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post #9 of Old 11-25-2011
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Originally Posted by Capt~Sam View Post
A bascule bridge is any bridge that can be opened and is not a fixed bridge. The horizontal and verticle clearances is marked on the chart. That is if you have the correct chart for that area.

I thought a bascule had two hinged pieces, a drawbridge one, a lift bridge as OP described above, and a swing bridge rotates on a turntable.
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