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Due to maintenance and painting works on the Denison Canal Bridge opening times for the Denison Canal Bridge will be restricted during July and August.

The changes will start on Monday, 5 July and should end on Friday, 20 August,  with normal operations starting again on Saturday 21 August, weather permitting. The restrictions will be in place Monday to Saturday.

The bridge will only open during the below times.

  • 8:00 am to 8:30 am
  • 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm
  • 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

In the event of an emergency the bridge can be opened outside these times by contacting the Canal Superintendent on the below channels.

We recommend that you contact the Canal Superintendent one day before canal transit.

  • Book your passage under the bridge by calling the Bridge Operator on (03) 6253 5113, at least two hours before your intended travel.
  • Confirm the passage of your vessel with the Bridge Operator, one hour before the intended travel.


The Superintendent can be contacted on:

Telephone: (03) 6253 5113
VHF Ch16 Call Sign "Denison Canal"
27MHz Radio: 27.880 MHz