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Notice controlling navigation in the vicinity of works - Shepherd Bridge

Thursday 29 June, 2017

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 for the Maribyrnong River upstream of Shepherd Bridge on Footscray Road under the Marine Safety Act 2010, makes the following notice under section 211 (1)(b) (i) of the Marine Safety Act 2010.

For the purposes of works activity proposed by Fulton Hogan Constructions Pty Ltd for the widening and strengthening of Shepherd Bridge over the Maribyrnong River, the navigation and other movement of vessels in the works area is prohibited, excluding vessels involved in the works and Parks Victoria vessels.

Shepherd Bridge Arch Closure

Start date and time

End date and time

Arches 1,2 & 3

16 March 2016

30 June 2017

Full Bridge Closure  (Completed )

20 May 2016

20 May 2016

Full Bridge Closure

01 July 2017, 04.00am

01 July 2017, 10.00am

Full Bridge Closure (Contingency)

02 July 2017, 04.00am

02 July 2017, 10.00am

Works area:

Widening, strengthening, and construction of a new pedestrian walkway, will be undertaken on the East, West, and Centre arches of Shepherd Bridge for a period from Wednesday 16 March 2016 to Friday 30 June 2017. During this period Bridge arches, will be closed to navigation from time to time, each work area will extend for 25 metres upstream and downstream of the Bridge drip line of each Arch, as marked by water communication buoys.

Full river closures will be undertaken on Friday 20 May 2016 and Saturday 01 July 2017; 02 July 2017 is a contingency day in case of bad weather or delays for the relocation of high voltage powerlines and pedestrian access bridge as marked by water communications buoys.

The dates for the closures may be subject to amendments. Any amendments made will be published in a Notice to waterway users.

This notice has effect from time of publication to Sunday 02 July 2017.

BY ORDER OF PARKS VICTORIA

Dated: 29 June 2017

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