|Closed vertical clearance
The Middle River Railroad Bascule Bridge carries rail traffic to and from Stockton across the Middle River at its junction with the Orwood levee.
Use NOAA Chart 18661.
Characteristics: The bridge has a closed vertical clearance of 11 feet with 79 feet of vertical clearance at the center span when open. Located in a particularly trick stretch of water (currents influenced by Old River, Middle River and Woodward Canal), a careful watch on your speed and drift are warranted here during periods of high water.
This bridge operate son a restricted opening schedule. Call t he District 11 USCG offices for more details: 510-437-3073.