Navigation Warning - Cold Stream River, Tucabia (off the Clarence River)
Cold Stream River, Tucabia (off the Clarence River)
BRINER BRIDGE MAINTENANCE WORKS
1 May 2017 to approximately 30 September 2017
Vessel operators are advised that Roads and Maritime Services will be conducting general maintenance work on the Briner Bridge, Cold Stream River (a tributary of the Clarence River) for a period of approximately 16 weeks commencing 1 May 2017. At times during this period, the navigable spans under the Briner Bridge will be closed to navigation.
The main span will remain open with temporary scaffolding fixed reducing the clearance heights. At times the outer spans may be closed to marine traffic. “Channel blocked” lights and shapes will be displayed accordingly. Work barges will remain onsite for the duration of maintenance works.
Vessel operators are advised to exercise caution when navigating in the vicinity of the works, and to pay particular attention to construction works vessels, lighting, information signage and reduced clearance heights. This navigation warning remains in place for the duration of the works.
Roads and Maritime advises:
- Persons within the vicinity of the works must comply with any directions given by a Boating Safety Officer or Police Officer in relation to the works or to marine safety. Failure to comply with any such direction is an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.15A - Maximum Penalty $3,300.00).
- Vessels are required to maintain a safe distance and speed from the works and operators are reminded that the production of wash which impacts unreasonably on the works is an offence (Marine Safety (General) Regulation – clause 9) - Maximum Penalty $5,500.00)
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 2B
For further information concerning this Navigation Warning, please contact Yamba Boating Safety Officer Luke Tucker on 0428 243 100.
MARINE NOTICE NH1676