Three Oregon Coastal Bridges

Black and White views of three well known bridges along the Oregon coast.

These images were taken on two short photo safaris. The Astoria-Megler Bridge was photographed on Christmas weekend December 26th, 2010. The others on a day trip January 19th, 2011.

The Astoria-Megler Bridge

The Astoria-Megler Bridge is 4 miles long and spans the mouth of the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington on the extreme northern Oregon coast.

This was taken from under the south side of the bridge in Astoria, Oregon USA

 

These next two bridges are found on the central Oregon coast.

The Alsea Bay Bridge

This concrete arch bridge spans the Alsea River in Waldport, Oregon on the central Oregon coast USA.

It replaced an older span that was ravaged by Oregon’s stormy winters and demolished. This new bridge opened in 1991.

The bridge is 2,910 ft (890 m) in length, with a 450 ft (140m) main span that provides 70 ft (21m) of vertical clearance.

 

The Yaquina Bay Bridge

Located in Newport Oregon, this is one of the most recognized, iconic structures on the central Oregon coast.

This arch bridge with a suspended deck is 3,450 ft (1071 m) long, with a 659 ft (201m) main span. It opened in 1936.

Oregon Coast Bridges Gallery

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