Coast Guard enforces safety zone for Herbert C. Bonner Bridge construction in Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard enforces safety zone for Herbert C. Bonner Bridge construction in Oregon Inlet, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is intermittently enforcing a temporary safety zone on the navigable waters of Oregon Inlet to ensure public safety during the Herbert C. Bonner bridge construction from Jan. 29 to March 24. While activated, the safety zone will restrict vessel traffic in the vicinity of the bridge, which will be under construction. Entry of vessels or persons into this safety zone...

Coast Guard to enforce regulated navigation area at Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard to enforce regulated navigation area at Oregon Inlet, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. – Beginning Thursday, Coast Guard Sector North Carolina will enforce,  a regulated navigation area for the navigable waters surrounding the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina. Vessels with a draft greater than five feet are not allowed within 100 yards of the Bonner Bridge until further notice. With Hatteras Inlet experiencing similar shoaling and navigational...

Coast Guard lifts vessel draft restrictions at Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard lifts vessel draft restrictions at Oregon Inlet, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard lifted restrictions and enforcement of the regulated navigation area Thursday at Oregon Inlet between Bodie and Pea Islands. The captain of the port for Sector North Carolina lifted vessel draft restrictions and enforcement of the regulated navigation area at the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in Oregon Inlet as outlined in 33 Code of Federal Regulations 165.520. The...

Coast Guard updates the regulated navigation in Oregon Inlet

Coast Guard updates the regulated navigation in Oregon Inlet
The Coast Guard is adjusting the depth restrictions for the regulated navigation area for the navigable waters surrounding the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in North Carolina, Thursday. Vessels with a draft greater than five feet are not allowed within 100 yards of the Bonner Bridge until further notice. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina personnel will continue to enforce the regulated navigation area in...

Coast Guard regulates navigation in Oregon Inlet to safeguard mariners, Herbert C Bonner Bridge

Coast Guard regulates navigation in Oregon Inlet to safeguard mariners, Herbert C Bonner Bridge
The Coast Guard established a temporary regulated navigation area Saturday for the navigable waters surrounding the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in North Carolina. Vessels with a draft greater than two feet are not allowed within 100 yards of the Bonner Bridge until further notice. The Army Corps of Engineers plans to deploy a dredge to address the shoaling within the week. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard regulates navigation in Oregon Inlet to safeguard mariners, Herbert C. Bonner Bridge

Coast Guard regulates navigation in Oregon Inlet to safeguard mariners, Herbert C. Bonner Bridge
The Coast Guard established a temporary regulated navigation area Thursday for the navigable waters surrounding the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in North Carolina. The RNA allows the Coast Guard to impose vessel traffic restrictions within Oregon Inlet to safeguard vessels from shoaling and to reduce the risk of a bridge strike. The Coast Guard will impose restrictions only when necessary based on inlet...

Coast Guard warning mariners of shoaling at Oregon Inlet, NC

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard warned mariners of shoaling near the center span of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge at Oregon Inlet, N.C., Thursday. A survey conducted this week by the Army Corps of Engineers noted water depths as low as two feet in the federal navigation channel that runs through the main bridge span. Shoaling, driven by the recent nor’easter, has accelerated during the last two...

Coast Guard warns mariners of shoaling at Oregon Inlet, NC

Herbert C. Bonner BridgeMOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The Coast Guard warns mariners of shoaling near the center span of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge at Oregon Inlet, N.C., Friday. The water depth is less than three feet at mean-low water according to a survey conducted by the Army Corp of Engineers Wednesday. Shoaling has accelerated during the last two weeks with water depths dropping in the channel from...