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Bridge Opening Request Form



Haystack Landing Railroad Bridge Construction  – The drawspan will be periodically secured in the closed-to-navigation position during daylight hours from 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM until October 19, 2015 due to bridge replacement construction.  Four hours advanced notice is required for Haystack Landing Railroad bridge openings.  Please contact Shimmick Construction at (510) 393-0308 to schedule an opening of the Haystack Landing Railroad Bridge. 


D Street Bridge: Hours of Operation – Phone Numbers – Restrictions

6:00 am to 6:00 pm – a minimum of 4 hours notice is required for opening
6:00 pm to 6:00 am – a minimum of 24 hours notice is required for opening

Phone Numbers:
Monday through Friday all day, Weekends, or Holidays call (707) 778-4303

If minimum requirements are not met, request for bridge opening will be denied.  If you have questions, please call the Public Works operations services at (707) 778-4303.


Due to traffic concerns and bus schedules, please request the following bridge opening times when possible: 9:15am, 11:15am, 1:15pm, 3:15pm.  Thank you very much.


~Turning Basin / Mooring FAQs~



Type of Vessel:

Other Vessel Type:
Name of Yacht Club/Power Squadron
Contact Name:
A value is required.
Phone No:
A value is required.
Inbound Date:
A value is required.
example: 09/27/2010
Inbound Time:
A value is required.
example: 9:30 AM
Outbound Date:
A value is required.
example: 10/1/2010
Outbound Time:
A value is required.
example: 5:30 PM
Number of Vessels:
A value is required.
Number of Nights Mooring:


Vessel Name:
A value is required.
Vessel Length:
Vessel Draft:
Make of Vessel:
Vessel Registration Number:

Registered Owner Information

Registered Owner:
A value is required.
City, State, Zip:
Emergency Phone:
Driver's License #:
DL Expiration:





Contact Information

11 English Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
phone: 707.778.4303
fax: 707.206.6034
Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Monday - Thursday

Director, Public Works and Utilities
Dan St. John, F.ASCE
202 N. McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone: 707.778.4546
Fax: 707.206.6034

Deputy Director,
Larry Zimmer
phone: 707.776.3674
fax: 707.206.6034

City Engineer/Flood Plain Administrator
Curt Bates, P.E
phone: 707.778.4311
fax: 707.206.6034

Airport Manager, Bob Patterson
601 Sky Ranch Drive
Petaluma, CA 94954
phone: 707.778.4404
fax: 707.778.4405
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Sat. & Sun. 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
After Hours Service:
Fee: $25.00
Call Bob Patterson at 707.753.1166

Transit Manager, Joseph Rye
555 North McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954
phone: 707.778.4460
fax: 707.776.3799