The Dania Beach Bascule Bridge is approximately two statute miles south of Port Everglades on Whiskey Creek at Intracoastal Waterway Mile Marker 1069.4. The bridge opens on demand and has a 22-foot closed vertical clearance with 91 feet of horizontal space at the center span.
Aside from occasional heavy traffic on weekends; there are no major difficulties to transiting the bridge. 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.)