Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA, 52976 [2018-22746]

Download as PDF 52976 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 203 / Friday, October 19, 2018 / Rules and Regulations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0153] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA 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 Tower Drawbridge over the Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is necessary to allow the bridge owner to conduct mechanical and electrical rehabilitation work on the bridge. This deviation allows the bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the deviation period. DATES: This deviation is effective without actual notice from October 19, 2018 through 6 a.m. on December 1, 2018. For the purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from 6 a.m. on October 8, 2018 until October 19, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0153, 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 Carl T. Hausner, Chief, Bridge Section, Eleventh Coast Guard District; telephone 510–437– 3516, email Carl.T.Hausner@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The California Department of Transportation has requested a temporary change to the operation of the Tower Drawbridge, mile 59.0, over the Sacramento River, at Sacramento, CA. The drawbridge navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 30 feet above Mean High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. The draw operates as required by 33 CFR 117.189(a). Navigation on the waterway is commercial and recreational. The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position from 6 a.m. on October 8, 2018 through 6 a.m. on December 1, 2018, to allow the bridge owner to replace the bridge’s wire rope and traveler cable and to conduct chain and trunnion bearing inspection and servicing. This temporary deviation has been amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:11 Oct 18, 2018 Jkt 247001 coordinated with the waterway users. No objections to the proposed temporary deviation were raised. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies if at least 72-hour notice is given to the bridge operator. There is no immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. 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: October 15, 2018. Carl T. Hausner, District Bridge Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–22746 Filed 10–18–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 117 [Docket No. USCG–2018–0300] Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of deviation from drawbridge regulation; modification. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has modified a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Burnside Bridge across the Willamette River, mile 12.4, at Portland, OR. The deviation is necessary to accommodate bridge repairs and upgrades. This modified deviation extends the period the Burnside Bridge is authorized to operate in single leaf mode. DATES: This deviation is effective without actual notice from October 19, 2018 to 4 p.m. on November 30, 2018. For purposes of enforcement, actual notice will be used from 4 p.m. on October 13, 2018, to October 19, 2018. ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG–2018–0300 is available at http://www.regulations.gov. Type the docket number in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Docket Folder on the line associated with this deviation. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: On June 7, 2018, we published a temporary deviation entitled Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Willamette River at Portland, OR, in the Federal Register (83 FR 26364). That temporary deviation allowed Multnomah County to operate the subject bridge in single leaf, and reduce the vertical clearance from 7 a.m. on July 1, 2018 to 4 p.m. on October 13, 2018. While performing upgrades and repairs, the contracting company informed Multnomah County more time will be needed to complete the job. This modification is required to extend the authorized time so bridge work crews may complete bridge upgrades and repairs. Multnomah County owns and operates the Burnside Bridge. Multnomah County requested an extension to the current published temporary deviation, and is authorized to operate the Burnside Bridge in single leaf, and maintain the east leaf closed to marine vessels from 4 p.m. on October 13, 2018 to 4 p.m. on November 30, 2018. The Burnside Bridge provides a vertical clearance of 41 feet in the closed-to-navigation position referenced to Columbia River Datum 0.0, and the east leaf will be reduced to 31 feet with scaffolding installed. The horizontal clearance for the west leaf opening will be 100 feet. The normal operating schedule is in 33 CFR 117.897. Waterway usage on this part of the Willamette River includes vessels ranging from commercial tug and barge to small pleasure craft. The Coast Guard contacted all known users of the Willamette River for comment, and we received no objections for this deviation. 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 the west side of the span only 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\19OCR1.SGM 19OCR1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

33 CFR Part 117

[Docket No. USCG-2018-0153]


Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Sacramento River, Sacramento, CA

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 Tower Drawbridge over the 
Sacramento River, mile 59.0, at Sacramento, CA. The deviation is 
necessary to allow the bridge owner to conduct mechanical and 
electrical rehabilitation work on the bridge. This deviation allows the 
bridge to remain in the closed-to-navigation position during the 
deviation period.

DATES: This deviation is effective without actual notice from October 
19, 2018 through 6 a.m. on December 1, 2018. For the purposes of 
enforcement, actual notice will be used from 6 a.m. on October 8, 2018 
until October 19, 2018.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this deviation, USCG-2018-0153, 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 Carl T. Hausner, Chief, Bridge 
Section, Eleventh Coast Guard District; telephone 510-437-3516, email 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The California Department of Transportation 
has requested a temporary change to the operation of the Tower 
Drawbridge, mile 59.0, over the Sacramento River, at Sacramento, CA. 
The drawbridge navigation span provides a vertical clearance of 30 feet 
above Mean High Water in the closed-to-navigation position. The draw 
operates as required by 33 CFR 117.189(a). Navigation on the waterway 
is commercial and recreational.
    The drawspan will be secured in the closed-to-navigation position 
from 6 a.m. on October 8, 2018 through 6 a.m. on December 1, 2018, to 
allow the bridge owner to replace the bridge's wire rope and traveler 
cable and to conduct chain and trunnion bearing inspection and 
servicing. This temporary deviation has been coordinated with the 
waterway users. No objections to the proposed temporary deviation were 
raised.
    Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may 
do so at any time. The bridge will be able to open for emergencies if 
at least 72-hour notice is given to the bridge operator. There is no 
immediate alternate route for vessels to pass. 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: October 15, 2018.
Carl T. Hausner,
District Bridge Chief, Eleventh Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. 2018-22746 Filed 10-18-18; 8:45 am]
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