The Henry Ford Avenue Vertical Lift Bridge shuttles traffic across the Cerritos Channel from Terminal Island in the heart of the Port of Los Angeles onto the mainland of Los Angeles near consolidated Slip.
Use NOAA Chart 18749.
Characteristics: The bridge has a closed vertical clearance of six feet, with 180 feet of horizontal clearance in the center span. When the span is lifted, the vertical clearance grows to 165 feet. A second bridge right next to this one, The Heim RR Lift Bridge opens in conjunction.
The bridge opens on demand and the bridge tender can be hailed on VHF Channel 09.