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The NASA Parkway West Causeway Bascule Bridge is located exactly at ICW Mile Marker 885.0, and carries state Route 405 to and from the JFK Space Center across the Indian River near Addison Point.
Use NOAA Chart 11485.
Depths in and out of the channel range from six to eight feet, and the channel is marked with a series of daybeacons and lighted marks, making passage easy.
The bridge operates on a restricted opening schedule. Monday through Friday, year-round, the bridge does not open from 6:30 to 8 a.m. and from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.The bridge opens on demand at all other times.
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 are available online from the U.S. Coast Guard.