From May through October, the bridge opening schedule is as follows:
- 6AM – 8 AM : On the hour and half-hour
- 8 AM – 8 PM : On the hour
- 8 PM – 9 PM : On the hour and half-hour
Requesting Openings (May – October)
To request a bridge opening, hail the bridge tender on VHF Channel 13.
You can also request an opening by calling (508) 910-7107.
If you have no communication equipment at your disposal, you should approach the bridge a few minutes prior to a scheduled opening and sound 1 Prolonged Blast followed by 1 Short Blast with your horn in the vicinity of the bridge.
Requesting Openings (November – April)
To request an opening from November through April, contact the DPW by calling 508-999-0740.
For more information about bridge signals, please see Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Section 117.15.
For specific information about the Apponagansett River, please see Title 33 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Section 117.587 Apponagansett River.