Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA, 30178 [2016-11495]

Download as PDF 30178 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 94 / Monday, May 16, 2016 / Rules and Regulations applicant of any liens, encumbrances, or infirmities that the Secretary identified and may seek additional information from the applicant needed to address such issues. The Secretary may require the elimination of any such liens, encumbrances, or infirmities prior to taking final approval action on the acquisition, and she shall require elimination prior to such approval if she determines that the liens, encumbrances or infirmities make title to the land unmarketable. Dated: May 11, 2016. Lawrence S. Roberts, Acting Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–11489 Filed 5–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2016–0392] 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 is necessary to accommodate the University of Washington, and University of Washington Bothell commencement ceremony traffic. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to accommodate the timely movement of vehicular traffic. DATES: This deviation is effective from 9:30 a.m. on June 11, 2016 to 6:15 p.m. on June 12, 2016. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2016–0392] 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 University of Washington, through the Lhorne on DSK30JT082PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:36 May 13, 2016 Jkt 238001 Washington Department of Transportation, has requested that the Montlake Bridge bascule span remain in the closed-to-navigation position, and need not open to marine traffic to facilitate timely movement of commencement vehicular traffic. The Montlake Bridge across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, at mile 5.2, 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; vertical clearance references to the Mean Water Level of Lake Washington. The normal operating schedule for Montlake Bridge operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.1051(e). The deviation period is from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on June 11, 2016; and from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. and from 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. on June 12, 2016. The deviation allows the bascule span of the Montlake Bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position for the times and dates herein. 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-to-navigation position may do so at anytime. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies and there is no immediate alternate route for marine 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: May 10, 2016. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2016–11495 Filed 5–13–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2016–0380] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR AGENCY: PO 00000 Coast Guard, DHS. Frm 00022 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the upper deck of the Steel Bridge, mile 12.1, and the Burnside Bridge, mile 12.4, both crossing the Willamette River, at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the annual Rose Festival Parade event, which crosses the Steel Bridge and Burnside Bridge. This deviation allows the upper deck of the Steel Bridge and Burnside Bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position and need not open for marine traffic to allow for the safe movement of event participants. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2016–0380] 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: TriMet Public Transit and Multnomah County have requested that the upper deck of the Steel Bridge and the Burnside Bridge remain in the closed-tonavigation position to accommodate the annual Rose Festival Parade event. The Steel Bridge, mile 12.1, and the Burnside Bridge, mile 12.4, both cross the Willamette River. The Steel Bridge is a double-deck lift bridge with a lower lift deck and an upper lift deck which operate independent of each other. When both decks are in the down position the bridge provides 26 feet of vertical clearance. When the lower deck is in the up position, the bridge provides 71 feet of vertical clearance. This deviation does not affect the operating schedule of the lower deck which opens on signal. The normal operating schedule for the upper deck of the Steel Bridge operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.897(c)(3)(ii). The Burnside Bridge provides a vertical clearance of 64 feet in the closed-to-navigation position. The normal operating schedule for the Burnside Bridge operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.897(c)(3)(iii). The Steel Bridge and Burnside Bridge clearances are above Columbia River Datum 0.0. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16MYR1.SGM 16MYR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2016-0392]


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 Montlake Bridge across the Lake 
Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is 
necessary to accommodate the University of Washington, and University 
of Washington Bothell commencement ceremony traffic. This deviation 
allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position to 
accommodate the timely movement of vehicular traffic.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 9:30 a.m. on June 11, 2016 to 
6:15 p.m. on June 12, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2016-0392] 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 University of Washington, through the 
Washington Department of Transportation, has requested that the 
Montlake Bridge bascule span remain in the closed-to-navigation 
position, and need not open to marine traffic to facilitate timely 
movement of commencement vehicular traffic.
    The Montlake Bridge across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, at mile 
5.2, 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; vertical clearance 
references to the Mean Water Level of Lake Washington. The normal 
operating schedule for Montlake Bridge operates in accordance with 33 
CFR 117.1051(e).
    The deviation period is from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 4:30 
p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on June 11, 2016; and from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. 
and from 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. on June 12, 2016. The deviation allows 
the bascule span of the Montlake Bridge to remain in the closed-to-
navigation position for the times and dates herein. 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-to-navigation 
position may do so at anytime. The bridge will be able to open for 
emergencies and there is no immediate alternate route for marine 
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: May 10, 2016.
Steven M. Fischer,
Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2016-11495 Filed 5-13-16; 8:45 am]
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