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Delaware



Mile

Name

Type

Height

Notes

1.12

Reedy Point Bridge

Fixed 136' Comments:Be conscious of drift caused by strong currents when approaching this and all of the bridges on the canal. Monitor VHF 13 and 16 as you transit the canal. 

4.5

St. Georges Bridges

Fixed 137

4.65

C&D Canal Bridge

Fixed 142'

6.93

*C&D RR Lift Bridge

Lift Closed 45' Schedule:Open except for trains   
Contact: VHF 13   
Comments:The only notice that the bridge will be lowered for a train will be given over VHF 13. Also, be cautious in low light or at night because bridge will not necessarily be lighted.

8.63

Summit Bridge

Fixed 131'

12.28

Chesapeake City Bridge 

Fixed  140'  Comments: Be conscious of drift caused by strong currents when approaching this and all of the bridges on the canal. Monitor VFH 13 and 16 as you transit the canal. 

 
 

 

Maryland


Mile

Name

Type

Height

Notes

Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Fixed 186' Comments: Keep a sharp lookout for shipping traffic moving up and down the Bay. Ships will announce their approach to the bridge on VHF 16.

 
 

Virginia

 

Mile

Name

Type

Height

Notes

2.5

Norfolk-Portsmouth Belt Line RR Bridge

Lift Closed 6' Schedule: Usually open except for passage of trains. Contact: VHF 13 
Comments: Closings are announced on VHF 13 at 30 minutes, 15 minutes and immediately before

2.7

South Norfolk Jordan Bridge

Fixed 145'

3.5

Norfolk and Western/Old Virginia RR Bridge

Lift Closed 10' Schedule: Usually open, except for passage of trains. Contact: VHF 13 
Comments: Tender will respond to "Old Virginia Railroad Bridge."

5.7

Gilmerton Highway Bridge

Lift Closed 35' Schedule: Opens on demand from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Will not open weekdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.   
Contact: VHF 13   
757-485-5488   
Comments: Check schedule for changes during construction.

5.8

Norfolk Southern 7/Gilmerton RR Bridge

Bascule Closed 7' Schedule: Usually open except for passage of trains.
Contact: VHF 13

7.0

High Rise/ I 64 Bridge

Bascule   Closed 65'  






























 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal

ICW Mile

Name

Type

Height

Notes

8.7

Veterans Bridge

Fixed 95' Veterans Bridge replaces the old Steel Bridge (bascule).

11.7

Great Bridge Lock



Schedule: Coordinates with openings of Great Bridge Bridge, which opens on the hour, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: VHF 13     
757-547-3311   
Comments: The lock's west side is rubber and so easier to fend off. The east side is steel and concrete, so fenders or fenderboards are a must. You'll need your own fore and aft docklines. 

12.1

Great Bridge Bridge

Bascule Closed 6' Schedule: Opens on the hour from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Otherwise on request. Contact: VHF 13  
757-547-3311

12.9

Great Bridge Bypass

Fixed 65'

13.8

Norfolk Southern/A&C Canal RR Bridge

Bascule Closed 7' Schedule: Usually open, except for passage of trains.

15.2

Centerville Turnpike Bridge

Swing Closed 4' Contact: VHF 13   
757-547-3631   
Schedule: Opens on the hour and half-hour from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Does not open weekdays from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. All other times, opens on request.

20.2

North Landing Bridge

Swing Closed 3' Contact: VHF 13    
757-482-3081   
Schedule: Opens on the hour and half-hour from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. All other times on request.

28.7

Pungo Ferry Bridge

Fixed 65'

50.1

Coinjock Bridge

Fixed 65'



Dismal Swamp Canal

ICW Mile

Name

Type

Height

Notes

10.6

Deep Creek Lock



Schedule: Openings daily at 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Contact: VHF 13  757-487-0831 Comments: Schedule may change due to low water or mechanical difficulties. It is a good idea to confirm the schedule before starting out. Have lines for bow and stern ready and fenders in place.

11

Deep Creek Bridge

Bascule Closed 4' Schedule: Bridge operates in conjunction with the lock, and both are operated by the locktender. Opens at roughly 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.   
Contact: VHF 13     
757-487-0831

27.9

Dismal Swamp Pedestrian Bridge

Pontoon Closed 0' Schedule: Usually open for boats traveling on the canal. This bridge, which allows pedestrians to visit the Dismal Swamp Park exhibit, is generally closed at night.  
Contact: VHF 16     
252-771-6593

31.5

Highway 17 Bypass Bridge

Fixed 65'

32.4

South Mills Bridge

Bascule Closed 4' Schedule: Opens in conjunction with South Mills Lock, so operates on the same schedule: 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.   
Contact: VHF 13   
252-771-5906 

32.8

South Mills Lock



Schedule: Daily openings at 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.   
Contact: VHF 13     
252-771-5906   
Comments: Schedule may change due to low water or mechanical difficulties. It is a good idea to confirm the schedule before starting out. (Use number above.) Have lines ready and fenders in place.

47.5

A&C/Norfolk RR Bridge

Swing Closed 3' Schedule: Usually open.   
Comments: Be aware that the opening for this bridge is narrow and the current can run strong.

50.8

Elizabeth City Bridge

Bascule 2' Schedule: Opens on request, except on weekdays, when it closes from 7 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m., except for openings at 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. Contact: VHF 13  
252-331-4772 




North Carolina

ICW Mile

Name

Type

Height

Notes

84.2

Alligator River Bridge

Swing 14' Contact: 
VHF 13 
252-796-7261 Schedule: Will open on demand 24 hrs.; will not open in high winds (35 mph or higher).

114

Fairfield Bridge

Fixed 65' Comments:
If tide boards are missing, check water marks on pilings to determine water levels.

125.9

Wilkerson Bridge

Fixed 64' Comments: Note the 64' clearance rather than typical 65. Check height boards first.

157.3

Hobucken Bridge

Fixed 65'

195.9

Core Creek Bridge

Fixed 65'

201

Beaufort Channel Bridge

Bascule Closed 13' Contact: 
VHF 13 
252-728-3279 Schedule: 
No openings Mon-Fri 6:30-8 a.m. and 4:30-6 p.m. Other times and weekends on the hour and half-hour 6 a.m.-11 p.m. ; For boats bound for Beaufort, not Morehead City.

203.8

Morehead City Bridge

Fixed 65'

203.8

Morehead City RR Bridge

Bascule Closed 4' Comments:
Usually open; closes for RR traffic.

206.6

Atlantic Beach Bridge

Fixed 65' Comments: Check height boards before going through; high tides can make height closer to 63'.

225.8

Emerald Isle Bridge

Fixed  65'

240.7

Onslow Beach Bridge

Swing Closed 12' Contact: 
VHF 13 
910-450-7376 Schedule: 
Will open on hour and half-hour daily. Use northwest draw. May be closed during Camp Lejeune exercises.

252.3

N Topsail Beach Bridge

Fixed 65'

260.7

Surf City Bridge

Swing Closed 12' Contact: 
VHF 13 
 910-328-4291 Schedule: 
Will open on the hour 7 a.m to 7 p.m. Won't open in high winds.; Comments: 
Water shallows near the fishing pier.

278

Figure Eight Island Bridge

Swing Closed 20' Contact: 
VHF 13 
910-686-2018 
Schedule: 
Will open on the hour and half-hour. Won't open in high winds.

283.1

Wrightsville Beach Bridge

Bascule Closed 20' Contact: 
VHF 13 
910-256-2886 
Schedule: 
Will open on the hour from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
Comments: 
On the 3rd and 4th Saturday of September, closes for triathlon.

295.7

Carolina Beach Bridge

Fixed 65' 

311.8

Yaupon Beach Bridge

Fixed 65'

323.6

Holden Beach Bridge

Fixed 65'

335.6

Ocean Isle Bridge

Fixed 65'

337.9

Sunset Beach Bridge

Fixed 65'





South Carolina

ICW Mile

Name

Type

Height

Notes

347.1

Cherry Grove/Nixon Crossroads Bridge

Fixed 65'

347.3

Little River Swing Bridge

Swing Closed 7' Contact: 
VHF 09 
843-280-5919 
Schedule: Opens on request. 
Comments: 
Current can be strong around bridge 

349.3

Robert Edge Parkway Bridge/N. Myrtle Beach Connection Bridge

Fixed 65'

353.3

Barefoot Landing Bridge

Swing Closed 29' Contact: 
VHF 09 
843-3291 
Schedule:Opens on request. 
Comments: 
Will not open in high winds (30-35 kts). Tide board is missing on the south side of bridge.

355.4

Conway Bypass Twin Bridges

Fixed 65' Comments: 
Active Captain reports tideboards missing for northbound boats.

358

Grande Dunes Bridge

Fixed 65'

360.6

Grissom Parkway Bridge

Fixed 65'

365.4

Myrtle Beach/Seaboard Coast Line RR Bridge

Bascule Closed 16' Contact: 
VHF 09 
Schedule: 
Usually open

365.5

Highway 501 Bridge

Fixed 65'

366.4

Fantasy Harbor Bridge 

Fixed 65'

371

Socastee Swing Bridge 

Swing Closed 11' Contact: 
VHF 09 
843-347-3525; Schedule: 
Opens on request. 
Comments: 
 Will not open in high winds (25 mph). Name is pronounced "saw'-cus-tee"

371.1

Route 544 Bridge 

Fixed 64' Comments;
Note height, though more has been reported.

401.1

Lafayette/Ocean Highway Bridge 

Fixed 65' Comments:
Watch the tides. There may be less than noted.

458.8

Isle of Palms Bridge

Fixed 65' Comments:
Watch the tides and the tide boards.

462.3

Ben Sawyer Memorial Bridge

Swing Closed 31' Contact: 
VHF 09 
843-883-3581; Schedule: 
Mon.-Fri, opens on request, except 7 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Weekends and holidays, opens on the hour 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; otherwise on request. 
Comments: 
Will not open in high winds (30 mph)

469.9

Mark Clark/Wappoo Creek Hwy 30 Bypass Bridge

Fixed 67'

470.8

Wappoo Creek Hwy 171 Bridge

Bascule   Closed 33' Contact: 
VHF 09 
843-4157 
Schedule: 
 April 1 to Nov. 30, Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., opens on the hour and half-hour. Dec. 1 to March 30, 9 am to 4 pm, opens on request, with last opening at 3:50. April 1 to May 31 and Oct. 1 to Nov. 30, Mon.-Fri., except holidays, closed 6 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6:30 p.m. June 1 to Sept. 30 and Dec. 1 to March 30, Mon.-Fri., except holidays, closed 6:30 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6:30 p.m. 
Comment: Check in with bridge tender to confirm opening time.

479.3

John F. Limehouse Bridge

Fixed 65'

501.3

McKinley Washington Jr. Bridge

Fixed 65'

536

Ladys Island Bridge 

Swing Closed 30' Contact: 
VHF 09 
843-521-2111 
Schedule: 
Mon.-Fri., except holidays, closed from 6:30 to 9 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m.; opens on hour from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Otherwise, including weekends and holidays, opens on request. 
Comments: 
Note that this is a new and much more restrictive schedule.

539.6

McTeer Bridge (Beaufort)

Fixed 65' Comments:
Tide boards have been removed during construction work; call Port Royal Landing Marina for local knowledge at 843-525-6664.

557.5

Wilton J. Graves Twin Bridge

Fixed 65'





Georgia

ICW Mile

Name

Type

Height

Notes

579.9

Causton Bluff/Sam Varnedoe Bridge 

Twin Bascule Closed 21' Contact: 
VHF 09 
912-897-2511 
Schedule: 
Mon.-Fri., from 6:30 to 9 a.m. and from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., will open only at 7 a.m., 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. All other times, will open on request.

582.4

State of Georgia Memorial Bridge (Thunderbolt)

Fixed 65'

592.5

Skidaway Narrows/Diamond Causeway Bridge

Fixed 65' Comments:
Old bascule bridge has been removed.

674.2

F.J. Torras Causeway/Lanier Bridge 

Fixed 65'

684.3

Jekyll Creek Bridge

Fixed 65' Comments: 
Normal tide runs 7.5' here, so if you have a tall mast, watch the clearance during especially high water.







Florida

ICW Mile

Name

Type

Height

Notes

720.7

Kingsley Creek Twin Bridges

Fixed Closed 65' Comments:
Height will be less than 65' when tide exceeds its normal high of 6.2'.

720.7

Kinglsey Creek RR Bridge

Swing Closed 5' Schedule: 
Open unless a train is coming
Comments: 
Watch for strong current through these bridges.

739.2

Sisters Creek Bridge

Bascule Closed 24' Contact: 
VHF 09 
800-865-5794 
Schedule: 
Opens on demand. 
Comments: 
Watch for cross currents. A new high-rise bridge is under construction.

742.1

Wonderland Expressway Bridge

Fixed Closed 65'

744.7

Atlantic Boulevard/San Pablo Bridge

Fixed Closed 65'

747.5

B.B. McCormick Bridge

Fixed 65'

749.5

J. Turner Butler Bridge/Pablo Creek

Fixed 65'

758.8

Palm Valley Bridge

Fixed 65'

775.8

Vilano Beach/Usina Bridge

Fixed 65'

777.9

Bridge of Lions

Bascule Closed 23' Contact: 
VHF 09 
800-865-5794 Schedule: 
7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on request (you must ask) on hour and half-hour, except Monday-Friday, no openings at 8 a.m., noon and 5 p.m.; Other times on request. 
Comments: 
Watch the tide board; the closed height may be up to 4 feet lower than 23'.

780.3

SR 312/Mickler O'Connel Bridge

Fixed 65'

788.9

Crescent Beach Bridge

Bascule Closed 25' Contact:
VHF 09
800-865-5794
Schedule:
Opens on demand.

803

Hammock Dunes Bridge/Palm Coast Parkway

Fixed 65'

810.6

Flagler Beach Bridge

Fixed 65'

816

Bulow/L.B. Knox Memorial Bridge

Bascule Closed 15' Contact:
VHF 09
386-441-0777
Schedule: Opens on demand.

824.9

W. Granada Boulevard/Ormond Beach Bridge

Fixed 65'

829.1

Seabreeze/Oakridge Bridge

Fixed 65'

829.7

Daytona Beach Main Street Bridge

Bascule Closed 22' Contact:
VHF 09
386-239-6477
Schedule:
Opens on demand.

830.1

International

Speedway Boulevard/

Carlton Black Bridge

Fixed 65' Comment: Although tide board reads 63', bridge is 67' in middle, according to Coast Guard.

830.6

Memorial Bridge/Orange Avenue

Bascule Closed 21' Contact:
VHF 09
386-239-6540
Schedule:
Opens on demand, except Monday-Friday, 7:45 to 8:45 a.m., when it will open only at 8:15, and 4:45-5:45 p.m., when it will open only at 5:15.

835.5

Port Orange/Dunlawton Avenue Bridge

Fixed 65'

845

George Musson Memorial Bridge

Bascule 
Closed 23' Contact:
VHF 09
386-424-2024
Schedule: From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., opens on the hour, 20 minutes past and 40 minutes past. At other times, opens on request.
Comments:
You must alert the bridgetender ahead of time that you want to pass through.

829.7

Harris Saxon Bridge

Fixed 65'

869.2

Allenhurst/Haulover Canal Bridge

Bascule Closed 27'  Contact:
VHF 09
321-867-4859
Schedule:Opens on demand.

876.6

Jay Jay/NASA RR Bridge

Bascule Closed 7' Contact:
The bridge is unattended.
Schedule:
Open except for passage of trains. Bridge will close 8 minutes after red lights begin flashing and open about 5 minutes after train passes.

878.9

Max Brewer Bridge

Fixed 65'

885

Addison Point/NASA Causeway Bridge

Bascule Closed 27' Schedule:
Opens on request, except Monday-Friday, from 6:30 to 8 a.m. and 3:30 to 5 p.m., when it will not open, holidays excluded.

894

Bennett Causeway/City Point Bridge

Fixed 65'

897.4

Merritt Island/Cocoa Twin Bridges

Fixed 65'

909

Pineda Causeway/Palm Shores Bridge

Fixed 65'

914.4

Eau Gallie Causeway Bridge

Fixed 65'

918.2

Melbourne Beach Bridge

Fixed 65'

943.3

Wabasso Causeway Bridge

Fixed 65' Strong north wind will keep tide up, so watch tide board.

951.9

Merrill Barber/Vero Beach Bridge

Fixed 65'

953.2

17th Street/Alma Lee Loy Bridge

Fixed 65'

964.8

North Fort Pierce Bridge

Bascule Closed 23' VHF 09; 772-468-3993; Opens on request.

965.8

South Fort Pierce/Cobb Bridge

Fixed 65'

981.4

Jensen Beach Bridge

Fixed 65'

984.9

Ernest Lyons Bridge

Fixed 65'

995.9

Hobe Sound Bridge

Bascule Closed 21' Contact:
VHF 09
772-546-5234
Schedule:
Opens on request.
Comments:
Tide board says to add 4' at center. (North board was missing January 2015)

1004.1

707 Bridge

Bascule Closed 25' Contact:
VHF 09
561-746-4261; Schedule:
Opens on request.
Comments: This tide board, too, says add 4' at center.

1004.8

Jupiter Federal Bridge

Bascule Closed 26' Contact:
VHF 09
561-746-4907
Schedule: Opens on request.
Comments: Tide board says add 4' at center.

1006.2

Indiantown Rd Bridge

Bascule Closed 35' Contat:
VHF 09
561-746-7114
Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.
Comments: Active Captain notes that a boat needs to do 6 knots to make the opening of the Donald Ross Bridge.

1009.3

Donald Ross Bridge

Bascule Closed 35' Contact:
VHF 09
561-626-3030
Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.

1012.6

PGA Boulevard Bridge

Bascule Closed 24' Contact:
VHF 09
561-624-3684
Schedule: Opens on the hour and half-hour.

1013.7

Parker Bridge

Bascule Closed 25' Contact:
VHF 09
561-624-4175
Schedule:
Opens on the quarter hourand three-quarter hour.

1017.2

Blue Heron Bridge

Fixed Closed 65'

1021.8

Flagler Memorial Bridge

Bascule Closed 17' Contact:
VHF 09
561-833-7339
Schedule:
Please note that due to construction, Flagler was opening only at quarter past the hour until further notice. Otherwise, opens at quarter past the hour, except at 8:15 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. weekdays.

1022.6

Royal Park Bridge

Bascule Closed 22' Contact:
VHF 09
561-655-5617
Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.

1024.7

Southern Boulevard Bridge

Bascule Closed 14' Contact:
VHF 09
561-833-8852
Schedule:
Opens on the quarter hourand three-quarter hour.

1028.8

Lake Worth Avenue Bridge

Bascule Closed 35' Contact:
VHF 09
561-540-2516
Schedule:
Opens on demand (as of May 1, 2015).; This schedule is subject to change. 

1031

Lantana Bridge/Ocean Avenue

Bascule Closed 20' Contact:
VHF 09
561-233-3977
Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.

1035

Ocean Avenue Bridge (Boynton Beach)

Bascule Closed 21' Contact:
VHF 09
561-733-0214; Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.

1035.8

15th Avenue Bridge

Bascule Closed 21' Contact:
VHF 09
561-732-6461
Schedule:
Opens on request.

1038.7

George Bush Boulevard Bridge

Bascule Closed 9' Contact:
VHF 09
561-276-5948
Schedule:
Opens on request.

1039.6

Atlantic Avenue Bridge 

Bascule Closed 12' Contact:
VHF 09
561-276-5435
Schedule:
Opens on the quarter hourand three-quarter hour.

1041.1

Linton Boulevard Bridge

Bascule Closed 30' Contact:
VHF 09
561-278-1980
Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.

1044.9

Spanish River Boulevard Bridge

Bascule Closed 25' Contact:
VHF 09
Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.

1047.5

Palmetto Park Bridge

Bascule Closed 15' Contact:
VHF 09
561-392-5903
Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.

1048.2

Camino Real Bridge

Bascule Closed 9' Contact:
VHF 09
561-395-7132
Schedule:
Opens on the hour, 20 minutes past the hour and 40 minutes past the hour.

1050

Hillsboro Boulevard Bridge

Bascule Closed 16' Contact:
VFH 09
954-428-1090
Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.

1055

NE 14th Street Bridge

Bascule Closed 12' Contact:
VHF 09
954-942-6909
Schedule:
Opens on the quarter hourand three-quarter hour.

1056

Atlantic Boulevard Bridge

Bascule Closed 15' Contact:
VHF 09
954-941-7119
Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.

1059

Commercial Boulevard Bridge

Bascule Closed 15' Contact:
VHF 09
954-772-3987
Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.

1060.5

Oakland Park Bridge

Bascule Closed 22' Contact:
VHF 09
954-566-3711
Schedule:
Opens on the quarter hourand three-quarter hour.

1062.6

Sunrise Blvd Bridge

Bascule Closed 25' Contact:
VHF 09
954-564-6986
Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.; On the first weekend in May, the bridge is closed from 4 to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:45 to 10:45 p.m.

1064

E Las Olas Boulevard Bridge

Bascule Closed 24' Contact:
VHF 09
954-463-0842
Schedule:
Opens on the quarter-hour and three-quarter hour.; Comments:
On the first weekend in May, the bridge is closed 4 to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:45 to 10:45 p.m.

1065.9

17th Street/Brooks Memorial Bridge

Bascule Closed 55' Contact:
VHF 09
954-524-7783
Schedule:
Opens on request on the hour and half-hour.

1069.4

Dania Beach Boulevard Bridge

Bascule Closed 22' Contact:
VHF 09
954-922-7833
Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.

1070.5

Sheridan Street Bridge

Bascule Closed 22' Contact:
VHF 09
954-923-2597
Schedule:
Opens on the quarter-hour and three-quarter hour.

1072.2

Hollywood Beach Boulevard Bridge

Bascule Closed 25' Contact:
VHF 09
954-922-3366
Schedule:
Opens on the hour and half-hour.

1074

Hallandale Beach Boulevard Bridge

Bascule Closed 22' Contact:
VHF 09
954-456-6630
Schedule:
Opens on the quarter-hour and three-quarter hour from 7:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.

1076.3

William Lehman/Golden Beach Bridge

Fixed 65'

1078

Sunny Isles Causeway Bridge

Bascule Closed 30' Contact:
VHF 09
305-673-7625
Schedule:
Weekdays, opens on the quarter-hour and three-quarter hour, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on weekends and federal holidays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Other hours, opens on request.

1081.4

Broad Causeway Bridge

Bascule Closed 16' Contact:
VHF 09
305-866-4633
Schedule:
Opens on the quarter-hour and three-quarter hour from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Otherwise on request.

1084.6

W 79th Street/John F. Kennedy Causeway Bridge

Bascule Closed 25' Contact:
VHF 09
305-758-1834
Schedule:
Opens on request.

1087.1

Julia Tuttle Causeway Bridge

Fixed Closed 55' Comments:
Note that this is the lowest fixed bridge on the ICW, 10' below the standard height of 65'.

1088.6

Venetian West Bridge

Bascule Closed 12' Schedule:
Weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., from November 1 to April 30, opens on request on the hour and half-hour. Other times, opens on request.

1088.8

MacArthur Causeway Bridge

Fixed 65'

1089.3

Dodge Island

Causeway Bridge

Fixed 65'

1072.2

Dodge Island RR Bridge

Bascule Closed 22' Schedule:
Usually open except for passage of trains.

1091.6

William Powell/Rickenbacker Bridge

Fixed 78' Comments:
This is the final bridge on the official Atlantic ICW.

1197

Seven Mile Bridge at Moser Channel

Fixed 63' Comments:This is the main passage between the inside route and Hawk Channel in the Keys. It is also the main route from Hawk Channel to the Gulf Coast.

 
 


Florida: Okeechobee Waterway

OWW Mile

Name

Type

Height

Notes

3.4

Evans Crary Bridge

Fixed 65'

7.3

New Roosevelt Bridge

Fixed 65'

7.4

Florida East Coast RR Bridge

Bascule Closed 7' Schedule: 
Open except for trains. Signal will change from green to red and horn will sound four blasts, pause, then repeat. Eight minutes later, bridge will lower.

7.4

Old Roosevelt Bridge

Bascule Closed 14' Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., opens on the hour and half hour, except from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m., when it opens at 8:15 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. Other times on demand. On weekends and holidays, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., opens on the hour and 20 and 40 minutes after. Bridge won't open on schedule when train is passing, but will open directly afterward.
Contact:
 VHF 09  
772-692-0321

9.5

Palm City

Fixed 54'

10.2

Indian Street Bridge

Fixed 55'

14

I 95 Twin Bridges

Fixed 56'

14.5

Florida Tpke Bridges

Fixed 55'

15.1

St. Lucie Lock



Schedule:
On request from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. During periods of low water, however, openings may be restricted only a few times a day Contact: 
VHF 13 
772-287-2665

17.1

S.R. 76A Bridge

Bascule Closed 23' Contact:  
VHF 09  
800-865-5794 Schedule:  
7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on request (you must ask) on hour and half-hour, except Monday-Friday, no openings at 8 a.m., noon and 5 p.m.; Other times on request.  
Comments:  
Watch the tide board; the closed height may be up to 4 feet lower than 23'.

28.1

Indiantown/S.R. 710 Bridge

Fixed 55'

28.2

Indiantown RR Bridge

Swing Closed 7' Contact: 
VHF 09 
800-865-5794 
Schedule: 
Opens on demand.

38

Port Mayaca RR Lift Bridge

Lift Closed 49'

38.8

Highway 98 Bridge

Fixed 55'

38.9

Port Mayaca Lock



Schedule: 
On request from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. During high water this lock often remains open; during low water the openings may be reduced. 
Contact:
 VHF 13  
561-924-2858 
Comments: 
Check the Lake Okeechobee water levels at w3.saj.usace.army.mil/h2o/currentLL.shtml.

78

Moore Haven Lock



Schedule: 
Opens on request 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Contact: 
VHF 13 
896-946-0414 
Comments: 
High winds can make locking difficult since there is no protection, especially for westbound boats. Tie up on the downwind wall, if possible.

78.3

Seaboard RR Bridge

Swing Closed 5' Schedule:
Open except for passage of trains, except from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., when it doesn't have to open for boats. If closed, opens (by hand) on signal. 
Contact: 
VHF 09

78.4

U.S. 27/ Moore Haven Twin Bridges

Fixed 55'

93.5

Ortona Lock



Schedule: Opens on request, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact: VHF 13 863-675-0616 Comments: Watch for bad turbulence in the lock.

103

LaBelle Highway Bridge

Bascule 28' Closed Height: 
28' Schedule: Opens on request, except Monday-Friday from 7 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m., when it need not open. From 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. requires 3 hours notice. 
Contact:
VHF 09 
866-335-9696

108.2

Fort Denaud/S.R. 78AW

Swing 9' Schedule: 
On request from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Later openings require 3 hour notice. 
Contact: 
VHF 09
863-675-2055
Comments:
Bridgetender must walk out to controls located at bridge's pivot point.

116

Alva/Broadway Bridge

Bascule 
Closed 23' Schedule:
Opens on request from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Later openings require 3 hour notice.
Contact:
VHF 09 

121.4

W.P. Franklin Lock



Schedule:
On request from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fewer openings (usually ever 2 hours) during low water.
Contact:
VHF 13 
239-694-5451

126.3

Wilson Pigott Bridge

Bascule Closed 27' Schedule:
On request from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Otherwise 3 hours notice required. 
Contact: 
VHF 09
239-656-7800

128.9

I-75 Twin Bridges

Fixed 55'

129.9

SCL RR Bridge

Lift Closed 5' Schedule:
Open except for trains.

134.6

Edison Bridges

Fixed 55'

135

Caloosahatchee Bridge

Fixed 55'

138.6

Veterans Memorial/Mid-point Bridge

Fixed 55'

142

Cape Coral Bridge

Fixed 53'






Florida: Eastern Gulf



GICW

Mile

Name

Type

Height

Notes

34.3

Boca Grande Causeway Bridge

Swing 22' Schedule:
Weekdays, hour and half-hour, 7 a.m. -6 p.m.; weekends opens every 15 minutes. Contact:
VHF 9
941-697-2271
Comments:
Construction equipment may still be in place.

43.5

Tom Adams Key Bridge

Bascule 24' Schedule: 
On request 
Contact:
VHF 9

50

Mansota Bridge

Bascule Closed 23' Schedule: 
On request
 Contact: 
VHF 9

55

Circus Bridge

Bascule Closed 25' Contact: VHF 9
Comments:
Watch tide board for actual closed clearance.

56.6

Venice Avenue Bridge

Bascule Closed
30'
Schedule: 
Weekdays at 10, 30 and 50 minutes after the hour; no openings 4:35-5:35 p.m. Contact: 
VHF 9

56.9

Hatchett Creek Bridge

Bascule Closed
30'
Schedule: 
Weekdays, 7 a.m.-4:20 p.m., opens on hour then every 20 minutes; no openings 4:25-5:25 p.m. Weekends, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., opens on hour and every 15 minutes. Contact: VHF 9

59.3

Albee Road Bridge

Basculew Closed 12' Schedule: 
On request
Contact:
VHF9

63

Blackburn Point Bridge

Swing Closed 9' Schedule: On demand
Contact: VHF9

68.6

Stickney Point Bridge

Bascule Closed 18' Schedule:
Weekdays on hour then every 20 minutes. Weekdays on request. 
Contact: 
VHF 9 
Comments: 
3' more at center

71.6

Siesta Key Bridge

Bascule Closed 22' Schedule:
Openings 7 a.m.-6 p.m., on the hour then every 20 minutes 
Contact:
VHF 9 
Comments:
4' more at center.

73.6

Ringling Causeway Bridge

Fixed 65'

87.4

Cortez Bridge

Bascule Closed 22' Schedule:
Jan. 15-May 15, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., on the hour and half-hour. May 16-Jan. 14, 6 a.m.-7 p.m., on the hour then every 20 minutes. Contact: 
VHF 9

89.2

Anna Maria 

Island Bridge

Bascule Closed 23' Schedule:
Jan. 15-May 15, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., on the hour and half-hour. May 16-Jan. 14, 6 a.m.-7 p.m., on the hour then every 20 minutes. Contact: VHF 9

99

Sunshine 

Skyway Bridge

Fixed 175'

110.5

Dick Misener 

(Maximo Pt) Bridge

Fixed 65'

113

Pinellas Bayway Southern E Span

Bascule Closed 25' Schedule:
Weekdays opens on hour and half-hour except 2-6 p.m. Friday. Weekends on hour and half-hour. Otherwise on demand.
Contact:
VHF 9

114

Pinellas Bayway Northern C Span

Fixed 64'

117.7

Corey Causeway Bridge

Bascule Closed 23' Schedule:
Weekdays 8 a.m.-7 p.m., and weekends 10 a.m.-7 p.m., opens on hour then every 20 minutes.
Contact:
VHF 9

119

Treasure Island Bridge

Bascule Closed 23' Schedule:
Weekdays 7 a.m.-7 p.m., opens on the hour then every 20 minutes. Weekends on the hour then every 15 minutes. 
Contact:
VHF 9 

122.8

Welch Causeway Bridge

Bascule 25' Schedule:
On request
Contact:
VHF 9

126

Park Avenue Bridge

Bascule 20' Schedule: 
On request 

129.3

Indian Rocks Beach

Bascule 
Closed 25' Schedule:
On Request
Contact:
VHF 09 

131.8

Bellair Beach Causeway Bridge

Fixed 74'

136

Clearwater Causeway Bridge

Fixed 74'

141.9

Honeymoon Island Bridge

Bascule 24' Contact:
VHF 9
727-738-2939