Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chester River, Chestertown, MD, 58846 [2016-20482]

Download as PDF 58846 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 166 / Friday, August 26, 2016 / Rules and Regulations Dated: August 23, 2016. Morgan Park, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–20486 Filed 8–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2016–0783] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chester River, Chestertown, MD 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 S213 (MD 213) Bridge across the Chester River, mile 26.8, at Chestertown, MD. The deviation is necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position. DATES: The deviation is effective 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 to 6 a.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2016. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2016–0783] 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. Michael Thorogood, Bridge Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard, telephone 757–398–6557, email Michael.R.Thorogood@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Maryland State Highway Administration, who owns and operates the S213 (MD 213) Bridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations set out in 33 CFR 117.551, to facilitate painting of the bridge. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be in the closed-tonavigation position from 8 p.m. September 6, 2016 to 6 a.m. October 30, 2016. The bridge is a double bascule drawbridge and has a vertical clearance in the closed-to-navigation position of 12 feet above mean high water. The Chester River is used by recreational vessels. The Coast Guard has carefully considered the nature and ehiers on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:39 Aug 25, 2016 Jkt 238001 volume of vessel traffic on the waterway in publishing this temporary deviation. For the duration of the bridge maintenance, vessels will not be allowed to pass through the bridge due to placement of barges and equipment in the main navigation span. The bridge will open for vessels on signal during the scheduled closure periods, if at least 24 hours notice is given. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies and there is no immediate alternative route for vessels to pass. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterway through our Local Notice 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 from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: August 19, 2016. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2016–20482 Filed 8–25–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard Division, MSU Portland, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 503–240–9319, email MSUPDXWWM@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone for the Portland Dragon Boat Races detailed in 33 CFR 165.1341 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., on both Saturday, September 10, 2016, and Sunday, September 11, 2016. This action is necessary to ensure the safety of maritime traffic, including public vessels present, on the Willamette River during the Portland Dragon Boat Races. Our regulations for the Portland Dragon Boat Races in § 165.1341 specify the location of the regulated area for this event. Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.1341 and 33 CFR part 165, subpart C, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the safety zone without permission from the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port. Persons or vessels wishing to enter the safety zone may request permission to do so from the on-scene Captain of the Port representative via VHF Channel 16 or 13. The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local enforcement agencies in enforcing this regulation. This notice of enforcement is issued under the authority of 33 CFR 165.1341 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). In addition to this notice of enforcement in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard plans to provide notification of this enforcement period via the Local Notice to Mariners and marine information broadcasts. Dated: August 22, 2016. W. R. Timmons, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River. 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2016–0804] [FR Doc. 2016–20480 Filed 8–25–16; 8:45 am] Safety Zone; Portland Dragon Boat Races, Portland, OR BILLING CODE 9110–04–P Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard will enforce its Portland Dragon Boat Races safety zone regulations on September 10 and 11, 2016. Our regulations for this safety zone identifies the regulated area for this event. During the enforcement period, no person or vessel may enter or remain in the safety zone without permission from the Sector Columbia River Captain of the Port. DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 165.1341 will be enforced from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., on both September 10, 2016, and September 11, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, call or email Mr. Ken Lawrenson, Waterways Management SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket Number USCG–2015–1030] RIN 1625–AA87 Security Zone; Kailua Bay, Oahu, HI Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone for the protection of a very important person (VIP). This VIP will be staying on beachfront property in close proximity to Kailua Bay. It is necessary to restrict waterway access to vessels and persons to prevent waterside threats SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26AUR1.SGM 26AUR1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 166 (Friday, August 26, 2016)]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-20482]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2016-0783]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chester River, Chestertown, MD

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 S213 (MD 213) Bridge across the 
Chester River, mile 26.8, at Chestertown, MD. The deviation is 
necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance. This deviation allows the 
bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position.

DATES: The deviation is effective 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 
to 6 a.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2016-0783] 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. Michael Thorogood, Bridge 
Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard, telephone 757-398-
6557, email Michael.R.Thorogood@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  The Maryland State Highway Administration, 
who owns and operates the S213 (MD 213) Bridge, has requested a 
temporary deviation from the current operating regulations set out in 
33 CFR 117.551, to facilitate painting of the bridge.
    Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be in the closed-
to-navigation position from 8 p.m. September 6, 2016 to 6 a.m. October 
30, 2016. The bridge is a double bascule drawbridge and has a vertical 
clearance in the closed-to-navigation position of 12 feet above mean 
high water.
    The Chester River is used by recreational vessels. The Coast Guard 
has carefully considered the nature and volume of vessel traffic on the 
waterway in publishing this temporary deviation.
    For the duration of the bridge maintenance, vessels will not be 
allowed to pass through the bridge due to placement of barges and 
equipment in the main navigation span. The bridge will open for vessels 
on signal during the scheduled closure periods, if at least 24 hours 
notice is given. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies 
and there is no immediate alternative route for vessels to pass. The 
Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterway through our 
Local Notice 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 from the operating 
regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: August 19, 2016.
Hal R. Pitts,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2016-20482 Filed 8-25-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9110-04-P