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Bridge Permit Application Process

The following has been prepared to assist Federal, State and local agencies, as well as members of the general public, when applying for a Coast Guard permit to construct a new bridge or causeway or reconstruct or modify an existing bridge or causeway across the navigable waters of the United States.

Introduction to Coast Guard Bridge Permitting

Bridge Permit Application Guide

Navigation Evaluation Guidance

Bridge Permit Processing Procedures

Glossary of Bridge Terms

Executive Order 13604: DHS and USCG Agency Plan

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Last Modified 1/12/2016