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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.


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

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

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 Isle Causeway (Grand Isle County, Vermont)
Hybrid bridge over Lake Champlain on US-2
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 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

Grayville Railroad Bridge (White County, Illinois)
Built 1892, rehabilitated in 1972, abandoned in 1996, partially destroyed by flooding in 2005
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Illinois Central Railroad south of Grayville
Partially destroyed by flood

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 ca. 1890 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)
Built 1900;
Whipple through truss 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

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 19XX
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

Hackensack River Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1954; rehabilitated 2003
Vertical lift bridge over Hackensack River on Truck US 1/US 9 in Jersey City
Open to traffic

Hackensack River Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1964 replaced ?
Through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Eastbound NJ 3 in East Rutherford
Replaced by a new bridge

Hackensack River Bridge (Old) (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Lost Through truss bridge over Hackensack River on US Highway 1 - 9
Destroyed by disaster and replaced

Halsted Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1988
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Halsted Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Halsted Street Lift Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1894
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Halsted Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Hamilton Avenue Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1940
Pair of bascule bridges over Gowanus Canal (but under I-278) on Hamilton Avenue in New York
Open to traffic

Hamilton Avenue Bridge (Old) (Kings County, New York)
Built 1908; replaced 1940
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Gowanus Canal on Hamilton Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Hampton Bays Swing Bridge (Suffolk County, New York)
Built 1892; Replaced 1907
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Shinnecock Canal on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Hampton River Bridge (Rockingham County, New Hampshire)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1984
Bascule bridge over Hampton River on NH 1A in Hampton
Open to traffic

Hancock-Sullivan Bridge (Old) (Hancock County, Maine)
Built 1921; Replaced 1999
Parker through truss swing bridge over Taunton Bay on US1
Replaced by a new bridge

Hankinson Bridge (Warren County, Mississippi)
Bypassed by new alignment of Hwy 61 in 1987
Abandoned swing through truss bridge over Big Black River on Hankinson Road (Old US 61)
Abandoned

Hanover Street Bascule Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1971 and 1992
Bascule bridge over Middle Branch of Patapsco River on Hanover Street in Baltimore
Open to traffic

Harbor Bascule Bridge (Nueces County, Texas)
Built ca. 1926; Replaced 1959
Lost Warren through truss bascule bridge over Corpus Christi Channel on US 181 & Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Harbor River Bridge (Beaufort County, South Carolina)
Built 1939
Swing bridge over Harbor River on US 21
Open to traffic

Hargrove Bridge (Butler County, Missouri)
Completed Nov. 15, 1917, by Miller and Borcherding Bridge Builders of St. Louis. Closed in 1992 due to flood damage. Rehabilitated and reopened July 2, 1999.
Swing bridge with two pony trusses over Black River on CR 658
Open to one-lane traffic on a gravel road with an 8 ton weight limit

Harlem Avenue S&S Canal Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Northbound bridge built 1931; southbound built 1966
Pair of bascule bridges over the Sanitary & Ship Canal on Harlem Avenue (IL 43) in Chicago
Open to traffic

Harlem River Bridge (Bronx County, New York)
Lost Bridge over Harlem River
Replaced by a new bridge

Harmar Bridge (Washington County, Ohio)
Built 1913; Donatd by B&O and converted to pedestrian use 1962; Rehabbed in 2007
Pratt through truss bridge with manual swing draw span over Muskingum River on Railroad now pedestrian only
Open to pedestrians only

Harold J. Dillard Memorial Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Built 1908; rehabilitated 1974
Swing through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Court Street (CR 12) in Hackensack
Open to traffic

Harrison Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1960
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Harrison Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Harrison Street Bridge (Alameda County, California)
Built in 1898; Removed 1924
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Oakland Estuary on Harrison Street & Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed

Harrison Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on Harrison Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Harry S. Truman Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Opened July 1, 1945
Through truss bridge over Missouri River on Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroadand Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

Harry W. Kelly Memorial Bridge (Worcester County, Maryland)
Built 1942
Bascule bridge over Sinepuxent Bay on US 50 in Ocean City
Replaced by a new bridge

Harvey Canal Bridge (Jefferson Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1972
Bascule bridge over Harvey Canal on Lapalco Blvd. in Harvey
Open to traffic

Harvey Canal LA 18 Bridge (Jefferson Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1975
Bascule bridge over Harvey Canal on LA 18 in New Orleans
Open to traffic

Harway Avenue Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1898 ; replaced 1930
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Coney Island Creek on Harway Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Hatchett Creek Bridge (Sarasota County, Florida)
Built 2003
Bascule bridge over Hatchett Creek (ICWW) on Southbound Business US 41 in Venice
Open to traffic

Hathaway Bridge (Bay County, Florida)
Built in 1945 ; replaced by the 1960 St. Andrews Bay Bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over St. Andrews Bay on US 98 a truss span was moved and Submerged in the Gulf Used as an Artifical Reef at N 30 02.676 W 085 43.752
Replaced by new bridge and at least 1 span section was moved and submerged into the Gulf as an Artifical Reef

Hawthorne Bridge (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1910; Rehabilitated 1944, Rehabilitated & Painted in 1999
Vertical lift bridge over Willamette River on Hawthorne Blvd. in Portland
Open to traffic

HB&T - Buffalo Bayou Bascule Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1912
Abandoned through truss bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Railroad
Abandoned

HB&T - Buffalo Bayou Swing Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Through truss bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Railroad
Open to traffic

Heartland Trail - Steamboat Lake Swing Bridge (Cass County, Minnesota)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Steamboat Lake on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Henderson Bridge (old) (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1872; Replaced 1895
Lost Through truss bridge over Seekonk River on Henderson Expressway
Replaced by a new bridge

Hennepin Canal Lock 17 Roller Bridge (Bureau County, Illinois)
Steel stringer bridge over Hennepin Canal @ Lock 17 off of County Road 1550 East on Field Access Road
Open to traffic

Hennepin Canal Lock 2 Roller Bridge (Bureau County, Illinois)
Built between 1892-1907
Steel stringer retractable roller bridge over Hennepin Canal Lock 2 on Hennpin Canal Trail
Open to pedestrians

Hennepin Canal Lock 21 lift Bridge (Bureau County, Illinois)
Built 1904; rehabilitated 1976
Vertical lift bridge over Hennepin Canal on Park Access Road
Open to traffic

Hennepin Canal Lock 22 lift Bridge (Bureau County, Illinois)
Canal opened 1907
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Hennepin Canal on CR-310 East (Abandoned Alignment)
Open to pedestrians

Hennepin Canal Lock 26 Lift Bridge (Henry County, Illinois)
Built in 1904
Vertical lift bridge over Hennepin Canal on Hennepin Canal Trail 3 mi E of Colona
Open to pedestrians

Henry Bridge (Original) (Marshall County, Illinois)
Built 1870
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on old road at Henry
Destroyed by collision

Henry Ford Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1923-24; Replaced 1996
Bridge over Cerritos Channel on Los Angles Harbor Belt Railway
Demolished and replaced.

Heritage Park Trail - Oostanaula River Bridge (Floyd County, Georgia)
Built 1905 by the American Bridge Company for the Central of Georgia Railway, later abandoned then refurbished by the City of Rome as a pedestrian bridge
Swing Warren through truss bridge over Oostanaula River on the former Central of Georgia Railway (Now used as a pedestrian bridge)
Open to pedestrians

Heron Street Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Built 1949
Swing bridge over Wishkah River on US 12 in Aberdeen
Open to traffic