The Middle River Railroad Bascule Bridge carries rail traffic to and from Stockton across the Middle River at its junction with the Orwood levee.
Use NOAA Chart 18661.
Characteristics: The bridge has a closed vertical clearance of 11 feet with 79 feet of vertical clearance at the center span when open. Located in a particularly trick stretch of water (currents influenced by Old River, Middle River and Woodward Canal), a careful watch on your speed and drift are warranted here during periods of high water.
This bridge operate son a restricted opening schedule. Call t he District 11 USCG offices for more details: 510-437-3073.