Navigation Alert:

Beneteau 41 Sailing On De River 11 2020

Delaware River, Tacony-Palmyra Bridge, Schedule Deviation


  • Date Reported: Aug 16, 2023
  • ReporterTed Stehle
  • Source: CG 5th District LNM 0533/23
  • Description:

Mariners are advised that the highway drawbridge – SR 73 (Tacony-Palmyra) Bridge, over Delaware River, mile 107.2, in between Tacony, PA and Palmyra, NJ will be maintained in the closed-to-navigation position to facilitate bridge maintenance of the bridge bascule spans. The bridge will remain in the closed position from 7 a.m. through 5 p.m.; Tues-Thurs; from August 22, 2023, through September 22, 2023, with alternative work
dates from 7 a.m. through 5 p.m.; Tues-Thurs.; from September 26, 2023, through October 19, 2023. During the work hours, the bridge will open on signal, if at least a two-hour prior notice is given to the bridge tender. Vessels able to pass through the bridge in the closed position may do so at any time. The bridge will not be able to open for emergencies. There is no immediate alternative route for vessels unable to pass through the
bridge in the closed position. At all other times, the drawbridge will operate in accordance with the operating regulations set out in Title 33 Code of Federal Regulations Part 117.716(a)(2). Mariners should adjust their transits accordingly and should use caution when transiting the area.

  • Lat / Lon: N 40° 00.722′ / W 075° 02.492′