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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.


Willow Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1800's ; replaced 1932
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River / Old River on Willow Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Wilmington River Bridge (Chatham County, Georgia)
Built 1963, pair of single leaf bascule bridges
Concrete stringer bridge over Wilmington River on Island Expressway
Open to traffic

Wilson Cypress Co. - Wekiva River Bridge (Seminole County, Florida)
Built 1938
Concrete deck girder bridge over Wekiva River on Wilson Cypress Private RR
No longer exists

Wilson Dam Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1958
Girder bridge over Tennessee River on Res Rd
Open to traffic

Windmill Island Bridge (Ottawa County, Michigan)
Timber stringer bridge over Macatawa River on Windmill Island
Open to pedestrians only

Wisconsin Avenue Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1975
Vertical lift bridge over Milwaukee River on Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Wisconsin Avenue Bridge (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Built 1984
Vertical lift bridge over US Government Canal Fox River on Wisconsin Avenue in Kaukauna
Open to traffic

Wisconsin Avenue Bridge (pre-1984) (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Built 1925, replacing earlier Swing bridge on the same site. Replaced 1984
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River (US Army Corps of Engineers Canal) on Wisconsin Avenue / Island Street (now part of Wisconsin Avenue)
Replaced by new bridge

Wise Avenue Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1948; rehabilitated 1986
Bascule bridge over Bear Creek on Wise Avenue in Dundalk
Open to traffic

Wishkah River Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Built 1925; rehabilitated 2003
Bascule bridge over Wishkah River on US 12 in Aberdeen
Open to traffic

Withlacoochee River Bridge (Marion County, Florida)
Lost Through truss bridge over Withlacoochee River on US 41
Replaced by a new bridge

Wittpenn Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1957
Vertical lift bridge over Hackensack River on NJ 7 in Jersey City
Open to traffic

Wittpenn Bridge (New) (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Now scheduled to open in 2020
Concrete stringer bridge over Hackensack River on Route 7
Under construction

WM - Spring Garden Swing Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built 1903, abandoned 1980s
Abandoned through truss swing bridge over Spring Garden Channel, Patapsco River on former Western Maryland Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Wolf River Bascule Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1975
Twin-leaf bascule bridge over Wolf River on WI 116 (Main Street) in Winneconne
Open to traffic

Woodburn Bridge (Sunflower County, Mississippi)
Built ca. 1916; Bypassed by new bridge in 1985
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Sunflower River on former Woodburn Road
Abandoned

Woodland Bridge (Old) (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1955, replaced by a fixed high span in 1985
Lost vertical lift bridge over Intracoastal Waterway (Algiers Canal) on LA 407
Replaced by a new bridge

Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge (1961) (Prince George's County, Maryland)
Built 1961; rehabilitated 1984, Replaced 2008
Lost bascule bridge over Potomac River on the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495) in Fort Washington
Replaced by the 2008 Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge

Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge (2008) (Prince George's County, Maryland)
Built 2006-2008
Bascule bridge over Potomac River on the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495) in Fort Washington
Open to traffic

Woods Memorial Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1954; rehabilitated 1973
Bascule bridge over Malden River on MA 16 in Everett
Replaced by a new bridge

Woods Memorial Bridge (Beaufort County, South Carolina)
Built 1960
Swing bridge over Beaufort River on Business US 21 in Beaufort
Open to traffic

Woodson Bridge (Tehama County, California)
Built 1922
Lost Through truss bridge over Sacramento River on Route A9 South Avenue
No longer exists

Woodward Island Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Replacing Woodward Island Ferry
Bridge over Middle River
Under construction

Woolbright Road Bridge (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Built 1967
Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Woolbright Road in Ocean Ridge
Open to traffic

WP - Smith Canal Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built in 1928
Pratt through truss stringer bridge crosses Smith Canal on Western Pacific Railroad
Removed

Wrightstown Fox River Bridge (Brown County, Wisconsin)
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1977; Demolished 2015
Twin-leaf bascule bridge over Fox River on Ferry Street (WI 96) in Wrightstown
Replaced by a new bridge

Wrightsville Beach Bridge (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
Built 1956
Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on US 74/US 76 in Wrightsville Beach
Open to traffic

Wrightsville Beach Bridge (Old) (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
Built 1931,1935, replaced 1958
Lost Deck girder bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Higway 76/ 74 with RR
No longer exists

WSOR - Nippersink/Pistakee Lake Channel Bridge (Lake County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder swing bridge over Nippersink/Pistakee Lake Main Channel on Wisconsin & Southern RR (former Milwaukee Road) in Fox Lake
Open to traffic

WSOR - Sauk City Bridge (Sauk County, Wisconsin)
Built 1901 and 1908, Rebuilt 1943; Demolished 2002 and to be Demolished 2018
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Wisconsin & Southern Railroad
Abandoned

WSOR - Wisconsin River Bridge (Sauk County, Wisconsin)
Built 1895, trusses gradually replaced Ca. 1930; Approaches Rebuilt 2017
Through truss swing bridge over Wisconsin River on Wisconsin & Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

WSOR - Wisconsin River Bridge (Richland County, Wisconsin)
Built 1898
Deck girder bridge over Wisconsin River on Wisconsin & Southern RR
Open to traffic

WSOR - Wisconsin River Bridge (East Channel) (Grant County, Wisconsin)
Built 1895
Bridge over Wisconsin River on Chicago Milwaukee St Paul & Pacific RR
Open to traffic

WSOR - Wisconsin River Bridge (Merrimac) (Sauk County, Wisconsin)
Built 1895 and 1903, Modified 1930
Deck truss bridge over Lake Wisconsin on Wisconsin & Southern Railroad in Merrimac
Open to traffic

Y&D - Yazoo River Bridge (Yazoo County, Mississippi)
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Yazoo River on Yazoo & Delta RR
No longer exists

Y&MV - Yazoo River Bridge (Yazoo County, Mississippi)
Built 1904
Lost Through truss bridge over Yazoo River on Yazoo & Mississippi Valley RR
No longer exists

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

Yazoo River Bascule Bridge (Yazoo County, Mississippi)
Built 1937; Replaced 1988
Lost deck girder bascule bridge over Yazoo River on MS 16
Replaced by a new bridge

Yazoo River Swing Bridge (Yazoo County, Mississippi)
Completed in early 1882; abandoned in 1937
Abandoned through truss swing bridge over Old Channel Yazoo River in Yazoo City
Abandoned

Yazoo River Swing Bridge (Leflore County, Mississippi)
Built 1913, Replaced 1987
Lost Through Truss Bridge over Yazoo River on Roebuck Road.
No longer exists

Yellow Mill Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1924-29; rehabilitated 1998
Bascule bridge over Yellow Mill Pond on CT 130 (Stratford Avenue) in Bridgeport
Open to traffic

Yellow Mill Bridge (Old) (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Replaced 1924
Pratt through truss bridge over Yellow Mill Pond on Route 130 Stratford Avenue
Demolished and replaced

Yolo Causeway Bridge (Yolo County, California)
Built 1916; Replaced 1962
Deck plate girder bascule bridge over Sacramento River on Lincoln Highway
replaced

Youngs Bay Bridge (New) (Clatsop County, Oregon)
Built 1964
Vertical lift bridge over Youngs Bay on US 101 in Astoria
Open to traffic

Youngs Bay Bridge (Old) (Clatsop County, Oregon)
Built 1921
Bascule lift bridge over Youngs Bay on US 101 Bus.
Open to traffic

Zenor Bridge (St. Mary Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1969
Swing bridge over Bayou Teche on Zenor Road
Open to traffic

Zilwaukee Bridge - Old (Saginaw County, Michigan)
Built 1960; replaced 1987
Lost Deck girder bridge over Saginaw River on Interstate 75/U.S. 10/U.S. 23
Replaced by a new bridge

Zug Island Road Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1914
Warren through truss bridge over Rouge River on Zug Island Road and Delray Connecting Railroad/Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic