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Alfred Zampa Memorial (New Carquinez) Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Bicycle and pedestrian bridge
Other name(s): Third Carquinez Bridge
Built: 2000 - 2003
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Vallejo, Solano County, California, USA, North America
Crockett, Contra Costa County, California, USA, North America
Part of:
Next to Carquinez Strait Bridge (1958)
Replaces Carquinez Strait Bridge (1927)

Technical Information


main span 728 m
total length 1 056 m
span lengths 147 m - 728 m - 181 m
deck deck width 25.6 m
pylon pylon height 125 m


cost of construction United States dollar 200 000 000


7 November 2003

Official opening.


There is a 3.5 m Class III two-way bicycle / pedestrian facility just to the West of the highway lanes. This is an essential link in the Bay Trail that will encircle the bay.

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