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The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has 18 drawbridges throughout the state. NJDOT employees operate these drawbridges and also inspect them three times a year. Each bridge opens on an individual schedule to accommodate both land and water transportation. Bridges are subject to various use regulations. If you have any questions, please call Drawbridge Operations at 732.528.9494.

Bridge
Name
Location Span Type Operating
Regulation
Shift Schedule
I-280 Stickel Newark
Lift
24-hour notice

Call 609.588.6211
Unmanned
Route 1&9 Hackensack River Jersey City
Lift
On demand at all times

Call 973.589.5143
24-hours
Route 1&9 Passaic River Newark
Lift
4-hour notice

Call 609.588.6211
Unmanned
Route 7 Hackensack River Jersey City
Lift
On demand at all times

Call 201.795.0631
24-hours
Route 7
Passaic River
Belleville
4-hour notice

Call 201.795.0631
or 609.588.6211
Unmanned
Route 13 Lovelandtown Point Pleasant
Lift
On demand at all times 24-hours
Route 30
Beach Thorofare
Atlantic City
Bascule
4/1 to 10/31
On the hour from 7am-11pm
4-hour notice all other times

7/4 (Rain date 7/5)
9:40 pm-11:15 need not open due to fireworks show

11/1 to 3/31
4-hour notice at all times

Call 609.441.3174
or 609.522.4021
16-hours
Route 35 Cheesequake Creek Morgan
Bascule
4/1 to 11/30
On the hour from 7am-8pm
On demand all other times
2-hour notice from 11pm-7am

12/1 to 3/31
2-hour notice at all times

Call 732.721.0938
or 732.681.0637
16-hours
Route 35 Manasquan River Brielle
Double Bascule
5/15 to 9/30
1/4 hour before and 1/4 hour after the hour -
Saturday, Sunday and federal holidays from 8am-10pm
Monday through Thursday from 4pm-7pm
Friday from 12pm-7pm

Year round
4-hour notice from 11pm-8am

On demand all other times

Call 732.899.2992
or 732.899.9341
16-hours
Route 37 Barnegat Bay Island Heights
Double Bascule
Memorial Day to Labor Day
On the hour and 1/2 hour from 8am-8pm

On demand all other times

12/1 to 3/31
4-hour notice at all times

Year round
4-hour notice from 11pm-8am

Call 732.899.9341
or 732.929.1606
16-hours
Route 40
Inside Thorofare
Atlantic City
Double Bascule
6/1 to 9/30
On the hour and 1/2 hour 9am-4pm and 6pm-9pm,
need not open from 4pm-6pm

On demand all other times

7/4 (Rain date 7/5)
9:40 pm-11:15 need not open due to fireworks show

Special Event -
Atlantic City Airshow

Every 2 hours on the hour 10am-4pm, need not open 4pm-8pm

Year round
4-hour notice from 11pm-7am

11/1 to 3/31
4-hour notice from 3pm-11pm

Call 609.441.4193
or 609.522.4021
16-hours
Route 44
Mantua Creek
Paulsboro
Lift
3/1 to 11/30
On demand from 7am-11pm
4-hour notice from 11pm-7am

12/1 to 2/28
4-hour notice at all times

Call 856.423.0466
or 609.588.6213
16-hours
Route 46 Hackensack River Little Ferry
Double Bascule
24-hour notice

Call 609.588.6211
Unmanned
Route 47
George Redding
Wildwood
Bascule
On demand at all times

Call 609.522.4021
24-hours
Route 50 Tuckahoe Upper Township
Bascule
24-hour notice

Call 609.588.6213
Unmanned
Route 71
Shark River
Belmar
Double Bascule
5/15 to 9/30
On the hour and 1/2 hour from 4pm-7pm on Monday through Friday and 9am-9pm on Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

On demand all other times
24-hours
Route 88 Veteransí Memorial Point Pleasant
Lift
On demand at all times

Call 732.899.9341
24-hours
Route 130 Raccoon Creek Bridgeport
Lift
3/1 to 11/30
On demand from 7am-11pm
4-hour notice from 11pm-7am

12/1 to 2/28
4-hour notice at all times

Call 856.467.1157
or 609.588.6213
16-hours
 
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  Last Updated:  December 12, 2014