Bridge openings in Gothenburg

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This page shows the opening times for the moveable bridges over the Göta Älv in Gothenburg. Further information that may be relevant for marine traffic can be found in the Swedish Maritime Administration’s Notice to Mariners (NtM) database.

Göta Älv Bridge

(57–42,9N 11–58,0E) Nautical chart 9312, 1352

Bascule bridge with a vertical clearance of 18.3 m when closed (side spans are closed to marine traffic).

Please note that the Göta Älv Bridge is currently situated within a construction site and there may be times when crossing is limited or impossible. More information about the construction of Hisingen Bridge can be found at www.hisingsbron.se (in Swedish) and in the NtM database.

More information on the impact this will have on the surrounding area and any diversions during spring 2021 can be found here: Waterway closures and river accessibility in spring – Gothenburg Urban Development – The City of Gothenburg (goteborg.se) (in Swedish)

Opening times

Weekdays: Midnight – 6 a.m.; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; 6 p.m. – midnight
Weekends/public holidays: Midnight – midnight

These times will change to be the same as the opening times for Hisingen Bridge when it opens for motor traffic in spring 2021.

The bridge is owned by/the responsibility of the City of Gothenburg

Opening
In order to open the bridge, contact the bridge operator on channel 9 of VHF radio or phone number +46 730-27 72 72 .

Hisingen Bridge

(57–42,9N 11–58,1E) Nautical chart 9312, 1352

Vertical lift bridge with a vertical clearance of 12 m when closed (max. 28 m when open).

This bridge is scheduled to open for traffic on 9 May 2021. Please note that this area is temporarily a construction site and there may be times when crossing is limited or impossible. More information about the construction of Hisingen Bridge can be found at www.hisingsbron.se (in Swedish) and in the NtM database.

More information on the impact this will have on the surrounding area and any diversions during spring 2021 can be found here: Waterway closures and river accessibility in spring – Gothenburg Urban Development – City of Gothenburg (goteborg.se) (in Swedish)

Opening times for merchant shipping (starting from 9 May 2021)

Weekdays: Midnight – 6 a.m.; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; 6 p.m. – midnight
Weekends/public holidays: Midnight – midnight

Fixed opening times for recreational boating (starting 9 May 2021)

Opening hours bridges Gothenburg

Between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., Hisingen Bridge can be opened for recreational boating via a call to the bridge operator.

*Summer refers to the period when Västtrafik operates according to the summer timetable, which is from approximately the middle of June to the middle of August.

Read more about the opening of Hisingen Bridge for recreational boating here.

The bridge is owned by the City of Gothenburg.

Opening
In order to open the bridge, contact the bridge operator on channel 9 of VHF radio or phone number +46 730-27 72 72 .

Marieholm Bridges

(57–43,7N 11–59,6E) Nautical chart 9312, 1352

Swing bridge with a vertical clearance of 5.9 m when closed.

Opening
In order to open the bridge, contact the bridge operator on channel 9 of VHF radio. If you do not have a VHF radio on board, stop the vessel next to the bridge until the bridge operator signals with lights that the bridge can open.

The bridge is owned by the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket).

 

Updated: 2021-05-05