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West Marine Drive, Astoria, OR 97103
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Astoria-Megler Bridge, on West Marine Drive, in Astoria, OR 97103 is elegant and a masterful feat of engineering. It is fun to drive over. 53 year old and the longest continuous truss bridge in North America, spanning the Columba River from Oregon to Washington.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Incredible drive across this bridge and back again enjoying every bit of scenery along the way. Its a 'must-do'

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank janniebabe1
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you suffer from Acrophobia then crossing the Columba River from Oregon to Washington is not for you. Otherwise, the bridge offers a great view of both sides of the river. The Port of Astoria accommodates large ocean going vessels from places like China, Japan...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TexasOne H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great city, amazing bridge & craft beers! Riding over the bridge was spectacular but the hill with the wind and limited space for cyclists made it a little challenging. Must visit Buoy brewery.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank NatarshaJazepczyk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From Astoria your drive up and around in a circle before you reach the bridge. It goes high up and made me feel like very anxious due to my fear of heights. I almost froze and had to stop, and there is no place to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had to drive over it just for the experience. My wife and I both hadn’t drove over for 35 years. Decided to take a trip up to Long Beach for no particular reason

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank codyayrton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw the bridge as we arrived at our hotel. We looked at it many times throughout every day because it was there. We watched ships of various sizes and types move under it. Same with birds. And, when we left town, we drove across....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NoPegasus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This reviewer remembers well the ferry rides from Astoria to Washington, back in the 50s. Well, the bridge that obsoleted them is wonderful, rising steeply on the Astoria side to allow grain and cruise ships to pass underneath. Then, a steep downhill to 3 miles...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The way up to the bridge is so steep and so narrow that it it very sccary if you allow yourself to think about it. Good trip!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank DesertDweller1357
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a blast driving this bridge! it so unique and different to where i'm from...and so driving from Washington into Norther Oregon - this was this icing on the cake between the two! Plus, right across in WA you can see 2 lighthouses! :) Well...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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July 21, 2018|
Response from jaybeeFL | Reviewed this property |
Actually, I don't recall since we were in a tour bus late afternoon and I wasn't all that observant!
May 24, 2018|
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Response from Carol E | Reviewed this property |
We crossed the bridge in April with no problem. No construction. No toll. When the bridge was paid for the toll was removed. Yes, you can get to the Long Beach Peninsula easily crossing the bridge. While there check out... More
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March 14, 2018|
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Response from alanbZ1732RQ | Reviewed this property |
No. It is a 2-lane road. Speed limit is 55 I believe. So it would not be safe for bicycles.