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Youngs Bay Bridge (New)

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New Youngs Bay Bridge

from the east

Photo taken by Michael Goff on August 1, 2009

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BH Photo #144292

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Overview
Vertical lift bridge over Youngs Bay on US 101 in Astoria
Location
Astoria, Clatsop County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Rehabilitation project scheduled for 2019 through 2021.
History
Built 1964
Builder
- Ivan D. Merchant (Bridge Engineer)
Design
Vertical lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 152.5 ft.
Total length: 4,208.3 ft. (0.8 mi.)
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.17655, -123.86831   (decimal degrees)
46°10'36" N, 123°52'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/432978/5114030 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Astoria
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
13,600
Inventory numbers
OR 08306 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 29910 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 56.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2019: New photo from Mike Goff
  • June 28, 2018: New photos from Mike Goff
  • October 30, 2017: New photo from Mike Goff
  • February 27, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 16, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 10, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 18, 2015: New photo from Mike Garland
  • August 26, 2013: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • May 30, 2013: New photo from M. D. Caillet
  • April 20, 2010: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • August 5, 2009: New photos from Michael Goff

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Comments 

Youngs Bay Bridge (New)
Posted February 26, 2017, by Vickie Daniels (vickiedaniels [at] charter [dot] net)

Do you know where I could find info/photos of the original building of the bridge?