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Notice to Navigation 2018-0005 Okeechobee Waterway Restriction C-44 Bridge

NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS

Date: 03/05/2018

US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS JACKSONVILLE DISTRICT

ATTN: CESAJ-OD-SN PO Box 4970

JACKSONVILLE, FL 32232-0019

863-983-8101

NOTICE NUMBER: 0005

 

LOCAL NUMBER: 20180305
WATERWAY: OKEECHOBEE C-44

EFFECTIVE: 03/13/2018 18:00 thru 03/16/2018 06:00 EST

POC:  http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Navigation/NoticestoNavigation.aspx

OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY C-44 RESTRICTION

CSX RAILROAD BRIDGE

REFERENCE:

 a.     33 CFR Navigation and Navigable Waters

 

  1. Notice to Navigation Interests

Notice is given that United States Coast Guard is allowing the CSX Railroad Bridge, Okeechobee Waterway (St. Lucie Canal), mile 28.2, Indiantown FL to close to navigation from 6 p.m. on March 13, 2018 through 6 a.m. on March 16, 2018. This is necessary to facilitate the replacement of the pivot bearing and drive pinion which will improve the reliability of the bridge. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may do so at anytime. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies.

 

2. For questions regarding the repair work contact Brandon Hinson with PCL via phone at (407) 956-9640 or via email at
bhinson@pcl.com. For waterways questions contact LT Ruth Sadowitz with Coast Guard Sector Miami Waterways. Phone:
(305) 535-4307 or via email at Ruth.A.Sadowitz@uscg.mil.

Railroad Swing Bridge at Indiantown - CSX Railroad •  Horizontal Clearance = 47'
Vertical Clearance = 6' when closed  (based on 14.5' water level)
Bridge operates on Marine VHF Radio Channel 9     Located at Okeechobee Waterway Statute mile 28.2   

//signed//

Gary.L.Hipkins

Chief Navigation & Flood Risk Management
South Florida Operations

Clearance

Railroad Swing Bridge at Indiantown - CSX Railroad
•  Horizontal Clearance = 47'
•  Vertical Clearance = 6' when closed  (based on 14.5' water level)
•  Bridge operates on Marine VHF Radio Channel 9
•  Located at Okeechobee Waterway Statute mile 28.2

Find Lake Okeechobee Stage: http://w3.saj.usace.army.mil/h2o/currentLL.shtml

 

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