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The RNLI are proposing to extend the access track into the harbour, with a ramp under the lifting bridge. The current access stops short,
meaning that at low tides there is a drop into the water below, which poses a safety hazard. The proposal is to extend the existing track with
a 1:8 gradient concrete ramp projecting into the water. As shown on the drawing below, around a third of this will be buried under the
sand and the sides of the ramp will be battered to reduce the chances of damage to boats by collision with the slipway. The new ramp will
allow safe access to Victoria Harbour by vehicles at all states of the tide,for both the RNLI and other harbour users. 

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