LNM: Low Cable Restricting Air Space at Torry Island Bridge, Okeechobee Waterway Statute Mile 60
Our thanks to Specialist Erica Skolta for this notice for high-masted vessels.
Notice to Navigation Interests: NTN 2017-14 Okeechobee Waterway Route 2 – Low Cable at Torrey Island Bridge restricting navigation; high-masted vessels encouraged to use Route 1:
Notice is given that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has identified a low hanging fiber optic cable at the Torrey Island Bridge in Route 2 of the Okeechobee Waterway. The fiber optic cable is estimated to be 35′ above the water, high masted vessels are encouraged to use RT-1 until the cable is raised to 52′. Recreational and commercial boaters are asked to use caution when navigating through these sections of waterway. Once the cable is raised to the required 52′ normal traffic will be restored. Point of contact is Gary Hipkins at 863-983-8101.
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Public Affairs Specialist
Corporate Communications Office
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District
Palm Beach Gardens
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