Navigation Restriction - Boyds Bay Bridge, Terranora Creek, Tweed Heads - Maintenance works
Boyds Bay Bridge, Terranora Creek, Tweed Heads
Monday 15 June to Thursday 31 December 2020
Vessel operators are advised that preventative maintenance works are being conducted by Transport for NSW on the Boyds Bay Bridge which spans Terranora Creek at Tweed Heads. This work will continue until Thursday 31 December 2020.
During this time the individual navigable spans on Terranora Creek under the Boyds Bay Bridge will be closed to 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, reduce speed and minimise wash. Operators should also pay particular attention to vessels involved in the maintenance works and buoyed off areas.
This navigation warning remains in place for the duration of the works.
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 – 1A
For further information concerning this Navigation Restriction, please contact the Transport for NSW Info line on phone: 13 12 36
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