Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR, 16774 [2018-07959]

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 This part is outdated and unnecessary; therefore, it may be removed from the CFR.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

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0326]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at 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 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 [email protected].

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-to-navigation 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 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-to-navigation 
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]
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