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Notice controlling navigation in the vicinity of works - Maribyrnong River at Lynches Bridge


Friday 7 September, 2018

Marine Safety Act 2010

Section 211(1)(b)

NOTICE CONTROLLING NAVIGATION IN THE VICINITY OF WORKS

Parks Victoria, as the declared waterway manager for the waters of the Maribyrnong River upstream of the port waters of the Port of Melbourne, makes the following notice under section 211(1)(b)(i) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Act)

For the purposes of the works activity proposed by Forefront Engineering Pty Ltd on behalf of Vic Roads to repair the soffit of Lynch’s Bridge extending over the Maribyrnong River, the navigation and movement of vessels is prohibited in the waters of the Maribyrnong River as detailed below, excluding vessels involved in the works and Parks Victoria vessels.

The prohibited area extends 40 metres upstream and downstream from Lynch’s bridge and will be undertaken in 3 stages.

Whilst works are underway, one bridge span will be closed at any one time, while the 2 remaining bridge spans will be opened to river traffic, downstream has right of way. The closed bridge span will be marked by lit yellow communication buoys.

The exclusion zone has effect from 08.00 am on 10 September 2018 to 05.00 pm 5October 2018.

Times and dates are subject to change. Changes to times, durations or days will be advertised on Parks Victoria's website, and Notice to River Users (NTRU).

BY ORDER OF PARKS VICTORIA

Dated: 7/09/2018