Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hood Canal, Port Gamble, WA, 16774-16775 [2018-07956]

Download as PDF 16774 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 74 / Tuesday, April 17, 2018 / Rules and Regulations Dated: April 12, 2018. Shelly E. Finke, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 215 [FR Doc. 2018–08004 Filed 4–16–18; 8:45 am] [Docket ID: DOD–2017–OS–0056] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P RIN 0790–AK07 Employment of Military Resources in the Event of Civil Disturbances DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, DoD. ACTION: Final rule. Coast Guard This final rule removes the Department of Defense (DoD) regulation regarding employment of military resources in the event of civil disturbances. The part contains uniform DoD policies, assigns responsibilities, and furnishes general guidance for utilizing DoD military and civilian personnel, facilities, equipment, or supplies in support of civil authorities during civil disturbances within the United States. This part is outdated and unnecessary; therefore, it may be removed from the CFR. DATES: This rule is effective on April 17, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James (Coach) Ross at 571–256–8325. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: It has been determined that publication of this CFR part removal for public comment is impracticable, unnecessary, and contrary to public interest since it is based on removing DoD internal policies and procedures that are publicly available on the Department’s issuance website. DoD internal guidance regarding employment of military resources in the event of civil disturbances will continue to be published in DoD Instruction 3025.21, ‘‘Defense Support of Civilian Law Enforcement Agencies,’’ available at http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/ Documents/DD/issuances/dodi/ 302521p.pdf. This rule is not significant under Executive Order (E.O.) 12866, ‘‘Regulatory Planning and Review,’’ therefore, E.O. 13771, ‘‘Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs’’ does not apply. [Docket No. USCG–2018–0326] AGENCY: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 215 Armed forces, Civil disorders, Emergency powers, Intergovernmental relations, Law enforcement, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Security measures. PART 215—[REMOVED] Accordingly, by the authority of 5 U.S.C. 301, 32 CFR part 215 is removed. ■ VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:15 Apr 16, 2018 Jkt 244001 33 CFR Part 117 Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR 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 three Multnomah County bridges: Broadway Bridge, mile 11.7, Morrison Bridge, mile 12.8, and Hawthorne Bridge, mile 13.1 crossing the Willamette River at Portland, OR. This deviation is necessary to accommodate the annual Cinco de Mayo half marathon event. The deviation allows the bridges to remain in the closed-to-navigation position. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. on May 6, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0326 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: Multnomah County, the bridge owner, has requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for the Broadway Bridge, mile 11.7, Morrison Bridge, mile 12.8, and Hawthorne Bridge, mile 13.1, all three crossing the Willamette River at Portland, OR. The requested deviation is to accommodate the annual Cinco de Mayo half marathon event. The vertical clearances for theses bridges in the closed-tonavigation position are: Broadway Bridge provides 69 feet, Morrison Bridge provides 69 feet and Hawthorne Bridge provides 49 feet; all clearances are referenced to the vertical clearance SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 above Columbia River Datum 0.0. The normal operating schedule for these bridges is 33 CFR 117.897. This deviation allows the Broadway Bridge, Morrison Bridge, and the Hawthorne Bridge to remain in the closed-tonavigation position, and need not open for maritime traffic from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. on May 6, 2018. 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 bridges in the closed-to-navigation position may do so at any time. The bridges will be able to open for emergencies, and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. The Coast Guard will 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 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 schedules 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: April 10, 2018. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–07959 Filed 4–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0299] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hood Canal, Port Gamble, WA Coast Guard, DHS. ACTION: Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Washington State pontoon highway bridge (Hood Canal Bridge) across Hood Canal, mile 5.0, near Port Gamble, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate replacement of the draw span operating equipment. This deviation allows the bridge to open the draw half-way, 300 feet, after receiving at least a four hour notice. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17APR1.SGM 17APR1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 74 / Tuesday, April 17, 2018 / Rules and Regulations This deviation is effective from 12:01 a.m. on May 1, 2018, to 11:59 p.m. on September 30, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0299 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 (WSDOT), the bridge owner, has requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule of the Hood Canal Bridge. The request is for the subject bridge to be allowed to open half of the draw span to facilitate safe and uninterrupted draw span equipment replacement. The Hood Canal Bridge crosses Hood Canal, mile 5.0, near Port Gamble, WA. The bridge has two fixed spans (east and west), and one draw span (center). The east span provides 50 feet of vertical clearance, the west span provides 35 feet of vertical clearance, and the center span provides zero feet of vertical clearance in the closed-to-navigation position. The center span provides unlimited vertical clearance in the open-to-navigation position. Vertical clearances are referenced to mean high-water elevation. This deviation allows the center span of the Hood Canal Bridge to open halfway (300 feet vice 600 feet) on signal after receiving at least a four hour notice from 12:01 a.m. on May 1, 2018, to 11:59 p.m. on September 30, 2018. During the period of this deviation, the drawbridge will not be able to operate according to the normal operating schedule. The normal operating schedule for the Hood Canal Bridge is in accordance with 33 CFR 117.1045. The bridge shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR 117.1045 at all other times. Waterway usage on this part of Hood Canal (Admiralty Inlet) includes commercial tugs and barges, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard vessels, and small pleasure craft. Coordination has been completed with known waterway users, and a no objections to the deviation have been received. Vessels able to pass through the east and west spans may do so at any time. The center span does not provide passage in the closed-to-navigation position. The subject bridge will be able daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with RULES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:15 Apr 16, 2018 Jkt 244001 to open half the center span for Navy and Coast Guard vessels during emergencies, when at least a one hour notice has been given by the Department of the Navy or U.S. Coast Guard. 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 this 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: April 10, 2018. Steven Fischer, Chief, Bridge Program, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–07956 Filed 4–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0327] 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 schedule that governs the Montlake Bridge across Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the annual Beat the Bridge run to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. This deviation allows the bridge span to remain in the closed-tonavigation position. DATES: This deviation is effective from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on May 20, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0327 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; SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 9990 16775 telephone 206–220–7282, email d13-pfd13bridges@uscg.mil. The Washington Department of Transportation, the 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 the safe crossing of event participants. The Montlake Bridge is a double leaf bascule bridge; in the closed-tonavigation position the bridge provides 30 feet of vertical clearance, and provides 46 feet of vertical clearance at the center 60 feet of the bridge. To facilitate this event, the double bascule span is authorized to remain in the closed-to-navigation position from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on May 20, 2018. The Coast Guard coordinated with the local mariners by requesting any objections via the Local Notice to Mariners. 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 any time. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: April 10, 2018. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–07957 Filed 4–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P E:\FR\FM\17APR1.SGM 17APR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0299]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Hood Canal, Port Gamble, 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 Washington State pontoon highway 
bridge (Hood Canal Bridge) across Hood Canal, mile 5.0, near Port 
Gamble, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate replacement of 
the draw span operating equipment. This deviation allows the bridge to 
open the draw half-way, 300 feet, after receiving at least a four hour 
notice.

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DATES: This deviation is effective from 12:01 a.m. on May 1, 2018, to 
11:59 p.m. on September 30, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2018-0299 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: The Washington Department of Transportation 
(WSDOT), the bridge owner, has requested a temporary deviation from the 
operating schedule of the Hood Canal Bridge. The request is for the 
subject bridge to be allowed to open half of the draw span to 
facilitate safe and uninterrupted draw span equipment replacement. The 
Hood Canal Bridge crosses Hood Canal, mile 5.0, near Port Gamble, WA. 
The bridge has two fixed spans (east and west), and one draw span 
(center). The east span provides 50 feet of vertical clearance, the 
west span provides 35 feet of vertical clearance, and the center span 
provides zero feet of vertical clearance in the closed-to-navigation 
position. The center span provides unlimited vertical clearance in the 
open-to-navigation position. Vertical clearances are referenced to mean 
high-water elevation.
    This deviation allows the center span of the Hood Canal Bridge to 
open half-way (300 feet vice 600 feet) on signal after receiving at 
least a four hour notice from 12:01 a.m. on May 1, 2018, to 11:59 p.m. 
on September 30, 2018. During the period of this deviation, the 
drawbridge will not be able to operate according to the normal 
operating schedule. The normal operating schedule for the Hood Canal 
Bridge is in accordance with 33 CFR 117.1045. The bridge shall operate 
in accordance to 33 CFR 117.1045 at all other times. Waterway usage on 
this part of Hood Canal (Admiralty Inlet) includes commercial tugs and 
barges, U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard vessels, and small pleasure 
craft. Coordination has been completed with known waterway users, and a 
no objections to the deviation have been received.
    Vessels able to pass through the east and west spans may do so at 
any time. The center span does not provide passage in the closed-to-
navigation position. The subject bridge will be able to open half the 
center span for Navy and Coast Guard vessels during emergencies, when 
at least a one hour notice has been given by the Department of the Navy 
or U.S. Coast Guard. 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 this 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: April 10, 2018.
Steven Fischer,
Chief, Bridge Program, Thirteenth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2018-07956 Filed 4-16-18; 8:45 am]
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