Bridges

The City operates the 3 lift span bridges across the Fox River during the shipping season that usually extends from the 1st of April until the 1st of December.

  • Bridge Hours – Except on Sundays and holidays (Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day and Thanksgiving), the draws of bridges will not be required to open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.; from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.; and from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; provided that the draws shall be opened promptly at all times for the passage of vessels carrying United States mail, vessels belonging to the United States, vessels of 300 short tons or over-cargo capacity engaging in commercial transportation and their attendant towing tugs and tugs of fireboats when responding to emergency calls.

There may be special port closures for events such as Festival Foods’ Fire Over the Fox (fireworks) on the 4th of July when no lifts shall occur.

Problems with any of the 22 fixed span bridges and the 5 pedestrian bridges should be reported to the emergency numbers listed above.

Boat docks or pier problems at the Green Bay Metropolitan Boat Launch located at 90 Bay Beach Road should be reported to the above emergency numbers.