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Change In Drawbridge Operating Schedule

Effective June 6, 2024

As published in the U. S. Federal Register / Vol. 89, No 89 Tuesday May 7, 2024 / Rules and Regulations, the U. S. coast Guard amends the drawbridge operations of the Atlantic Beach Bridge as follows:

Section 117.799 Long Island New York Inland Waterway from East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal

PART 117—DRAWBRIDGE OPERATION REGULATIONS ■ 1. The authority citation for part 117 continues to read as follows: Authority: 33 U.S.C. 499; 33 CFR 1.05–1; and DHS Delegation No. 00170.1. Revision No. 01.3 ■ 2. Amend § 117.799 by revising paragraph (e) to read as follows: § 117.799 Long Island, New York Inland Waterway from East Rockaway Inlet to Shinnecock Canal * * * * * (e) The draw of the Atlantic Beach Bridge across Reynolds Channel, mile 0.4, shall operate as follows: (1) From October 1 through May 14 the draw shall open on signal from 8 a.m. to midnight. (2) From midnight to 8 a.m. year[1]round, the draw shall open on signal if at least eight (8) hours of notice is given by calling the Bridge Tower at 516–239– 1821. (3) From May 15 through September 30, the bridge will open on signal except from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day, when the bridge will open on the hour and half-hour.


March Monthly Board Meeting and Agenda

Please take notice that a meeting of the board of commissioners of the Nassau County Bridge Authority, has been tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 6:30pm at the authority office, Administration Building, Southern end of Route #878, Lawrence, New...

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Greater Discounts for Barrier Island Residents

For Immediate Release: December 13, 2022 Nassau County Bridge Authority Announces Greater Discounts for Barrier Island Residents Lawrence, NY - The Nassau County Bridge Authority is proud to announce the implementation of an Electronic Tolling System, E-ZPass® on the...

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Decal Sales Ending

New annual decal sales will end Thursday, November 30, 2023. Transfers and damage requests will continue to be accepted until the end of year. All current decals are valid until end of day December 31, 2023. Sign up for E-ZPass.  

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The Atlantic Beach Bridge is a 1,173-foot (358 m) long toll drawbridge carrying NY 878, connecting Lawrence and Atlantic Beach (Park Street), New York, while passing over the west end of Reynolds Channel. The bridge also provides direct access to the Rockaway Peninsula via Seagirt Boulevard. The original bridge opened in 1927, and the current bridge opened in 1952 and rebuilt in 1998.


Mission Statement: The primary goal of the Nassau County Bridge Authority is to efficiently operate and thoroughly maintain the Atlantic Beach Bridge for safe and secure passage for its users.