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The United States Coast Guard regulates the opening and closing of draw bridges in the United States. The regulations for the operation of the draws is published by the USCG in a document entitled Title 33--Navigation and Navigable Waters in PART 117--DRAWBRIDGE OPERATION REGULATIONS.

You can view the document at http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/waisidx_08/33cfr117_08.ht...

It's a table of contents of the separate sections because the document is huge. The listings are by waterway, by state. Use your browser's search function to locate the waterway of interest, and you can find the draw regulations for bridges of interest.


Fox River Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1982
Bascule bridge over Fox River on WI 21 (Congress Street) in Oshkosh
Open to traffic

Fox River Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1939; Replaced October 11, 2008
Lost twin-leaf bascule bridge over Fox River on WI 44 (Wisconsin Avenue) in Oshkosh
Open to traffic

Fox River Canal Bridge (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Built 1954
Bascule bridge over Fox River Canal on Lawe Street in Appleton
Open to traffic

FP - Stillions Bridge (Ashley County, Arkansas)
Built 1906 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co.
Through truss swing bridge over Saline River on the Fordyce and Princeton Railroad (formerly Rock Island) northwest of Crossett
Open to railroad traffic

Franklin Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1920; rehabilitated 2002
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Franklin Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Franklin Street Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1913, replaced by the Bob Michael Bridge in 1993
Lost Bascule and through truss bridge over Illinois River on Franklin Street in Peoria
Replaced by new bridge

Franklin Street Bridge (Onondaga County, New York)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Erie Canal on Highway 298 w New York Central RR
No longer exists

Franklin Street Bridge (New) (La Porte County, Indiana)
Built 1932 by the Roberts Supply Co.; rehabilitated 1984 and 1998
Bascule bridge over Trail Creek on Franklin Street in Washington Park
Open to traffic

Franklin Street Bridge (Old) (La Porte County, Indiana)
The single leaf bridge collapsed into the Creek in 1910 and was replaced with a double leaf girder type bascule bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over Trail Creek on Washington Street/ Franklin Street
Replaced by a new bridge after the bridge collapsed into the River

Frederica River Bridge (Glynn County, Georgia)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Frederica River on Torras Causeway
Replaced by a new bridge

Frederica River Bridge (Glynn County, Georgia)
Lost Through truss bridge over Frederica River on Torras Causeway
Replaced by a new bridge

Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1950; rehabilitated 2008
Swing bridge over Anacostia River on South Capitol Street
Open to traffic

Freeport Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1955
Bascule bridge over Sacramento River in Freeport
Open to traffic

Fremont Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1917
Bascule bridge over Lake Washington Ship Canal on Fremont Avenue North in Seattle
Open to traffic

Fremont Bridge (2nd) (Waupaca County, Wisconsin)
Draw bridge built by Abel Neff of Oshkosh. This was a toll bridge that cost $.05 to use. It washed away in the great flood of 1888. Info from historical marker at http://www.wisconsinhistoricalmarkers.com/2014/07/fremont-wisconsin-street-side.html
Lost Bridge over Wolf River
Replaced by a new bridge

Fremont Bridge (3rd) (Waupaca County, Wisconsin)
Built 1888; Replaced 1922
Lost Through truss bridge over Wolf River on WI Route110 Main Street
No longer exists

Fremont Bridge (4th) (Waupaca County, Wisconsin)
Built 1922
Bridge over Wolf River on Wisconsin Route 110 Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Friebaugh Drawbridge (Fresno County, California)
Built in 1885 Removed in 1948
Lost Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over San Joaquin River on 7th Avenue
No longer exists

Frisco - Aberdeen Bridge (Old) (Monroe County, Mississippi)
Built 1887; Replaced 1969
Pratt through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on San Francisco & St Louis Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Frisco - Amory Bridge (Old) (Monroe County, Mississippi)
Lost Through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on San Francisco & St Louis Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Frisco - Bayou Chico Bridge (Escambia County, Florida)
Built 1918, Removed 1976
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Chico Bayou on St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (Nee Muscle Shoals Birmingham & Pensacola Railway)
Removed

Frisco - Black Rock Bridge (Old) (Lawrence County, Arkansas)
Built ?; Replaced 1927
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on St. Louis-San Francisco Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Frisco - Lake City Bridge (Craighead County, Arkansas)
Bridge over St. Francis River on St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad
Removed

Frisco - Pocahontas Bridge (Randolph County, Arkansas)
Built 1912, Lost 1986
Lost through truss railroad bridge with a center swing span over Black River at Pocahontas
Bridge removed, but several concrete piers remain

Fruitvale Bridge (Alameda County, California)
Built 1974
Bascule bridge over Oakland Estuary on Fruitvale Avenue in Oakland
Open to traffic

Fuhrmann Boulevard Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1907
Warren through truss bridge over Union Canal on Hamburg Turnpike
No longer exists

Fuller Warren Bridge (Old) (Duval County, Florida)
Built 1954
Lost Through truss bridge over St Johns River on I -95 Gilmorest
Replaced by a new bridge

Fullerton Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Fullerton Avenue
No longer exists

Fulton Avenue Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Deck plate girder bridge over Hutchinson River on South Fulton Avenue
Open to traffic

Fulton Avenue Bridge (Old) (Bronx County, New York)
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Hutchinson River on Fulton Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Fulton Street Bridge (Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
Opened March 21, 1963; rehabilitated 1980, replaced 1994
Lost Through truss bridge over Red River on US167
Replaced by new bridge

Fulton Street-Yazoo River Swing Bridge (Leflore County, Mississippi)
Built 1898; replaced 1925
Lost swing through truss bridge over Yazoo River on Fulton Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Gable Street Swing Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1908. Replaced 1932
Lost Bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Gable Street (Now McKee Street)
Replaced by a new bridge

Galveston Bay Bridge (NB) (Galveston County, Texas)
Built 1938; Modified with high Span 1964; Replaced 2006
Steel stringer bridge over Galveston Bay on Interstate 45
Replaced by a new bridge

Galveston Bay Wagon Bridge (Galveston County, Texas)
Built 1893; Destroyed by the 1900 Hurricane
Pratt through truss swing bridge over Galveston Bay on Road
Destroyed by severe weather

Gandy Bridge (Older) (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1924; Demolished 1975
Lost Deck girder bridge over Tampa Bay on West Gandy Boulevard
No longer exists

Gasparilla Sound Fishing Pier (Charlotte County, Florida)
Built 1911; Abandoned and drawbridge removed 1981; Converted 1983
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Gasparilla Sound on Seaboard System
Open to pedestrians only

Gasport Road Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1913; rehabilitated 1972
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on Gasport Road in Gasport
Open to traffic

GB&W - Sturgeon Bay Swing Bridge (Door County, Wisconsin)
This was the first bridge crossing the bay of Sturgeon Bay
Lost Through truss bridge over Sturgeon Bay
Lost

General Edwards Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1990
Bascule bridge over Saugus River on MA 1A in Lynn
Open to traffic

George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State Park (Nassau County, Florida)
Built 1948; Replaced by the adjacent bridge in 1999; Converted to pedestrian use 2003
Deck plate girder swing bridge over Nassa Sound on George Crady Bridge Fishing Pier State Park
Open to pedestrians only

George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge (York County, Virginia)
Built 1952; rehabilitated 1996
Swing bridge over York River on US 17 in Gloucester Point
Open to traffic

Georgiana Slough Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1962
Bridge over Georgiana Slough on Isleton Road
Open to traffic

GFRR - Altamaha River Bridge (Jeff Davis County, Georgia)
Built 1909 by the American Bridge Co. abandoned replaced with fixed truss span
Lost warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Altamaha River on Georgia & Florida Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

GHSA - Brays Bayou Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1915
Pony plate girder bridge over Brays Bayou on Galveston, Harrisburg, & San Antonio Railroad
No longer exists

Gianella Bridge (Butte County, California)
Built 1908-1911; Replaced 1987
Lost swing bridge over Sacramento River on State Route 32
Replaced by new bridge

Gillis Long Bridge (Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1985
Vertical lift bridge over Red River on US 165B in Pineville
Open to traffic

Gillis Memorial Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1976
Bascule bridge over Merrimack River on US 1 (Bridge Road) in Newburyport
Open to traffic

Gilmerton Bridge (New) (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Built 2014
Through truss bridge over South Branch Elizabeth River on Military Highway
Open to traffic

Gilmerton Bridge (Old) (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1958 replaced 2014
Bascule bridge over South Branch Elizabeth River on Military Highway in Chesapeake
Replaced by a new bridge

Glasgow Street Bridge (Wayne County, New York)
Lost Through truss bridge over Old Erie Canal on Glasgow Street
Removed but not replaced

Glen Island Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1994
Bascule bridge over New Rochelle Harbor on Glen Island Approach in New Rochelle
Open to traffic

Glendive Swing Bridge (Dawson County, Montana)
Built 1895; Sections destroyed by flooding 1899; Replaced 1900
Lost Parker through truss through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Glimmer Glass Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Bascule span installed 1938; bridge modified in 1949-50, 1957-58, 1963, and 1971
Bascule bridge over Glimmer Glass on Brielle Road in Manasquan
Open to traffic

GN - Snohomish River Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Built 1893; Replaced 1910
Bridge over Snohomish River on Great Northern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Golden Meadow Lift Bridge (Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)
Built ca. 1970
Vertical lift bridge over Bayou Lafourche on LA 308 in Golden Meadow
Open to traffic

Goose Creek Bridge (Nassau County, New York)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1999
Bascule bridge over Goose Creek on Wantagh State Parkway
Open to traffic

Government Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1872, Replaced 1895
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad and Road
Replaced by a new bridge because of an icy flood storm

Grand Avenue Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1984
Swing bridge over Quinnipiac River on Grand Avenue in New Haven
Open to traffic

Grand Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1913; rehabilitated 1974
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Grand Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic

Grand Avenue Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Milwaukee River on Grand Avenue
No longer exists

Grand Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in 1869 Replaced in 1910
Lost Howe through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Grand Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Grand Chenier Bridge (Cameron Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1959
Swing bridge over Mermentau River on LA 82
Open to traffic

Grand Lake Intracoastal Waterway Bridge (Cameron Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1964
Pontoon swing bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway on LA 384 near Grand Lake
Open to traffic

Grand River Bascule Bridge (Ottawa County, Michigan)
Built 1960
Bascule bridge over Grand River on US 31 in Grand Haven
Open to traffic

Grand River Bridge (Ottawa County, Michigan)
Built 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over Grand River on 68th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Grand River Bridge (Old) (Ottawa County, Michigan)
Lost Through truss bridge over Grand River on US Highway 31
Replaced by a new bridge

Grand Street Bascule Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1916
Bascule bridge over Pequonnock River on Grand Street
Removed but not replaced

Grand Street Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1901; rehabilitated 1973
Swing bridge over Newtown Creek on Grand Street in New York
Open to traffic

Granite Avenue Bascule Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1959
Bascule bridge over Neponset River on Granite Avenue in Boston
Open to traffic

Granite Avenue Bridge (Old) (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1914; replaced 1959
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Neponset River on Granite Avenue
Demolished and replaced

Grant Street Streetcar Bridge (King County, Washington)
Lost Howe through truss swing bridge over Duwamish River on 14 Street on Grant Street Electric Railway
Superstructure replaced

Grassy Point Drawbridge (Douglas County, Wisconsin)
Built 1912
Pratt through truss bridge over St. Louis River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

Grayden Paul Bridge (Carteret County, North Carolina)
Built 1957
Bascule bridge over Beaufort Channel on US 70 in Beaufort
Open to traffic

Great Channel Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1930; approach spans replaced 1984; rehabilitated 1992
Bascule bridge over Great Channel on Stone Harbor Road (CR 657) in Stone Harbor
Open to traffic

Great Lake Spine Trail - Lake Okoboji Bridge (Dickinson County, Iowa)
Built 1884 as a swing bridge, swing span became fixed span ca. 1920, became part of the bike trail network in 1995 linking Milford and Spirit Lake
Deck plate girder bridge over Strait between East and West Lake Oboji on formerly a railroad line between Spirit Lake and Milford, now a bike trail in Okoboji
Open to pedestrians

Green Bank Road Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1993. It is a replica of the earlier bridge.
Bascule bridge over Mullica River on CR 563
Open to traffic

Green Island Bridge (New) (Albany County, New York)
Built 1981
Deck plate girder bridge over Hudson River on Bridge Avenue
Open to traffic

Green Island Bridge (Old) (Albany County, New York)
Built 1884; Swing span removed and lift span added 1924; RR spans converted for automobile traffic in 1963; Lost to scour caused by flooding in 1977
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss over Hudson River on Railroad/Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Green Island Bridge (Original) (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1835; Eastern side of the bridge burned due to sparks from a train in May 1862 and was replaced; Replaced 1884
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Hudson River on Rensselaer & Saratoga Railway & Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Greenbush Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Built 1882; Replaced 1933
Lost Through truss bridge over Hudson River on US20/US9
Replaced by a new bridge

Greenpoint Avenue Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1988
Girder bridge over Newtown Creek on Greenpoint Avenue
Open to traffic

Greenpoint Avenue Bridge (Old) (Queens County, New York)
Built 1900; Burned down in the Locust Hill Oil Refinery disaster 1919
Lost Through truss bridge over Newtown Creek on Greenpoint Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

GRGH&M - Grand River Bridge (Ottawa County, Michigan)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on Grand Rapids, Grand Haven & Muskegon Railway
Removed

Griggstown Causway Canal Swing Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Lost Bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Griggstown Causway
Replaced by a new bridge

GRNW - Clearwater River Bridge (Nez Perce County, Idaho)
Built 1908 for NPRR 1971 swing span pinned closed, lift span drawbridge added
Pratt through truss bridge over Clearwater River & Dike Bypass on Great Northwest Railroad Company (GRNW)
Open

GRNW - Clearwater River Bridge (Lewis County, Idaho)
Est. 1880's construction, original location unknown, installed 1916
Whipple-Pratt through truss swing bridge over Clearwater River on Great Northwest Railroad
Open to traffic

Grosse Ile Free Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1932; rehabilitated 1980
Swing bridge over Trenton Channel on Grosse Ile Pkwy
Open to traffic

Grosse Ile Toll Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1913
Bridge over Trenton Channel on Grosse Ile Toll Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Grosse Point Yacht Club Footbridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Steel stringer bridge over Lake St Clair on Pedestrian Walkway Lake Front Park
Open to pedestrians only

Grosse Tete Bayou Bridge (Iberville Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1913 rebilitated 2014
Bridge over Grosse Tete Bayou on Louisiana Route 76 Rosedale Road
Open to traffic

Groton Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1889 for the New York, Providence & Boston Railroad; Replaced by the railroad 1919 and converted to road use; Replaced 1943
Pratt through truss bridge over Thames River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

GSWR - Ocmulgee River Bridge (Wilcox County, Georgia)
Built 1952
Deck plate girder bridge over Ocmulgee River on Georgia Southwestern Railroad
Open to traffic in the fixed position

GSWR - Oconee River Bridge (Montgomery County, Georgia)
Deck plate girder bridge over Oconee River on Heart of Georgia Railroad
Open to traffic

GSWR - Omaha Bridge (Stewart County, Georgia)
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Chattahoochee River on the former Seaboard Air Line Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

GT - Saginaw River Bridge (Bay County, Michigan)
Built 1913, Removed 1989
Lost Pratt through truss double swing bridge over Saginaw River on Grand Trunk Railway
Removed

Gulf ICWW Bridge (Pinellas County, Florida)
Built 1950
Bascule bridge over Gulf ICWW on CR 416 in Belleair Bluffs
Replaced by a new bridge

Gwynn Island Bridge (Mathews County, Virginia)
Built 1940
Through truss bridge over Milford Haven on State Route 223 Cricket Hill Road
Open to traffic

Hackberry Bridge (Cameron Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1977
Swing bridge over Kelso Bayou on LA 27 at Hackberry
Open to traffic

Hackensack River Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1973
Bascule bridge over Hackensack River on US 46 in Little Ferry
Open to traffic