Notice controlling navigation in the vicinity of works - Shepherd Bridge - Sep to Nov 2021

Marine Safety Act 2010
Section 211(1)(b)
NOTICE CONTROLLING NAVIGATION IN THE VICINITY OF WORKS

Parks Victoria, as the declared waterway manager for the waters of Maribyrnong River upstream of Shepherd Bridge on Footscray Road, makes the following notice under section 211(1)(b)(i) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic) (the Act).

For the purposes of the works activity proposed by Fitzgerald Constructions Pty Ltd and AWS Services to undertake maintenance and rehabilitation works on Lynch’s Bridge over Maribyrnong River, the navigation and movement of vessels is prohibited in the waters of the Maribyrnong River as detailed below in Table 1, excluding vessels involved in the works and Parks Victoria vessels.

Table 1: Lynch’s (Smithfield) Bridge works

Stages and dates Prohibited waters Open for transit
Stage 1: 20 September to 8 November 2021 Northern spans 1, 2 and 3 closed to river traffic, extending 30 metres upstream and downstream of the bridge to the northern bank Southern span - single lane open to river traffic
Stage 2: 9 November to 22 December 2021 Southern spans 3, 4 and 5 closed to river traffic, extending 30 metres upstream and downstream of the bridge to the southern bank Northern span - single lane open to river traffic
Stage 3: 23 November 2021 Full width of river extending 30 metres upstream and downstream of the bridge Closed

The prohibited waters will be marked by lit yellow communication buoys, unlit stringline buoys and sign float information buoys on approach from both upstream and downstream. Vessels travelling downstream have right of way.

Times and dates are subject to change. Changes to times, durations or days will be advertised on Parks Victoria's website and Notice to River Users.

This notice has effect from 7am on 20 September 2021 to 5pm on 22 December 2021.

BY ORDER OF PARKS VICTORIA
Date:17/09/2021

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