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Bridges and canals

Opening times and information concerning bridges, locks and canals.

Opening hours and further information:

For questions about the content on this page, please contact NtM - Notice for Mariners.

Bay of Bothnia

Luleå (Chart 414 and 4101) Bergnäsbron
Piteå (Chart 415 and 4151) Pitsundsbron

Sea of Bothnia

Härnösand (Chart 523) Nybron

Sea of Åland

Väddö canal (Chart 536) Älmstabron
Väddö canal (Chart 536)  Bagghusbron

Northern Baltic

Western and Eastern Lagnö (Chart 612)  Klintsundet
Karl Johansslussen (Chart 6141) Slussen
Hammarbyleden (Chart 6141) Merchant vessels Danviksbroarna, Skansbron and Liljeholmsbron
Hammarbyleden (Chart 6141) Pleasure craft Danviksbroarna, Skansbron and Liljeholmsbron
Strömma canal (Chart 6143 and 6145)  Strömmabron
Nynäshamn, Oxnö (Chart 6171 and 6172) Tottnäsbron
Norrköping (Chart 6212) Händelöbron

Södertälje canal

Southern part of the channel  (Chart 6181) Södra kanalbroarna
Northern part of the channel (Chart 6181) Mälarbron, Slussbron, Slussen

Lake Mälaren

Eastern part of Lake Mälaren (Chart 111) Nockebybron
Eastern part of Lake Mälaren (Chart 111) Tappströmsbron
Eastern part of Lake Mälaren (Chart 111) Stäket
Uppsala, Fyrisån (Chart 112) Flottsundsbron, Ultunabron and Kungsängsbron
Sigtuna (Chart 112) Erikssundsbron
Strängnäs (Chart 111) Stallarholmsbron
Strängnäs (Chart 111 and 113) Tosteröbron
Hjulstabron (Chart 113)  Hjulstabron
Western part of Lake Mälaren (Chart 113 and 1131) Kvicksundsbron
Western part of Lake Mälaren (Chart 114 and 1131) Kungsörbroarna

Central Baltic

Västervik, Gamleby (Chart 6231)  Stegeholm canal (Stora Strömmen)

Southern Baltic

Karlskrona Hasslöbron

The Sound

Falsterbokanalen (Chart 921) Falsterbokanalen


Göteborg (Chart 9312 and 1352) Hisingsbron and Marieholmsbroarna


Sotekanalen (Chart 933)  Sotenäsbron

Lake Vänern and Trollhätte canal

Göta älv and Trollhätte canal Trollhätte canal
Nordre älv (Chart 931) Ormo skärmanläggning
Kungälv (Chart 1352) Bohusbron, Jordfallsbron
Säffle (Chart 134) Slussen, Nysätersbron
Dalsland canal Dalsland canal, Köpmannebro railway bridge

Other inland waters

Hjälmaren (Chart 114) Hjälmare canal
Örebro (Chart 114) Skebäcksbron
Göta canal Göta canal

Vertical clearance as given on the chart

At bridges over navigable waters are notice boards stating the height of the obstruction in metres. This height is called “vertical clearance” and is calculated in the following way:

The distance between “Mean high water” and the lowest part of the obstruction, within the navigable channel, reduced by a safety margin of 0,5m - 2,0m depending on expected swell in the area.

Low bridges across sheltered waters

Low bridges across sheltered waters is marked in the charts with the actual height of the bridge above mean sea level without the safety margin.

Bridges where the clearance easily can be estimated from a small boat i.e. up to approximately 3m in height are defined as low bridges.

Last updated 2021-04-26