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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter JPart 117


TITLE 33—Navigation and Navigable Waters

CHAPTER I—COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

SUBCHAPTER J—BRIDGES

PART 117—DRAWBRIDGE OPERATION REGULATIONS

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Subpart A—GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

§117.1
Purpose.
§117.4
Definitions.
§117.5
When the drawbridge must open.
§117.7
General requirements of drawbridge owners.
§117.8
Permanent changes to drawbridge operation.
§117.9
Delaying opening of a draw.
§117.11
Unnecessary opening of the draw.
§117.15
Signals.
§117.17
Signalling for contiguous drawbridges.
§117.19
Signalling when two or more vessels are approaching a drawbridge.
§117.21
Signalling for an opened drawbridge.
§117.23
Installation of radiotelephones.
§117.24
Radiotelephone installation identification.
§117.31
Drawbridge operations for emergency vehicles and emergency vessels.
§117.33
Closure of draw for natural disasters or civil disorders.
§117.35
Temporary change to a drawbridge operating schedule.
§117.36
Closure of drawbridge for emergency repair.
§117.39
Authorized closure of drawbridge due to infrequent requests for openings.
§117.40
Advance notice for drawbridge opening.
§117.41
Maintaining drawbridges in the fully open position.
§117.42
Remotely operated and automated drawbridges.
§117.47
Clearance gauges.
§117.49
Process of violations.
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Subpart B—SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

§117.51
General.
§117.55
Posting of requirements.
§117.59
Special requirements due to hazards.

Alabama

§117.101
Alabama River.
§117.103
Bayou La Batre.
§117.105
Bayou Sara.
§117.106
Black Warrior River.
§117.107
Chattahoochee River.
§117.109
Coosa River.
§117.113
Tensaw River.
§117.115
Three Mile Creek.
§117.118
Tombigbee River.

Arkansas

§117.121
Arkansas River.
§117.123
Arkansas Waterway.
§117.125
Black River.
§117.129
Little Red River.
§117.131
Little River.
§117.133
Ouachita River.
§117.135
Red River.
§117.137
St. Francis River.
§117.139
White River.

California

§117.140
General.
§117.141
American River.
§117.143
Bishop Cut.
§117.147
Cerritos Channel.
§117.149
China Basin, Mission Creek.
§117.150
Connection Slough.
§117.151
Cordelia Slough (a tributary of Suisun Bay).
§117.153
Corte Madera Creek.
§117.155
Eureka Slough.
§117.157
Georgiana Slough.
§117.159
Grant Line Canal.
§117.161
Honker Cut.
§117.163
Islais Creek (Channel).
§117.165
Lindsey Slough.
§117.167
Little Potato Slough.
§117.169
Mare Island Strait and the Napa River.
§117.171
Middle River.
§117.173
Miner Slough.
§117.175
Mokelumne River.
§117.177
Mud Slough.
§117.179
Newark Slough.
§117.181
Oakland Inner Harbor Tidal Canal.
§117.183
Old River.
§117.185
Pacheco Creek.
§117.187
Petaluma River.
§117.189
Sacramento River.
§117.191
San Joaquin River.
§117.193
San Leandro Bay.
§117.195
Snodgrass Slough.
§117.197
Sonoma Creek.
§117.199
Steamboat Slough.
§117.201
Sutter Slough.

Connecticut

§117.202
Cold Spring Brook.
§117.205
Connecticut River.
§117.207
Housatonic River.
§117.209
Mianus River.
§117.211
Mystic River.
§117.213
New Haven Harbor, Quinnipiac and Mill Rivers.
§117.215
Niantic River.
§117.217
Norwalk River.
§117.219
Pequonnock River.
§117.221
Saugatuck River.
§117.223
Shaw Cove.
§117.224
Thames River.
§117.225
Yellow Mill Channel.

Delaware

§117.231
Brandywine Creek.
§117.233
Broad Creek.
§117.234
Cedar Creek.
§117.235
Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.
§117.237
Christina River.
§117.239
Lewes and Rehoboth Canal.
§117.241
Mispillion River.
§117.243
Nanticoke River.
§117.245
Smyrna River.

District of Columbia

§117.253
Anacostia River.
§117.255
Potomac River.

Florida

§117.258
Apalachicola River.
§117.261
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway from St. Marys River to Key Largo.
§117.263
Banana River.
§117.267
Big Carlos Pass.
§117.268
Billy's Creek.
§117.269
Biscayne Bay.
§117.271
Blackwater River.
§117.273
Canaveral Barge Canal.
§117.279
Coffeepot Bayou.
§117.283
Dunns Creek.
§117.285
Grand Canal.
§117.287
Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.
§117.289
Hillsboro Inlet.
§117.291
Hillsborough River.
§117.293
Indian Creek.
§117.297
Little Manatee River.
§117.299
Loxahatchee River.
§117.300
Manatee River.
§117.301
Massalina Bayou.
§117.303
Matlacha Pass.
§117.304
Miami Beach Channel.
§117.305
Miami River.
§117.307
Miami River, North Fork.
§117.311
New Pass.
§117.313
New River.
§117.315
New River, South Fork.
§117.317
Okeechobee Waterway.
§117.319
Oklawaha River.
§117.323
Outer Clam Bay.
§117.324
Rice Creek.
§117.325
St. Johns River.
§117.329
St. Marys River.
§117.331
Snake Creek.
§117.333
Suwannee River.
§117.335
Taylor Creek.
§117.337
Trout River.
§117.341
Whitcomb Bayou.

Georgia

§117.351
Altamaha River.
§117.353
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Savannah River to St. Marys River.
§117.359
Chattahoochee River.
§117.361
Flint River.
§117.363
Ocmulgee River.
§117.365
Oconee River.
§117.367
Ogeechee River.
§117.369
Satilla River.
§117.371
Savannah River.
§117.373
St. Marys River.

Idaho

§117.381
Clearwater River.
§117.383
Pend Oreille River.
§117.385
Snake River.

Illinois

§117.389
Calumet River.
§117.391
Chicago River.
§117.393
Illinois Waterway.
§117.397
Wabash River.

Indiana

§117.401
Trail Creek.
§117.403
Wabash River.

Iowa

§117.407
Missouri River.

Kansas

§117.411
Missouri River.

Kentucky

§117.415
Green River.
§117.417
Ohio River.

Louisiana

§117.422
Amite River.
§117.423
Atchafalaya River.
§117.424
Belle River.
§117.425
Black Bayou.
§117.429
Boeuf Bayou.
§117.433
Bonfouca Bayou.
§117.434
Caddo Lake.
§117.435
Carlin Bayou.
§117.436
Chef Menteur Pass.
§117.438
Colyell Bayou.
§117.439
Company Canal.
§117.440
Des Allemands Bayou.
§117.441
D'Inde Bayou.
§117.443
Du Large Bayou.
§117.444
Falgout Canal.
§117.445
Franklin Canal.
§117.447
Grand Cabahanosse Bayou.
§117.449
Grosse Tete Bayou.
§117.451
Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.
§117.453
Houma Canal.
§117.455
Houma Navigation Canal.
§117.457
Houston River.
§117.458
Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, New Orleans.
§117.459
Kelso Bayou.
§117.460
La Carpe Bayou.
§117.461
Lacassine Bayou.
§117.463
Lacombe Bayou.
§117.465
Lafourche Bayou.
§117.467
Lake Pontchartrain.
§117.469
Liberty Bayou.
§117.471
Little Black Bayou.
§117.473
Little River.
§117.475
Little (Petit) Caillou Bayou.
§117.477
Lower Atchafalaya River.
§117.478
Lower Grand River.
§117.479
Macon Bayou.
§117.480
Mermentau River.
§117.481
Milhomme Bayou.
§117.482
Nezpique Bayou.
§117.484
Pass Manchac.
§117.485
Patout Bayou.
§117.486
Pearl River.
§117.487
Pierre Pass.
§117.488
Plaquemine Bayou.
§117.489
Plaquemine Brule Bayou.
§117.491
Red River.
§117.493
Sabine River.
§117.494
Schooner Bayou Canal.
§117.495
Superior Oil Canal.
§117.497
Stumpy Bayou.
§117.499
Tante Phine Pass.
§117.500
Tchefuncta River.
§117.501
Teche Bayou.
§117.503
Tensas River.
§117.505
Terrebonne Bayou.
§117.507
Tigre Bayou.
§117.509
Vermilion River.
§117.511
West Pearl River.

Maine

§117.523
Back River.
§117.525
Kennebec River.
§117.531
Piscataqua River.
§117.533
Sheepscot River.
§117.537
Townsend Gut.

Maryland

§117.543
Bear Creek.
§117.547
Bush River.
§117.549
Cambridge Harbor.
§117.551
Chester River.
§117.553
Choptank River.
§117.555
College Creek.
§117.557
Curtis Creek.
§117.559
Isle of Wight (Sinepuxent) Bay.
§117.561
Kent Island Narrows.
§117.563
Marshyhope Creek.
§117.565
Miles River.
§117.566
Patapsco River—Middle Branch.
§117.567
Patuxent River.
§117.569
Pocomoke River.
§117.570
Sassafras River.
§117.571
Spa Creek.
§117.573
Stoney Creek.
§117.575
Susquehanna River.
§117.577
Weems Creek.
§117.579
Wicomico River (North Prong).

Massachusetts

§117.585
Acushnet River.
§117.586
Annisquam River and Blynman Canal.
§117.587
Apponagansett River.
§117.588
Bass River.
§117.589
Cape Cod Canal.
§117.591
Charles River and its tributaries.
§117.593
Chelsea River.
§117.595
Danvers River.
§117.597
Dorchester Bay.
§117.598
Eel Pond Channel.
§117.600
Lagoon Pond.
§117.603
Manchester Harbor.
§117.605
Merrimack River.
§117.607
Mitchell River.
§117.609
Mystic River.
§117.611
Neponset River.
§117.615
Plum Island River.
§117.618
Saugus River.
§117.619
Taunton River.
§117.620
Westport River—East Branch.
§117.621
West Bay.
§117.622
Weymouth Fore River.

Michigan

§117.624
Black River (South Haven).
§117.625
Black River (Port Huron).
§117.627
Cheboygan River.
§117.631
Detroit River (Trenton Channel).
§117.633
Grand River.
§117.635
Keweenaw Waterway.
§117.637
Manistee River.
§117.641
Pine River (Charlevoix).
§117.643
Pine River (St. Clair).
§117.645
River Rouge.
§117.647
Saginaw River.
§117.651
St. Joseph River.
§117.653
St. Mary's Falls Canal.
§117.655
Thunder Bay River.

Minnesota

§117.661
Duluth Ship Canal (Duluth-Superior Harbor).
§117.663
Minnesota River.
§117.664
Rainy River, Rainy Lake and their tributaries.
§117.665
Red River of the North.
§117.667
St. Croix River.
§117.669
St. Louis River (Duluth-Superior Harbor).
§117.671
Upper Mississippi River.

Mississippi

§117.675
Back Bay of Biloxi.
§117.677
Big Sunflower River.
§117.681
Old Fort Bayou.
§117.683
Pearl River.
§117.684
Bayou Portage.
§117.685
Tchoutacabouffa River.
§117.686
Yazoo River.

Missouri

§117.687
Missouri River.
§117.689
Osage River.

Nebraska

§117.691
Missouri River.

New Hampshire

§117.697
Hampton River.
§117.699
Little Harbor.
§117.700
Piscataqua River.

New Jersey

§117.701
Alloway Creek.
§117.702
Arthur Kill.
§117.703
Bass River.
§117.705
Beaver Dam Creek.
§117.709
Cheesequake Creek.
§117.711
Cohansey River.
§117.713
Cooper River.
§117.714
Corson Inlet.
§117.716
Delaware River.
§117.718
Elizabeth River.
§117.719
Glimmer Glass (Debbie's Creek).
§117.720
Great Channel.
§117.721
Grassy Sound Channel.
§117.722
Great Egg Harbor Bay.
§117.723
Hackensack River.
§117.725
Manantico Creek.
§117.729
Mantua Creek.
§117.730
Maurice River.
§117.731
Mullica River.
§117.732
Nacote Creek.
§117.733
New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway.
§117.734
Navesink River (Swimming River).
§117.735
Newark Bay.
§117.736
Oceanport Creek.
§117.737
Oldmans Creek.
§117.739
Passaic River.
§117.741
Raccoon Creek.
§117.743
Rahway River.
§117.745
Rancocas Creek.
§117.747
Raritan River.
§117.749
Salem River.
§117.750
Schellenger Creek.
§117.751
Shark River (South Channel).
§117.755
Shrewsbury River.
§117.756
South River.
§117.757
Townsend Inlet.
§117.758
Tuckahoe River.
§117.759
Wading River.

New York

§117.769
Black Rock Canal.
§117.771
Bronx River.
§117.773
Buffalo River.
§117.781
East River.
§117.785
Genessee River.
§117.787
Gowanus Canal.
§117.789
Harlem River.
§117.791
Hudson River.
§117.793
Hutchinson River (Eastchester Creek).
§117.795
Jamaica Bay and Connecting Waterways.
§117.797
Lake Champlain.
§117.799
Long Island, New York Inland Waterway from East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal.
§117.800
Mill Neck Creek.
§117.801
Newtown Creek, Dutch Kills, English Kills and their tributaries.
§117.802
New Rochelle Harbor.
§117.803
Niagara River.
§117.809
Tonawanda Creek.
§117.811
Tonawanda Harbor.
§117.813
Wappinger Creek.
§117.815
Westchester Creek.

North Carolina

§117.820
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (Alternate Route), Great Dismal Swamp Canal.
§117.821
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Albermarle Sound to Sunset Beach.
§117.822
Cape Fear River.
§117.823
Gallants Channel.
§117.824
Neuse River.
§117.825
Newport River.
§117.829
Northeast Cape Fear River.
§117.831
Pamlico and Tar Rivers.
§117.833
Pasquotank River.
§117.835
Perquimans River.
§117.837
Roanoke River.
§117.841
Smith Creek.
§117.843
Trent River.

Ohio

§117.847
Ashtabula River.
§117.849
Muskingum River (Zanesville Canal).
§117.850
Black River.
§117.851
Portage River.
§117.853
Sandusky Bay.
§117.855
Maumee River.

Oregon

§117.861
Blind Slough.
§117.865
Clatskanie River.
§117.869
Columbia River.
§117.871
Coos Bay.
§117.873
Coos River.
§117.875
Coquille River.
§117.879
Isthmus Slough.
§117.881
John Day River.
§117.887
Oregon Slough (North Portland Harbor).
§117.889
Siuslaw River.
§117.892
South Slough.
§117.893
Umpqua River.
§117.895
Wallooskee River.
§117.897
Willamette River.
§117.899
Youngs Bay and Lewis and Clark River.

Pennsylvania

§117.901
Chester Creek.
§117.903
Darby Creek.
§117.904
Delaware River.
§117.905
Schuylkill River.

Rhode Island [Reserved]

South Carolina

§117.911
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Little River to Savannah River.
§117.913
Ashepoo River.
§117.915
Ashley River.
§117.917
Battery Creek.
§117.921
Broad River.
§117.923
Congaree River.
§117.925
Cooper River.
§117.927
Coosaw River (Whale Branch).
§117.929
Durham Creek.
§117.933
Pee Dee River.
§117.935
Rantowles Creek.
§117.936
Savannah River.
§117.938
Waccamaw River.
§117.939
Wando River.

South Dakota

§117.941
Missouri River.

Tennessee

§117.943
Cumberland River.
§117.945
Hatchie River.
§117.947
Obion River.
§117.949
Tennessee River.

Texas

§117.951
Arroyo Colorado River.
§117.953
Brazos River (Diversion Channel).
§117.955
Buffalo Bayou.
§117.957
Cedar Bayou.
§117.959
Chocolate Bayou.
§117.963
Colorado River.
§117.965
Cow Bayou.
§117.966
Galveston Channel.
§117.967
Greens Bayou.
§117.968
Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.
§117.969
Lavaca River.
§117.971
Neches River.
§117.975
Old Brazos River.
§117.979
Sabine Lake.
§117.981
Sabine River.
§117.984
San Bernard River.
§117.987
Taylor Bayou.
§117.988
Taylor Bayou Outfall Canal (Joint Outfall Canal (JOC)).
§117.989
Trinity River.
§117.991
Victoria Barge Canal.

Vermont

§117.993
Lake Champlain.

Virginia

§117.995
Appomattox River.
§117.997
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, South Branch of the Elizabeth River to the Albermarle and Chesapeake Canal.
§117.999
Blackwater River.
§117.1001
Cat Point Creek.
§117.1003
Chickahominy River.
§117.1005
Chincoteague Channel.
§117.1007
Elizabeth River—Eastern Branch.
§117.1011
Great Wicomico River.
§117.1013
Kinsale Creek.
§117.1015
Mattaponi River.
§117.1021
North Landing River.
§117.1023
Pamunkey River.
§117.1025
York River.

Washington

§117.1029
Chambers Bay.
§117.1031
Chehalis River.
§117.1035
Columbia River.
§117.1037
Cowlitz River.
§117.1041
Duwamish Waterway.
§117.1045
Hood Canal.
§117.1047
Hoquiam River.
§117.1051
Lake Washington Ship Canal.
§117.1053
Lewis River.
§117.1055
Skagit River.
§117.1057
Skamokawa Creek.
§117.1058
Snake River.
§117.1059
Snohomish River, Steamboat Slough, and Ebey Slough.
§117.1061
Tacoma Harbor.
§117.1063
Willapa River South Fork.
§117.1065
Wishkah River.

Wisconsin

§117.1081
Black River.
§117.1083
Duluth-Superior Harbor (St. Louis River).
§117.1085
East River.
§117.1087
Fox River.
§117.1089
Manitowoc River.
§117.1091
Menomonee River.
§117.1093
Milwaukee, Menomonee, and Kinnickinnic Rivers and South Menomonee and Burnham Canals.
§117.1095
Root River.
§117.1097
Sheboygan River.
§117.1099
St. Croix River.
§117.1101
Sturgeon Bay.
§117.1103
Upper Mississippi River.
§117.1105
Wisconsin River.
§117.1107
Wolf River.

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