Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 30 July 2021 Australia – Victoria

30 July 2021

No. 236(T) - 2021

Local Port of Port Phillip

Patterson River

Rail Bridge Maintenance Works and Temporary Lane Closure


Monday 2 August 2021 until further notice


Mariners are advised of maintenance works under the Patterson River Rail Bridge, at approximate location 38° 04.355’S, 145° 07.315’E (WGS 84). A Portion of the transit lane will be temporarily closed due to a reduced air draft. An exclusion zone has been established, and will be marked by buoy lines, buoys, and on water signage. The exclusion zone will start on the southern side of the river and will be moved to the northern side as the works progress. Transit under the bridge will remain available throughout the works, which are planned to be complete in early September.
Mariners are advised to follow signage in relation to traffic management and navigate with caution within the vicinity of the works and declared exclusion zone.

Relevant Law:

The exclusion zone has been established under section 211(1)(b) of the Marine Safety Act 2010. Navigation of vessels in the works area is prohibited, excluding vessels involved directly in the works and Parks Victoria vessels.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143

Further Notice:

A further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information please contact Southern Program Alliance on 1800 105 105.

Victor Teoh

Senior Manager Local Ports and Waterways

Parks Victoria

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