Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Umpqua River, Reedsport, OR, 52335 [2016-18709]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 152 / Monday, August 8, 2016 / Rules and Regulations Dated: August 1, 2016. Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–18534 Filed 8–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2016–0747] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Umpqua River, Reedsport, OR 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 US 101 Bridge across the Umpqua River, mile 11.1, at Reedsport, OR. The deviation is necessary to accommodate updating the electric control panels on the bridge. This deviation allows the US 101 Bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during upgrades. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on August 16, 2016 until 5 p.m. on August 18, 2016. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2016–0747] 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 Oregon Department of Transportation requested that the US 101 Bridge, near Reedsport, Oregon, remain in the closed-to-navigation position to update the electric control panels. The US 101 Bridge crosses the Umpqua River at mile 11.1 and provides 36 feet of vertical clearance above mean high water when in the closed-to-navigation position. This deviation allows the US 101 Bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position and need not open for maritime traffic from 7 a.m. on August 16, 2016 until 5 p.m. August 18, 2016. The normal operating schedule of this bridge is detailed at 33 CFR 117.893(a). Waterway usage on this part of the Umpqua River includes vessels ranging rmajette on DSK2TPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:12 Aug 05, 2016 Jkt 238001 from occasional commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft. ODOT has coordinated with local mariners in this regard, and no objections have been received. No immediate alternate route is available 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 vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impact caused by the temporary deviation. Vessels which do not require an opening of the bridge may continue to transit beneath the bridge during this repair period. 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: July 29, 2016. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2016–18709 Filed 8–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket Number USCG–2016–0670] RIN 165–AA00 Safety Zones; Marine Events Held in the Sector Long Island Sound Captain of the Port Zone Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing nine temporary safety zones for fireworks displays within the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound (LIS) Captain of the Port (COTP) Zone. This temporary final rule is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during these events. Entry into, transit through, mooring or anchoring within these regulated areas is prohibited unless authorized by COTP Sector Long Island Sound. DATES: This rule is effective without actual notice from August 8, 2016 through September 03, 2016. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used July 30, 2016, through August 8, 2016. ADDRESSES: To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to http:// www.regulations.gov, type USCG–2016– SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 52335 0670 in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this rule. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this rule, contact Petty Officer Jay TerVeen, Prevention Department, Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, telephone (203) 468– 4446, email Jay.C.TerVeen@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Table of Abbreviations COTP Captain of the Port DHS Department of Homeland Security FR Federal Register LIS Long Island Sound NPRM Notice of Proposed Rulemaking NAD 83 North American Datum 1983 II. Background Information and Regulatory History This rulemaking establishes 9 safety zones for fireworks displays. Each event and its corresponding regulatory history are discussed below. The Hoffman Wedding Fireworks Display is a first time marine event with no regulatory history. The Pyro Engineering Inc. Fireworks Display is a first time marine event with no regulatory history. The Sag Harbor Fire Department Fireworks Display is a recurring marine event with regulatory history. A safety zone was established for this event in 2015 via a temporary final rule entitled, ‘‘Safety Zones; Marine Events held in the Sector Long Island Sound Captain of the Port Zone.’’ This rulemaking was published on Friday, August 14, 2015 in the Federal Register (80 FR 48692). The Montalbano Wedding Fireworks Display is a first time marine event with no regulatory history. The Village of Saltaire Fireworks Display is a recurring marine event with regulatory history. A safety zone was established for this event in 2015 via a temporary final rule entitled, ‘‘Special Local Regulations and Safety Zones; Marine Events held in the Sector Long Island Sound Captain of the Port Zone.’’ This rulemaking was published on Monday, May 18, 2015 in the Federal Register (80 FR 28176). The Baker Annual Summer Celebration is a first time marine event with no regulatory history. The Gestal Wedding Fireworks Display is a first time marine event with no regulatory history. The Clinton Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Display is a recurring marine event with regulatory history. A safety zone was established for this event in 2015 via a temporary final rule entitled, ‘‘Safety Zones; Marine Events held in the Sector Long Island Sound Captain of E:\FR\FM\08AUR1.SGM 08AUR1

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[FR Doc No: 2016-18709]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2016-0747]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Umpqua River, Reedsport, OR

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 US 101 Bridge across the Umpqua 
River, mile 11.1, at Reedsport, OR. The deviation is necessary to 
accommodate updating the electric control panels on the bridge. This 
deviation allows the US 101 Bridge to remain in the closed-to-
navigation position during upgrades.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 7 a.m. on August 16, 2016 until 
5 p.m. on August 18, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2016-0747] 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 Oregon Department of Transportation 
requested that the US 101 Bridge, near Reedsport, Oregon, remain in the 
closed-to-navigation position to update the electric control panels. 
The US 101 Bridge crosses the Umpqua River at mile 11.1 and provides 36 
feet of vertical clearance above mean high water when in the closed-to-
navigation position. This deviation allows the US 101 Bridge to remain 
in the closed-to-navigation position and need not open for maritime 
traffic from 7 a.m. on August 16, 2016 until 5 p.m. August 18, 2016. 
The normal operating schedule of this bridge is detailed at 33 CFR 
117.893(a).
    Waterway usage on this part of the Umpqua River includes vessels 
ranging from occasional commercial tug and barge to small pleasure 
craft. ODOT has coordinated with local mariners in this regard, and no 
objections have been received. No immediate alternate route is 
available 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 
vessels can arrange their transits to minimize any impact caused by the 
temporary deviation. Vessels which do not require an opening of the 
bridge may continue to transit beneath the bridge during this repair 
period.
    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: July 29, 2016.
Steven M. Fischer,
Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2016-18709 Filed 8-5-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9110-04-P