Notice to Navigators: Chicago River

Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Chicago River, Chicago, IL


Notice Number: 2022-02910

Date: This temporary final rule is effective from 11:59 p.m. on February 13, 2022 through 12 p.m. on November 1, 2022.


Temporary final rule.


The Coast Guard is temporarily modifying the operating schedule that governs the Dearborn Street Bridge, mile 1.13, over the Main Branch of the Chicago River at Chicago, Illinois. During this maintenance period, the bridge need only operate one leaf while the other leaf remains secured to masted navigation. Vessels able to pass under the bridge without an opening may do so at any time.


To view documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to Type USCG-2022-0035 in the “SEARCH” box and click “SEARCH.” In the Document Type column, select “Supporting & Related Material.”


If you have questions on this temporary final rule, call or email: Mr. Lee D. Soule, Bridge Management Specialist, Ninth Coast Guard District; telephone 216-902-6085, email


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