Boating
Bridge Information

Bridge Phone / Contact Operates Opens
Atlantic Beach Bridge (516) 239-1821
Marine VHF - Channel 13
24 hours a day all year long. On signal except if needed. Opens on the hour and half hour from 4 PM to 7 PM weekdays and from 11 AM to 9 PM Sat., Sun. & summer holidays.
Long Beach Bridge (516) 571-7785 - 24 hr hotline. (516) 782-3446
Marine VHF - Channel 13

On demand, year long, 8 AM to midnight.

On signal, except from midnight to 8 AM. Drawbridge opens on signal if at least four hours notice is given. Open only on hour and half hour from 3 to 8 PM Sat., Sun., & holidays from May 15 to Sept. 30.
Long Island Railroad Train Bridge/Wreck Lead (516) 889-9169
Marine VHF - Channel 13
24 hours a day all year long. On signal pending traffic.
Loop Parkway Bridge over Long Creek

(631) 433-3919
Marine VHF - Channel 13
Inform - (631) 904-3050

24 hours a day all year long. Morning Rush: Monday through Friday 6:20 AM to 9:50 AM all vessels at 20 and 50 minutes after the hour. Midday: Monday through Friday between 9:50 AM and 3:20 PM all vessels at 20 and 50 minutes after the hour plus commercial vessels on signal. Afternoon Rush: Monday through Friday 3:20 PM to 7:20 PM all vessels at 20 and 50 minutes after the hour. Evening/Early AM: 7:20 PM to 6:20 AM all vessels on signal. Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 7:20 AM to 8:20 PM all vessels on at 20 and 50 minutes after the hour, plus commercial vessels on signal; 8:20 PM to 7:20 AM all vessels on signal.
Meadowbrook Parkway Bridge over Sloop Channel

(631) 433-3633. (516) 578-5903
Marine VHF - Channel 13
Inform - (631) 904-3050

24 hours a day all year long. On signal if at least a half hour notice is given to NYSDOT, except from 7 AM to 8 PM Saturday, Sunday and holidays every hour on the hour after at least half hour notice is given.

Wantagh Parkway Bridge over Sloop Channel

(516) 221-2403, (516) 242-2637
Marine VHF - Channel 13, (516) 578-5903.
Inform - (631) 904-3050

24 hours a day all year long. On signal if at least half hour notice is given to NYSDOT, except from 7:30 AM to 8:30 PM on Saturday, Sunday, & holidays every hour on the half hour after at least a half hour notice is given.

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