Navigation Restriction - Leycester Creek, Lismore - Maintenance to Colemans Bridge
Leycester Creek, Lismore
MAINTENANCE TO COLEMANS BRIDGE
Monday 22 June 2020 to Friday 25 December 2020
Vessel operators are advised Transport for NSW, Bridge Maintenance Division will be continuing maintenance works to Colemans Bridge, which spans Leycester Creek at Lismore from Monday 22 June 2020 to Friday 25 December 2020.
Commercial barges will be in use transporting personnel and equipment from the adjacent boat ramp to the works area. Works will commence on the Southern pylons progressing North across the river with scaffolding and work platforms fixed to multiple pylons. At times bridge spans will be blocked to navigation. The works area will be marked with day shapes and appropriate lighting and signage.
Vessel operators are advised to exercise extreme caution when navigating in the vicinity of the works, to minimise wash and to travel at a speed of 4 knots or less when within 100 metres of the works barges and vessels.
Transport for NSW 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 2016 - clause 11(2)) - Maximum Penalty $5,500.00)
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
Transport for NSW Boating Map - 2A
For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction, please contact Transport for NSW on phone 13 12 36.
MARINE NOTICE NH19139