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Notice controlling navigation– Sims St Old Railway 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 works activity proposed by Sterling Group Consultants Pty Ltd for a visual inspection using an elevated work platform and barge at Sims Street Old Railway Bridge over the Maribyrnong River, under section 211 (1)(b)(i) of the Act, all vessels and persons are prohibited from entering or remaining in the waters of the Maribyrnong River as detailed below.

The prohibited areas extend 40 metres upstream and downstream from the drip-line/s of Sims Street Old Railways 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 navigation span will be left clear to allow for river traffic movement.

This exclusion zone has effect from 07.00am on 13 June 2018 to 17.00pm on 14 June 2018.

Times and dates are subject to change. Changes to time, duration or days will be advertised on Parks Victoria’s website and notice to River users (NTRU).

BY ORDER OF PARKS VICTORIA

Dated 23 May 2018