ICW - Georgia
The minimum overhead clearance of fixed bridges over the Georgia portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway is 65 feet with a federal project depth of 12 feet.
Aids to Navigation
NOAA Charts #11507 and #11489 provide coverage of the Georgia portion of the AICW.
Intracoastal Waterway buoys and navigational markers are marked with either yellow triangles or yellow squares. The rule is: When proceeding south on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (Norfolk, VA to Key West, FL) or west on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (Ft. Meyers, FL to Brownsville, TX.) Markers with yellow triangles are kept to starboard and yellow squares are kept to port at all times.
Chart #11507 covers the ICW from Mile 576.0 at the South Carolina / Georgia state line to St. Simons Sound, GA at Mile 674.0.
Chart #11489 covers the ICW from Mile 674.0, St. Simons Sound to Mile 712.0 at the Georgia / Florida state line and onto the Tolomato River, FL at Mile 763.0
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway - Georgia Bridge Schedule
The following table lists the bridges; their schedules, and restrictions along the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW) in Georgia.
This list is believed to be accurate as of January 2017. If any errors or omissions are noted, please e-mail us at with any corrections or recommendations.
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway - Georgia
|Mile Marker||Bridge||Charted Vert. Clear.||Schedule||Restrictions||VHF|
|579.9||Sam Varnedoe Bascule Bridge||21’||Opens on Demand||M-F 0630 - 0900 and 1630 - 1830 the draw will open at 0700, 0800, and 1730 except Federal holidays.||09|
|583.0||Thunderbolt Bridge||65’||Fixed Bridge|
|592.8||Diamond Causeway Bridge||65’||Fixed Bridge|
|674.0||Torras Causeway Bridge||65’||Fixed Bridge|
|684.0||Jekyll Island Bridge||65’||Fixed Bridge|
The Georgia ICW Bridge List as well as the entire AICW Bridge List (Norfolk to Miami) can be downloaded for your personal and private use below. The ZIP files contain the schedules in Adobe (.pdf) file format: