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The Columbia River Highway
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The Columbia Highway in Oregon begins at Seaside, on the Pacific Ocean, in Clatsop County. It parallels the ocean beach for 12 miles and then cuts directly across the marshlands, a distance of 12 miles, to the City of Astoria. From Astoria to the Columbia county line the highway extends in this county 28 miles, which were graded in 1914. The county voted a bond issue of $400,000 on November 4, 1913. The surveys were started by the State Highway Department, October 16, 1913, and completed...