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Astoria-Megler Bridge

General Information

Other name(s): Astoria Bridge; Columbia River Bridge
Beginning of works: 5 November 1962
Completion: 27 August 1966
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , , ,
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Address: U.S. Route 101
Crosses:
  • Columbia River
Carries:
  • U.S. Route 101
Coordinates: 46° 14' 27.17" N    123° 52' 29.69" W
Coordinates: 46° 11' 14.15" N    123° 51' 15.30" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

width 8.5 m
total length 6 545 m
number of lanes 2
main bridge main span 375.8 m
total length 752 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
  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000548
  • Date created
    21/11/1999
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016