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  Interstate Business Routes @ Interstate-Guide.com: Business Route 80
It is routed with Interstate 305 and U.S. 50 on western leg and California 51 on eastern leg.
It was the State Freeway between California State Route 160 and the Interstate 80 / California State Route 244 junction.
California 99 shields were removed because there is a significant break in California 99 between its junction with Routes 50 and 51 at the Oak Park Interchange and where it junctions with Interstate 5 north of Sacramento.
www.interstate-guide.com /business-routes/bus80.html   (4481 words)

 California @ WestCoastRoads - California Highway Route Log
Certain sections of some urban state routes are locally maintained by cities and/or counties, and those instances are usually identified in the Streets and Highways Code.
Several of the routes are unconstructed; they are identified as such in the table.
The route log is a PDF file; you must have Adobe Reader to read the file.
www.westcoastroads.com /california/routelog.html   (239 words)

 California Highways (www.cahighways.org): Routes 1 through 8
The route from Edgemar to Skyline Boulevard was originally adopted on November 17, 1952; LRN 55 between Alemany (John Daly) and the Edgemar area was completed in December 1954, and the contract for construction of the Route 1 freeway was awarded on May 3, 1957 to the McCammon, Wunderlich, and Wunderlich Company of Palo Alto.
Route 280 near the south boundary of the City and County of San Francisco to Route 101 near the approach to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
The Route 99/Route 70 co-designation signage that remained as of 2003 were (1) on eastbound Elkhorn Blvd at the onramp to NB Route 99; (2) on Capitol Avenue at 5th Street; and (3) on I Street and 4th Street at the Amtrak station.
www.cahighways.org /001-008.html   (15201 words)

 California State Route 1 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
State Route 1, often called Highway 1, is a state highway that runs along a large length of the Pacific coast of the U.S. State of California.
Route 1 rejoins the scenic coastline in Santa Monica and continues in a westerly direction; along the Santa Monica coastline it is known locally as Palisades Beach Road.
Route 1 splits from US 101 at San Luis Obispo and resumes as Cabrillo Highway continuing north as a freeway through Morro Bay and Cayucos until its again becomes a winding, two lane road with occasional passing lanes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/California_State_Route_1   (1926 words)

 California Highways (www.cahighways.org): Routes 73 through 80
The route was LRN 199, and was defined in 1933.
This segment was a proposed route in 1963, and was LRN 235, defined in 1953.
In 1974, the portion of Route 71 from I-15 to Aguanga (present-day Route 79/Route 371 junction) was transferred from Route 71.
cahighways.org /073-080.html   (14839 words)

 Highway 1
California State Route 1, better known as Highway 1
The coastal highway joining Australia's mainland state capitals is also termed Highway 1 (though it is not always the primary route between them).
Some stretches across the Nullarbor Plain and along the north-western coastline are quite isolated, with roadside settlements supporting the passing traffic the only human activity for thousands of kilometres.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/hi/Highway_1.html   (184 words)

 DAY 1: September 5-6, 2003
California State Route 1 hugs the coast from Carmel to San Luis Obispo.
I continued south on Route 1 through the town of Cambria, where a municipal lawn-bowling park across the street from a municipal skateboard park makes it the only town in America with facilities for both elderly Italian grandfathers and their grandchildren.
Before stopping for the night, I drove 25 miles east to photograph the memorial erected at the site of James Dean's fatal auto crash, in front of a roadhouse on a featureless highway so sleep-inducing that drivers are urged to keep their headlights on during the day to alert oncoming vehicles.
roadsidephotos.com /nftr/2003-201.htm   (1167 words)

 ODOT Planning & Research Division - Route 66 Background
The State Highway Commission was changed from a one man to a three man commission, headed at that time by chairman Cyrus S. Avery of Tulsa, a former county commissioner and staunch supporter of the Good Roads movement.
Crossing the state diagonally, Route 66 was created from a composite of earlier state roads (State Highways 3, 7 and 39), and auto trails (Ozark Trails, Kansas City-Tulsa Short Line and Postal Highway).
Route 66 was commissioned by the Secretary of Agriculture as part of the national highway system in November 1926, and signing was erected across Oklahoma by April of 1927.
www.okladot.state.ok.us /memorial/route66/route66background.htm   (1078 words)

 California State Route 91 Congestion Relief Act
This Act may be cited as the `California State Route 91 Congestion Relief Act'.
(1) A project to add one general purpose lane in each direction from State Route 55 to the Riverside County line.
(4) A project to divert traffic from the State Route 241 Toll Road via a direct connector to the State Route 91 Express Lanes (HOT) to improve the traffic operation of the interchange and alleviate traffic between Orange and Riverside Counties.
www.theorator.com /bills109/hr5329.html   (360 words)

 Big Sur Road Conditions and Driving Tips
California Highway 1 in the Big Sur region is one of the state's most dangerous highways, even in good weather.
State law provides that, unless otherwise posted, the maximum speed limit is 55 mph (about 88 kph) on two-lane undivided highways such as Highway 1 in the Big Sur region.
If there is no vehicle immediately in front of you and five or more vehicles are immediately behind you, state law requires that you pull to the side of the road, where you can do so safely, and allow the vehicles behind you to pass.
jrabold.net /bigsur/drive.htm   (684 words)

 California Military History: California and the Civil War
California is credited with providing 15,725 volunteers for her own units, plus five companies for the Massachusetts Cavalry and eight for the Washington Territory Infantry.
Furthermore, California was not a Republican state in 1860, both the California State Senate and the State Assembly were decidedly Democrat.
At the same time that the California Volunteers were operating in the Southwest and in the Great Basin and Rockies, they were also doing their duty in the Owens Valley.
www.militarymuseum.org /HistoryCW.html   (2487 words)

 Rear Admiral George E. Belknap - Likeness of New Hampshire War Heroes & Personages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The ship was part of a team sent to the Isthmus of Panama to study a projected route across Central America, and Belknap's seamen and marines were landed to protect travelers across the Isthmus while a revolution raged.
A few months later the Tuscarora was assigned to making deep sea soundings between the west coast of the United States and Japan as part of deciding whether laying a submarine cable between the USA and Japan would be possible.
He was made a commodore in 1885, and in 1886 was made commandant of the U.S. Navy Yard at Mare Island, California.
www.state.nh.us /nhdhr/warheroes/belknapg.html   (452 words)

 California State Route 99 - 2005 Update - Economic Development - FHWA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
On April 4, 2005, I visited the corridor in company with Wade Hobbs of the California Division of the FHWA and State and local officials.
Employers in this industry are concentrated along State Route 41 on the north side of Fresno.
State Route 41 begins in Fresno at the junction of State Route 99 and then goes almost due north.
www.fhwa.dot.gov /Planning/econdev/casr992005.htm   (866 words)

 Economic Development History of State Route 99 in California - Economic Development - FHWA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
State Route 99 (CA-99) is a major north-south highway in California's Central Valley.
Dairies are relocating to Tulare and Kings counties from San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties in southern California and to Stanislaus and Merced counties from Marin and Sonoma counties north of San Francisco.
California State Route 99 is among the most dynamic rural highways in the country.
www.fhwa.dot.gov /planning/econdev/sr99ca.htm   (7770 words)

 California State Historic Parks courtesy Dogtown Territorial Quarterly
Northeast of Yosemite National Park, located on Bodie Road (State Route 270), 13 miles (the last three are unpaved) from Highway 395, six miles south of Bridgeport.
State Route 270 is open sporadically in winter.
It is all that remains of the last of four Spanish presidios built in Alta California.
www.californiahistory.com /parks.html   (736 words)

 Fresno - Biohazard - Blood - Crime - Death Cleanup
Fresno County is a county located in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California, south of Stockton and north of Bakersfield.
It is bordered on the west by the Coast Range and on the east by the Sierra Nevada.
It is the center of a large agricultural area, known as the most agriculturally rich county in the United States.
www.auberry-big-creek-biola-bowles-cantua-caruthers-coalinga.com   (825 words)

 The Bus Route to Hearst Castle
Much of the wildlife seen while traveling the bus route is considered indigenous to California, including the coyote, bobcat, cotton-tailed rabbit, white-tailed deer, quail, turkey vulture, mountain lion, red-tailed hawk, kestrel hawk, burrowing owl, and other native species.
Some exotic species, many of which are descendants of the animals once in Hearst's zoo, may roam close enough to the road to be seen from the bus.
Wooden animal shelters constructed in the late 1920s to protect the animals still stand near the bus route, though today they are used primarily by cattle on the Hearst Ranch.
www.hearstcastle.org /tours/busroute.asp   (229 words)

 OARS: offering California adventures, including California rafting trips and family adventures, since 1969
From an ecological point of view, the state is renowned for its many different eco-systems, climates and kaleidoscopic collection of flora and fauna, with each zone offering something amazingly different than a region only a few hours away.
The Golden State has some of the most diverse wilderness in the U.S., and most of O.A.R.S.' rafting and multi-sport adventures are within an easy distance of super spots like San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, the Napa Valley and Yosemite National Park.
Four of the five major climatic zones in the world are found in California: the Mediterranean climate, semi-arid or steppe, desert, and microthermal or Alpine.
www.oars.com /htdocs/california   (462 words)

The Byway, on Route 4 and 89 between Arnold and Markleeville, winds through the High Sierra past alpine meadows, lakes, pine forests and scenic vistas.
Travel the route that provides access to the austere, windswept cypress trees, fog-shrouded cliffs, and crashing surf of the Pacific Ocean as it traverses the California coast.
Highway 1 in north San Luis Obispo County winds past and through some of the finest viewsheds in the western United States, as the legendary Highway traverses a remarkable variety of terrain.
www.byways.org /browse/states/CA   (332 words)

 Spam Laws: California
California is 12 percent of the United States population with an emphasis on technology business, and it is therefore estimated that spam costs California organizations well over 1.2 billion dollars ($1,200,000,000).
If an addressee of an unsolicited commercial e-mail advertisement has one or more e-mail addresses to which an unsolicited commercial e-mail advertisement is sent, the addressee shall be deemed to be a separate recipient for each e-mail address to which the e-mail advertisement is sent.
While the state of the technology does not support this finding at present, the Legislature believes that, in a given case at some future date, a showing that notice was supplied via electronic means between the sending and receiving computers could be held to constitute actual notice to the sender for purposes of this paragraph.
www.spamlaws.com /state/ca.shtml   (2637 words)

 American Discovery Trail: California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
En route, the ADT follows the 2,600 mile long Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail for several miles as the ADT passes through the Granite Chief Wilderness.
On these trails the ADT passes along Bolinas Ridge, crosses Highway 1 and the San Andreas earthquake fault zone and finally follows the shoreline on the Coast Trail to Limantour Beach on the Pacific Ocean.
Total length of the trail in California is 380 miles and consists of nine segments.
www.discoverytrail.org /states/california/index.html   (443 words)

 CorridorWatch.org - Challenging the Wisdom of the Trans-Texas Corridor.
State Route 91 (SR91) is 10-miles of toll lanes along the Riverside Freeway in Orange County, California.
The new lanes have been officially designated a part of the California State Highway System and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is responsible for providing police services at CPTC's expense.
In addition to the initial $130 million capital cost savings to the State by private development and construction of the project, it is estimated that the State will also save $120 million in CHP, operations and maintenance expenses over the 35 year franchise period.
www.corridorwatch.org /ttc_2007/CW00000091.htm   (787 words)

 Boating America California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
One near the Oregon State Line and one off California State Route 20 West of Interstate 5 (The Oregon State Line "Clear Lake" is mostly primitive).
Lake Oroville is one of California's largest lakes featuring houseboating and all varieties of watersports.
Owned and operated by California Edison this lake is located in the midst of towering pines 5370 feet above sea level in the Sierra National Forest.
www.boatingamerica.com /states/california/californ.htm   (1683 words)

 Local Legacies: Celebrating Community Roots (Library of Congress)
The United States is home to a diverse population that celebrates its cultural richness and variety through local festivals, community events, and other grassroots activities.
The Local Legacies project was initiated by members of Congress and individuals across the nation to commemorate the Library of Congress Bicentennial and to celebrate America's richly diverse culture.
Select a State, Territory or Commonwealth to view its community events and celebrations.
www.loc.gov /folklife/roots   (282 words)

 Cabrillo Bridge, San Diego, California on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
The east-west traffic atop the two-lane bridge (not visible from California State Route 163 below, due to the unusual height of the bridge) is a portion of Laurel Street in the City of San Diego, and is located east of Sixth Avenue, which forms the western boundary of Balboa Park.
The unusual height of the bridge is dictated entirely by the topography of the canyon; Laurel Street continues across the bridge at the same level as the ground on either end of the bridge, while State Route 163 passes beneath it at approximately the level of the original canyon floor.
The Cabrillo Bridge portion of Laurel Street is one of a number of access routes to the cluster of museums located at the "Prado" (the former 1915 Panama Exposition site) which is east of the bridge along the west side of Park Boulevard.
www.flickr.com /photos/80651083@N00/341752821/in/pool-world   (330 words)

 California Route 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Route 9 is from Route 1 near Santa Cruz to Route 17 near Los Gatos via Waterman Gap and Saratoga Gap and along the ridge between the San Lorenzo and Pescadero Creeks.
Route 9 from: (a) Route 1 near Santa Cruz to Route 236 near Boulder Creek.
There's the Santa Cruz Mission Park, the county historic museum, and the civic center, all near the southern end of the route.
www.geocities.com /bennyp81/ca9.html   (117 words)

 SR-39 : Beach Boulevard, Azusa Avenue, San Gabriel Canyon Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Route 39 is one of the more varied state highways in the Los Angeles area.
State 39 reappears on the north side of the Puente Hills at the junction of I-10 and Azusa Avenue.
About 4.5 miles of State 39, all the way to State 2, have been closed since 1978 due to a number of landslides.
www.scvresources.com /highways/sr_39.htm   (379 words)

 Open Directory - Regional:North America:United States:California:Localities:P   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Pacific Grove is situated in California's central coast, on the Monterey Peninsula and Pacific Coast.
Pearsonville, California, ZIP 93527, is a desert outpost at the southern border of Inyo County, near the junction of U.S. Highway 395 and California State Route 14.
Planada is a small community in Merced County, nine miles due east of Merced on state route 140.
dmoz.org /Regional/North_America/United_States/California/Localities/P/desc.html   (778 words)

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