Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, Seattle, WA, 17493 [2018-08258]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 77 / Friday, April 20, 2018 / Rules and Regulations April 29, 2018. The bridge shall operate in accordance to 33 CFR 117.897 at all other times. Waterway usage on this part of the Willamette River includes vessels ranging from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft. We requested objections from known river users, and no objections have been received. 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, and there is 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 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. 2018–08259 Filed 4–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0294] 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 University of Washington graduation ceremony. This deviation allows the bridge span to remain in the closed-to-navigation position. DATES: This deviation is effective from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on June 9, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0294 is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:57 Apr 19, 2018 Jkt 244001 docket number in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this deviation. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 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. 17493 33 CFR Part 165 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 event participates to cross the bridge safely. The Montlake Bridge is a double leaf bascule bridge; and in the closed-tonavigation position provides 30 feet of vertical clearance, and 46 feet of vertical clearance at the center 60 feet of the bridge; vertical clearance references to Mean Water Level of Lake Washington. To facilitate this event, the double bascule span is authorized to remain in the closed-to-navigation position from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on June 9, 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. 2018–08258 Filed 4–19–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2018–0068] Safety Zone; Annual Events Requiring Safety Zones in the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan Zone-Rockets for Schools Rocket Launch, Sheboygan Harbor, Sheboygan, WI Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of enforcement of regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone on the Sheboygan Harbor, near the Sheboygan South Pier in Sheboygan, WI for the Rockets for Schools Rocket Launch on May 12, 2018. This action is necessary and intended to ensure safety of life on navigable waterways before, during and after this event. During the aforementioned period, the Coast Guard will enforce restrictions upon, and control movement of, vessels in the safety zone. No person or vessel may enter the safety zone while it is being enforced without permission of the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative. DATES: The regulations in 33 CFR 165.929 will be enforced for safety zone (c)(3), Table 165.929, on May 12, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions about this notice of enforcement, call or email marine event coordinator MST1 Kaleena Carpino, Prevention Department, Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, Milwaukee, WI at (414) 747–7148, email D09-SMBSECLakeMichgan-WWM@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard will enforce the Rockets for School Rocket Launch Safety Zone listed as item (c)(3) in Table 165.929 of 33 CFR 165.929 on May 12, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This action is being taken to provide for the safety of life on navigable waterways of the Sheboygan Harbor in Sheboygan, WI. This safety zone will encompass all waters of the Sheboygan Harbor within an arc of a circle with a 1500 yard radius from a center point launch position at 43°44.914′ N, 087°41.869′ W (NAD 83). As specified in 33 CFR 165.929, all vessels must obtain permission from the Captain of the Port Lake Michigan or a designated representative to enter, move within or exit the safety zone when it is enforced. Vessels or persons granted permission to enter the safety zone must SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20APR1.SGM 20APR1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 77 (Friday, April 20, 2018)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 17493]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-08258]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0294]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Lake Washington Ship Canal, 
Seattle, 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 Montlake Bridge across Lake 
Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is 
necessary to accommodate the University of Washington graduation 
ceremony. This deviation allows the bridge span to remain in the 
closed-to-navigation position.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on June 
9, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2018-0294 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, 
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 event participates to cross the bridge safely. The Montlake 
Bridge is a double leaf bascule bridge; and in the closed-to-navigation 
position provides 30 feet of vertical clearance, and 46 feet of 
vertical clearance at the center 60 feet of the bridge; vertical 
clearance references to Mean Water Level of Lake Washington. To 
facilitate this event, the double bascule span is authorized to remain 
in the closed-to-navigation position from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and 
from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on June 9, 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.

    Dated: April 10, 2018.
Steven M. Fischer,
Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2018-08258 Filed 4-19-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9110-04-P