Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA, 16105-16106 [2017-06472]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 62 / Monday, April 3, 2017 / Rules and Regulations Issued in Renton, Washington, on March 22, 2017. Michael Kaszycki, Acting Manager, Transport Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. 2017–06359 Filed 3–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 100 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0143] Safety Zone; Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard will enforce the Thunder Over the Boardwalk Air show special local regulation from 11 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. on August 22– 23, 2017. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on the navigable waters of the United States immediately prior to, during, and immediately after this air show. During the enforcement period, and in accordance with the special local regulations, no vessel or person may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area unless authorized by Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative. DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 100.501 will be enforced from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on August 22–23, 2017, for item (a.)8 listed in the table to § 100.501. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, you may call or email MST1 Thomas Simkins, Sector Delaware Bay Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 215–271–4889, email Tom.J.Simkins@ uscg.mil. SUMMARY: From 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on August 22–23, 2017, the Coast Guard will enforce the special local regulations at 33 CFR 100.501, table to § 100.501 (a.)8 for the regulated area located in the North Atlantic Ocean near Atlantic City, NJ. This action is necessary to ensure safety of life on U.S. navigable waterways during this air show. Coast Guard regulations for recurring marine events within Captain of the Port Delaware Bay Zone, appear in § 100.501, Special Local Regulations; Marine Events in the Fifth Coast Guard District, which specifies the location of the mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with RULES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:02 Mar 31, 2017 Jkt 241001 regulated area for this regulated area as all waters of the North Atlantic Ocean, adjacent to Atlantic City, New Jersey, bounded by a line drawn between the following points: From a point along the shoreline at latitude 39°21′31″ N., longitude 074°25′04″ W., thence southeasterly to latitude 39°21′08″ N., longitude 074°24′48″ W., thence southwesterly to latitude 39°20′16″ N., longitude 074°27′17″ W., thence northwesterly to a point along the shoreline at latitude 39°20′44″ N., longitude 074°27′31″ W., thence northeasterly along the shoreline to latitude 39°21′31″ N., longitude 074°25′04″ W. As specified in § 100.501, during the enforcement period, no vessel or person may enter, transit through, anchor in, or remain within the regulated area unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative. If permission is granted, all persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the COTP, designated representative or Patrol Commander. This notice of enforcement is issued under authority of 33 CFR 100.501 and 33 U.S.C. 1233. The Coast Guard will provide the maritime community with advanced notice of enforcement of regulation by Broadcast Notice to Mariners (BNM), Local Notice to Mariners and on-scene notice by designated representative. In the event Captain of the Port Delaware Bay determines that it’s not necessary to enforce the regulated area for the entire duration of the enforcement period, a BNM will be issued to authorize general permission to enter the regulated area. Dated: March 20, 2017. Benjamin A. Cooper, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Delaware Bay. [FR Doc. 2017–06447 Filed 3–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0175] 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 16105 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 10:15 a.m. on April 22, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2017–0175 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 closedto-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 need not open to marine vessels from 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on April 22, 2017 and the University Bridge need not open to marine vessel from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on April 22, 2017. 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 anytime. 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 E:\FR\FM\03APR1.SGM 03APR1 16106 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 62 / Monday, April 3, 2017 / Rules and Regulations 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 28, 2017. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–06472 Filed 3–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0239] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chincoteague Channel, Chincoteague Island, VA 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 SR 175 Bridge which carries SR 175 across the Chincoteague Channel, mile 3.5 (physically situated at mile 3.9), at Chincoteague Island, VA. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the biennial bridge inspection. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-tonavigation position. DATES: The deviation is effective from 11 a.m. through 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2017–0239] 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 Virginia Department of Transportation, owner and operator of the SR 175 Bridge that carries SR 175 across the Chincoteague Channel, mile 3.5 (physically situated at mile 3.9), at mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:02 Mar 31, 2017 Jkt 241001 Chincoteague Island, VA, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating schedule to facilitate the biennial bridge inspection of the bascule span for the drawbridge. The bridge has a vertical clearance of 15 feet above mean high water (MHW) in the closed position and unlimited vertical clearance in the open position. The current operating schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.1005. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position from 11 a.m. through 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The Chincoteague Channel is used by a variety of vessels including public vessels, small commercial vessels, tug and barge traffic, and recreational vessels. The Coast Guard has carefully coordinated the restrictions with waterway users in publishing this temporary deviation. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed-to-navigation position may do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies, if at least 30 minutes notice is given, and there is no immediate alternative route for vessels unable to pass through the bridge in the closed position. 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: March 28, 2017. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–06448 Filed 3–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0183] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atchafalaya River, Morgan City, LA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of temporary deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Morgan City Railroad Bridge across the Atchafalaya River (also known as Berwick Bay), mile 17.5 [Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Morgan City-Port Allen Alternate Route), mile 0.3] in Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. This deviation is necessary to perform maintenance needed for the continued safe operation of the bridge. This deviation allows for the bridge to remain closed-tonavigation for two (2) days, 7 hours each day. DATES: This deviation is effective from 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 5, 2017, through 1 p.m., Thursday, April 6, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2017–0183] 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 Giselle MacDonald, Bridge Administration Branch, Coast Guard, telephone (504) 671–2128, email Giselle.T.MacDonald@ uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The BNSF Railway requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule of the Morgan City Railroad vertical lift drawbridge across Atchafalaya River (aka Berwick Bay), mile 17.5 [GIWW (Morgan City-Port Allen Alternate Route), mile 0.3] in Morgan City, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. This deviation is necessary to lay new rails across the bridge from the east approach to the west approach. For the purpose of this deviation, the bridge will be allowed to remain in the closed-to-navigation position from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 and from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2017. At all other times the bridge will operate in accordance with 33 CFR 117.5. The vertical clearance of the bridge is 4 feet above mean high water (MHW), elevation 8.2 feet above MHW in the closed-to-navigation position and 73 feet above MHW in open-to-navigation position. Navigation on the waterway consists of tugs with tows, oil industry related work and crew boats, commercial fishing vessels and some recreational crafts. Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed position may do so at anytime. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies and the Morgan CityPort Allen Landside route through Amelia, LA can be used as an alternate SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03APR1.SGM 03APR1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 62 (Monday, April 3, 2017)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 16105-16106]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-06472]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2017-0175]


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 10:15 a.m. on April 
22, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2017-0175 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 need not open to marine vessels 
from 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on April 22, 2017 and the University 
Bridge need not open to marine vessel from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on April 
22, 2017. 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 anytime. 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

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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 28, 2017.
Steven M. Fischer,
Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2017-06472 Filed 3-31-17; 8:45 am]
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