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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.


Dismal Swamp State Natural Area Bridge (Camden County, North Carolina)
Steel stringer bridge over Great Dismal Swamp on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Diversey Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Parker through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Diversey Avenue
Superstructure replaced

Division Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1903; rehabilitated 1983; demolished 2014
Bascule bridge over Chicago River North Branch Canal on Division Street in Chicago
Replaced by temporary Bailey Bridge while new fixed bridge is built

Division Street Bridge (Wicomico County, Maryland)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Wicomico River on Ocean Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Dix Bascule Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1989
Bascule bridge over Rouge River on Dix Road in Dearborn
Open to traffic

DL&W - Lower Buffalo River Drawbridge (Erie County, New York)
Built in 1913
Lost Warren through truss bascule bridge over Buffalo Creek on Delaware Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Removed

DL&W - Morris & Essex Canal Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Morris & Essex Canal on Delaware Lackawanna & Western RR
No longer exists

DL&W - Morris Canal Bridge (Morris County, New Jersey)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Morris Canal on Delaware Lackawanna & Western Railroad
No longer exists

DM&E - Mississippi River Bridge (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Built 1981
Vertical Lift Bridge with a Warren through truss bridge span over Mississippi River/1st Street on Railroad
Open to rail traffic

DM&E - Sabula Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built 1906
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on IC&E RR (formerly Milwaukee Road)
Open to traffic

Dock Street Bridge (Schenectady County, New York)
Built 1800's
Lost Bridge over Erie Canal/Mohawk River on 890 Dock Street
No longer exists

Dog River Drawbridge (Mobile County, Alabama)
Built 1930;Replaced 1995
Steel stringer bridge over Dog River on AL163
Replaced by a new bridge

Dominion Blvd. Bridge (Chesapeake, Virginia)
Built 1962 replaced 2016
Bascule bridge over South Branch Elizabeth River on US 17 (Dominion Blvd.)
Replaced by a new bridge

Dorset Avenue Bridge (Atlantic County, New Jersey)
Built 1929
Bascule bridge over Inside Thorofare on Dorset Avenue in Ventnor City
Open to traffic

Dover Bridge (Talbot County, Maryland)
Built 1932, to be replaced by bypass bridge by 2016 and preserved as fishing pier
Warren truss swing bridge over Choptank River on MD 331
Open to traffic

Dow Barge Canal Drawbridge (Brazoria County, Texas)
Lost Bridge over Dow Barge Canal on Union-Pacific Railroad Co., Freeport Subdivision
Replaced by a new bridge

Drayton Lift Bridge (Pembina County, North Dakota)
Built 1911; Removed 1955 when new steel bridge was built north of town
Lost Through truss bridge over Red River on former Almeron Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Drew Bridge (Lafayette County, Florida)
Named after sons of George F. Drew (gov. of FL 1877-81); purchased in Brazil by Drews in 1899 & floated by barge to present location. Not in use since 1920.
Bridge over Suwannee River on Suwannee & San Pedro Railroad (1902-1905)
Closed to all traffic

DSRR - Ouachita River Bridge (Union Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1904
Abandoned through truss bridge over Ouachita River on Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

DTI - Rouge River Bridge (Old) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1913; Replaced ca. 1976
Through truss bridge over Rouge River on Detroit Toledo & Ironton RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Opened as a transporter bridge in 1905; reconstructed as a vertical-lift bridge in 1930; rehabilitated 1986, 1999, 2007, 2009
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Duluth Ship Canal on Lake Avenue in Duluth
Open to traffic

Dumbarton Toll Bridge (San Mateo County, California)
Built 1927, Replaced 1982
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over San Francisco Bay on Route 84
Demolished

Dunn Memorial Lift Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Built 1933; Replaced 1967
Lost Through truss bridge over Hudson River on Dun Memorial Rensselaer
Replaced by a new bridge

Dunn's Creek Bridge (Putnam County, Florida)
Built 1931
Warren through truss bridge on State Route 15
No longer exists

Duperier Bridge (Iberia Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1941
Bascule bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 86 in New Iberia
Open to traffic

Duplantis Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1973
Vertical lift bridge over Petit Caillou Bayou on Klondyke Road
Open to traffic

Durand Swing Bridge (Pepin County, Wisconsin)
Built 1902; Replaced 1941
Baltimore through truss swing bridge over Chipewa River on State Route 10 Walcot Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Dyckman Avenue Bridge (Van Buren County, Michigan)
Built 1967
Bascule bridge over Black River on Dyckman Avenue in South Haven
Open to traffic

E. Round Bunch Road Bridge (Orange County, Texas)
Built 1960
Swing bridge over Cow Bayou on E. Round Bunch Road in Bridge City
Open to traffic

Eagle Avenue Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1930-31 by the Strobel Steel Construction Co.; rehabilitated 1991; closed 2005
Vertical lift bridge over Cuyahoga River on Eagle Avenue
Closed to all traffic

Eagle Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Replaced 1930
Lost Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Eagle Avenue
Demolished

Eagle Harbor Road Bridge (Orleans County, New York)
Built 1910
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on Eagle Harbor Road
Open to traffic

East Ave-Gulf Road Bridge (Orleans County, New York)
Built 1911; rehabilitated 1992
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on East Ave & Gulf Road in Holley
Open to traffic

East Biscayne Bay Bridge (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Built 1973
Pair of bascule bridges over East Biscayne Bay on FL 934 in Miami Beach
Open to traffic

East Channel Saginaw River Bridge (Bay County, Michigan)
Built 1938; rehabilitated 1987
Bascule bridge over East Channel Saginaw River on M-13/M-84 (Lafayette Avenue) in Bay City
Open to traffic

East Haddam Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1913; rehabilitated 1999
Swing through truss bridge over Connecticut River on CT 82 in East Haddam
Open to traffic

East Millstone Canal Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Lost Bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Amwell Road
Replaced by a new bridge

East Pearl River US 90 Bridge (St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1933 by the Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co.
Swing bridge over East Pearl River on US 90
Open to traffic

East Twin River Bridge (Manitowoc County, Wisconsin)
Built 1949
Former Bascule bridge over East Twin River on 22nd Street in Two Rivers
Open to traffic

East Washington Avenue Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1998
Bascule bridge over Pequonnock River on East Washington Avenue in Bridgeport
Open to traffic

Eastbound Sunrise Blvd. Bridge (Broward County, Florida)
Built 1987
Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Eb Sunrise Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale
Open to traffic

Ebey Slough Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Built 1927; replaced with fixed UCEB (ugly concrete eyesore bridge) in 2012
Lost swing bridge over Ebey Slough on WA 529
Replaced by a new bridge

Edison Street Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1942
Lost Warren pony truss bascule bridge over Mormon Slough on Edison Street
No longer exists

Edwin H. Land Boulevard Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1956
Bascule bridge over Broad Canal on Land Blvd. in Cambridge
Open to traffic

Eel Pond Bridge (Barnstable County, Massachusetts)
Built 1940
Bascule bridge over Eel Pond on Water Street in Woods Hole
Open to traffic

Eight Mile Road Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1989
Swing bridge over Bishop Cut on Eight Mile Road
Open to traffic

Eight Mile Road Bridge II (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1975
Swing bridge over White Slu (Honker Canal) on Eight Mile Road
Open to traffic

Eighth Street Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1965
Pony truss bridge over Passaic River on Eighth Street in Passaic
Open to traffic

EJ&E - Calumet River Bridge #710 (Cook County, Illinois)
Built ?; Replaced 1974
Pratt through truss swing bridge over the Calumet River on Elgin Joliet & Eastern Ry
Replaced by a new bridge

EJ&E - Illinois River Bridge (Grundy County, Illinois)
4 span through truss Vertical lift bridge
Warren through truss bridge with center lift span over Illinois River on EJ&E RW
Open, original 1895 bridge replaced in 2011

EJ&E - Illinois River Bridge (New) (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built in 2011
Warren through truss bridge over Illinois River on Elgin Joliet & Eastern RR
Open to traffic

EJ&E - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge #631 (Lake County, Indiana)
Rehabilitated 1978 by American Bridge Co.
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal on Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railway
Open to traffic

EJ&E - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge #728 (Lake County, Indiana)
Built 1908
Warren through truss bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal on Canadian National
Open to traffic

EJ&E- Sanitary Canal Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built in 1907 removed 1984
Lost Through truss bridge over Sanitary Canal
Removed but not replaced

EL - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Planned, but never built
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Erie Lackawanna Railroad
Never Built

EL - Passaic River Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Built 1892
Pratt through truss bridge over Passaic River on Erie Lackawanna RR
No longer exists

Ellender Bridge (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1977
Vertical lift bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway on LA 27
Open to traffic

Emerson E. Harrington Bridge (Dorchester County, Maryland)
Built 1935, bypassed by new bridge 1987 and converted to fishing piers with removal of center spans
Through truss bridge over Choptank River on US-50
Center truss spans and piers removed after new bridge opened 1987; approaches on both side open to pedestrians only as a fishing pier

Endom Bridge (Ouachita Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1978; Repalced 2003
Swing bridge over Ouachita River on LA 3280 in Monroe
Replaced by a new bridge

Endom Bridge (Old) (Ouachita Parish, Louisiana)
Through truss bridge over Ouachita River on State Route 3280
Replaced by a new bridge

Epcot Drawbridge (Orange County, Florida)
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Canal on Epcot Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Erie - Berry's Creek Bridge (Bergen County, New Jersey)
Built 1896
Lost Bridge over Berry's Creek on New York Lake Erie & Western Railroad
No longer exists

Erie - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Collapsed in 1900
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Erie RR
Collapsed

Erie - Heel Trunnion Bascule Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1911; Removed 1985
Lost bridge over Cuyahoga River on Former Erie RR line (2 tracks)
It was removed in 1985

Erie - NX Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1922, taken out of service 1977
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Passaic River on Erie Railroad (abandoned)
Closed to all traffic

Erie - Passaic River Bridge (Old) (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1876 replaced in 1922
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Passaic River on Erie Railroad (New York Division)
No longer exists

Erie Avenue Bridge (Lorain County, Ohio)
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1988
Bascule bridge over Black River on US 6 in Lorain
Open to traffic

Erie Avenue Bridge (3rd) (Lorain County, Ohio)
Built 1900; Replaced 1940
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on Erie Avenue US 6
Replaced by a new bridge

Erie Canal Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1988
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on NY 250 in Fairport
Open to traffic

Erie Canal Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1972
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on Union St. (N.Y.S. Rte. 259) in Spencerport
Open to traffic

Erie Canal Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1992
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on Main St. in Brockport
Open to traffic

Erie Canal Bridge (Orleans County, New York)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1954
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on Main St. in Albion
Open to traffic

Erie Canal Bridge (Montgomery County, New York)
Lost Modern polygonal Warren pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Reed Street
No longer exists

Erie Canal Bridge (Herkimer County, New York)
Lost Through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Highway 51 Otsego Street
No longer exists

Erie Canal Bridge (Madison County, New York)
Lost Through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Highway 76
No longer exists

Erie Canal Bridge (Montgomery County, New York)
Lost Bridge over Erie Canal on US Highway 80
No longer exists

Erie Canal Bridge Lyell Avenue (Old) (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1916; replaced 1936
Lost Deck girder bridge over Erie Canal on Route 31 Lyell Avenue
No longer exists

Erie Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1910
Lost Deck truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River, C&NW RR on Erie Street
Removed but not replaced

Erie Street Swan Creek Sidecut Swing Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Swan Creek Sidecut/Miami & Erie Canal on Erie Street
No longer exists

Estero River Bridge (Lee County, Florida)
Lost Through truss bridge over Estero River on Florida 41
Replaced by a new bridge

Estherwood Bridge (Acadia Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1975
Pontoon bridge over Bayou Plaquemine Brule on LA 91 at Estherwood
Open to traffic

Eureka Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1939; ruthlessly wiped out 2013
Lost Scherzer-type rolling lift bascule bridge (with overhead counterweight) over Fox River on CTH K in Town of Rushford
Replaced by a new bridge

Eureka Slough Bridge (Humboldt County, California)
Built 1920
Through truss bridge over Eureka Sough on California Route 101
No longer exists

Evansville Bridge (Randolph County, Illinois)
Lost 2 span pratt through truss bridge. Built 1885, razed 1927.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kaskaskia River in Evansville
Replaced by new bridge

Evergreen Point Floating Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1963, replaced by new six-lane floating bridge in 2016
Pontoon bridge over Lake Washington on SR 520
Replaced by a new bridge

Ewing Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1992 and 2013
Bascule bridge over Calumet River on Ewing Avenue (US 41) in Chicago
Open to traffic

Exchange Street Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1915; rehabilitated 2001
Vertical lift bridge over Erie Canal on Exchange Street in Lockport
Open to traffic

Falls of the Ohio Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1919
Through truss railroad bridge over the Ohio River at Louisville
Open to railroad traffic

Fassett Street Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Built 1896; Razed 1957 after high winds unmoored a freighter, which slammed into the bridge.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Maumee River on Fassett Street
Partially destroyed by collision and razed

FB&CT Trail - Fairview Lift Bridge (McKenzie County, North Dakota)
Built 1913 for Great Northern RR; was only lifted once, upon completion in 1913; carried both rail and vehicular traffic until 1956; rail traffic ceased in 1986; listed on National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
Parker through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Trail
Open to pedestrians

FCRD - Amelia River Swing Bridge (Nassau County, Florida)
Built 1920 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Amelia River on First Coast Railroad (formerly Seaboard Air Line Railway)
Open to traffic

FCRD - St. Mary's River Bridge (Nassau County, Florida)
Built 1926 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co. for the Seaboard Air Line Railway
Deck plate girder bridge over St. Mary's River on First Coast Railroad
Open to traffic

FEC - Dodge Island Bridge (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Bascule deck plate girder bridge over Biscayne Bay (ICWW) on Florida East Coast Railroad
Open to traffic

FEC - Loxahatchie River Bridge (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Bridge over Loxahatchie River on Florida East Coast Railway
Open to traffic

FEC - Miami River Bridge (Older) (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Through truss bridge over Miami River on Florida East Coast
No longer exists

FEC - New River Bridge (Broward County, Florida)
Bridge over New River on Railroad (FEC)
Open to traffic

FEC - New River Bridge (Old) (Broward County, Florida)
Built 1890/1915
Lost Concrete tee beam bridge over New River on Florida East Coast RR
Replaced by a new bridge

FEC - Port Mayaca Drawbridge (Martin County, Florida)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over St. Lucie Canal on South Central Florida Express (formerly the South Central Florida Railroad)
Open to traffic

FEC - Sebastian River Bridge (Old) (Brevard County, Florida)
Built ?; Replaced ?; Modified and Relocated to Walt Disney World
Lost Pony truss bridge over Sebastian River on Florida East Coast Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

FEC - St Johns River Bridge (Cooks Ferry) (Volusia County, Florida)
Built 1912
Lost Bridge over St Johns River on Florida East Coast
Removed