Feb 7 Formerly opening on demand and until further notice, the bridge will be closed to navigation except every ninety minutes beginning at 8:00AM with a last opening at 6:30PM. Our thanks to Nils Pearson and South Manasota Sandpiper Key Association for this notice.
April 26 And thanks to Pat Spears for this update:
As of 4/26/17 the Tom Adams bridge opens on the hour with only one span opening.
Charlotte County Marine Advisory
Tom Adams Bridge Only Operational for Boat Traffic During Scheduled Times
Englewood, Fla. (February 3, 2017) – A single span of the Tom Adams bridge will be operational to boat traffic at scheduled openings daily. Openings will start at 8am and will occur in 90 minute intervals. The last opening daily will be at 6:30pm. The bridge will remain closed to boat traffic at all other times. This schedule will remain in place until further notice.