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The Astoria-Megler Bridge is a multi-span bridge over four miles in length. The bridge was built back in 1966.
Removing the original paint that may contain lead.
Painting under the bridge deck.
Repairing damaged steel.
Making other repairs as needed.
This work was necessary for the health and longevity of the bridge.
Phase 1 Construction: 2016-2018
Phase 2 Construction: 2021-2023
Phase 2 has been completed and included the coating of both of the towers and all steel below the deck of the main span between the towers.
Phase 3 consisted of recoating the deck trusses outside of the main span.
The work includes building structures to prevent or contain any paint and debris from falling into the Columbia River.
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