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Ben Jones Bridge

Rocky Creek Bridge

1927, MP 130.03. The bridge spans a small gorge on Otter Crest, a bypassed section of the original US 101 alignment. It is also known as the Ben Jones Bridge, for the “Father of the Coast Highway.” Jones introduced legislation for construction of the Roosevelt Military Highway (the original name for the Oregon Coast Highway) in 1919 and convinced the federal

government to finance half its cost.

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Taken on August 16, 2014