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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.


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 1903; replaced 1922
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Passaic River on Erie Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Erie - Passaic River Bridge (Older) (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1876; replaced in 1903
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)
Built 1885. Razed 1927.
Lost Two Span 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

EVWR - Maunie Swing Bridge (White County, Illinois)
Built 1926
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Evansville Western Railroad southeast of Maunie
Open to traffic

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 between 1926 & 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 - Jewfish Creek Bridge (Monroe County, Florida)
Built 1907; Removed ?
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Jewfish Creek on Florida East Coast Railway
Removed

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

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

FEC - New River Bridge (Broward County, Florida)
Built 1978
Bridge over New River on Railroad (FEC)
Open to traffic

FEC - New River Bridge (Old) (Broward County, Florida)
Built 1890/1915; Replaced 1977
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 - St Johns River Bridge (Cooks Ferry) (Volusia County, Florida)
Built 1912
Lost Bridge over St Johns River on Florida East Coast
Removed

FEC - St. Johns River Bridge (Jacksonville) (Duval County, Florida)
Built 1925, replaced a single-track swing bridge originally built in 1890
Through truss bridge w/Strauss Trunnion bascule lift span over St. Johns River in Jacksonville
Open to traffic

FEC - St. Johns River Bridge (Jacksonville, Old) (Duval County, Florida)
Built 1889; Replaced 1925
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over St. Johns River on Florida East Coast Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

FEC - St. Johns River Bridge (Palatka, Old) (Putnam County, Florida)
Built 1888; Collapsed 1903
Thacher through truss bridge over St Johns River on Florida East Coast RR
No longer exists

FEC - St. Lucie River Bridge (Martin County, Florida)
Deck plate girder bridge over St. Lucie River on Florida East Coast Railway
Open to traffic

FEC - West Palm Beach Canal Bridge (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Built 1924 towers and machinery were removed
Deck plate girder bridge over West Palm Beach Canal on Florida East Coast RW
Open to traffic but the towers mahinery removed

Federal Street Bascule Bridge (Camden County, New Jersey)
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1955; trusses made decorative in 2000
Strauss bascule bridge over Cooper River on Federal Street
Open to traffic

Ferry Street Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1940
Bascule bridge over Quinnipiac River on Ferry Street in New Haven
Closed to all traffic

Ferry Street Bridge (Schenectady County, New York)
Removed 1920
Lost Bridge over Erie Canal on Ferry Street
Removed

Figure Eight Swing Bridge (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
Owned by the Figure Eight Island homeowner's association--gated
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway on Bridge Road
Open to traffic

FIR - Industrial Flats Lift Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1953
Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Flats Industrial Railroad
Open to traffic but soldom used

First Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1856, Replaced 1866.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River
Lost

First Carver Railroad Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1871 for the M&STL
Lost through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Former Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

First Frisco Arkansas River Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built in 1886 by Union Bridge Company the bridge was reconstructed in 1913-14 with heavier trusses.
Lost Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Frisco Railroad in Fort Smith
Replaced by new bridge

First Hannibal Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1869 under the direction of Octave Chanute; damaged by tornado in 1887, replaced 1917 by the Second Hannibal Bridge
Lost through truss bridge over Missouri River on Railroad in Kansas City
No longer exists

First Jefferson City Bridge (Cole County, Missouri)
Opened Oct. 15, 1896; demolished 1955
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River at Jefferson City
Replaced by the current US 54 bridge, but vestiges of south approach remain at end of Bolivar Street

First Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1925; reconstructed 1938, 1957 & 2000
Deck plate girder bridge over Broad Canal on First Street
Open to traffic

First Vincennes Highway Bridge 13-51-03x / 14-42-01x (Lawrence County, Illinois)
Replaced by the Lincoln Memorial Bridge
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wabash River on Main Street
Replaced by new bridge

Fitzhugh Street Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1899
Pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Fitzhugh Street
No longer exists

FL 44 Bridge (Old) (Lake County, Florida)
Replaced 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over St Johns River on Route 44
Replaced by a new bridge

FL401 Port Canaveral Barge Canal Northbound Bridge (Brevard County, Florida)
Built 1972
Bascule bridge over Service Road & Canal on FL 401 in Cape Canaveral
Open to traffic

FL401 Port Canaveral Barge Canal Southbound Bridge (E) (Brevard County, Florida)
Built 1963
Bascule bridge over Service Road & Canal on FL 401 in Cape Canaveral
Open to traffic

FL401 Port Canaveral Barge Canal Southbound Bridge (W) (Brevard County, Florida)
Built 1963
Deck plate girder bascule bridges over Barge Canal on FL 401 in Cape Canaveral
Open to traffic

Flagler Memorial Bridge (New) (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Built 2016
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Florida A1
Open to traffic

Flagler Memorial Bridge (Old) (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Built 1938 ; 2016
Deckplate girder bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on FL A1A in Palm Beach
Replaced by a new bridge

Flint River Bridge (Baker County, Georgia)
Built 1921
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Flint River on Roadway 37
No longer exists

Flint River Swing Bridge (Decatur County, Georgia)
Built 1913, altered 1932
Warren truss swing bridge over Flint River on CSX Transportation in Bainbridge
Open to traffic

Florence Bridge (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1981; closed June 28, 2012, Weight limit reduced in the last month due to structural issues
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Illinois River on IL 100/IL 106 (Old US 36) in Florence
Open to traffic with temporary weight restriction

Florida Avenue Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 2005 by the American Bridge Co.
Bridge over the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (Industrial Canal) on Florida Avenue
Open to both rail and vehicular traffic

Florida Avenue Bridge (Old) (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1919 by the Bethlehem Steel Bridge Corporation; replaced 2005
Bascule bridge over the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (Industrial Canal) on former Florida Avenue in New Orleans
Replaced by new bridge

Florida Route 688 Bascule Bridge (Pinellas County, Florida)
Built 1958
Bascule bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on FL 688 in Indian Rocks Beach
Open to traffic

Flushing Creek Bridge (Old) (Queens County, New York)
Built 1880
Lost Through truss bridge over Flushing Creek on Northern Boulevard
Replaced by a new bridge

Ford Avenue Navy Temorary Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1942 ; replaced 1946
Cable-stayed bridge over Cerritos Channel on California 47
Replaced by a new bridge

Fore River Bridge (New) (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 2013-2017
Through truss bridge over Fore River on 3A Bridge Street
Open to traffic

Fore River Bridge (Old) (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1954
Lost deck truss bascule bridge over Fore River on MA 3A
Replaced by a new bridge

Fore River Bridge (Old) (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built 1890; replaced 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over Fore River on Main Route 77
Replaced by a new bridge

Fore River Bridge (Older) (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Replaced 1936
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fore River on 3A
Replaced by a new bridge

Fore River Bridge (Temporary) (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Erected as temporary bridge 2015; removed 2018
Lost Acrow Pony Truss bridge over Fore River on 3A Bridge Street
Removed 2018

Forest Avenue Bridge (Dallas County, Texas)
Constructed in 1915, Bypassed in 1952, Demolished in 1955
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Trinity River on Forest Avenue Road
Demolished

Fort Denaud Swing Bridge (Hendry County, Florida)
Built 1963
Swing pony truss bridge over Caloosahatchee River on Fort Denaud Way
Open to traffic

Fort Frances-International Falls International Bridge (Koochiching County, Minnesota)
Built 1912; Northbound Couplet constructed in 1980
Parker through truss bridge over Rainy River on Us 53 Sb
Open to traffic

Fort Madison Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Built 1927
Toll double-decker through truss swing bridge over the Mississippi River on IA 2/IL 9/BNSF Railroad at Fort Madison
Open to traffic

Fort Madison Bridge (Old) (Lee County, Iowa)
Built 1888; Replaced 1923
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad and Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Fort Smith-Van Buren Free Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built 1912; Refurbished 1956; Replaced 1969
Lost through truss vertical-lift bridge over Arkansas River on Midland Boulevard (US 71) in Fort Smith
Replaced by new bridge as part of the Kerr-McClellan Arkansas River navigation project.

Fort Street Bridge (New) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built in 2015 replacing the older trunnion bascule
Modern bascule pony truss bridge over Rouge River on M-85 Fort Street
Open to traffic

Fort Street Bridge (Old) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1926; demolished 2013
Lost bascule bridge over Rouge River on M-85 in Detroit
Replaced by a new bridge

Fort Street Bridge (Older) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1921 ; replaced 1926
Through truss bridge over Rouge River on Fort Street


Fort Walton Beach Bridge (Okaloosa County, Florida)
Through truss bridge over Pensacola/ Chico Bay on State Route 85 Fort Walton Beach Road
No longer exists

Fourth Street Bridge (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1916
Warren truss Bascule bridge over China Basin on Fourth Street in San Francisco
Open to traffic

Fourth Street Bridge (Auglaize County, Ohio)
Built 1901
Lost Lift bridge over the Miami & Erie Canal on 4th Street in Minster
No longer exists

Fox River Bascule Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1973
Bascule bridge over Fox River on US 45 (S. Main Street) in Oshkosh
Open to traffic

Fox River Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1982
Bascule bridge over Fox River on WI 21 (Congress Street) in Oshkosh
Open to traffic

Fox River Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1939; Replaced October 11, 2008
Lost twin-leaf bascule bridge over Fox River on WI 44 (Wisconsin Avenue) in Oshkosh
Open to traffic

Fox River Canal Bridge (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Built 1954
Bascule bridge over Fox River Canal on Lawe Street in Appleton
Open to traffic

FP - Stillions Bridge (Ashley County, Arkansas)
Built 1906 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co.
Through truss swing bridge over Saline River on the Fordyce and Princeton Railroad (formerly Rock Island) northwest of Crossett
Open to railroad traffic

Franklin Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1920; rehabilitated 2002
Bascule bridge over Main Branch Chicago River on Franklin Street in Chicago
Open to traffic

Franklin Street Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1913, replaced by the Bob Michael Bridge in 1993
Lost Bascule and through truss bridge over Illinois River on Franklin Street in Peoria
Replaced by new bridge

Franklin Street Bridge (Onondaga County, New York)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Erie Canal on Highway 298 w New York Central RR
No longer exists

Franklin Street Bridge (New) (La Porte County, Indiana)
Built 1932 by the Roberts Supply Co.; rehabilitated 1984 and 1998
Bascule bridge over Trail Creek on Franklin Street in Washington Park
Open to traffic

Franklin Street Bridge (Old) (La Porte County, Indiana)
The single leaf bridge collapsed into the Creek in 1910 and was replaced with a double leaf girder type bascule bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over Trail Creek on Washington Street/ Franklin Street
Replaced by a new bridge after the bridge collapsed into the River