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Astoria Bridge

Astoria-Megler Bridge

General Information

Structural Type: Cantilever truss bridge
Function / usage: Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
Other name(s): Astoria-Megler Bridge
Completed in: 1966
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Astoria, Clatsop County, Oregon, USA, North America
Megler, Pacific County, Washington, USA, North America
Address: U.S. Route 101
Crosses
  • Columbia River
Carries
  • U.S. Route 101

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 375.8 m
total length 1120.75 m

Materials

truss steel

Participants

Design
Contractor
Steel construction

Relevant Web Sites

Relevant Publications

  • Fernández Troyano, Leonardo Tierra sobre el agua, Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos, Madrid (Spain), ISBN 8438001483, 1999; pp. 431
  • Holstine, Craig & Hobbs, Richard Spanning Washington, Washington State University Press, Pullman (USA); pp. 100
Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0000548
Created: 21/11/1999
Last Updated: 29/07/2014