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Astoria Megler Bridge Painting - Phase 2
Project Purpose and Need

This project, located on the Pacific Coast Highway Bridge N0. 07949C, is a 3 span
steel truss structure, 2464 feet long built in 1966. The purpose of the project is
to paint the structure above the guardrail and rehabilitate steel components as
required. The bridge is needed to transport vehicles on the Pacific Coast Highway 9
(US 101). Work will include removing the original lead containing paint plus any
subsequent added paint, re-painting, repairing areas where corrosion has damaged the
steel, and making other repairs as required.
 
 

Consruction Overview

Phase 1 will involve coating all steel above the deck of the highway.  The expected
construction timing is 3 years from March 2012 through December 2015.
 
Phase 2 will involve coating all steel below the deck of the highway.  The expected
construction timing is 1 year from January 2016 through December 2016.
 
Traffic could be restricted to one-lane for a maximum delay of 20 minutes in either
direction through the established work zone.
 

Project Library

 
Astoria Megler Bridge (ppt)
 
 
DRAFT- Bid Booklet for: US101: Columbia River (Astoria-Meglar) 
 
Megler C Advance Plan Set 
 
Megler C As Built
 
 

Public Involvement

Construction on the project began in 2009. During construction plan for single lane traffic with flaggers and up to 20 minute delays.
 
Please check our weekly construction updatesfor more information.


Contact

Please contact the Project Leader with questions or comments. Media inquiries should be referred to the Public Information Officer.