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Notice to Mariners No2 of 2020

Safety Boats positioned in vicinity of Blaydon Bridge (A1) during parapet repairs.


Notice is hereby given that commencing on Friday 17th January 2020 safety boats will be positioned at the sides of the main channel. The parapet repairs are expected to take approximately 12 weeks. The expected position of the safety boats will be approximately 250m upstream or downstream of the bridge, and on either the north or south side of the channel, depending on where the repair site is positioned on the bridge. The safety boats will be in place 24/7 to correspond with the bridge repairs.


The safety boats (Diablo One & Demon One) will maintain a Listening watch on VHF channel 12 throughout this period. Daytime contact Number for safety boats manager is 07765 781577.

Mariners must navigate with extreme caution when passing through this area.

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