The Longest Continuous Truss Bridge In North America, Oregon's Astoria–Megler Bridge Was And Is A True Feat Of Engineering
By Sarah McCosham|Published June 01, 2022
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The Astoria-Megler Bridge is a PNW icon — and a superlative superstar. The Astoria-Megler bridge is not only one of the most impressive bridges in Oregon, but it’s the longest continuous truss bridge in all of North America. The bridge is a true attention-grabber, catching the eye of everyone from history buffs and art enthusiasts to film directors and nature lovers. There’s no place in the country quite like the commanding Astoria-Megler Bridge, and its history really is quite marvelous.