Merwedebrug, Gorinchem, in Gorinchem: opening hours and contact

All about the Merwedebrug, Gorinchem, location, opening hours and contact details. On the water map below do you see the bridge in its immediate vicinity. On the right on this page you will find the operating times of this bridge, if available the maritime radio data and telephone numbers, and any additional instructions.

 


 

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7. Werkendam: Jachthaven De Steur
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Bridge times Merwedebrug,-Gorinchem

Merwedebrug, Gorinchem

Vertical clearance when closed: 13.33 meter, width: 155 meter.
Number of passable openings: 3, the highest passage opening is number: 1 (fixed span) vertical clearance 13.33 m , width: 155 m

Note: vertical clearance compared to NAP, take possible water level changes into account.

Comment bridge management (NL): Bediening op afstand vanaf Verkeerscentrale Rhoon.

VHF-Channel: Channel 18 of 71, radio traffic Two way


Phone number: 088-7985132
Comment: Application can be made to the Dordrecht Regional Traffic Centre, by radio channel VHF 71 or by telephone via 088-7970800. or the Traffic Management Central Rhoon, by radio VHF 18 or by telephone 088-7985132. No operation is possible outside the times mentioned below, except for large special transports and if: a. on these large special transports at least 24 hours prior agreement has been obtained with the Regional Traffic Centre (RVC) Dordrecht and b. the start of the transport is reported at least three hours before the RVC Dordrecht. The bridge may be operated to an average wind speed (measured over 10 minutes) of 10,7 m/s (indicative to 5 Bft).

 
Service times this week


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All days, between 00:00h and 04:30h (Bij aanbod, tussen iedere brugbediening wachttijd ca: 30min.) - On demand only
All days, between 11:00h and 11:05h
All days, between 13:00h and 13:05h
All days, between 14:00h and 14:05h (Alleen in de periode 01-07 tot en met 31-08)
All days, between 20:00h and 20:05h - On demand only
All days, between 22:00h and 23:59h (Bij aanbod, tussen iedere brugbediening wachttijd ca: 30min.) - On demand only

 
Operating times all year round

From 31-03 tot 31-03:
When Easter falls before April 1, summer ministry begins on Good Friday.

All days, between 11:00h and 11:10h
All days, between 13:00h and 13:10h
Weekends and holidays, between 00:00h and 08:00h (Bij aanbod, tussen iedere brugbediening wachttijd ca: 30min.) - On demand only
Weekends and holidays, between 20:00h and 23:59h (Bij aanbod, tussen iedere brugbediening wachttijd ca. 30min.) - On demand only
Working days, between 00:00h and 04:30h (Bij aanbod, tussen iedere brugbediening wachttijd ca: 30min.) - On demand only
Working days, between 20:00h and 20:10h
Working days, between 22:00h and 23:59h (Bij aanbod, tussen iedere brugbediening wachttijd ca. 30min.) - On demand only

From 01-04 tot 31-10:
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All days, between 00:00h and 04:30h (Bij aanbod, tussen iedere brugbediening wachttijd ca: 30min.) - On demand only
All days, between 11:00h and 11:05h
All days, between 13:00h and 13:05h
All days, between 14:00h and 14:05h (Alleen in de periode 01-07 tot en met 31-08)
All days, between 20:00h and 20:05h - On demand only
All days, between 22:00h and 23:59h (Bij aanbod, tussen iedere brugbediening wachttijd ca: 30min.) - On demand only

From 01-11 tot 30-03:
When Easter falls before April 1, summer ministry begins on Good Friday.

All days, between 11:00h and 11:10h
All days, between 13:00h and 13:10h
Holidays, monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, between 00:00h and 04:30h (Bij aanbod, tussen iedere brugbediening wachttijd ca: 30min.)
Holidays, monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, between 20:00h and 20:10h
Holidays, monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, between 22:00h and 23:59h (Bij aanbod, tussen iedere brugbediening wachttijd ca. 30min.)
Saturday, Sunday, between 00:00h and 08:00h (Bij aanbod, tussen iedere brugbediening wachttijd ca: 30min.)
Saturday, Sunday, between 20:00h and 23:59h (Bij aanbod, tussen iedere brugbediening wachttijd ca. 30min.)

Currently the bridge is CLOSED (bridge deck horizontal)

Foto: Jan Eigenraam
 
Bridge Openings
This bridge has 3 passable openings:
 
Opening 1
Type fixed span
Height 13.33 meter
Width 155 meter
Comment bridge management (NL): Bediening op afstand vanaf Verkeerscentrale Rhoon.
 
Opening 2
Type fixed span
Height 13.3 meter
Width 155 meter
 
Opening 3
Type movable
Height 10.45 meter
Width 30 meter
Comment bridge management (NL): Bediening op afstand.
 

Administrator
Rijkswaterstaat West-Nederland Zuid
Postbus 2232
3500 GE Utrecht

Administrator visiting address
Laan op Zuid 45 Rotterdam
Phone: 088-7970500

Data updated: 12 Juli 2024, 14:09 uur, all data comes directly from Rijkswaterstaat systems.


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