Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA, 22612 [2017-09970]

Download as PDF 22612 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 94 / Wednesday, May 17, 2017 / Rules and Regulations 10, 2017. The lower deck for the Steel Bridge will operate in accordance with 33 CFR 117.897(c)(3)(ii), and at all times outside the specified deviation period, the upper deck of the Steel Bridge will operate in accordance with 33 CFR 117.897(c)(3)(ii). Waterway usage on this part of the Willamette River includes vessels ranging from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft. Vessels able to pass through the bridge with the lower deck in the open-to-navigation position or upper deck in the closed-tonavigation position may do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies, and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. The Coast Guard has conducted a public outreach for this closure of the upper deck on the Steel Bridge to known mariners that transit on the river. The Coast Guard has not received any objections to this temporary deviation from the operating schedule. 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 designated time period. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: May 9, 2017. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–09965 Filed 5–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0407] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with RULES ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Montlake Bridge across Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:25 May 16, 2017 Jkt 241001 the Rock and Roll Marathon event. This deviation allows the bridge span to remain in the closed-to-navigation position. DATES: This deviation is effective from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on June 18, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2017–0407] 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 Washington Department of Transportation (bridge owner) has requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for the Montlake Bridge across Lake Washington Ship Canal, at mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate Rock and Roll Marathon event participates to cross the bridge safely. The Montlake Bridge is a double leaf bascule bridge; and in the closed-tonavigation 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 Mean Water Level of Lake Washington. To facilitate this event, the double bascule span will remain closed from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on June 18, 2017. The Coast Guard provided notice of and objections to this deviation to local mariners via the Local Notice Mariners. No objections were submitted to the Coast Guard. The normal operating schedule for the Montlake Bridge operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.1051(e). 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 emergency vessels in route to a call. Lake Washington Ship Canal has 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 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, 2017. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–09970 Filed 5–16–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0373] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, Ocean City, 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 U.S. 50 (Harry Kelly) Bridge across the Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay, mile 0.5, at Ocean City, MD. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 2017 Ocean City Air Show. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position. DATES: This deviation is effective from 4 p.m. on June 17, 2017, until 5 p.m. on June 18, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2017–0373], 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. Mickey Sanders, Bridge Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone (757) 398–6587, email Mickey.D.Sanders2@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The event director, Ocean City, Maryland, Department of Emergency Services, with approval from the Maryland State Highway Administration, who owns and operates the U.S. 50 (Harry Kelly) Bridge, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 2017 Ocean City Air Show. The bridge is a double bascule bridge SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17MYR1.SGM 17MYR1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 94 (Wednesday, May 17, 2017)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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[FR Doc No: 2017-09970]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2017-0407]


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 Lake 
Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is 
necessary to accommodate the Rock and Roll Marathon event. This 
deviation allows the bridge span to remain in the closed-to-navigation 
position.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. on June 
18, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2017-0407] 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 Washington Department of Transportation 
(bridge owner) has requested a temporary deviation from the operating 
schedule for the Montlake Bridge across Lake Washington Ship Canal, at 
mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate 
Rock and Roll Marathon event participates to cross the bridge safely. 
The Montlake Bridge is a double leaf bascule bridge; and in the closed-
to-navigation 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 Mean Water Level of Lake Washington. To facilitate this 
event, the double bascule span will remain closed from 6:30 a.m. to 
8:30 a.m. on June 18, 2017. The Coast Guard provided notice of and 
objections to this deviation to local mariners via the Local Notice 
Mariners. No objections were submitted to the Coast Guard.
    The normal operating schedule for the Montlake Bridge operates in 
accordance with 33 CFR 117.1051(e). 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 emergency vessels in route to a call. Lake 
Washington Ship Canal has 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 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, 2017.
Steven M. Fischer,
Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2017-09970 Filed 5-16-17; 8:45 am]
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