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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.


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&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 (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1877, Replaced ca. 1897
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over 18 Mile 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 (Solano County, California)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1980
Bridge over Napa River on G Street
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 1920; rehabilitated 1981
Bascule bridge over Pocomoke River on US 13 BU 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

MBTA - Gloucester Drawbridge (New) (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Under construction soon to replace an old bridge
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Annisquam River on Massachusetts Bay Transporation Authority RR
Under construction

MBTA - Lechmere Viaduct (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1910
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Charles River, Museum Way, and Charlestown Avenue on MBTA Green Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Manchester Draw (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1911
Deck plate girder bridge over Manchester Harbor on Massachusetts Bay Transportation
Open to traffic

MBTA - North Station Charles River Bridges (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1931, two bridges removed at a later date
Baltimore through truss bridge over Charles River on MBTA North Station Leads
Open to traffic

MBTA - Saugus River Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1911; rehabilitated 1989
Bascule plate girder bridge over Saugus River on Boston & Maine Railroad
Open to traffic

MC - Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge (Barnstable County, Massachusetts)
Built 1935
Through truss vertical lift bridge over Cape Cod Canal on the Mass Coastal Railroad at Buzzards Bay
Open to traffic

McAlpine Locks Bridge (N) (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Deck plate girder bridge over Ohio River Louisville & Portland Canal on 27th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

McAlpine Locks Bridge (S) (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1927, Replaced 2006
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Ohio River Louisville & Portland Canal on 27th street Route 264
Replaced

McConnelsville Bridge (Morgan County, Ohio)
Built 1913 by the Oregonia Bridge Co. of Lebanon, Oh.; rehabilitated 1991
Through truss bridge over Muskingum River on County Road 203 in McConnelsville
Open to traffic

McDonough Street Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1933 by the Mississippi Valley Structural Steel Co.; rehabilitated 1987
Bascule bridge over Des Plaines River on McDonough Street (US 6/52) in Joliet
Open to traffic

McKinley Avenue Lift Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 2004
Bridge over Milwaukee River on W Mckinley Avenue in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

McNary Dam Locks Bridge (Benton County, Washington)
Built 1954
Deck plate girder bridge crossing the Columbia River
Open to authorized vehicles only

MD-2 South River Bridge (old) (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Built 1933
Bridge over South River on Maryland State Route 2 Solomons Road
No longer exists

MD436 Weems Creek Bridge (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Built 1997
Swing bridge over Weems Creek on MD 436 in Annapolis
Open to traffic

MD90 Intracoastal Waterway Bridge (Worcester County, Maryland)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Route 90 Ocean City Expressway
Replaced by Assawomen Bay Bridge

MEC - Kenduskeag Stream Bridge (Penobscot County, Maine)
Lost Pony/through girder bridge over Kenduskeag Stream on Maine Central RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Meeker Avenue Bridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1890; Replaced 1939
Lost Through truss bridge over Newtown Creek on Meeker Avenue
Removed but not replaced; stone abutments remain

Memorial Bascule Bridge (Manistee County, Michigan)
Built 1933; rehabilitated 2005
Bascule bridge over Manistee River on US 31 in Manistee
Open to traffic

Memorial Bridge (Waldo County, Maine)
Built 1921, reopened as a pedestrian bridge in 2010
Steel stringer bridge over Passagassawakeag River on a pedestrian trail (former Route 1) in Belfast
Open to traffic

Memorial Bridge (Putnam County, Florida)
Built 1927; Replaced 1977
Lost Draw bridge over St Johns River on Us 17 (Sr 15)
Replaced by new bridge

Memorial Bridge (New) (Rockingham County, New Hampshire)
Built 2012-13, Opened August 2013
Through truss bridge over Piscatiqua River on US 1
Open

Memorial Bridge (Old) (Rockingham County, New Hampshire)
Built 1923, rehabilitated 1982, closed to vehicle traffic in 2011
Vertical lift bridge over Piscataqua River on US 1 in Portsmouth
Demolished.

Memorial Bridge (Old) (Manistee County, Michigan)
Caught on fire 1871, replaced 1893 ,new bascule bridge built 1933
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Manistee River on US 31 Memorial
Replaced by a new bridge

MERC - Severn River Swing Bridge (Old) (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Built 1887; Replaced 1913
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Severn River on Maryland Electric Railways Co.
Destroyed by collision

Meridian Bridge (Sutter County, California)
Built 1977
Cable-stayed swing bridge over Sacramento River on CA 20 at Meridian
Open to traffic

Meridian Bridge (Yankton County, South Dakota)
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1953; bypassed by Discovery Bridge in 2008
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Missouri River on US 81 at Yankton
Closed to traffic

Meridian Bridge (Old) (Sutter County, California)
Built 1914; Replaced 1977
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sacramento River on CA 20 & Sacramento Northern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Meridian Street Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1954; rehabilitated 2002
Bascule bridge over Chelsea River on Meridian Street in Boston
Open to traffic

Meridian Street Bridge (Old) (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1910; demolished 1950; replacement completed 1954
Lost Through truss bridge over Chelsea River on Meridian Street
Replaced by new bridge

MERR - Carlton Lift Bridge (Sagadahoc County, Maine)
Built 1927 by McClintic-Marshall Co. ; rehabilitated 1976; Bypassed by new highway bridge in 2000
Warren through/deck truss lift Bridge over Kennebec River on Maine Eastern Railroad and former US 1 in Bath
Open to railroad traffic only

MERR - Sheepscot River Bridge (Lincoln County, Maine)
Through truss bridge over Sheepscot River on Maine Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

MERR - St. George River Bridge (Knox County, Maine)
Built 1922
Through truss bridge over St. George River on Maine Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

Metropolitan Avenue Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1976
Bascule bridge over English Kills on Metropolitan Avenue in New York
Open to traffic

Metropolitan Park Commission Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1906; replaced 1934
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Saugus River on Massachusetts Route A1
No longer exists

Miami & Erie Canal Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Miami & Erie Canal on Germantown Road /Tytus Avenue
No longer exists

Miami & Erie Canal Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Filled in
Lost Beam bridge over Miami & Erie Canal on Mohawk Place/ Street
No longer exists filled in