Manatee River Railroad Bascule Bridge

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Bradenton, Florida United States
27° 30' 10.08'', -82° 34' 10.93''
Manatee River
Manatee River Railroad Bascule
Manatee River Railroad Bascule
Manatee River Railroad Bascule
Humid and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
90℉SSW at 8 knots
Low02:02AM-0.212ft
High06:10PM2.063ft
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Details


Bridge typeBascule
Closed vertical clearance5'
Vhf9
ScheduleOpen except for the passage of trains. Trains usually pass between 11 AM-1 PM.

About


Navigating the Bridge:

Use NOAA Chart 11425.

The bridge has a closed vertical clearance of five feet with 75 feet of horizontal clearance in the center span.

Bridge Schedule:

This bridge is automated, and remains in the open position, unless rail traffic is approaching, when the bridge will close automatically.

Depending on schedule, the bridge can be opened by horn signal (one long, one short) or by hailing the bridge tender on VHF Channel 09. (All bridges in the state of Florida must be hailed on VHF Channel 09.)

Local Notices to Mariners:

Local Notices to Mariners are available online from the U.S. Coast Guard.


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