LNM: REMINDER: AICW MM 240 New Onslow Beach Bridge Construction Underway, Camp Lejeune, NC
This construction, with the usual ICW obstructions and restrictions, will continue until Feb 2025.
NC – ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY (AICW) – NORTH CAROLINA CUT
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway – Onslow Beach Swing Bridge – Construction activities, which began in October 2022, and are expected to finish in February 2025. Work will be on-going from 7 a.m. through 7 p.m.; Monday through Friday, excluding Government holidays. To facilitate construction of the new bridge fender system, a work barge will be placed in the navigation channel from 8 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday through Friday, excluding Government Holidays from January 5, 2023, through February 28, 2023. During construction of the new bridge fendering system vessels with beams less than 20 feet may transit the bridge at any time and vessels with beams greater than 20 feet should adjust their voyage plan to transit the bridge outside working hours or between the hour of noon to 1 p.m. Vessels with a beam greater than 20 feet unable to adjust their voyage plan between the hour of noon to 1 p.m., may transit the bridge during working hours, if at least 24 hours’ notice is given. Two barges, support vessel, and crew boat will be operating or stationed in the vicinity of the existing and new bridge. Temporary work platforms will be in place for the duration of construction of the new bridge and demolition of the existing bridge. Mariners should navigate the waterway with extreme caution and due regard for prevailing conditions on the waterway. Barge and vessels may be reached on VHF-FM channel 13 and 16 when work is in progress or vessels are operating the area. Mariners should use caution when transiting the area. (CT)