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Raising the bridge lift span

If you want to book a lift, you need to use the following information and procedures.

  • The lift will be operational between 9:30 am and 4pm every day.
  • The lift span will not be raised when mean wind speed is more than 45 km/h.

Mariners are required to:

  • Book their passage under the bridge by calling the Bridge Operator on 6263 7235, at least two hours before the intended travel.
  • Confirm the passage of the vessel with the Bridge Operator, one hour before the intended travel.
  • Advise the Bridge Operator of any particular issue, especially the height of the vessel.
  • Communicate with the Bridge Operator when on the river, using Channel 12, 156.6 MHz for normal operational matters and Channel 16, 156.8 MHz for emergency purposes only.