Victorian Notice to Mariners
The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.
Melbourne, 21 April 2022 Australia – Victoria
21 April 2022
Local Port of Port Phillip
Patterson River Rail Bridge – Rectification Works and Northern Exclusion Zone
Tuesday 26 April until further notice
Mariners are advised of works to the Rail Bridge over
Patterson River from the date nominated above.
These works will require the suspension of scaffold from below the
bridge, and establishment of an exclusion zone below the work area.
The exclusion zone will extend along the north bank, from
70m upstream to 70m downstream of the Rail Bridge between the following
approximate locations (WGS84) and includes the Port (northern) transit lane
beneath the bridge. The Starboard
(southern) transit lane will remain open for all vessel traffic.
38°04.328’S, 145°07.347’E 2.
The above exclusion zone will be
activated and marked to IALA standards by water communication buoys. Mariners are advised to navigate with
caution within the vicinity of the Patterson River Rail Bridge and obey all
speed limits and signage.
The exclusion zone has been established under section 211(1) (b) of the Marine Safety Act 2010. Vessels are prohibited from entering the exclusion zone, excluding vessels involved directly in the works and Parks Victoria vessels.
Charts & Publications Affected:
A further Notice will be issued.