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Notice controlling navigation - Pipemakers Park Bridge


Thursday 31 May, 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 MAC Coatings Pty Ltd for the cleaning repair and re-painting of Pipemakers Park Pedestrian Bridge over the Maribyrnong River, under section 211 (1)(b)(i) of the Act, all vessels and persons, excluding vessels involved in the works and Parks Victoria vessels are prohibited from entering or remaining in the waters of the Maribyrnong River as detailed below.

The prohibited area extends 40 metres upstream and downstream from the drip-line/s of Pipemakers Park Pedestrian Bridge and will be marked by lit yellow communication buoys. During works, systematic closure of sections of the bridge will be required. A 25.0m navigational span will be left clear to allow for river traffic movement.

The exclusion zone has effect from 07.00am on 1 March 2018 to 17.00pm 15 August 2018.   Times and dates are subject to change. Changes to locations, duration, dates and/or times will be advertised on Parks Victoria’s website and by notice to River users (NTRU).

BY ORDER OF PARKS VICTORIA

Dated 24 May 2018