The Dalles Bridge

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The Dalles Bridge
Gulick Homestead and The Dalles Bridge - The Dalles Oregon.jpg
Coordinates 45°36′36″N 121°08′21″W / 45.610136°N 121.139099°W / 45.610136; -121.139099 (The Dalles Bridge)Coordinates: 45°36′36″N 121°08′21″W / 45.610136°N 121.139099°W / 45.610136; -121.139099 (The Dalles Bridge)
Carries US 197
Crosses Columbia River
Locale The Dalles, Oregon
Characteristics
Design cantilever truss
Total length 3,339 ft
Longest span 576 ft
History
Opened December 18, 1953

The Dalles Bridge is a steel cantilever truss bridge that spans the Columbia River between The Dalles, Oregon and Dallesport, Washington. It carries the traffic of U.S. Route 197.

The bridge had a toll from its opening until November 1, 1974 when the bridge's construction bond was paid off.[1]


The Dalles Bridge as very wide image

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