Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Wrightsville Beach, NC and Northeast Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC, 38660 [2018-16847]

Download as PDF 38660 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 152 / Tuesday, August 7, 2018 / Rules and Regulations Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on July 19, 2018. Pat Mullen, Aircraft Certification Service, Acting Deputy Director, Policy and Innovation Division, AIR–601. [FR Doc. 2018–15978 Filed 8–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0745] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), Wrightsville Beach, NC and Northeast Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedules that govern the S.R. 74 (Wrightsville Beach) Bridge across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), mile 283.1, at Wrightsville Beach, NC, and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge across the Northeast Cape Fear River, mile 1.0, at Wilmington, NC. The deviation is necessary to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 2018 PPD IRONMAN North Carolina ‘‘Beach2Battleship’’ Triathlon. This deviation allow these bridges to remain in their closed-to-navigation position. DATES: The deviation is effective from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 13, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG–2018–0745], 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. Mickey Sanders, Bridge Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone 757–398–6587, email Mickey.D.Sanders2@uscg.mil. SUPPLMENTARY INFORMATION: The event director, PPD Ironman North Carolina, with approval from the North Carolina Department of Transportation, who owns and operates the S.R. 74 (Wrightsville Beach) and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridges has requested a temporary deviation from the current operating regulations to accommodate daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:33 Aug 06, 2018 Jkt 244001 the free movement of pedestrians and vehicles during the 2018 PPD IRONMAN North Carolina ‘‘Beach2Battleship’’ Triathlon. The bridges are double bascule bridges and have vertical clearances in the closed position of 20 feet and 40 feet, respectively, above mean high water. The current operating schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.821(a)(4) and 33 CFR 117.829(a), respectively. Under this temporary deviation, the S.R. 74 (Wrightsville Beach) Bridge will be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on October 13, 2018, and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge will be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 13, 2018. The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway is used by a variety of vessels including, small commercial fishing vessels and recreational vessels. The Northeast Cape Fear River is used by a variety of vessels including, small commercial fishing vessels, recreational vessels, and tug and barge traffic. The Coast Guard has carefully considered the nature and volume of vessel traffic on the waterway in publishing this temporary deviation. Vessels able to pass through these bridges in their closed positions may do so at anytime. These bridges will be able to open for emergencies and there are no immediate alternative routes for vessels unable to pass through the bridges in their closed positions. The Coast Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through our Local and Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedules for these bridges 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), these drawbridges must return to their regular operating schedules immediately at the end of the effective periods of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35. Dated: August 2, 2018. Hal R. Pitts, Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–16847 Filed 8–6–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0702] 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 the Lake Washington Ship Canal, mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to accommodate vehicular traffic attending football games at Husky Stadium at the University of Washington. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position. DATES: This deviation is effective from 11:30 a.m. on September 8, 2018 through 11 p.m. on November 17, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0702 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: Washington Department of Transportation (bridge owner), has requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for the Montlake Bridge across the Lake Washington Ship Canal, at mile 5.2, at Seattle, WA. The deviation is necessary to manage heavy vehicular traffic expected for University of Washington football games. While all dates have been released, exact game times for five of the six events scheduled for Husky Stadium have not yet been determined by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The times for TBA (Time to Be Announced) closures on September 22, 2018, September 29, 2018, October 20, 2018, November 3, 2018 and November 17, 2018 will be announced in the Local Notice to Mariners as they become available. The Montlake Bridge in the closed-to-navigation position provides 30 feet of vertical clearance throughout SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07AUR1.SGM 07AUR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0745]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway 
(AIWW), Wrightsville Beach, NC and Northeast Cape Fear River, 
Wilmington, NC

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 schedules that govern the S.R. 74 (Wrightsville Beach) Bridge 
across the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW), mile 283.1, at 
Wrightsville Beach, NC, and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge across the 
Northeast Cape Fear River, mile 1.0, at Wilmington, NC. The deviation 
is necessary to accommodate the free movement of pedestrians and 
vehicles during the 2018 PPD IRONMAN North Carolina 
``Beach2Battleship'' Triathlon. This deviation allow these bridges to 
remain in their closed-to-navigation position.

DATES: The deviation is effective from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 
13, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, [USCG-2018-0745], 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. Mickey Sanders, Bridge 
Administration Branch Fifth District, Coast Guard; telephone 757-398-
6587, email [email protected].

SUPPLMENTARY INFORMATION: The event director, PPD Ironman North 
Carolina, with approval from the North Carolina Department of 
Transportation, who owns and operates the S.R. 74 (Wrightsville Beach) 
and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridges has requested a temporary deviation 
from the current operating regulations to accommodate the free movement 
of pedestrians and vehicles during the 2018 PPD IRONMAN North Carolina 
``Beach2Battleship'' Triathlon. The bridges are double bascule bridges 
and have vertical clearances in the closed position of 20 feet and 40 
feet, respectively, above mean high water.
    The current operating schedule is set out in 33 CFR 117.821(a)(4) 
and 33 CFR 117.829(a), respectively. Under this temporary deviation, 
the S.R. 74 (Wrightsville Beach) Bridge will be maintained in the 
closed-to-navigation position from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on October 13, 
2018, and the Isabel S. Holmes Bridge will be maintained in the closed-
to-navigation position from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 13, 2018. 
The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway is used by a variety of vessels 
including, small commercial fishing vessels and recreational vessels. 
The Northeast Cape Fear River is used by a variety of vessels 
including, small commercial fishing vessels, recreational vessels, and 
tug and barge traffic. The Coast Guard has carefully considered the 
nature and volume of vessel traffic on the waterway in publishing this 
temporary deviation.
    Vessels able to pass through these bridges in their closed 
positions may do so at anytime. These bridges will be able to open for 
emergencies and there are no immediate alternative routes for vessels 
unable to pass through the bridges in their closed positions. The Coast 
Guard will also inform the users of the waterways through our Local and 
Broadcast Notices to Mariners of the change in operating schedules for 
these bridges 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), these drawbridges must return 
to their regular operating schedules immediately at the end of the 
effective periods of this temporary deviation. This deviation from the 
operating regulations is authorized under 33 CFR 117.35.

    Dated: August 2, 2018.
Hal R. Pitts,
Bridge Program Manager, Fifth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2018-16847 Filed 8-6-18; 8:45 am]
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