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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 0,5-2,0m depending on expected swell in the area.

Low bridges across sheltered waters
is given as the actual height of the bridge above mean sea level without the safety margin.

Low bridges are those where the clearance can easily be estimated from a small boat i.e. up to approximately 3m in height.

Opening hours and further information:

Bay of Bothnia  
Luleå (414, 4101) Bergnäsbron
Piteå (415, 4151) Pitsundsbron
Sea of Åland  
Väddö canal (536) Älmstabron
Väddö canal (536) Bagghusbron
Northern Baltic  
Western och Eastern Lagnö (612) Klintsundet
Karl Johansslussen (6141)  Slussen 
Hammarbyleden (6141) Merchant vessels 

Danviksbroarna, Skansbron, Liljeholmsbron 

Hammarbyleden (6141) pleasure vessels

Danviksbroarna, Skansbron, Liljeholmsbron 

Strömma canal (6143, 6145)


Nynäshamn, Oxnö (6171, 6172) Tottnäsbron
Norrköping (6212)  Händelöbron
Södertälje Kanal  
Södra kanalen (6181) Södra kanalbroarna
Norra kanalen (6181)  Mälarbron, Slussbron, Slussen
Lake Mälaren  
Eastern lake Mälaren (111) Nockebybron
Eastern lake Mälaren (111) Tappströmsbron 
Eastern lake Mälaren (111) Stäket 
Uppsala, Fyrisån (112)  Flottsundsbron, Ultunabron, Kungsängsbron
or go to www.uppsala.se (only in swedish)
Sigtuna (112) Erikssundsbron 
Strängnäs (111)  Stallarholmsbron 
Strängnäs (111, 113)  Tosteröbron 
Hjulstabron (113) Hjulstabron 
Western lake Mälaren (113, 1131)


Western lake Mälaren (114, 1131) Kungsörbroarna
Central baltic  
Västervik/Gamleby (6231) Stegeholms kanal (Stora Strömmen)
Southern baltic  
Karlskrona Hasslöbron
The Sound  
Falsterbokanalen (921)



Göteborg (9312, 1352)



Hisingsbron or

Sotekanalen (933)


Lake Vänern and Trollhätte canal  
Göta älv and Trollhätte canal

Trollhätte canal

Nordreälv (931)  Ormo skärmanläggning
Kungälv (1352)  Bohusbron 
Säffle (134)  Slussen, Nysätersbron 
Dalslands canal Dalslands kanal
or go to www.dalslandskanal.se/en/
Hjälmaren (114)  Hjälmare kanal
Örebro (114) Skebäcksbron
Göta canal

Göta kanal 
or go to www.gotakanal.se/en

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