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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.


Tehama Lift Bridge (Tehama County, California)
Built 1911; Replaced 1977
Lost Warren through truss vertical lift over Sacramento River on Aramayo Way
Replaced by a new bridge

Tennision Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Lost Deck girder bridge over New Basin Canal on Tennision Highway
No longer exists

Tensas River Bridge (Catahoula Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1971
Vertical lift bridge over Tensas River on US 425 & LA 15 (Northbound) at Clayton
Open to traffic

Tensaw Spanish River Bridge (Mobile County, Alabama)
Built 1927, demolished and replaced in 1995
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Tensaw Spanish River on US Hwy. 90 *
Replaced by a new bridge

Texarkana & Ft. Smith Railway - Red River Bridge (Little River County, Arkansas)
Built 1889, replaced and demolished in 1899.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Red River on Texarkana and Fort Smith Railway,Kansas City, Texarkana, and Gulf Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

The Straits Bridge (Carteret County, North Carolina)
Built 1969
Swing bridge over The Straits on NC 1335 in Harkers Island
Open to traffic

Theriot Voisn Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1964
Bascule bridge over Bayou du Large on Theriot Voisn Bridge Rd in Theriot
Open to traffic

Third Avenue Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1957; Replaced 2005
Swing bridge over Harlem River on Third Avenue in New York
Open to traffic

Third Avenue Bridge (Old) (New York County, New York)
Built 1868; replaced 1894
Lost Iron through arch bridge over Harlem River on Third Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Third Avenue El Harlem River Bridge (Bronx County, New York)
Built 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over Harlem River on Third Avenue Elevated Railway
Removed but not replaced

Third Avenue El Harlem River Bridge (Old) (Bronx County, New York)
Built 1886; Replaced 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over Harlem River on Suburban Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Third Spokane Street Drawbridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1917; Replaced by a new road bridge 1924, streetcar line closed 1928.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Duwamish River on Spokane Street & Streetcars
Replaced by a new bridge

Third Street Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1903; rehabilitated 1954
Bascule bridge over Gowanus Canal on 3rd Street in New York
Open to traffic

Third Street Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Lost deck truss bridge over Christina River on 3rd Street
Replaced

Third Street Bridge (Allen County, Ohio)
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Miami & Erie Canal on 3rd Street
No longer exists

Third Street Bridge (Bay County, Michigan)
Built 1890; Struck and collapsed June 18, 1976
Lost Pratt through truss swing bridge over Saginaw River on Third Street
No longer exists

Thomas A. Edison Bridge (Lee County, Florida)
Built 1930; Replaced 1992
Lost Bascule bridge over Callosahatchee River on Buss-41/Sr-739
Replaced by a new bridge

Thomas A. Mathis Bridge (Ocean County, New Jersey)
Opened April 9 1950 replacing a wooden span across the bay.
Bascule bridge over Barnegat Bay on Eastbound NJ 37 EB in Toms River
Open to traffic

Three Mile Slough Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1949
Vertical lift bridge over Three Mile Slough on CA 160
Open to traffic

Throop Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Throop Street
Removed but not replaced

Throop Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1868
Howe through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on South Throop Street
No longer exists

TIBR - Sabine River Bridge (Beauregard Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1905
Swing through truss bridge over Sabine River on ATSF Railroad
Open

Tipers Bridge (Northumberland County, Virginia)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1974; Replaced 1994
Lost swing bridge over Great Wicomico River on VA-200
Replaced by a new bridge

TMRW - Deschutes Waterway Bridge (Thurston County, Washington)
Built 1929
Pony plate girder vertical lift bridge w/ removed mechanism over Deschutes Waterway on Northern Pacific RR
Open

Toledo Terminal - Upper Maumee River Swing Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Built 1902, last used March 1982 when a derailment damaged the structure
Pratt through truss bridge over Maumee River on Toledo Terminal RR (abandoned)
Closed to all traffic

Tolomato River Bridge (St. Johns County, Florida)
Built 1949
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Tolomato River on State Route A1A Coastal Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Tom Adams Bridge (Charlotte County, Florida)
Built 1965
Bascule bridge over Lemon Bay (ICWW) on Beach Road in Englewood
Open to traffic

Tom Stuart Causeway Bridge (Pinellas County, Florida)
Built 1962
Bascule bridge over ICWW on FL 666 in Madeira Beach
Open to traffic

Tombigbee River Bridge (Lowndes County, Mississippi)
Built 1927; Converted to a one-lane bridge in 1989; Bypassed by a new bridge, closed to vehicles in 1991, restored for pedestrian opening 2013
Swing Bridge over Tombigbee River on Old 82/Island Road West side of Columbus
Open to pedestrians only

Tomlinson Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Quinnipiac River on Route 1 Forbes Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Tomlinson Lift Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 2002
Vertical lift bridge over Quinnipiac River on US 1 in New Haven
Open to traffic

Torch Lake Drive Bridge (Antrim County, Michigan)
Lost Through truss bridge over Torch Lake on Torch Lake Drive
No longer exists

Torrence Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1938
Vertical lift bridge over Calumet River on Torrence Avenue in Chicago
Open to traffic

Tortoise Island Bridge (Brevard County, Florida)
Built 1979
Deck plate girder bridge over Great Canal on Tortoise Island
Open to traffic

Toussant Foret Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1965; rehabilitated 2009
Swing bridge over Bayou Little Caillou on Bayouside Drive
Open to traffic

Tower Bridge (Yolo County, California)
Built 1934 by George Pollock & Company; Trolley tracks removed from median and converted to vehiclular lanes in 1963
Vertical lift bridge over Sacramento River on CA 275 in West Sacramento
Open to traffic

Townsend Gut Bridge (Lincoln County, Maine)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1987
Swing bridge over Townsend Gut on ME 27 in Southport
Open to traffic

Townsends Inlet Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1939
Bascule bridge over Townsends Inlet on Ocean Highway (CR 619) in Avalon
Open to traffic

TP&W - Illinois River Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Removed 1970 after being damaged by a barge tow.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on Toledo Peoria & Western Railway
Destroyed by collision

TPC&L - Portage River Bridge (Ottawa County, Ohio)
Built 1904; One span lost 1923, Removed 1946
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Portage River on Toledo, Port Clinton, & Lakeside Railway
Removed but not replaced

Tracy Boulevard Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1959
Bascule bridge over Grant Line Canal on Tracy Boulevard
Open to traffic

Trail of the Couer D'Alenes - Chatcolet Bridge (Benewah County, Idaho)
Built 1921
Pratt through truss bridge over Lake Coeur d'Alene on the Trail of the Couer D'Alenes (formerly Union Pacific Railroad)
Open to pedestrians

Trent River Bridge (Old) (Craven County, North Carolina)
Built 1955; Closed 2007; Replaced 2010
Swing bridge over Trent River on Business US 70 in New Bern
No Longer Exists

Triborough Lift Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1967
Vertical lift bridge over Harlem River between Manhattan and Randall's Island in New York
Open to six lanes of traffic

Trout River CSX Transportation Bridge (Duval County, Florida)
Deck plate girder Swing bridge over Trout River on CSXRR


TTR - Lower Maumee River Bridge (Old) (Lucas County, Ohio)
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Maumee River on Toledo Terminal Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Tuckahoe River Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1961
Bascule bridge over Tuckahoe River on NJ 50
Open to traffic

Tule Lake Lift Bridge (Nueces County, Texas)
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1994
Vertical lift bridge over CC Ship Channel on Navigation Blvd. in Corpus Christi
Removed

Turner Cut Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Bridge over Turner Cut on California Route 4
Open to traffic

Twin Cities Road Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1965; closed 2010, re-opened 2011.
Warren through truss Swing bridge over Snodgrass Slough on Twin Cities Road in Walnut Grove
Bridge is open to all traffic

TX35 Brazos River Swing Bridge (Brazoria County, Texas)
Lost Bridge over Brazos River
No longer exists

TX36 Brazos River Bridge (Brazoria County, Texas)
Built 1929; Replaced 1983 on a new alignment
Warren through truss bridge over Brazos River Diversion Channel on TX 36
Replaced on a new alignment

Tyler Island Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1940
Swing bridge over Georgiana Slough on Tyler Island Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Umpqua River Bridge (Douglas County, Oregon)
Built 1936
Swing bridge over Umpqua River on US 101 in Reedsport
Open to traffic

Uncle Sam Bridge (Old) (Greene County, New York)
Built 1930;Replaced 1992
Lost warren pony truss bridge over Catskill Creek on Route 385
Replaced by a new bridge

Union Street Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1905; rehabilitated 1962
Bascule bridge over Gowanus Canal on Union Street in New York
Open to traffic

Union Street Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Highway 259 Union Street
No longer exists

Union Street Bridge (Schenectady County, New York)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Union Street
No longer exists

Union Street Railroad Bridge (Marion County, Oregon)
Built 1913 by Southern Pacific Railroad, 2008 Converted for pedestrian use
Pratt through truss bridge over Willamette River on Pedestrian/Bicycle trail (former Union Pacific Railroad) in Salem
Open to pedestrians

University Avenue Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1985
Bridge over Schuylkill River on University Avenue
Open to traffic

University Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1919, approaches and bridge deck rebuilt between 1932 and 1933
Bascule bridge over Portage Bay on Eastlake Avenue NE in Seattle
Open to traffic

University Heights Bridge (New York County, New York)
Originally built 1895; main span relocated in 1906; opened to traffic January 8, 1908
Swing bridge over Harlem River on W. 207th Street in New York
Open to traffic

UP - 15th Street Bridge (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1894
Lost Through truss bridge over Foss Waterway on 15th Street and Union Pacific Railroad
Removed but not replaced

UP - Augusta Bridge (Woodruff County, Arkansas)
Built 1913
Through truss swing bridge over White River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Augusta Bridge (Old) (Woodruff County, Arkansas)
Replaced in 1913
Lost Through truss bridge over White River on Union Pacific
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Baring Cross Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1929, Lift span added 1971
Vertical-lift railroad bridge over the Arkansas River in Little Rock on the Union Pacific Railroad
Open to two tracks of railroad traffic

UP - Bayou Plaquemine Railroad Bridge (Iberville Parish, Louisiana)
Through truss Railroad bridge over Bayou Plaquimine
Open to traffic

UP - Brazos River Bridge (Brazoria County, Texas)
Built ca. 1907
Swing through truss bridge over Brazos River on the Union Pacific Railroad at Brazoria
Open to traffic

UP - Buffalo Bayou Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
through truss bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Buffalo Lake Trestle (Marquette County, Wisconsin)
Built 1911
Through truss Swing bridge over Fox River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Burbank-Kennewick Bridge (Benton County, Washington)
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1930, 1952, vertical lift added 1977
Vertical lift bridge over Columbia River on Union Pacific Railroad in Kennewick
Open to traffic

UP - Calcasieu River Bridge (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Now with a fixed truss and a swing truss span, this bridge once had another fixed truss span.
Through truss swing bridge over Calcasieu River on Union Pacific Railroad, Lafayette Subdivision
Open

UP - Camden Bridge (Ouachita County, Arkansas)
Through truss swing bridge over Ouachita River on the Cotton Belt (now Union Pacific) Railroad at Camden
Still in use

UP - Carquinez Strait Bridge (Contra Costa County, California)
Originally built for the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1929-1930, this is the last simple truss railroad bridge built in the United States at a new location (i.e. where none had existed before).
Warren through truss bridge over Carquinez Strait on double track of Union Pacific Railroad in Martinez
Open to traffic

UP - Cedar Bayou Lift Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1966
Warren through truss bridge over Cedar Bayou on Union Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

UP - Cerritos Channel Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1996
Modern Warren through truss bridge over Cerritos Channel on Alameda Corridor (UP)
Open to traffic

UP - Charenton Canal Bridge (St. Mary Parish, Louisiana)
Through truss bridge over Charenton Canal on Union Pacific Railroad (formerly Southern Pacific)
Open

UP - Chocolate Bayou Swing Bridge (Brazoria County, Texas)
Deck plate girder bridge over Chocolate Bayou on Union Pacific Railroad Co., Angleton Subdivision
Open to traffic

UP - Clarendon Bridge (Monroe County, Arkansas)
Built 1935 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Swing-draw through truss railroad bridge over White River at Clarendon, south of the highway bridge
Open to railroad traffic

UP - Clinton Bridge (West Channel) (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1908-9; Caught fire 1958,
Through truss swing bridge over Mississippi River on Union Pacific RR (formerly Chicago & North Western RR)


UP - Deering Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1916
Warren Through Truss Bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Dickinson Bayou Swing Bridge (Galveston County, Texas)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Dickinson Bayou on Union Pacific Railroad
removed some time after April 2009

UP - Echo Drawbridge (Orange County, Texas)
Through truss bridge over Sabine River on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Gasconade River Bridge (Gasconade County, Missouri)
Lost Pratt through truss w/deck plate girder swing bridge over Gasconade River on the Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Guadalupe River Swing Bridge (Victoria County, Texas)
Built 1906
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Guadalupe River on Union-Pacific Railroad Co., Brownsville Subdivision
Open to traffic

UP - Hoffman Swing Bridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1909-10 for St. Paul Bridge & Terminal Railway
Warren through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Union Pacific Railroad
Struck by barge Oct. 26, 2017 and severly damaged. No estimate on repairs or reopening date.

UP - Houma Lift Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built in 1982 to replace an earlier swing bridge. Abandoned in 1991 and moved to Freeport, TX in 2010
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Union Pacific Railroad
Removed and relocated to Freeport, Texas, in late 2010

UP - Hudson Swing Bridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Opened 1913, replacing 1881 and 1872 bridges
Pratt through truss bridge over St. Croix River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Illinois River Lift Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Built 1912
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Illinois River on Union Pacific Railroad in Pekin
Open to traffic

UP - INCWW Harvey Canal Lock Bridge (Jefferson Parish, Louisiana)
Deck girder bridge over Intracoastal Waterway (Harvey Canal Lock) on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Judsonia Bridge (White County, Arkansas)
Built 1912 by Jay Gould's St. Louis , Iron Moutain & Southern Railroad.
Through truss swing bridge over Little Red River on the Union Pacific Railroad at Judsonia
Open to railroad traffic

UP - Kansas River Bridge (Topeka) (Shawnee County, Kansas)
1903, Rebuilt 1951 With Three New Spans
Six span through truss bridge over Kansas River of lift spans
Open to traffic

UP - KK Wisconsin Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 200ft upriver in 1880; Relocated here 1898 & widened.
Quadrangular Through Truss Swing Bridge over Kinnickinnic River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Krotz Springs Bridge (Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana)
Through truss swing bridge over Atchafalaya River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Lavaca River Bridge (Jackson County, Texas)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lavaca River on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Melville Bridge (St. Landry Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1927-1929.
Warren through truss bridge over Atchafalaya River on Union Pacific Railroad at Melville
Open to traffic

UP - Mokelumne River Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1908
Pony plate girder swing bridge over Mokelumne River on Western Pacific RR
Open to traffic

UP - Mossdale Bridge East (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1928
Warren through truss swing bridge over San Joaquin River on Union Pacific RR
Open to traffic

UP - Mud Slough Bridge (Santa Clara County, California)
Built 1905
Deck plate girder bridge over Mud Slough on Union Pacific RR
Open to traffic

UP - Newport Swing Bridge (Jackson County, Arkansas)
Built 1938 by the Virginia Bridge Co.
Through truss swing bridge over White River and CR 10 on the Union Pacific Railroad south of Newport
Open to railroad traffic