Notice controlling navigation in the vicinity of works - Hawthorn Bridge Yarra River

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 Yarra 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 (Vic) (the Act).

For the purposes of the works activity proposed by Marine Buoys Australia Pty Ltd on behalf of Freyssinet Australia Pty Ltd for maintenance works on Hawthorn Bridge, the navigation and movement of vessels is prohibited from waters of the Yarra River as detailed below in Table 1, excluding vessels involved in the works and Parks Victoria vessels.

Table 1 Hawthorn Bridge works

Dates Works Activity Prohibited Waters
8 to 20 April 2021 Erect scaffold east half

East span of bridge: extending 40 meters from the eastern bank, 20 meters upstream and 20 metres downstream of the bridge

21 to 30 April 2021 Erect scaffold west half West span of bridge: extending 40 meters from the western bank, 20 meters upstream and 20 metres downstream of the bridge
1 May to 14 July 2021 Bridge maintenance No closure. Both sides open
15 to 22 July 2021 Dismantle scaffold east half East span of bridge: extending 40 meters from the western bank, 20 meters upstream and 20 metres downstream of the bridge
23 to 30 July 2021 Dismantle scaffold west half West span of bridge: extending 40 meters from the eastern bank, 20 meters upstream and 20 metres downstream of the bridge

The prohibited waters will be marked by lit special mark buoys and unlit stringline floats and lit warning signage on approach from both upstream and downstream.

Times and dates are subject to change. Changes to times, durations or days will be advertised on Parks Victoria's website and Notice to River Users.

This notice has effect from 7am on Thursday 8 April to 3pm on Friday 30 July 2021.

BY ORDER OF PARKS VICTORIA
Date: 31/03/21

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