Federal Navigable Waterways—Miami River: Bridge Operations
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), or the codification of the general and permanent rules and regulations
/administrative law, established by the executive department and agencies of the federal government: Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waterways.
33 CFR 117
§117.305 Miami River.
General. Public vessels of the United States, tugs, tugs with tows, and vessels in a situation where a delay would endanger life or property shall, upon proper signal, be passed through the draw of each bridge listed in this section at any time.
The draws of the S.W. First Street Bridge, mile 0.9, up to and including the N.W. 27th Avenue Bridge, mile 3.7 at Miami, shall open on signal; except that, from 7:35 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. to 5:59 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays, the draws need not open for the passage of vessels.
The draws of the Miami Avenue Bridge, mile 0.3, and the S.W. Second Avenue Bridge, mile 0.5, at Miami, shall open on signal; except that, from 7:35 a.m. to 8:59 a.m., 12:05 p.m. to 12:59 p.m. and 4:35 p.m. to 5:59 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays, the draws need not open for the passage of vessels.
The draw of the Brickell Avenue Bridge, mile 0.1, at Miami, shall open on signal; except that, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday except Federal holidays, the draw need open only on the hour and half-hour. From 7:35 a.m. to 8:59 a.m., 12:05 p.m. to 12:59 p.m. and 4:35 p.m. to 5:59 p.m., Monday through Friday except Federal holidays, the draw need not open for the passage of vessels.
For your reference, the contact numbers for Miami River bridges are listed below:
Brickell Avenue: 305-358-7014
Miami Avenue: 305-374-3829
SW 2nd Avenue: 305-371-6652
SW First Street: 305-371-6652
Flagler Street: 305-373-9201
5th Street: 305-377-4701
12th Avenue: 305-325-1167
17th Avenue: 305-547-5057
22nd Avenue: 305-547-5058
27th Avenue: 305-636-1799
Seventh United States Coast Guard District Bridge Branch Operations Section 305-415-6744
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