Kessock Bridge - Reduction of Air Draught

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Port of Inverness Notice to Mariners        No. 01 of 2019 

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Kessock Bridge   -   Reduction of Air Draught

Effective 31st May 2019, for a six week period, (end date tbc).

The current navigational Air Draught clearance of 29.0m below the bridge will be reduced to 25.60m above Mean High Water Springs (MHWS). 

BEAR Scotland on behalf of Transport Scotland, require to access the underside of the Kessock Bridge, for various works over the above period. This access will be by works platforms, suspended below the bridge.

The access platforms are moveable. Full Air Draught clearance of 29.0m may be possible, on giving a minimum of seven days notification. This though is weather dependant.

Please contact the Harbour Office if you wish further information, or to discuss a possible vessel transit.


Capt Ken Maclean

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