Thomas Creek Bridge

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Thomas Creek Bridge
Thomas Creek Bridge.JPG
Coordinates 42°09′57″N 124°21′32″W / 42.1659452°N 124.3589909°W / 42.1659452; -124.3589909Coordinates: 42°09′57″N 124°21′32″W / 42.1659452°N 124.3589909°W / 42.1659452; -124.3589909
Carries US 101
Crosses Thomas Creek
Locale Curry County, Oregon[1]
Characteristics
Design Warren deck truss[1]
Total length 956 ft (291 m)[1][2]
Width 30 ft (9.1 m)[2]
Height 345 ft (105 m)[1][3]
Longest span 371 ft (113 m)[1][3]
History
Opened 1961[1]
Statistics
Daily traffic 4,500 (2010)[2]

Thomas Creek Bridge crosses Thomas Creek in Curry County, the U.S. state of Oregon. It is on U.S. Route 101 and lies within the boundaries of Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor.

It is a Warren deck truss designed by Ivan D. Merchant. Built in 1961, it has a length of 956 feet (291 m) total,[1][2] and a deck width of 30 feet (9.1 m).[2] The longest span is 371 feet (113 m).[1][3] The bridge is the highest bridge in Oregon, at 345 feet (105 m).[1][3]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Oregon Coastal Highway Bridges". Oregon.gov. Oregon Department of Transportation. n.d. Archived from the original on 1 March 2015. Retrieved 1 November 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Thomas Creek Bridge". bridgehunter.com. James Baughn. n.d. Archived from the original on 9 September 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Thomas Creek Bridge". HighestBridges.com. Eric Sakowski. 24 April 2012. Archived from the original on 11 March 2016. Retrieved 1 November 2016. 

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