Most of the bridges Over the Okeechobee Waterway are shown on Sketch Chart Seventeen. For your convenience, we also have them all listed here in the order in which you encounter them while progressing from east to west as described in our Cruising Guide narrative text.
Where applicable, the names of bridges that open are links to their schedules and/or restrictions.
Clicking on [Chart} will take you to a bridge’s location on our sketch charts.
OKEECHOBEE BRIDGES that OPEN ON DEMAND do so ONLY BETWEEN 6:00AM and 10:00PM. THREE or FOUR HOURS’ NOTICE is required for AFTER-HOURS bridge openings. The numbers to call are included on the pop-ups linked to the names of opening bridges.
REMEMBER; MOST FLORIDA BRIDGE TENDERS MONITOR VHF CHANNEL 09, NOT 16.
MILE 36.9: FEC LIFT BRIDGE [Chart]
MILE 78: MOORE HAVEN SCF RR BRIDGE Closed 5' [Chart]
MILE 78.4: US 27 55' Bridge[Chart]
MILE 103: LABELLE BRIDGE: SR 29. Closed clearance 28' [Chart]
MILE 108: FORT DENAUD BRIDGE Closed clearance 9', [Chart]
MILE 116: ALVA BRIDGE Closed 21' [Chart]
MILE 126.3. WILSON PIGOTT BRIDGE (SR 31), a/k/a OLGA BRIDGE Closed 27' [Chart]
MILE 129-30. BEAUTIFUL ISLAND:
MILE 17: SR 717 55' Fixed Bridge [Chart]
SR 710 54' Fixed Bridge [Chart]
CSX RR BRIDGE, Closed 6'. [Chart]
MILE 134.5: EDISON MEMORIAL BRIDGE 55' Fixed Bridge [Chart]
MILE 135: CALOOSAHATCHEE BRIDGE (US 41): 55' Fixed Bridge [Chart]
MILE 138.5 MID-POINT BRIDGE: 55' Fixed Bridge [Chart]
MILE 142: CAPE CORAL 55' Fixed Bridge [Chart]