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
Design Warren deck truss
Total length 956.0 feet (291.39 m)
Opened 1961

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] and a deck width of 30 feet (9.1 m). The longest span is 371 feet (113 m).[1] The bridge is the highest bridge in Oregon, at 345 feet (105 m).[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Oregon Coastal Highway Bridges". Oregon Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 

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