SW 1st Street Bridge

Write a Review
Fort Lauderdale, Florida United States
25° 46' 23.14'', -80° 12' 1.94''
SW 1st Street Bridge
Humid and partly cloudy throughout the day.
83℉SE at 7 knots
You might also consider...

The only public marina on the island of Palm Beach, the Town Marina has been ... Read More

Resorts World Marina is located directly in front of the Hilton at Resorts Wo... Read More

2 Reviews
Full-Service Marina, A 34-slip marina accommodates motor & sailing vessels up... Read More


Closed vertical clearance12



The Southwest First Street Bascule Bridge crosses the Miami River just west of the fixed Interstate 95 bridges, and just before the West Flagler Bascule Bridge. The bridge has a closed vertical clearance of 12 feet*, and 75 feet of horizontal clearance at the center span. The bridge operates on a restricted opening schedule. Monday through Friday, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and from 4:30 to 6 p.m., the bridge does not open to waiting vessels. The bridge opens on demand at all other times.

*Note: NOAA charts indicate a vertical clearance of 18' for this bridge, however, local boaters report 11'.

Navigating the Bridge:

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.

No reviews yet! Be the first to write a review of SW 1st Street Bridge.