Bridge operation schedule
Appleton bridges operate the same hours as the Locks.
For information about bridge operations in Green Bay, please visit this link.
For information about bridge operations in Menasha, please visit this link.
For information about bridge operation in Winnebago County, please visit this link.
During the off season in Appleton, operable bridges in the system can be opened if at least twelve (12) hours notice is given prior to April 27, and after October 7 annually.
During the off season in the City of Menasha and Winnebago County, the operable bridges in the system can be opened if at least twelve (12) hours notice is given prior to April 20, and after October 15 annually.
The following is a listing of telephone contacts for the issuance of 12 hour notices by mariners of requests for drawbridge openings during unscheduled operating hours:
- City of Appleton, Drawbridge Operations, Municipal Service Building, 2625 E. Glendale Avenue, Appleton, WI 54911 (920) 832-5580 [Police (920) 832-5500]
- City of Menasha, Director, Department of Public Works, 140 Main Street, Menasha, WI 54952 (920) 967-3610 [Police (920) 967-3500]
- Winnebago County (Oshkosh Drawbridges), Bridge Operations Supervisor, Winnebago County, 901 W. County Road Y, Oshkosh, WI 54903 (920) 232-1700 [After 3:00 p.m. (920) 420-2146] Off Hours (920) 232-1715
- Canadian National Railroad, Southern Region, Bridges and Structures, (906) 789-7168.
Questions? WisDOT Northeast Region Bridge Operations: Jason Lahm, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Northeast Region, 944 Vanderperren Way, Green Bay, WI 54304, Call 920-360-2374.