Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Black Narrows and Lewis Creek Channel, Chincoteague Island, VA, 31659 [2018-14616]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 131 / Monday, July 9, 2018 / Rules and Regulations Kevin K. McAleenan, Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Approved: July 3, 2018. Timothy E. Skud, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury. [FR Doc. 2018–14637 Filed 7–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0639] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Black Narrows and Lewis Creek Channel, Chincoteague Island, VA 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 175 Bridge, which carries SR 175 across the Black Narrows and Lewis Creek Channel, mile 0.0, at Chincoteague Island, VA. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the 2018 Annual Pony Run and Auction. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-tonavigation position. DATES: The deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on July 25, 2018, through 6 p.m. on July 26, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0639 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. Michael Thorogood, Bridge Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard, telephone 757–398–6557, email Michael.R.Thorogood@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Virginia Department of Transportation, owner and operator of the SR 175 Bridge that carries SR 175 across the Black Narrows and Lewis Creek Channel, mile 0.0, at Chincoteague Island, VA, has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations to ensure the safety of the participants and spectators associated with the 2018 Annual Pony Run and Auction on July 25, 2018, and July 26, 2018. This bridge is a single-span bascule drawbridge, with a vertical clearance of 15 feet above sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:03 Jul 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 mean high water in the closed position and unlimited vertical clearance in the open position. The current operating regulation is set out in 33 CFR 117.5. Under this temporary deviation, the bridge will be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position from 6 a.m. through 6 p.m. on July 25, 2018, and July 26, 2018. The Black Narrows and Lewis Creek Channel is used by a variety of vessels including recreational vessels. The Coast Guard has carefully coordinated the restrictions with waterway users in publishing this temporary deviation. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed-to-navigation position may do so at anytime. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies and there is no immediate alternative route for vessels unable to pass through the bridge 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 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: July 2, 2018. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–14616 Filed 7–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION 47 CFR Parts 51, 63, and 68 [WC Docket No. 17–84; FCC 18–74] Accelerating Wireline Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Final rule; announcement of effective date. AGENCY: In this document, a Second Report and Order takes a number of actions to accelerate the deployment of next-generation networks and services through removing barriers to infrastructure investment. The Second Report and Order takes further action to revise the discontinuance process, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 31659 network change notification processes, and the customer notice process. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0639]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Black Narrows and Lewis Creek 
Channel, Chincoteague Island, VA

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 SR 175 Bridge, which carries SR 175 
across the Black Narrows and Lewis Creek Channel, mile 0.0, at 
Chincoteague Island, VA. The deviation is necessary to facilitate the 
2018 Annual Pony Run and Auction. This deviation allows the bridge to 
remain in the closed-to-navigation position.

DATES: The deviation is effective from 6 a.m. on July 25, 2018, through 
6 p.m. on July 26, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2018-0639 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. Michael Thorogood, Bridge 
Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard, telephone 757-398-
6557, email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Virginia Department of Transportation, 
owner and operator of the SR 175 Bridge that carries SR 175 across the 
Black Narrows and Lewis Creek Channel, mile 0.0, at Chincoteague 
Island, VA, has requested a temporary deviation from the current 
operating regulations to ensure the safety of the participants and 
spectators associated with the 2018 Annual Pony Run and Auction on July 
25, 2018, and July 26, 2018. This bridge is a single-span bascule 
drawbridge, with a vertical clearance of 15 feet above mean high water 
in the closed position and unlimited vertical clearance in the open 
position.
    The current operating regulation is set out in 33 CFR 117.5. Under 
this temporary deviation, the bridge will be maintained in the closed-
to-navigation position from 6 a.m. through 6 p.m. on July 25, 2018, and 
July 26, 2018.
    The Black Narrows and Lewis Creek Channel is used by a variety of 
vessels including recreational vessels. The Coast Guard has carefully 
coordinated the restrictions with waterway users in publishing this 
temporary deviation.
    Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed-to-navigation 
position may do so at anytime. The bridge will not be able to open for 
emergencies and there is no immediate alternative route for vessels 
unable to pass through the bridge 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 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: July 2, 2018.
Hal R. Pitts,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2018-14616 Filed 7-6-18; 8:45 am]
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