1966: The Debut of a Record-Setting Truss Bridge Between Oregon and Washington — Transportation History

August 27, 1966 The Astoria-Megler Bridge, which had been jointly built by the Oregon State Highway Department (now the Oregon Department of Transportation) and the Washington State Highway Department (the present-day Washington State Department of Transportation) made its official debut. This steel cantilever through-truss bridge spans the Columbia River between the city of Astoria, Oregon, and […]

1966: The Debut of a Record-Setting Truss Bridge Between Oregon and Washington — Transportation History