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Vantage Bridge


Looking South

This is the current (second) bridge built in 1962.

BH Photo #157105


Street View 


Steel through arch bridge over Columbia River on I-90
Kittitas County, Washington, and Grant County, Washington
Open to traffic
Built 1962
Steel through arch
Length of largest span: 520.0 ft.
Total length: 2,504.1 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 56.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.94354, -119.96705   (decimal degrees)
46°56'37" N, 119°58'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/274197/5203163 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
Inventory number
BH 34359 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2016)
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: 50 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2016: New photo from John Bernhisel
  • January 13, 2014: Updated by James Baughn: Merged duplicate pages
  • May 8, 2012: New photos from Mike Goff
  • December 14, 2010: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • March 7, 2010: New photo from Quinn Phelan
  • March 5, 2010: New photos from Quinn Phelan
  • May 20, 2009: Updated by Michael Goff

Related Bridges 



Vantage Bridge
Posted October 3, 2014, by M. Goff (michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com)

If I had to guess the title of "Oldest Cantilever" is intended to mean oldest cantilever still carrying vechicular traffic.

Vantage Bridge
Posted October 2, 2014, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Caption for photo #3 is incorrect, as the Wenatchee Bridge is a cantilever bridge in the state that is older.

I-90 - Vantage Bridge
Posted February 23, 2013, by Kenn Lantz (kennlantz [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The construction video was on the Grant County website, hope there is some way to retreive it.

I-90 - Vantage Bridge
Posted February 23, 2013, by Kenn Lantz (kennlantz [at] yahoo [dot] com)

There was recently a construction video of the two bridges on the WA site but it is now gone. I would like to find it again.