to allow for the 
safe movement of event participants.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on May 22, 
2016.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2016-0229] 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. Steven Fischer, Bridge 
Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District; telephone 206-220-7282, 
email d13-pf-d13bridges@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Seattle Department of Transportation 
requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for the 
Fremont Bridge, mile 2.6, and the University Bridge, mile 4.3, both 
crossing the Lake Washington Ship Canal at Seattle, WA, to facilitate 
safe passage of participants in the Brooks Trailhead 10K & 15K foot 
race event. The Fremont Bridge provides a vertical clearance of 14 feet 
(31 feet of vertical clearance for the center 36 horizontal feet) in 
the closed-to-navigation position. The University Bridge provides a 
vertical clearance of 30 feet in the closed-to-navigation position. 
Both bridge clearances are referenced to the mean water elevation of 
Lake Washington. The normal operating schedule for both the Fremont 
Bridge and the University Bridge is in 33 CFR 117.1051. During this 
deviation period, the Fremont Bridge, mile 2.6, need not open to marine 
vessels from 8:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. on May 22, 2016. The University 
Bridge, mile 4.3, need not open to marine vessel from 8 a.m. to 8:30 
a.m. on May 22, 2016. Waterway usage on the Lake Washington Ship Canal 
ranges from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft.
    Vessels able to pass through the bridges in the closed-to-
navigation positions may do so at any time. Both bridges 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 
waterway 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), both drawbridges must return 
to their 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: March 23, 2016.
Steven M. Fischer,
Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2016-07010 Filed 3-28-16; 8:45 am]
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