Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR, 9432-9433 [2018-04568]

Download as PDF 9432 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 44 / Tuesday, March 6, 2018 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0129] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough, Everett and Marysville, WA 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 529 highway bridges, north and south bound, across the Snohomish River, mile 3.6 near Everett, WA, and the SR 529 highway bridges, north and south bound, across Steamboat Slough, mile 1.1 and 1.2, near Marysville, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the Everett Half Marathon run event. This deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the marathon to allow safe movement of event participants. DATES: This deviation is effective from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on April 8, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0129 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 State Department of Transportation, the bridge owner, has requested that the SR 529 highway bridges, north bound and south bound, across the Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough remain in the closedto-navigation position. This request is to facilitate safe, uninterrupted roadway passage of participants of the Everett Half Marathon. The SR 529 highway bridges across the Snohomish River, at mile 3.6, provide 37 feet of vertical clearance above mean high water elevation while in the closed-tonavigation position; and these bridges operate in accordance with 33 CFR 117.1059(c). The SR 529 highway bridges across Steamboat Slough, at mile 1.1 and 1.2, provide 10 feet of vertical clearance above mean high jstallworth on DSKBBY8HB2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:02 Mar 05, 2018 Jkt 244001 water elevation in the closed-tonavigation position; and these bridges operate in accordance with 33 CFR 117.1059(g). The SR 529 bridges crossing the Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough are authorized to remain in the closedto navigation position, and need not open for maritime traffic from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on April 8, 2018. The bridges shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR 117.1059 at all other times. Vessels able to pass under the subject bridges in the closed-to-navigation position may do so at any time, and these bridges will be required to open, if needed, for vessels engaged in emergency response during the closure period. Waterway usage on this part of the Snohomish River and Steamboat Slough includes vessels ranging from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft. An alternate route for vessels to pass is available through Ebey Slough and Union Slough near the entrance of Steamboat Slough at high tide. A request for comment with any objections to this deviation was advertised in the Local Notice to Mariners. We did not receive any comments or objections. 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 bridges 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 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: February 27, 2018. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–04435 Filed 3–5–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0127] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the lower deck of the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.1, in Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to support the Shamrock Stride event. This deviation allows the lower lift span of the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position. DATES: This deviation is effective from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on March 18, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0127, 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: Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR) owns and operates the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, at mile 12.1, in Portland, OR. UPRR requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for the Steel Bridge lower lift span. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the Shamrock Stride run/ walk event. The Steel Bridge is a double-deck lift bridge, and the lower lift span operates independent of the upper lift span. To facilitate this temporary deviation request, the lower lift span is authorized to remain in the closed-to-navigation position, and need not open to marine vessels from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on March 18, 2018. When the lower span is in the closedto-navigation position, the bridge provides 26 feet of vertical clearance above Columbia River Datum 0.0. The lower lift span of the Steel Bridge operates in accordance with 33 CFR 117.5. 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 subject bridge with the lower deck in the closed-to-navigation position may do so at any time. The lower lift of the Steel Bridge will be able to open for emergencies, and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. The Coast Guard requested objections be submitted to this deviation in the Local Notice to Mariners. We have not received any objections to this temporary deviation from the operating schedule. The Coast Guard will also SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06MRR1.SGM 06MRR1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 44 / Tuesday, March 6, 2018 / Rules and Regulations inform the users of the waterway through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the subject 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. corrected, and the requirement to provide a copy of the statute or regulation that empowers a requester to serve process is revised to be optional rather than mandatory. DATES: This final rule is effective on March 6, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Natalie A. Bonanno, Chief Counsel, Federal Compliance, natalie.a.bonanno@usps.gov, 202–268– 2944. Dated: February 27, 2018. Steven Michael Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2018–04568 Filed 3–5–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P POSTAL SERVICE 39 CFR Part 265 Production or Disclosure of Material or Information; Technical Corrections Postal ServiceTM. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: The Postal Service is revising a citation and a requirement in the Change of Address Request Format for Process Servers. An incorrect citation is jstallworth on DSKBBY8HB2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:02 Mar 05, 2018 Jkt 244001 On November 30, 2016 (81 FR 86270), the Postal Service published its revised Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations to comply with the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (FOIAIA), effective December 27, 2016. In response to public comments, the Postal Service published an additional change to these regulations on January 10, 2017 (82 FR 2896). After further review, the Postal Service published miscellaneous technical corrections to its regulations on March 8, 2017 (82 FR 12921). The Postal Service is now making two technical corrections to the Change of Address or Boxholder Request Format for process servers found at 39 CFR 265.14. The first revision makes the requirement to provide a copy of the statute or regulation that empowers a PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 9433 requester to serve process optional rather than mandatory. The second revision changes the incorrect citation 39 CFR 265.14(d)(4)(ii) to 39 CFR 265.14(d). List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 265 Administrative practice and procedure, Courts, Freedom of information, Government employees. For the reasons stated in the preamble, the Postal Service amends 39 CFR part 265 as follows: PART 265—PRODUCTION OR DISCLOSURE OF MATERIAL OR INFORMATION 1. The authority citation for part 265 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552; 5 U.S.C. App. 3; 39 U.S.C. 401, 403, 410, 1001, 2601; Pub. L. 114–185. 2. Section 265.14 is amended by revising the figure titled ‘‘Change of Address or Boxholder Request Format— Process Servers’’ to read as follows: ■ § 265.14 Rules concerning specific categories of records. * * * (g) * * * * BILLING CODE 7710–12–P E:\FR\FM\06MRR1.SGM 06MRR1 *

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 44 (Tuesday, March 6, 2018)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 9432-9433]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-04568]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0127]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River, Portland, OR

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 lower deck of the Steel Bridge 
across the Willamette River, mile 12.1, in Portland, OR. The deviation 
is necessary to support the Shamrock Stride event. This deviation 
allows the lower lift span of the bridge to remain in the closed-to-
navigation position.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on 
March 18, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2018-0127, 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 [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Union Pacific Railroad Company (UPRR) owns 
and operates the Steel Bridge across the Willamette River, at mile 
12.1, in Portland, OR. UPRR requested a temporary deviation from the 
operating schedule for the Steel Bridge lower lift span. The deviation 
is necessary to accommodate the Shamrock Stride run/walk event. The 
Steel Bridge is a double-deck lift bridge, and the lower lift span 
operates independent of the upper lift span. To facilitate this 
temporary deviation request, the lower lift span is authorized to 
remain in the closed-to-navigation position, and need not open to 
marine vessels from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on March 18, 2018. When 
the lower span is in the closed-to-navigation position, the bridge 
provides 26 feet of vertical clearance above Columbia River Datum 0.0. 
The lower lift span of the Steel Bridge operates in accordance with 33 
CFR 117.5.
    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 subject bridge with the lower deck in 
the closed-to-navigation position may do so at any time. The lower lift 
of the Steel Bridge will be able to open for emergencies, and there is 
no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. The Coast Guard 
requested objections be submitted to this deviation in the Local Notice 
to Mariners. We have not received any objections to this temporary 
deviation from the operating schedule. The Coast Guard will also

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inform the users of the waterway through our Local and Broadcast 
Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedule for the subject 
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: February 27, 2018.
Steven Michael Fischer,
Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2018-04568 Filed 3-5-18; 8:45 am]
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