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Notice to Navigation 2021-003: Lake Okeechobee Route 2 - low cable at Torrey Island Bridge

NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS

 

JACKSONVILLE DISTRICT                                          LOCAL NUMBER: 2021-003
ATTN: CESAJ-OD-SN                                                 WATERWAY: OKEECHOBEEE WATERWAY 
PO Box 4970                                                              
Route 2  

JACKSONVILLE, FL 32232-0019                                  EFFECTIVE: 02/04/2021 00:00 thru TBD

 

POC: Gary Hipkins, South Florida Operations Office, 863-983-8101

 

OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY ROUTE 2
LOW CABLE AT TORREY ISLAND BRIDGE
RESTRICTING NAVIGATION

REFERENCES:

a. 33 CFR Navigation and Navigable Waters

 

1. Notice to Navigation


Notice is given that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has identified a low hanging fiber optic cable at the Torrey Island Bridge in Route 2 of the Okeechobee Waterway. The fiber optic cable is estimated to be 35’ above the water, high-masted vessels are encouraged to use RT-1 until the cable is raised to 52’. Recreational and commercial boaters are asked to use caution when navigating through these sections of waterway. Once the cable is raised to the required 52’, normal traffic will be restored. Point of contact is Gary Hipkins at 863-983-8101.

//signed//

 

Gary L. Hipkins,

Chief Navigation &

Flood Risk Management

South Florida Operations

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