Posts tagged ‘Broads Authority’

October 19, 2021

Boating News – Navigation Restriction due to inspection work on the River Bure, Hoveton Railway Viaduct

Notice is hereby given that Bridgeway Consulting Ltd will be carrying out inspection works to Railway Viaduct on 16 November 2021 from 09:00hrs to 17:00hrs.

Note that vessels may be restricted and regulated in their movement in the vicinity of the bridge, which may cause some delays. Vessels wishing to navigate under the bridge should await instructions before proceeding.

All equipment will be lit and signage will be in place to warn of the closure.

For more information and to view a map visit: https://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/boating/navigating-the-broads/boating-news/navigation-restriction-due-to-inspection-work-on-the-river-bure

October 17, 2021

Boating News – Navigation closure due to flood defence works on the Lower Bure

Notice is hereby given that JBA-Bentley Partnership will be undertaking maintenance works of the quay wall area, from Monday 29 November 2021 until Friday 25 February 2022. The site stretches along the downstream end of the River Bure, from grid ref TG519079 to TG520085.

The maintenance works on the water will involve the use of floating pontoons and a small work safety vessel.

Note: During the above period navigation will remain open, but vessels must exercise great care whilst proceeding past the vicinity of the works.

River Closure

Further notice is given that the River Bure will be closed at Acle New Road Bridge, Gt Yarmouth (grid ref TG521081) from Friday 03 December until Friday 17 December 2021.

Any vessel requiring urgent passage during this period, should make enquiries with JBA-Bentley Partnership on 07970405665 as soon as possible.

All equipment will be lit and signage will be in place to warn of restriction and delays.

For more information and to see a map please visit: https://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/boating/navigating-the-broads/boating-news/navigation-closure-due-to-flood-defence-works-on-the-lower-bure/

October 15, 2021

Boating News – Oil spill exercise boom deployment on the Lower Bure

Notice is hereby given that the Broads Authority will be deploying a boom across the Lower Bure, adjacent to the Great Yarmouth Yacht Station as part of an oil spill contingency exercise.

The boom will be deployed just after high water around 10:30hrs on Tuesday 19 October. Vessels may be temporarily restricted in their movement while the boom is in place but the river will remain open for vessels wishing to pass.

Please follow any instructions given by the Ranger vessels.

For a map please see: https://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/boating/navigating-the-broads/boating-news/oil-spill-exercise-boom-deployment-on-the-lower-bure

September 30, 2021

Navigation restriction due to dredging works on the Upper River Chet

The Broads Authority will be undertaking dredging works, from Monday 01 November 2021 until Friday 04 March 2022.

August 5, 2021

Blue-green Algae in the Broads

Blue-green algae has been reported at a number of locations in the Broads in recent days including Malthouse Broad and Black Horse Broad.

Please ensure you stay out of the water at these locations and keep dogs under control in the area. Remain vigilant for signs of blue-green algae in other locations across the Broads.

You can use the ‘Bloomin Algae’ app to report sightings and see if there have been any algal blooms recorded in your area.

Download the app: https://www.ceh.ac.uk/our-science/projects/bloomin-algae

August 2, 2021

Boating News – Inspection of Railway Bridges

Construction Marine Ltd will be undertaking a survey inspection of the Railway Bridges at Thorpe St. Andrew using underbridge equipment.

Vessels may be temporarily restricted and regulated in their movement in the vicinity of the bridges between Tuesday 03 August until Wednesday 04 August 2021 – from 08:00 hours until 16:30 hours.

For more information and to view a map of the affected area please visit our website: https://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/boating/navigating-the-broads/boating-news/urgent-inspection-of-thorpe-railway-bridges

July 7, 2021

Two Bridge Inspections – July 2021

Two bridge inspections are planned for Haddiscoe Bridge (St Olaves) and St Miles pedestrian bridge (Norwich) later in July using underbridge equipment.

The notice is in force at Haddiscoe Bridge on Sunday 25 July 2021 from 00:10 to 07:00 hours, and for St Miles pedestrian bridge on Tuesday 20 July 2021 from 08:30 to 17:30 hours.

Vessels may be temporarily restricted and regulated in their movement in the vicinity of the bridges during the period of inspection.

Please see the notices on the Broads Authority website for more information and maps:

https://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/boating/navigating-the-broads/boating-news/inspection-of-haddiscoe-bridge,-st-olaves

https://www.broads-authority.gov.uk/boating/navigating-the-broads/boating-news/inspection-of-st-miles-bridge,-norwich

June 9, 2021

Boating News – Mutford Lock Closure

Notice from the Broads Authority:

Please note that due to emergency maintenance works, the Mutford Lock system will be closed from 08:00 Wednesday 09 June until 17:00 Thursday 10 June 2021.

Signage will be in place to warn of closure. Vessels should ensure that the new position is taken into consideration for passage planning.

Please contact the Broads Authority, Yare House, 62-64 Thorpe Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 1RY Tel (01603) 610734 if additional information is required.

May 27, 2021

Boating News – Partial Closure of Neatishead Staithe Moorings

Notice from the Broads Authority:

A short section (approx. 10m) of the upstream side of the Neatishead Staithe moorings are currently closed. The closure means there is no pedestrian access from the upstream side of the staithe to the car park, bin compound or village.

This is for safety reasons due to an underground water leak which is being investigated by the Parish Council.

Please adhere to the fencing an signage that is in place. More updates will be issued in due course.

May 21, 2021

Notice to Mariners No. 5 of 2021

Special mark, Turntide Jetty Breydon.