The completion date of April 1 has been extended to April 30, 2013. See link below for delay notice. Snows Cut Bridge crosses the canal of the same name, that connects the Waterway between Masonboro Sound and the Cape Fear River, at Statute Mile 295.5, west-southwest of marker #161.
NC – ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY (AIWW)
Mariners are advised that structural repairs will be performed at the Snows Cut Bridge on US 421 at AIWW mile 295.7 at Carolina Beach, NC beginning 7 a.m., on December 10, 2012 through 5 p.m., on April 1, 2013. To facilitate repairs, a work platform will be installed and the available vertical clearance for the underside of the bridge will be temporarily reduced by four feet to 61 feet above mean high water. Mariners should use extreme caution when transiting the area. Chart 11541
NC â€“ NEW RIVER TO CAPE FEAR RIVER(AICW)/CAROLINA BEACH â€“ BRIDGE REPAIRS
Bridge fender repairs will be in progress from December 20, 2012 until October 31, 2013 on the US 421 Fixed Bridge at mile 295.6 on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. To facilitate repairs a crane barge will reduce the available horizontal clearance in the navigable channel from 100 feet to 60 feet. A one hour advance notice is required to remove the barge from the channel for vessels requiring greater than 50 feet horizontal clearance to safely navigate through the bridge. The work supervisor can be contacted on VHF-FM channels 13 or 16 to arrange removal of the barge from the channel. Mariners are urged to transit the area with caution at slow no wake speeds. For any comments or questions, contact the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Waterways Management, (252) 247-4525, or at firstname.lastname@example.org Chart: 11541.