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U.S. 101: Yaquina Bay Bridge Maintenance and Improvements

Project Completed

Region 2: Willamette Valley and Northwest Oregon (Newport, Lincoln)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Bridge preservation and seismic upgrade project.

Banner: Slow down, in the work zone it could save lives. Building a modern transportation system to help Oregon’s communities and economy thrive. During construction, Give yourself more time, try a new way or mode to get there or take a different route.



image of Yaquina Bay Bridge during constructionThis project replaced the cathodic protection (corrosion protection) on the bridge, repaired damaged concrete and provided seismic upgrades to retrofit the bridge. This work was necessary to maintain the health of the bridge and increase its lifespan.


​Construction completed in 2023.


U.S. 101 | ​The Yaquina Bay Bridge is located between milepost 141.68 and 141.99 in Newport.

Cost and Funding

$30 million

Additional Information

​The Yaquina Bay Bridge was opened to traffic in 1936. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005. 

work zone construction iconPay attention in the work zone, slow down and move over – imagine this is where you work! 

Always drive safely, watch for construction signs and workers. 

Remember: fines double in all Oregon work zones, whether workers and signs are present or not.​

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Project Contacts

Resident Engineer
Steve Schultz

Public Information Officer
Mindy McCartt
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Last Updated

11/7/2023 4:10 PM

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