D Street Bridge

Request D Street Bridge Opening

The Turning Basin dock replacement project has been delayed until 2024.  Stay tuned for more details


Because the D Street Bridge is not staffed full-time we require a MINIMUM of 4 (four) hours notice to schedule a bridge opening between 6:00am and 6:00pm and 24 (twenty-four) hours notice to schedule bridge openings between 6:00pm and 6:00am, weekends and holidays.

6:00 am to 6:00 pm – a minimum of 4 hours notice is required for opening
6:00 pm to 6:00 am, weekends and holidays – a minimum of 24 hours notice is required for opening

Phone Numbers:
Monday through Friday all day, Weekends, or Holidays call 707-778-4303

When onsite, the Bridge Tender will monitor marine channel 9

Email: [email protected] 

If minimum requirements are not met, request for bridge opening will be denied. If you have questions, please call the Public Works operations services at 707-778-4303.

Questions about the D Street Bridge Operations

Scott Gibbe, Assistant Operations Manager
[email protected] 

Bridge Opening Request Form


Haystack Landing Bridge

The Haystack Landing Bridge is operated by SMART Rail Operations Center. The drawspan will remain in the open position unless a train is approaching.

When onsite, the Bridge Tender will monitor marine channels 16/9. As appropriate the Bridge Tender will respond to audio or visual signals with the bridge horn.

Please contact the Bridge Tender or SMART Rail Operations Center at (707) 890-8650 to coordinate a bridge opening in these situations:

  • large vessel
  • planned excursions,
  • events
  • large groups of vessels
  • a specific date & time to transit the draw
  • if wind/tide conditions limit your ability to maneuver



Photo courtesy of Jamie Williams

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