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

Construction Phase

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

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

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Traffic Impact

​Expect intermittent single lane closures on the bridge at night and the east sidewalk will be closed for the duration of the project.  Most work will be under the bridge and should not impact traffic.

Construction Impacts

Interactive Construction MapExpect sandblasting, spray coating and other general construction noises when work is being done, both in the day and at night.

​Visit TripCheck ​for the most current traffic information.


​Construction started in the Spring of 2020

Construction is expected to take three and half years

Access for pedestrians, including those with disabilities, will be available and identified through or around work zones.



​This project will replace the cathodic protection (corrosion protection) on the bridge, repair damaged concrete and provide seismic upgrades to retrofit the bridge. This work is necessary to maintain the health of the bridge and increase its lifespan.


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.

Contacts & Media

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Project Contacts

Resident Engineer
Steve Schultz

Public Information Officer
Angela Beers Seydel

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Last Updated

6/15/2021 12:45 PM

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