Australia: Reconstruction of St Kilda Pier Timber Jetty Underway

Reconstruction of St Kilda Pier Timber Jetty Underway

Mariners are advised of the demolition works to the existing timber St Kilda timber jetty at the northern side of St Kilda Pier.

Reconstruction works will consist of removing existing piles, demolition of existing jetty structure, installation of new steel piles, and construction of new jetty within the footprint of the existing structure.

Six temporary yellow special mark buoys are installed around the work zone to mark the construction zone.

Land-based and marine plant and equipment including a jack up piling barge and floating barge will be operating during the day. All floating plant and equipment will be anchored at night within the Harbour.

On-water plant, equipment or potential hazards to navigation will be marked appropriately with lights from sunset to sunrise as per IALA standards.

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Press Release, August 20, 2013

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