Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Columbia River, Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA, 43760 [2018-18592]

Download as PDF 43760 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 167 / Tuesday, August 28, 2018 / Rules and Regulations daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with RULES patrol vessels’’ consist of any Coast Guard, state, or local law enforcement and sponsor provided vessels assigned or approved by the COTP to patrol the regulated area. (3) Spectator vessels desiring to transit the regulated area may do so only with prior approval of the PATCOM and when so directed by that officer will be operated at a minimum safe navigation speed in a manner which will not endanger any other vessels. (4) No spectator vessel shall anchor, block, loiter, or impede the through transit of official patrol vessels in the regulated area during the effective dates and times, unless cleared for entry by or through an official patrol vessel. (5) Any spectator vessel may anchor outside the regulated area, but may not anchor in, block, or loiter in a navigable channel. Spectator vessels may be moored to a waterfront facility within the regulated area in such a way that they shall not interfere with the progress of the airshow. (6) The COTP or a designated representative may forbid and control the movement of all vessels in the regulated area. When hailed or signaled by an official patrol vessel, a vessel shall come to an immediate stop and comply with the directions given. Failure to do so may result in expulsion from the regulated area, citation for failure to comply, or both. (7) The COTP or a designated representative may terminate the operation of any vessel at any time it is deemed necessary for the protection of life or property. (8) The COTP or a designated representative can terminate enforcement of the special local regulation at the conclusion of the airshow. (d) Information broadcasts. The COTP or a designated representative will inform the public of the enforcement times and date for this regulated area through Broadcast Notices to Mariners (BNMs), Local Notices to Mariners (LNMs), and/or Marine Safety Information Broadcasts (MSIBs) as appropriate. Dated: August 23, 2018. M.B. Zamperini, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Sector Ohio Valley. [FR Doc. 2018–18625 Filed 8–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:59 Aug 27, 2018 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0799] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Columbia River, Portland, OR and Vancouver, 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 Interstate 5 (I– 5) Bridge, north bound, across the Columbia River, mile 106.5, between Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington. The deviation is necessary to conduct gear alignment and bearing clearances. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-tonavigation position during the event. DATES: This deviation is effective from 12:01 a.m. on September 10, 2018, to 11:59 p.m. on September 19, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0799 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: Oregon Department of Transportation (bridge owner) requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for the I–5 Bridge, north bound, mile 106.5, across the Columbia River between Vancouver, WA, and Portland, OR, to align lift span operating rope drive gear and sheave bearing clearances. The I–5 Bridge provides three designated navigation channels with vertical clearances ranging from 39 to 72 feet above Columbia River Datum 0.0 while the lift span is in the closed-to-navigation position. The normal operating schedule for the I–5 Bridge is 33 CFR 117.869. The deviation is effective from 12:01 a.m. on September 10, 2018 until 11:59 p.m. on September 19, 2018. The I–5 Bridges (north bound) are to remain in the closed to navigation position for the duration of the deviation, and need not be raised upon signal. Waterway usage on this part of the Columbia River SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 includes vessels ranging from large commercial ships and tug and tow vessels to recreational pleasure craft. Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed-to-navigation positions may do so at any time. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies, and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass except for the fixed height spans. 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: August 22, 2018. Steven M. Fischer, Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–18592 Filed 8–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket Number USCG–2018–0810] RIN 1625–AA00 Safety Zone; Delaware River Fireworks Display, Delaware River, Philadelphia, PA Coast Guard, DHS. Temporary final rule. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone for navigable waters of the Delaware River in the vicinity of Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia, PA, from 8:30 p.m. through 9:30 p.m. on September 1, 2018, during the Delaware River Waterfront Corp Fireworks Display. The safety zone is necessary to ensure the safety of participant vessels, spectators, and the boating public during the event. This regulation prohibits persons and nonparticipant vessels from entering, transiting through, anchoring in or remaining within the safety zone unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Delaware Bay or a designated representative. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28AUR1.SGM 28AUR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0799]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Columbia River, Portland, OR and 
Vancouver, 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 Interstate 5 (I-5) Bridge, north 
bound, across the Columbia River, mile 106.5, between Portland, Oregon, 
and Vancouver, Washington. The deviation is necessary to conduct gear 
alignment and bearing clearances. This deviation allows the bridge to 
remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the event.

DATES: This deviation is effective from 12:01 a.m. on September 10, 
2018, to 11:59 p.m. on September 19, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2018-0799 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: Oregon Department of Transportation (bridge 
owner) requested a temporary deviation from the operating schedule for 
the I-5 Bridge, north bound, mile 106.5, across the Columbia River 
between Vancouver, WA, and Portland, OR, to align lift span operating 
rope drive gear and sheave bearing clearances. The I-5 Bridge provides 
three designated navigation channels with vertical clearances ranging 
from 39 to 72 feet above Columbia River Datum 0.0 while the lift span 
is in the closed-to-navigation position. The normal operating schedule 
for the I-5 Bridge is 33 CFR 117.869. The deviation is effective from 
12:01 a.m. on September 10, 2018 until 11:59 p.m. on September 19, 
2018. The I-5 Bridges (north bound) are to remain in the closed to 
navigation position for the duration of the deviation, and need not be 
raised upon signal. Waterway usage on this part of the Columbia River 
includes vessels ranging from large commercial ships and tug and tow 
vessels to recreational pleasure craft.
    Vessels able to pass under the bridge in the closed-to-navigation 
positions may do so at any time. The bridge will not be able to open 
for emergencies, and there is no immediate alternate route for vessels 
to pass except for the fixed height spans. 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: August 22, 2018.
Steven M. Fischer,
Bridge Administrator, Thirteenth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2018-18592 Filed 8-27-18; 8:45 am]
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