River notice 23/19

Navigation Information - Diving Operations Week Commencing 19 August 2019

Notice is hereby given that in preparation for the forthcoming dredging contract diving surveys will be taking place at various bridges and structures between Lagan Weir and Stranmillis weir. The diving operations will take place Monday to Friday during week commencing 19th August 2019. The dive locations including:

Queen Elizabeth Bridge

Queens Bridge

Albert Bridge

Ormeau Bridge

Kings Bridge

Governors Bridge

Lagan Viaduct

Confiance Barge

Maysfield Inlet

Lanyon Place

Ravenhill Reach slipway

Blackstaff River and Relief Culvert inlets

McConnel weir and lock

Various steps and in water structures

The diving team will be working from a multicat barge and an Alpha flag will be on display when divers are in the water.  River users are asked to use extra vigilance and caution when navigating in the river and to give the diving operations a wide berth.

The River Wardens boat Sacha will be on duty to ensure that river users comply with the River Lagan Tidal Navigation and General Bye Laws (NI) applicable to this notice.


Peter Gallagher
River Manager
Belfast Regeneration Directorate
Level 4
9 Lanyon Place

16 August 2019

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