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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.


KCS - Illinois River Bridge (Greene County, Illinois)
Built 1902, Lift Span Added 1978
Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Kansas City Southern Railway (former GWWR and Chicago & Alton) Railroad
Open to traffic

KCS - Louisiana Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1897-8, Some Spans Replaced 1905 and 1945
Through truss swing railroad bridge over the Mississippi River on Kansas City Southern at Louisiana
Open to train traffic

KCS - Neches River Lift Bridge (Jefferson County, Texas)
Constructed in 1941, it was operated on-site until 2004 until its operation was remotely relocated to Kansas City.
Bridge over Neches River on KCS Railroad
Open to traffic

KCS - Neches River Swing Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, Texas)
Built ?; Replaced 1941
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Neches River on Kansas City Southern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

KCS - Ouachita River Bridge (Ouachita Parish, Louisiana)
Built in 1882, planks added for pedestrian traffic in 1907, rehabilitated 2007
Through truss bridge over Ouachita River on KCS Railroad
Open to traffic

KCS - Red River Bridge (Bowie County, Texas)
Built 1899-1900 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Works
Through truss swing bridge over Red River on the Kansas City Southern Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

KCS - Shreveport Bridge (Bossier Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1916
Through truss bridge over Red River on Kansas City Southern Railway in Shreveport
Open to traffic

Keesler Bridge (Leflore County, Mississippi)
Built 1925 by the Riley-Bailey Construction Co.
Swing through truss bridge over Yazoo River on Grand Blvd. at Greenwood
Open to traffic

Keller Memorial Bridge (Morgan County, Alabama)
Built 1925; Rehabilitated 1964 & 1987; Demolished 1998
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Tennessee River on Us 31 *
Replaced by new bridge

Kemah Drawbridge (Galveston County, Texas)
Built 1964; Replaced 1986
Lost Deck plate girder bascule bridge over Clear Creek on TX 146
Replaced by a new bridge

Kennebec River Bridge (Sagadahoc County, Maine)
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1988; replaced 2014
Lost swing bridge over Kennebec River on ME 197 in Richmond
Open to traffic

Kennebeck River Bridge (Kennebec County, Maine)
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Kennebeck River on Maine 201
No longer exists

Kennebunk River Bridge (York County, Maine)
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1973
Swing bridge over Kennebunk River on ME 9 in Kennebunk
Open to traffic

Kennedy Boulevard Bridge (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1913 by the Edwards Construction Co.
Bascule bridge over Hillsborough River on FL 60 (Kennedy Blvd.) in Tampa
Open to traffic

Kent Island Narrow Bridge (Queen Anne's County, Maryland)
Built 1951; rehabilitated 1982
Bascule bridge over Kent Island Narrow on MD 18B in Chester
Open to traffic

Kent Trail - Grand River Bridge (Kent County, Michigan)
Built 1894; fixed in place 1907; railroad was abandoned 1975
Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on Kent Trail (formerly LS&MS RR)
Open to pedestrians

Kentucky & Indiana Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1912; Interurban traffic ends 1946; road deck partially collapsed and closed to northbound traffic. Company employees can use southbound lane.
Through truss railroad bridge over Ohio River between Louisville and New Albany
Open to railroad traffic

Kentucky & Indiana Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1886; Replaced 1912
Lost through truss bridge over Ohio River on Monon/Southern/B&O/Kentucky & Indiana Terminal Railroad/Daisy Line and Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Keokuk Bridge (Old) (Lee County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced 1917
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad/Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Kernwood Avenue Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1907
Swing bridge over Danvers River on Kernwood Avenue in Beverly
Open to traffic

Kewaunee WI Bascule Bridge (Kewaunee County, Wisconsin)
Original drawbridge 1891, Bascule bridge 1929, replaced by fixed span 1985
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Kewaunee River on Sth 29/42-Milwauke
Replaced by new bridge

Kiamichi - Red Bluff Bridge (Little River County, Arkansas)
Built 1895
Bridge over Little River on Kiamichi Railroad
Open to traffic

Kilbourn Avenue Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1972; restored 2008
Bascule bridge over Milwaukee River on Kilbourn Avenue in Milwaukee
Open after restoration

King Iron Bridge Draw Bridge (Rockland County, New York)
Built 1880 by the King Iron Bridge Co.; closed to traffic in 1991; restored 2008-09
Bascule pony truss bridge over Sparkill Creek on Bridge Street in Piermont
Open to pedestrians

Kings Highway Bridge (Suffolk, Virginia)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1985; closed to traffic 2005; removed 2007
Lost swing bridge over Nansemond River on Kings Highway in Suffolk
Birdge was demolished in 2007

Kinnickinnic River Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1999 to replace a bascule bridge built in 1908
Bascule bridge over Kinnickinic River on WI 32 in Milwaukee
Open to traffic

Kinzie Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1999
Bascule bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Kinzie Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Knapps Narrows Bridge (Talbot County, Maryland)
Built 1998
Bascule bridge over Knapps Narrows on MD 33
Open to traffic

Knapps Narrows Bridge (Old) (Talbot County, Maryland)
Built 1934; Rehabilitated 1971; Replaced 1998
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Knapps Narrows on MD 33
Replaced by a new bridge and relocated

Knights Landing Bascule Bridge (Yolo County, California)
Built 1933; rehabilitated 1949
Bascule bridge over Sacramento River on CA 113
Open to traffic

Knights Landing Swing Bridge (Yolo County, California)
Built 1902; Road section removed ca. 1933; Removed ?
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sacramento River on Road & Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

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

L&BR - Black River Bridge (Lewis County, New York)
Built 1905
Warren swing through truss with no verticals bridge over Black River on Abandoned Lowville & Beaver River Railroad
Closed abandoned

L&N - Bridgeport Swing Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Swing span built 1892; 114'6" (East) truss replaced 1910 w/ a 114' 8 riveted span; 145' (West) truss replaced 1912 w/ a 2nd-hand 143'-3" riveted span fabricated in 1905; Swing replaced 1981
Camelback Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on CSX Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

L&N - Cumberland River Drawbridge (Old) (Davidson County, Tennessee)
Built 1897; Replaced 1931
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cumberland River on Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

L&N - Livermore Bridge (McLean County, Kentucky)
Built 1871-72; Replaced ?
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Green River on Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Removed; Pier remains as a lookout point

L&N - Maunie Swing Bridge (Old) (White County, Illinois)
Built 1915; replaced 1926
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash River on Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

L&NW - Red River Bridge (Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana)
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Red River on Louisiana & North West RR
No longer exists

LA 24 Company Canal Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1951
Vertical Lift Bridge over Company Canal on LA 24 in Bourg
Open to traffic

La Crosse Wagon Bridge (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1891, Approach span collapsed 1935; Replaced 1939
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

LA&SL - Terminal Island Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1908; Removed 1934
Warren through truss bridge over Los Angeles River on Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad
Removed and relocated to Longview Washington

LA-16 Amite River Bridge (Livingston Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1960
Swing bridge over Amite River on LA 16 at French Settlement
Open to traffic

LA24 Intracoastal Waterway Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1937; Replaced 1996
Lost Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on LA-24
Replaced by a new bridge

LA315 Intracoastal Waterway Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1977
Bascule bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway on LA 315 in Houma
Open to traffic

LA3156 Bayou Teche Bridge (Iberia Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1943
Swing bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 3156 in New Iberia
Replaced by a new bridge

LA3195 Bayou Teche Bridge (Iberia Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1980
Swing bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 3195 in New Iberia
Open to traffic

LA320 Bayou Teche Bridge (Iberia Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1963
Swing bridge over Bayou Teche on LA 320
Open to traffic

LA659 Intracoastal Waterway Bridge (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1958; Replaced 1996
Lost Deck plate girder vertical lift bridge over Intracostal Canal on LA 659
Replaced by a new bridge

Lacon Pontoon Bridge (Marshall County, Illinois)
Lost Floating bridge over Illinois River on Illinois Rt 17
Replaced by a new bridge

Lafayette Street Bridge (1st) (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1889; Replaced 1895
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Hillsborough River on Lafayette Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Lafayette Street Bridge (2nd) (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1895; Replaced 1913
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Hillsborough River on Lafayette Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Lafourche Bayou Bridge (Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Lafourche Bayou on State Route 1
No longer exists

Lagoon Pond Bridge Older) (Dukes County, Massachusetts)
Built 1871; Replaced 1935
Lost bascule bridge over Lagoon Pond on Beach Road
Replaced by new bridge

Lagoon Pond Drawbridge (New) (Dukes County, Massachusetts)
Built 2016
Deck girder bridge over Lagoon Pond on Beach Road
Open to traffic

Lagoon Pond Drawbridge (Old) (Dukes County, Massachusetts)
Built 1935; Replaced 2010
Bascule bridge over Lagoon Pond on Beach Road in Oak Bluffs
Replaced by a new bridge

Lagoon Pond Drawbridge (Temporary) (Dukes County, Massachusetts)
Built 2010; Removed 2015
Lost Bailey pony truss bridge over Lagoon Pond on Beach Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Lake Champlain Bascule Bridge (Grand Isle County, Vermont)
Built 1953; rehabilitated 1995, 2008
Bascule bridge over Lake Champlain on US 2 in North Hero
Open to traffic

Lake Champlain Bridge (Old) (Grand Isle County, Vermont)
Built 1886 by Vermont Construction Co.; Replaced in 1953
Lost Double Intersection Warren through truss bridge over Camplain Lake on Route 2
No longer exists

Lake City Bridge (Craighead County, Arkansas)
Built 1934 by the Vincennes Bridge Co. of Vincennes, Indiana. Replaced by a four-lane bridge in 1998.
Abandoned vertical-lift bridge over St. Francis River on AR 18 at Lake City
Bridge demolished except for the main lift span, which has been relocated slightly and preserved

Lake Monroe Bridge (Seminole County, Florida)
Built 1933; bypassed in 1994 and swing span preserved as fishing pier
Warren through truss bridge over Lake Monroe (St Johns River) on former U.S. Hwy 17
Open to pedestrians

Lake Pend Oreille Bridge (Bonner County, Idaho)
Built 1908-10, removed 1934
Timber stringer bridge over Lake Pond Oreille on Wagon
Replaced by a new bridge

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway (St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana)
First bridge built 1956
Pair of prestressed concrete bridges over Lake Pontchartrain with a length of nearly 24 miles
Open to two lanes of toll southbound traffic and two lanes of free northbound traffic

Lake Shore Drive Drawbridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1937
Double-deck bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago
Open to traffic

Lake Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1916
Bascule bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Lake Street and CTA Green/Pink Lines in Chicago
Open to traffic

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

Lake Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1886, replaced 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Lake Street, Lake Street Elevated Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Lamb-Fish Bridge (Tallahatchie County, Mississippi)
Built 1905 by the American Bridge Co.
Vertical lift bridge over the Tallahatchie River on Levee Road
Open to traffic

Lansing Island Bridge (Brevard County, Florida)
Use of motor traffic
Steel stringer Bascule Bridge over the Grand Canal on Lansing Island Drive
Open to traffic

Las Olas Boulevard Bridge (Broward County, Florida)
Built 1958
Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale
Open to traffic

LaSalle Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1928
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on N. LaSalle Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Latona Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1890; Rebuilt 1909 to allow pedestrian & vehicular traffic; Replaced 1919
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Union Lake/Lake Washington Canal on Trolley Cars
No longer exists

Latona Railroad Bridge (Temporary) (King County, Washington)
Built 1902; removed 1932
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lake Washington Canal on Seattle Electric Railway
No longer exists

Laurel Street Bridge (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1927 by the U.G.I. Contracting Co.; rehabilitated 1969
Bascule bridge over Hillsborough River on Laurel Street in Tampa
Open to traffic

Lavaca Bay Causeway (1931-1961) (Calhoun County, Texas)
Initially built in 1931, the bridge was damaged in 1942 and 1945 by hurricanes, repaired, but effectively destroyed by Hurricane Carla in 1961.
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Lavaca Bay on State Highway 35
Destroyed by storm

Lawe Street - Fox River Bridge (Old) (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Demolished and replaced in 1954 with a double leaf bascule bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over Fox River on South Lawe Street
Demolished

Lawe Street Bascule Bridge (Kaukauna, Wisconsin) (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Year built unknown; replaced a few years ago.
Lost arch bridge over Fox River (US Army Corps of Engineers navigation canal) on Wisconsin Highway 55 (Lawe Street). Replaced earlier swing bridge.
Replaced by new bridge

LDRR - Delcambre Canal Bridge (Iberia Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1910 by the American Bridge Co.
Draw bridge over Delcambre Canal on the Louisiana & Delta Railroad
Open to traffic

Le Pont D'or Bridge (Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1993
Bridge over Bayou Lafourche on LA 649
Open to traffic

Leavenworth Terminal Bridge (Leavenworth County, Kansas)
Built 1892-94 under the direction of George S. Morison for about $300,000; dedicated Jan. 2, 1894
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River on Chicago & North Western Railway at Leavenworth
Removed

Leeville Bridge (Lafourche Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1970; Replaced by new bridge in 2010
Lost vertical lift bridge over Bayou Lafourche on LA 1 at Leeville
Replaced by new bridge

Lemont Road Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Lost Through truss bridge over Sanitary Canal on Lemont Road
No longer exists

Lenox Bridge (Dyer County, Tennessee)
Built 1917 by the Vincennes Bridge Co.; damaged by overweight load in 1978; dismanted 1985; relocated 1987-88
Pratt swing pony truss bridge, pin-connected, originally spanning Obion River on CR S8025 west of Lenox
Open to pedestrians only

Leo Kerner Bridge (Jefferson Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1948
Swing pony truss bridge over Bayou Barataria on LA 302 in Jean Lafitte
Open to traffic

Lewis & Clark River Bridge (Clatsop County, Oregon)
Built 1924, West approach replaced 2015
Bascule lift bridge over Lewis & Clark River on Business US 101
Open to traffic

Lewis & Clark River Bridge (Clatsop County, Oregon)
Replaced 1924
Lost Through truss bridge over Lewis and Clark River on US 101
Replaced by a new bridge

Lewis Street Swing Bridge (Scott County, Minnesota)
Built in the 1880s, requested for scrap in 1942 due to WWII
Lost Through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Lewis Street
Removed but not replaced

Liberty Bayou Bridge (St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana)
Built in 1941; replaced 1980
Concrete stringer wooden bridge over Liberty Bayou on Louisiana Route 433
Replaced by a new bridge

Liberty Bridge (Bay County, Michigan)
Built 1986
Deck girder bridge over Saginaw River on Belinda Street
Open to traffic

Lincoln Street Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built in 1894 Removed in 1964
Lost Through truss bridge over Mormon Slough on Lincoln Street
No longer exists

Lindenwood Park Bridge (Cass County, North Dakota)
Modern pratt pony truss vertical lift bridge on Walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Linton Bouelvard Bridge (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Built 1981
Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Linton Blvd. in Delray Beach
Open to traffic

LIRR - Beach Channel Drawbridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1892; Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Beach Channel on Long Island Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

LIRR - Broad Channel Bridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1880; Replaced 1956
Through truss bridge over Jamaica Bay on Long Island RR
Replaced by a new bridge

LIRR - Cabin M Bridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Dutch Kills Creek on Long Island RR
Open to traffic; Abandonment petitioned for.

LIRR - DB/BLISS Drawbridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1893;
Pratt through truss bridge over Dutch Kills Creek on Long Island Railroad
Open to traffic

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