Waterways Guide
Cruising Guide NC
Bridge Schedules  [USCG Homeport - Coast Guard "Everything Link"]

[These change and there is no common check point. Radio contact on channel 13 is smart for each bridge.]

County/Town Waterway Name Bridge Name Road (SR)
Hiway (NC) (US)
Interstate (I)
Vertical Clearance Water Depth
Pasquotank Co, Camden Co
Elizabeth City
Pasquotank River / Intracoastal Waterway
via Dismal Swamp Canal
~ US 158 VC
12 ft
**OPENING**
40 ft

Currituck Co
Coinjock
Intracoastal Waterway
via Currituck Sound
Joseph Palmer Knapp US 158 VC
65 ft
FIXED
25 ft

Currituck Co, Dare Co
Powells Point,
Southern Shores
Currituck Sound Wright Memorial US 158 VC
35 ft
FIXED
12 ft

Perquimans Co
Hertford
Perquimans River ~ US 17 VC
34 ft
FIXED
12 ft

Chowan Co, Washington Co Albemarle Sound
 
Albemarle Sound NC 32 VC
65 ft
FIXED
6 ft

Bertie Co Roanoke River ~ US 13
North-bound Lanes
VC
51 ft
25 ft

Bertie Co Roanoke & Cashie Rivers Zeb Vance Norman NC 45 VC
51 ft
30 ft

Chowan Co, Bertie Co
Edenton
Chowan River Eden House / Chowan River US 17 VC
11 ft
**OPENING**
30 ft

Hertford Co Chowan River Thad Eure US 13 VC
35 ft
FIXED
24 ft

Hertford Co Meherrin River Mayor Billy Hill US 258 VC
39 ft
20 ft

Tyrrell Co Alligator River / Intracoastal Waterway Lindsey Warren US 64 VC
15 ft
**OPENING**
13 ft

Tyrrell Co
Columbia
Scuppernog River ~ US 64 VC
14 ft
FIXED
25 ft

Dare Co
Manteo
Croatan Sound William B. Umstead US 64 VC
45 ft
FIXED
20 ft

Dare Co
N. Outer Banks, Hatteras Island
Oregon Inlet
 
Herbert C. Bonner NC 12 VC
66 ft
FIXED
45 ft

Hyde Co Intracoastal Waterway Fairfield NC 94 VC
98 ft
NEW BRIDGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION, opening info unavailable
20 ft

Hyde Co Intracoastal Waterway Walter B Jones US 264 VC
64 ft
14 ft

Beaufort Co
Belhaven
Pantego Creek Pantego Creek NC 99 VC
14 ft
FIXED
10 ft

Beaufort Co
Washington, Chocowinity
Pamlico River Pamlico River US 17 VC
10 ft
**OPENING**
15 ft

Pamlico Co
Hobucken
Intracoastal Waterway Gene Autry Memorial NC 33 VC
65 ft
NEW BRIDGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION, opening info unavailable
25 ft

Pamlico Co
Oriental
Smith Creek Robert Scott SR 1308 VC
45 ft
FIXED
10 ft

Carteret Co Thorofare Bay Channel Monroe Gaskill Memorial NC 12 VC
45 ft
12 ft

Carteret Co
Beaufort
Newport River ~ US 70 VC
65 ft
45 ft

Carteret Co Beaufort Channel Grayden Paul US 70 VC
15 ft
33 ft

Opens on the Hour and Half Hour except closed at 7 AM and 7:30 AM and again closed at 5:00 PM and 5:30 PM Monday through Friday and Open on Demand between 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM daily. This can be confirmed by call the Beaufort Bridge at 252-728-3279. KA97359.


Carteret Co
Morehead City, Atlantic Beach
Bogue Sound & Intracoastal Waterway
 
Morehead City / Atlantic Beach SR 1182 VC
65 ft
FIXED
20 ft

Carteret Co
Harkers Island
The Straits Earl C Davis / Harkers Island SR 1335 VC
14 ft
**OPENING**
20 ft

Carteret Co
Emerald Isle, Cape Carteret
Intracoastal Waterway
 
B. Cameron Langston NC 58 VC
65 ft
FIXED
21 ft


Craven Co
New Bern
Trent River Alfred A. Cunningham US 70 Bus. VC
14 ft
**OPENING**
13 ft

Craven Co
New Bern
Trent River Freedom Memorial US 70 VC
46 ft
15 ft

Onslow Co, Carteret Co
Swansboro
White Oak River
 
~ NC 24 VC
0 ft
FIXED
15 ft

Onslow Co
N. Topsail Beach
Intracoastal Waterway ~ NC 210 VC
65 ft
FIXED
12 ft

Onslow Co New River ~ NC 172

VC
65 ft

Opens on demand except when Marine Corps closes the ICW.

35 ft

Pender Co
Surf City
Intracoastal Waterway Topsail Island / Surf City NC 50,
NC 210
VC
13 ft
**OPENING**
20 ft

New Hanover Co
Wilmington
NE Cape Fear & Scl RR Isabel Stellings Holmes US 117 VC
40 ft
**OPENING**
44 ft

New Hanover Co
Wrightsville Beach
Intracoastal Waterway C. Heide Trask Memorial US 74 & US 76 VC
20 ft
**OPENING**
16 ft

New Hanover Co
Carolina Beach, Sea Breeze
Intracoastal Waterway & SR 1532 ~ US 421 VC
64 ft
20 ft

New Hanover Co
Wilmington
Cape Fear River & SR 1300 Cape Fear Memorial US 17,
US 74,
US 76,
US 421
VC
135 ft
**OPENING**
40 ft

New Hanover Co
Castle Hayne
NE Cape Fear River Castle Hayne US 117,
NC 133
VC
27 ft
**OPENING**
36 ft

New Hanover Co
Castle Hayne
NE Caper Fear River Frank H. Kenan I 40
West-bound Lanes
VC
28 ft
20 ft

Brunswick Co
Southport, Yaupon Beach, Long Beach
Intracoastal Waterway Oak Island NC 133 VC
65 ft
30 ft

Brunswick Co
Holden Beach
Intracoastal Waterway ~ NC 130 VC
65 ft
20 ft

Brunswick Co
Ocean Isle Beach
Intracoastal Waterway Odell Williamson NC 904 VC
65 ft
15 ft

Brunswick Co
Sunset Beach
Intracoastal Waterway
 
Sunset Beach SR 1172 VC
1 ft
**OPENING**
20 ft

 

                   

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