Navigation Restriction - Glebe Island bridge, Port Jackson - Bridge maintenance works

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Glebe Island Bridge, Port Jackson
Port Jackson - Glebe Island bridge maintenance works
7:00am to 6:00pm - Mondays to Fridays
8:00am to 1:00pm - Saturdays
From Wednesday 20 September to Wednesday 1 November 2017

THE WORKS

Vessel operators are advised that due to bridge maintenance works on the Glebe Island Bridge, navigation will be restricted on Port Jackson in the area of the western and eastern channels of the Glebe Island Bridge. The Works will occupy one channel at a time with access varying between both channels during the works. Access and restrictions up and downstream of the Glebe Island Bridge will be indicated by the display of appropriate day shapes and special marks. At no stage will vessel access be permanently restricted. The anticipated work area is set out below:

NAVIGATION WARNING

Vessel operators are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating in the vicinity of the works and to pay particular attention to the buoyed off area and vessel wash. This navigation warning remains in place for the duration of the works.

DIRECTIONS

Roads and Maritime advises:  

  1. 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 2016 – clause 11(2)) - Maximum Penalty $5,500.00)
  2. 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).

MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED

Roads & Maritime Services Boating Map – 9G

For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction, please contact our delivery partner, Ventia Boral Amey Joint Venture, on 1800 677 700 or nswenquiries@vbajv.com.au.

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