Deep Creek AIW Bridge (Moses Grandy Trail)

See information on the Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project.

  • Deep Creek AIW BridgeLocated on U.S. Route 17 Business
  • Crosses the Dismal Swamp Canal
  • Single bascule span, two-lane bridge operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Constructed in 1934

Bridge Schedule: Bridge opens on demand for vessels in accordance with Federal regulations (see 33 U.S. Code § 499 - Regulations for drawbridges). Additionally, the bridge opens daily in conjunction with the Deep Creek Locks at the following times:

  • 8:30 a.m.
  • 11 a.m.
  • 1:30 p.m.
  • 3:30 p.m.

Daily Vehicle Traffic: 27,000

Height (At Mean Water): 4 feet

Weight Limits:

  • 20 Tons/40,000 pounds (Single Units)
  • 29 Tons/58,000 pounds (Semi-Trailers)
  • 39 Tons/78,000 pounds (Truck and Full Trailer)