Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA, 60316 [2017-27323]

Download as PDF ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with RULES 60316 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 20, 2017 / Rules and Regulations in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period. DATES: This deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on January 2, 2018 through 6 p.m. on May 27, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2017–1074, 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 Highway and Bicycle drawbridges over San Leandro Bay, mile 0.0 and mile 0.1, between Alameda and Bay Farm Island, CA. The highway drawbridge navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 20 feet above Mean High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. The bicycle drawbridge navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 26 feet above Mean High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. The draws operate as required by 33 CFR 117.193. Navigation on the waterway is commercial and recreational. The drawspans will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position from 6 a.m. on January 2, 2018 through 6 p.m. on May 27, 2018 to allow the bridge owner to perform major rehabilitation and maintenance work, including repainting the structural steel of the highway drawbridge. A temporary platform will be installed beneath the drawspan of the highway drawbridge, reducing the vertical clearance by 3 feet. 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 bridges in the closed position may do so at anytime. If necessary, the draws can open on signal if at least 30 days notice is given to the bridge owner. Oakland Inner Harbor Tidal Canal can be used an alternate route for vessels unable to pass through the bridges in the closed position. 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 bridges so that vessel operators can arrange their transits to minimize any impact caused by the temporary deviation. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:19 Dec 19, 2017 Jkt 244001 In accordance with 33 CFR 117.35(e), both drawbridges must return to their 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: December 14, 2017. Carl T. Hausner, District Bridge Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–27386 Filed 12–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–1027] 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 New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular fireworks show. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 p.m. through 11 p.m. on December 31, 2017. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2017–1027, 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 waterway is commercial and recreational. The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position from 8 p.m. through 11 p.m. on December 31, 2017, to allow the community to participate in the New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular fireworks show. 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 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: December 14, 2017. Carl T. Hausner, District Bridge Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–27323 Filed 12–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2017–0311] RIN 1625–AA09 Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Quantuck Canal, Westhampton Beach, NY Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is modifying the operating schedule that governs the Beach Lane Bridge across Quantuck Canal, mile 1.1, at Westhampton Beach, New York. This action is necessary to allow for an unexpected delay in the rehabilitation of the bascule leaves and painting of the bridge. A temporary deviation was previously granted for a length of 180 days. As the Coast Guard SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20DER1.SGM 20DER1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 243 (Wednesday, December 20, 2017)]
[Rules and Regulations]
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[FR Doc No: 2017-27323]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2017-1027]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA

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 Tower Drawbridge across the 
Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is 
necessary to allow the community to participate in the New Year's Eve 
Sky Spectacular fireworks show. This deviation allows the bridge to 
remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation 
period.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 p.m. through 11 p.m. on 
December 31, 2017.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2017-1027, 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 
[email protected].

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 8 p.m. through 11 p.m. on December 31, 2017, to allow the 
community to participate in the New Year's Eve Sky Spectacular 
fireworks show. 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 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: December 14, 2017.
Carl T. Hausner,
District Bridge Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2017-27323 Filed 12-19-17; 8:45 am]
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