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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.


LIRR - Douglaston Draw (Queens County, New York)
Built 1923; Replaced in the 1990s.
Deck plate girder bridge over Alley Creek on Long Island RR
Replaced by a new bridge

LIRR - English Kills Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1891
Deck plate girder bridge over English Kills on Long Island RR
Open to traffic

LIRR - LEAD Drawbridge (Nassau County, New York)
Built 1911 in Florida; Relocated here 1988;
Warren through truss bridge over Reynolds Channel on LIRR Long Beach Branch
Open to traffic

LIRR - Long Beach Bridge (Old) (Nassau County, New York)
Built 1912; Replaced 1988
Lost Deck girder bridge over Reynolds Channel on Long Island RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Little Chute Bascule Bridge (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Built 1928; Replaced 2015
Bridge over Fox River Lock on Mill Street in Little Chute
Replaced by a new bridge

Little Harbor Bridge (Rockingham County, New Hampshire)
Built 1942; rehabilitated 1975
Bascule bridge over Little Harbor on NH 1B in New Castle
Open to traffic

Little Manatee River Bridge (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Replaced 1964
Lost Bridge over Little Manatee River on Us-41 (Sr-45)
Replaced by new bridge

Little Potato Slough Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1991
Swing bridge over Little Potato Slough on CA 12
Open to traffic

Little Potato Slough Bridge (Old) (San Joaquin County, California)
Built in 1927 Replaced in 1961
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Potato Slough on Route 12
Replaced by a new bridge

LOAM - Black River Bridge (Catahoula Parish, Louisiana)
Operations ceased 1985 and likely scrapped at or around that time.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on Louisiana & Arkansas RR
No longer exists

LOAM - Little River Bridge (Archie) (Catahoula Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1914
Lost Through truss bridge over Little River on Louisiana & Arkansas RR
No longer exists

Lock Access Road Bridge (Lauderdale County, Alabama)
Built 1926
Bascule bridge over Wilson Auxiliary Lock on Lock Access Road in Florence
Open to traffic for TVA official use only. A bypass bridge is under construction.

Lock O-2 Bridge (Oswego County, New York)
Built 1919; rehabilitated 1952
Swing bridge over Lock O-2 in Fulton
Open to traffic

Lock Street Bridge (Oswego County, New York)
Built 1913, Removed 1989
Deck plate girder bridge over Oswego Canal on Lock Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Lockport Butterfly Dam Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built in 1907; removed 1984
Lost Through truss bridge over Sanitary Canal
Removed but not replaced

Lockport Company Canal Bridge (Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1959
Vertical lift bridge on LA 1 over Company Canal in Lockport
Open to traffic

Lockwood Avenue Drawbridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1927; Replaced 1983
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Adams Street/Lockwood Drive
Replaced by a new bridge

Long Beach Island Bridge (Ocean County, New Jersey)
Replaced 1958
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Egg Bay on Long Beach Boulevard
Replaced by a new bridge

Long Beach Road Bridge (Nassau County, New York)
Built 1953; rehabilitated 1978
Pair of bascule bridges over Reynolds Channel on Long Beach Road
Open to traffic

Long Creek Bridge (Nassau County, New York)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1992
Bascule bridge over Long Creek on Loop Parkway
Open to traffic

Longboat Key Pass Bridge (Manatee County, Florida)
Built 1957
Bascule bridge over Longboat Key Pass on FL 789 in Longboat Key
Open to traffic

Loomis Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1904; rehabilitated 1976
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Loomis Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Loomis Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Loomis Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Lost Lower Bank Road Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1926; replaced 1992
Deck girder bridge crossing the Mullica River on County Route 652
Replaced by a new bridge

Lost Taylor Bayou Swing Bridge (Jefferson County, Texas)
Replaced 1960
Lost Swing Bridge over Taylor Bayou on Labelle Road
Replaced by new bridge

Lower Atchafalaya River Bridge (St. Mary Parish, Louisiana)
Built ca. 1990
Swing bridge over Lower Atchafalaya River on Bridge Road in Patterson
Open to traffic

LRWN - Fourche LaFave River Bridge (Perry County, Arkansas)
Through truss bridge over Fourche LaFave River on Little Rock & Western Railroad
Open to traffic

LS&MS - Huron River Bridge (Erie County, Ohio)
Replaced with a fixed bridge but the pier remains
Lost Deck girder bridge over Huron River on Lakeshore & Michigan Southern RR
No longer exists

LS&MS - Sandusky Bay Bridge (Oldest) (Erie County, Ohio)
Built 1896; replaced 1908
Lost Bridge over Sandusky Bay on Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad
No longer exists

LSRC - Bay City Swing Bridge (Bay County, Michigan)
Built 1892
Pratt through truss bridge over Saginaw River on Lake State Railway (formerly Detroit & Mackinac RR)
Open to traffic

Luraville Swing Bridge (Suwannee County, Florida)
Built 1907; Replaced by new bridge in 1947
Lost swing bridge over Suwannee River on unnamed road in Luraville
Replaced by new bridge

LV - Newark Bay Bridge (Old) (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1913, replaced 1930
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Newark Bay on Lehigh Valley RR
Replaced by a new bridge

LVRR - Williamsport Wire Rope Drawbridge (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania)
Built 2005
Bridge over Williamsport Wire Rope Wire Stretcher Trench on Lycoming Valley Railroad
Open to traffic

Lyndale Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1919; Replaced 1957
Lost Warren deck truss bascule bridge over Minnesota River on Lyndale Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Lynnhaven Inlet Bridge (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
Built 1928; replaced 1958
Bridge over Lynnhaven Inlet on Virginia Route 60 Shore Drive
Replaced by a new bridge

M - 104 Bridge (Older) (Ottawa County, Michigan)
Replaced 1924
Pratt through truss bridge over Spring Lake on M - 104
No longer exists

M Street Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1911, Replaced 1934
Lost Through truss bridge over Sacramento River on M Street
Replaced by a new bridge

M&NA - White River Bridge (White County, Arkansas)
Lost Through truss bridge over White River on Missouri & North Arkansas RR
Removed

M&StL - Keithsburg Lift Bridge (Mercer County, Illinois)
Built 1909; Abandoned 1971; Partially lost to fire in 1981
Vertical lift bridge that carried the M&StL across the Mississippi River at Keithsburg
Abandoned

MA88 Westport River Bridge (Newport County, Rhode Island)
Built 1958; rehabilitated 2004
Bascule bridge over Westport River/ Buzzrds Bay on MA 88
Open to traffic

MacArthur Causeway Bridge (Old) (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Replaced 1920
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Biscayne Bay on Route 395
Replaced by a new bridge

Macombs Dam Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built 1895; rehabilitated 2003
Swing bridge over Harlem River on E. 155th Street in New York
Open to traffic

Madison Avenue Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built 1907; rehabilitated 1988
Swing bridge over Harlem River on Madison Avenue in New York
Open to traffic

Madison Bridge (St. Francis County, Arkansas)
Built 1933 by the Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee
Through truss bridge with center swing span over St. Francis River on US 70 near Madison
Open to traffic

Madison Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1922; rehabilitated 1994
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Madison Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Madison Street Bridge (1st) (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1891 Rebuilt into second bridge 1900
Lost Pratt through truss swing bridge over Willamette river on Madison Ave now Hawthorne street.
Replaced by a new bridge

Madison Street Bridge (2nd) (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1900; Replaced 1910
Lost Howe through truss swing bridge over Willamette river on Madison Ave now Hawthorne street.
Partially destroyed by fire & replaced

Madison Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1891 to replace earlier swing bridge, replaced 1922
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River (south branch) on Madison Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Maestri Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1928
Bascule bridge over Lake Pontchartrain on US 11 in New Orleans
Open to traffic

Magnolia Garden Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built in 1800s; moved to present location in 1909; restored for pedestrian use in 1989
Pratt through truss bridge over Bayou St. John at Harding Drive
Open to pedestrians

Mahorner's Bridge (Noxubee County, Mississippi)
Built 1884, bypassed after 1970s
Abandoned pony truss swing bridge over Noxubee River on Abandoned alignment of Mahorner Rd
Bypassed and abandoned with approach pony trusses removed

Main Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1860
Lost Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Route 2 Main Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bascule Bridge (New) (Racine County, Wisconsin)
Built 1996; Replaced a bascule bridge built in 1928
Double leaf bascule bridge over Root River on N. Main Street (WI 32) in Racine
Open to traffic

Main Street Bridge (Duval County, Florida)
Built 1941 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co.
Vertical lift bridge over St. Johns River on US 1 (Main Street) in Jacksonville
Open to four-lane traffic

Main Street Bridge (Volusia County, Florida)
Built 1959
Bascule bridge over Halifax River on Main Street in Daytona Beach
Open to traffic

Main Street Bridge (Kenosha County, Wisconsin)
Built 1921
Lost Through truss bridge over Pike Creek / Kenosha Harbor on Six Avenue
No longer exists

Main Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1902
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on Main Street
No longer exists

Main Street Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1903; Replaced 1927
Lost Through truss bridge over Mormon Slough on Main Street w Southern Pacific RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (New) (Brown County, Wisconsin)
Built 1998
Twin-leaf bascule bridge over Fox River on Main Street (US 141) in Green Bay
Open to traffic

Main Street Bridge (Old) (Brown County, Wisconsin)
Built 1923; Replaced 1996
Lost Bascule Bridge over Fox River on US 141 in Green Bay
Replaced by new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Old) (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Removed 1966
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fox River on Main Street / Electric Interurban Cars WI 45
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Swing Bridge (Olcott Beach) (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1877, Replaced ca. 1897
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over 18 Mile Creek on Main Street
No longer exists

Main Street Swing Bridge (Old) (Kenosha County, Wisconsin)
Replaced 1921
Lost Through truss bridge over Pike Creek on Main Street
No longer exists

Malden Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1917, replaced 1963
Lost Through truss bridge over Mystic River on Route 99 Alford Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Manasquan River Bridge (Ocean County, New Jersey)
Built 1950
Bascule bridge over Manasquan River on NJ 35 in Point Pleasant Beach
Open to traffic

Manasquan River Bridge (Ocean County, New Jersey)
Built 1936
Bascule bridge over Manasquan River on NJ 70 in Point Pleasant
Replaced by a new bridge

Manhattan Avenue Bridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1882; Replaced 1905
Lost Bridge over Newtown Creek on Manhattan Avenue/Vernon Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Manitowoc Bascule Railroad Bridge (Manitowoc County, Wisconsin)
Built 1926
Through plate girder Abt bascule bridge over Manitowoc River on Railroad (Wisconsin Central)
Removed but not replaced

Manthey Road Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1926
Parker through truss bridge over San Joaquin River on Manthey Road in Lathrop
Open to traffic

Mantoloking Bridge (New) (Ocean County, New Jersey)
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Barnegat Bay on Herbert Street
Open to traffic

Mantoloking Bridge (Old) (Ocean County, New Jersey)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Barnegat Bay on old alignment of Herbert Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Mantua Creek Bridge (Gloucester County, New Jersey)
Built 1935
Vertical lift bridge over Mantua Creek on NJ 44 in Paulsboro
Open to traffic

Maple Street Bridge (Manistee County, Michigan)
Built 1964; rehabilitated 1993
Bascule bridge over Manistee River on Maple Street in Manistee
Open to traffic

Maple Street Bridge (Old) (Manistee County, Michigan)
Built in 1908 ; replaced in 1964
Lost Deck girder bridge over Manistee River on Manistee River on Maple Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Maple Street Bridge (Older) (Manistee County, Michigan)
Built 1873, replaced 1908
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Manistee River on Maple Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Mare Island Bridge (2nd) (Solano County, California)
Built 1919; replaced 1980
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Mare Island Strait on Mare Island Shipyard RD w RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Mare Island Bridge (3rd) (Solano County, California)
Built 1980
Bridge over Napa River on G Street
Open to traffic

Margate/Downbeach Express Bridge (Atlantic County, New Jersey)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1985
Bascule bridge over Beach Thorofare on Margate Blvd. (CR 563) in Margate City
Open to traffic

Marine Parkway Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 2001
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over Rockaway Inlet on Marine Parkway in New York
Open to traffic

Market Street Bascule Bridge (Dorchester County, Maryland)
Built 1938
Bascule bridge over Cambridge Creek on MD 795 in Cambridge
Open to traffic

Market Street Bridge (Worcester County, Maryland)
Built 1921; reconstructed 1989
Bascule bridge over Pocomoke River on US 13 BUS in Pocomoke City
Open to traffic

Market Street Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1917
Bascule bridge over Tennessee River on Market Street (State Highway 8) in Chattanooga
Rehabilitated in 2006

Market Street Bridge (Old) (Dorchester County, Maryland)
Replaced in 1938
Lost Through truss bridge over Cambridge Creek on Maryland Route 795
No longer exists

Marshyhope Creek Bridge (Dorchester County, Maryland)
Built 1931
Bascule bridge over Marshyhope Creek on MD 14
Open to traffic

Martin Bridge (Ouachita County, Arkansas)
Lost swing through truss bridge over Ouachita River at Camden
Replaced in 1947 by the Ben Laney Bridge

Mason Street Bridge (Brown County, Wisconsin)
Built 1973
Bascule bridge over Fox River on Mason Street (WI 54) in Green Bay
Open to traffic

Mason Street Bridge (Old) (Brown County, Wisconsin)
Lost Through truss bridge over Fox River on Manson Street (WI 54)
Replaced by a new bridge

Matanzas River Bridge (St. Johns County, Florida)
Built 1975
Bascule bridge over Matanzas River Iww on FL 206
Open to traffic

Matawan Creek Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1922
Bridge over Matawan Creek on New Jersey Route 6 Front Street
Open to traffic

Mathers Bridge (Brevard County, Florida)
Built 1927; rehabilitated 2005
Swing bridge over Banana River on Banana River Drive (CR 3) in Indian Harbour Beach
Open to traffic

Matlacha Pass Bridge (Lee County, Florida)
Built 2013
Deck girder bridge over Matlacha Pass on Pine Island Road
Open to traffic

Mattaponi River Bridge (King and Queen County, Virginia)
Built 1945; Replaced 2006
Lost swing bridge over Mattaponi River on VA 33 in West Point
Replaced by new bridge

Mattaponi River Bridge (King and Queen County, Virginia)
Built 1936
Warren through truss bridge over Mattaponi River on State Route 629 Walkerton Road
Open to pedestrians only

Mattituck Harbor Bridge (Suffolk County, New York)
Built 1910
Bridge over Mattituck Harbor on Grand Avenue
No longer exists

Maumee River Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Built 1956; rehabilitated 1980
Bascule bridge over Maumee River on I-280 in Toledo
Open to traffic

Maurice River Bridge (Cumberland County, New Jersey)
Built in1872 replaced
Lost Pony truss bridge over Maurice River on Route 49 West Main Street
No longer exists

Mauricetown Bridge (Cumberland County, New Jersey)
Built 1888
Pratt through truss bridge over Maurice River on Highland Street
Partial remains of bridge open to pedestrians only

MBNR - Alabama River Bridge (Selma) (Dallas County, Alabama)
Parker through truss bridge over Alabama River on Meridian & Bigbee Railroad
Open to traffic

MBTA - Beverly Draw (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1886; extensively rebuilt 1985
Deck plate girder bridge over Danvers River on Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority RR
Open to traffic

MBTA - Gloucester Draw (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Annisquam River on Boston & Maine
Open to traffic