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Rocky Creek Bridge, also known as Ben Jones Bridge, south of Depoe Bay in Lincoln County, Oregon. Built in 1927, the bridge originally carried U.S. Route 101 (the Oregon Coast Highway) over the creek. After a stretch of the highway was relocated to make it straighter, the abandoned piece of the old highway became a bypass west of the new highway. Designed by Conde McCullough, the arch bridge is 360 feet long.

The bridge is named after Ben Jones, who is known as the father of the Roosevelt Military Coast Highway (US 101). Jones was a lawyer who helped establish Lincoln County in 1893, and who served as mayor of the Oregon cities of Toledo and Newport. In the early twentieth century much of the Oregon coast was inaccessible, and Jones, a state representative drafted legislation that supported the building of US 101. He was inspired by his earlier work in the area as a mail man, having to travel along primitive roads, to work towards getting a full highway built along the Oregon coast shoreline.

The bridge was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.



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Bridge at Cataract Gorge Tasmania, you can see a couple of people on a lookout 2/3 up on the right side of the photo for scale.