Oregon Route 131

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Oregon Route 131 marker

Oregon Route 131
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length: 9.08 mi[2] (14.61 km)
Existed: September 19, 2002[1] – present
Tourist
routes:
Three Capes Scenic Route
Major junctions
West end: Maxwell Avenue in Oceanside
East end: US 101 / OR 6 in Tillamook
Highway system
OR 130 OR 138

Oregon Route 131 (OR 131), known as the Netarts Highway No. 131[3] (see Oregon highways and routes), is a state highway in the U.S. state of Oregon. The route runs from the coastal community of Oceanside to an intersection with U.S. Route 101 (US 101) and OR 6 in Tillamook, Oregon. The highway is 9.02 miles (14.52 km) long.[2] Netarts Highway No. 131 was established in 1940, and was designated OR 131 in 2002.

Route description[edit]

OR 131's western terminus in the town of Oceanside.

The western terminus of OR 131 is in the town of Oceanside, located in between Cape Meares and Cape Lookout in Tillamook County. From there, the highway heads south through Netarts, and then heads east. The highway then turns north, finally turning east before it ends in downtown Tillamook, at an intersection with US 101 and OR 6.

The stretch of the highway between Oceanside, and an intersection south of Netarts, is part of the Three Capes Scenic Route, as is the easternmost stretch of the highway approaching Tillamook.

The eastern terminus of OR 131 in Tillamook at US 101 and OR 6.

History[edit]

The Netarts Highway No. 131 was established as a secondary highway on November 13, 1940.[4] On September 19, 2002, OR 131 was assigned to the Netarts Highway.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Tillamook County.

Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Oceanside 0.00 0.00 Maxwell Avenue
Tillamook 9.08 14.61 US 101 – Astoria, Seaside, Rockaway Beach, Hebo, Newport
OR 6 east – Portland, Forest Grove, Gales Creek, Timber
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Descriptions of US and Oregon Routes" (PDF). Oregon Department of Transportation. July 2008. p. 14. Retrieved February 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Netarts Highway No. 131 Straightline Chart" (PDF). Oregon Department of Transportation. Retrieved February 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Routes / State Highway Cross Reference Table". Oregon Department of Transportation. Retrieved February 15, 2014. 
  4. ^ "History of State Highways in Oregon" (PDF). Oregon Department of Transportation. 2011. p. 549. Retrieved February 15, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

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