Broward County Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division maintains three drawbridges spanning the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Our Bridge Tenders work 24/7 to serve the commercial and recreational marine community. Additionally, we maintain 80 fixed bridges located throughout the County.

The three Broward County bridges open on demand exceptbetween the hours of 7:30 to 9a.m. and 4:30 to 6p.m. on non-holiday weekdays when they are locked down to accommodate rush-hour vehicular traffic. Only law enforcement vessels, tugs with tows and vessels in distress can cause the bridge to open during those times.

County Drawbridges:

Southeast ThirdAvenue Bridge

SE 3 Ave Bridge
  • Address: 457 S.E.Third Ave.
  • Overall Length:366 feet
  • Horizontal Navigational Clearance:60 feet
  • Minimum Vertical Navigational Clearance:18.6 feet, closed at Mean High Water, Unlimited (Open)
  • Year Completed: 1960
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Andrews Avenue Bridge

Andrews Avenue Bridge
  • Address:400 S. Andrews Ave.
  • Overall Length:621 feet
  • Horizontal Navigational Clearance: 60 feet
  • Minimum Vertical NavigationalClearance: 18.25 feet, closed at Mean High Water, Unlimited (Open) Year Completed: 1981
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SW 4/7 Avenue (Marshal Point) Bridge

Marshall Bridge
  • Address: 450 S. Avenue of the Arts
  • Overall Length:366 feet
  • Horizontal Navigational Clearance: 60 Feet
  • Minimum Vertical Navigational Clearance: 18.6 feet, closed at Mean High Water, Unlimited (Open)
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Fixed Bridges:

Broward County Highway and Bridge Maintenance also maintains 89 fixed bridges throughout the County. Find out more about what we do to keep our fixed bridges safe. More...

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