Navigation Restriction - Karuah River, Karuah - Maintenance works Karuah Bridge
Karuah River, Karuah
MAINTENANCE WORKS KARUAH BRIDGE
7:00am to 5:00pm –
Thursday 1 February to Saturday 30 June 2018
Vessel operators are advised that preventative maintenance work will be conducted by Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) on the Karuah Bridge which spans the Karuah River between 7:00am and 5:00pm from Thursday 1 February to Saturday 30 June 2018.
As a result, during this time individual navigable spans on the Karuah River under the Karuah Bridge will be closed to marine traffic navigation at varying times. “Channel blocked” lights and shapes will be suspended between closed bridge spans and demarcation buoys and lines will encapsulate vessels and barges engaged in the construction works.
Vessel operators are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating in the vicinity of the works, and to pay particular attention to construction works vessels and buoyed off areas. 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 Regulation – clause 11(2)) - Maximum Penalty $5,500.00)
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 7A
For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction, please contact the RMS info line on 13 12 56
MARINE NOTICE NH1802