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OCZMA serves local elected officials on the Oregon Coast.  OCZMA is a clearinghouse of objective information on issues relating to the Oregon Coast—this information is then shared with the state and federal government.  OCZMA conducts studies on the Oregon Coast's economy and carries out applied research to improve the standard of living in the region.  Through our extensive network of local government officials and many other partners, OCZMA gives voice to the concerns and needs of coastal residents.

 

U.S. Highway 101 Newsletter (March 2008)

OCZMA's "A History of U.S. Highway 101" (March 2008) Newsletter features the history of Highway 101 and the importance Conde McCullough's Bridges were in the building of Highway 101 on the Oregon Coast in the 1930s.

Click on a photo below for an enlargement of the photo. The Rocky Creek Wooden Bridge photo (top center) and the U.S. Highway 101 Newport to South Beach Construction photo (top right) were provided courtesy of the Lincoln County Historical Society (LCHS); U.S. Highway 101 postcard (below left) is part of the OCZMA Postcard Collection on U.S. Highway 101; U.S. Highway 101 at Humbug Mountain (Curry County) photo courtesy of the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT); U.S. Highway 101 on Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, Oregon with ferry & bayfront in forefront photo and Stuck in the Mud on U.S. Highway 101 (early 30s) photo courtesy of Lincoln County Historical Society (LCHS).

Click on the newsletter title below under Printable Reports to download this newsletter, and other pertinent information on the History of U.S. Highway 101.

Oregon U.S. Highway 101 Logo
Oregon U.S. Highway 101 Logo
Rocky Creek Wooden Bridge (later named Ben Jones Bridge)
Rocky Creek Wooden Bridge (later named Ben Jones Bridge)
Highway 101 Construction-Newport to South Beach, 1929
Highway 101 Construction-Newport to South Beach, 1929
OCZMA Postcard of Early U.S. Highway 101
OCZMA Postcard of Early U.S. Highway 101
U.S. Highway 101 at Humbug Mountain (Curry County)
U.S. Highway 101 at Humbug Mountain (Curry County)
U.S. Highway 101 on Yaquina Bay Bridge in background with bayfront & ferry in forefront (1936)
U.S. Highway 101 on Yaquina Bay Bridge in background with bayfront & ferry in forefront (1936)
Stuck in the Mud on U.S. Highway 101 (July 1912)
Stuck in the Mud on U.S. Highway 101 (July 1912)

Printable Reports

Oregon Coastal Notes "A History of Highway 101" Newsletter (March 2008)

The Making of "A History of U.S. Highway 101" Newsletter by Onno Husing, Director, OCZMA (July 2008)

Newport News Times Article 7-16-08 on "A History of U.S. Highway 101"

  


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