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Posted: 09/08/2018

Marine Notice 75 of 2018 - Shannon Navigation and Royal Canal - Longford Marathon on Sun 19 August - Bridge Closures

Notice Number 75 of 2018

MARINE NOTICE
No. 75 of 2018

SHANNON NAVIGATION & ROYAL CANAL

TARMONBARRY, ROOSKEY  &  BEGNAGH BRIDGES

LONGFORD MARATHON

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise all Masters and users that in order to facilitate the annual Pat the Baker Longford marathon road race on Sunday 19 August 2018 lifting bridge operations will be restricted accordingly.

The following air draft restrictions will apply to the lifting bridges, which will be closed during the time periods indicated below.

Royal Canal – Begnagh Bridge
The bridge will be closed from 0830hrs to 1015 hrs. The Lock keeper may be contacted on 00 353 087 9151400.

Shannon Navigation - Tarmonbarry Bridge (0945 hrs to 1215 hrs)
The air draft at Tarmonbarry at Ordinary Summer Level is 7'9" (2.35m). The Lock keeper can be contacted during lock opening hours at 00 353 (0)43 3326117 or 087 9222020 for further information.

Shannon Navigation  - Rooskey Bridge (1045 hrs to 1400 hrs)
The air draft at Roosky Bridge at Ordinary Summer Level is 10ft (3.025m). There is an air draft gauge erected at the bridge on both Upper and Lower approaches. The Lock keeper can be contacted during lock opening hours at 00 353 (0)71 96 38018 for further information.
 
P Harkin
Inspector of Navigation
09 August 2018
Tel:00 353(0)90 6494232
Fax:00 353(0)90 6494147




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