Restrictions to channel navigation at bridge


Laurie Sanderson reported to Historic City News local St. Augustine news desk that in preparation for the completion of the Bridge of Lions project, the following channel restrictions and closures will affect marine traffic during January.

January 4, 2010 – January 8, 2010
Restricted nightly, 8pm to 7am
One leaf of the drawbridge lowered – channel restricted to 35 feet horizontal clearance
Temporary bridge opens, but channel is restricted.

January 11, 2010 – January 15, 2010
Restricted all week, except for scheduled full openings
One leaf of the drawbridge lowered – channel restricted to 35 feet horizontal clearance
Temporary bridge opens, but channel is restricted.
Full channel width provided during these openings:
7am, 10am, 1pm, 4:30pm, 6pm and 8pm

January 18, 2010 – January 22, 2010
Restricted daily, 7:30am – 8pm Closed nightly, 8pm – 7:30am
One leaf of the drawbridge lowered – channel restricted to 35 feet horizontal clearance during daytime. Channel fully closed at night.
Daytime: Temporary bridge opens, but channel is restricted.
Full channel width provided during these openings:
7am, 10am, 1pm, 4:30pm, 6pm and 8pm
Nighttime: None

January 25, 2010 – January 30, 2010
Closed all week
Channel fully closed from 7:30am 1/25/2010 to 7:30am 1/30/2010

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