California State Route 265

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State Route 265 marker

State Route 265

Weed Boulevard

I-5 Bus.
SR 265 highlighted in red
Route information
Defined by Streets and Highways Code § 565
Maintained by Caltrans
Length 0.527 mi[1] (0.848 km)
Major junctions
South end US 97 in Weed
North end I-5 in Weed
Location
Counties Siskiyou
Highway system
SR 263 SR 266
SR 265 shield

State Route 265 (SR 265), part of Weed Boulevard, is a state highway in the U.S. state of California in Siskiyou County.

Route description[edit]

The route spurs out of U.S. Route 97 in Weed while carrying Business Loop 5 from that intersection to Interstate 5. It was once part of U.S. Route 99. At a distance of 0.7 miles (1.1 km), it is the second shortest signed California state highway (after California State Route 153 in Coloma). For many years the route was hidden, but was signed in 2005 in anticipation of a complete redesign - reconstruction of Weed Boulevard.[citation needed] Previously, the only visual proof of the route was the bridge ID that was spraypainted on the base of the Interstate 5 overpass, i.e. "265 overcrossing".

SR 265 is not part of the National Highway System,[2] a network of highways that are considered essential to the country's economy, defense, and mobility by the Federal Highway Administration.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

Except where prefixed with a letter, postmiles were measured on the road as it was in 1964, based on the alignment of U.S. Route 99 as it existed at that time, and do not necessarily reflect current mileage. R reflects a realignment in the route since then, M indicates a second realignment, L refers an overlap due to a correction or change, and T indicates postmiles classified as temporary (for a full list of prefixes, see the list of postmile definitions).[1] Segments that remain unconstructed or have been relinquished to local control may be omitted. The entire route is in Weed, Siskiyou County.

Postmile
[1][4][5]
Destinations Notes
19.80 US 97 / I-5 Bus. south (North Weed Boulevard) – Klamath Falls South end of I-5 Bus. overlap; south end of SR 265; former US 99 south
20.33 I-5 / I-5 Bus. – Portland Interchange; north end of I-5 Bus. overlap; north end of SR 265; I-5 exit 748
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c California Department of Transportation. "State Truck Route List". Sacramento: California Department of Transportation. Archived from the original (XLS file) on June 30, 2015. Retrieved June 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ Federal Highway Administration (March 25, 2015). National Highway System: California (North) (PDF) (Map). Scale not given. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved September 3, 2017. 
  3. ^ Natzke, Stefan; Neathery, Mike & Adderly, Kevin (June 20, 2012). "What is the National Highway System?". National Highway System. Washington, DC: Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved July 1, 2012. 
  4. ^ California Department of Transportation (July 2007). "Log of Bridges on State Highways". Sacramento: California Department of Transportation. 
  5. ^ California Department of Transportation, All Traffic Volumes on CSHS, 2005 and 2006

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

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