Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Canaveral Barge Canal, Canaveral, FL, 44074 [2017-20207]

Download as PDF 44074 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 182 / Thursday, September 21, 2017 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0889] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA 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 Tower Drawbridge across the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the community to participate in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation One Walk event. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-tonavigation position during the deviation period. DATES: This deviation is effective from 9 a.m. through 11 a.m. on October 1, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2017–0889, 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 Carl T. Hausner, Chief, Bridge Section, Eleventh Coast Guard District; telephone 510–437– 3516; email Carl.T.Hausner@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The California Department of Transportation has requested a temporary change to the operation of the Tower Drawbridge over the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The drawbridge navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 30 feet above Mean High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. The draw operates as required by 33 CFR 117.189(a). Navigation on the waterway is commercial and recreational. The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position from 9 a.m. through 11 a.m. on October 1, 2017, to allow the community to participate in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation One Walk event. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with the waterway users. No objections to the proposed temporary deviation were raised. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may do so at asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:39 Sep 20, 2017 Jkt 241001 anytime. In the event of an emergency the draw can open on signal if at least one hour notice is given to the bridge operator. There are no immediate alternate routes 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 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: September 18, 2017. Carl T. Hausner, District Bridge Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–20128 Filed 9–20–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0161] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Canaveral Barge Canal, Canaveral, FL 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 401 Drawbridge, mile 5.5 at Port Canaveral, Florida. The deviation is necessary to allow fuel trucks a less restrictive access to and from Port Canaveral to pick up and deliver fuel due to the critical fuel supply in the region. With the passage of Hurricane Irma, delivery of fuel from the port is critical to the local community and beyond. This deviation allows the bridge to remain closed to navigation the majority of the day to facilitate the safe passage of vehicles picking up and delivering fuel. DATES: This deviation is effective without actual notice from September 21, 2017 through 6 a.m. on October 14, 2017. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from 6 a.m. on September 18, 2017, until October 12, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2017–0161 is available SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 9990 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. If you have questions on this temporary deviation, call or email LT Allan Storm, Sector Jacksonville, Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 904–714–7616, email Allan.H.Storm@uscg.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: On April 25, 2017, the Coast Guard published a temporary deviation entitled ‘‘Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Canaveral Barge Canal, Canaveral, FL in the Federal Register (82 FR 18989). Under that temporary deviation, the bridge would remain in the closed-tonavigation position from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. On September 14, 2017, the Coast Guard received a request from Florida Department of Transportation the bridge owner, on behalf of the Port of Canaveral and Brevard County Emergency Operations Commission to modify the bridge operation schedule. This temporary deviation would suspend this prior action and allow the bridge to open on demand from 6 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., noon to 2 p.m., 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. daily. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed 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 through the bridge in closed positions. 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 effective period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 18, 2017. Barry L. Dragon, Director, Bridge Branch, Seventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–20207 Filed 9–20–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P E:\FR\FM\21SER1.SGM 21SER1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 182 (Thursday, September 21, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2017-0161]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Canaveral Barge Canal, 
Canaveral, FL

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 SR 401 Drawbridge, mile 5.5 at Port 
Canaveral, Florida. The deviation is necessary to allow fuel trucks a 
less restrictive access to and from Port Canaveral to pick up and 
deliver fuel due to the critical fuel supply in the region. With the 
passage of Hurricane Irma, delivery of fuel from the port is critical 
to the local community and beyond. This deviation allows the bridge to 
remain closed to navigation the majority of the day to facilitate the 
safe passage of vehicles picking up and delivering fuel.

DATES: This deviation is effective without actual notice from September 
21, 2017 through 6 a.m. on October 14, 2017. For the purposes of 
enforcement, actual notice will be used from 6 a.m. on September 18, 
2017, until October 12, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2017-0161 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 LT Allan Storm, Sector Jacksonville, 
Waterways Management Division, U.S. Coast Guard; telephone 904-714-
7616, email Allan.H.Storm@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 25, 2017, the Coast Guard published 
a temporary deviation entitled ``Drawbridge Operation Regulation; 
Canaveral Barge Canal, Canaveral, FL in the Federal Register (82 FR 
18989). Under that temporary deviation, the bridge would remain in the 
closed-to-navigation position from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays and 
Sundays. On September 14, 2017, the Coast Guard received a request from 
Florida Department of Transportation the bridge owner, on behalf of the 
Port of Canaveral and Brevard County Emergency Operations Commission to 
modify the bridge operation schedule. This temporary deviation would 
suspend this prior action and allow the bridge to open on demand from 6 
a.m. to 6:30 a.m., noon to 2 p.m., 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and 9 p.m. to 
9:30 p.m. daily.
    Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed 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 through the 
bridge in closed positions. 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 effective 
period of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating 
regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: September 18, 2017.
Barry L. Dragon,
Director, Bridge Branch, Seventh Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2017-20207 Filed 9-20-17; 8:45 am]
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