This is one of the few bascule bridges that lifts from one side only.
You need to be careful that you have enough mast clearance before proceeding.
It can be quite slow to open, especially in heavy downtown traffic conditions. The waterway between Andrews and 3rd Avenue can get quite interesting when there are several boats maneuvering in strong currents, waiting for the bridge to open.
Andrews Avenue bridge may not open on demand when the railway bridge is down.
Note that all these downtown bridges are locked down on weekdays between 0730 to 0900 in the morning and 1630 and 1800 in the afternoon for rush hour traffic.Howard [ Just Imagine ] 02-Feb-2008