Topanga Canyon Boulevard
|Topanga Canyon Boulevard|
|Maintained by Caltrans|
|Length||19.974 mi (32.145 km)|
|Topanga Canyon Boulevard through Topanga Canyon|
|South end||SR 1 at Topanga Beach|
|US 101 in Woodland Hills|
|North end||SR 118 in Chatsworth|
State Route 27, commonly known by its street name Topanga Canyon Boulevard (// (listen)), is a state highway in the U.S. state of California that runs from the Pacific Coast Highway (California State Route 1) at Topanga State Beach near Pacific Palisades, through the Topanga Canyon in Topanga, and continuing through Woodland Hills, Canoga Park, West Hills, and Chatsworth to the Ronald Reagan Freeway (State Route 118).
SR 27 begins at SR 1 near the Pacific Ocean at Topanga County Beach, in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County east of Malibu. It travels north as Topanga Canyon Boulevard, cutting through Topanga State Park. Upon exiting the park, SR 27 provides access to Fernwood, Topanga, Sylvia Park, and Glenview, all unincorporated. SR 27 continues winding into the San Fernando Valley, nearly entering Calabasas before entering the Los Angeles community of Woodland Hills. The route becomes a major city arterial through the valley, intersecting US 101 before entering Warner Center and Canoga Park. After traversing Chatsworth, SR 27 ends just past an interchange with the SR 118 freeway, thus providing access to the unincorporated area north of Chatsworth.
Except for a small portion in the mountains, SR 27 is part of the National Highway System, a network of highways that are considered essential to the country's economy, defense, and mobility by the Federal Highway Administration. SR 27 is eligible for the State Scenic Highway System. A portion of it through Topanga Canyon has been officially designated as a scenic highway by the California Department of Transportation.
The original state highway system in 1933 included a highway from near Topanga Beach to Montalvo-San Fernando Road near Chatsworth. Two years later, this was numbered as Route 156. The route was redesignated as SR 27 in the 1964 state highway renumbering.
Except where prefixed with a letter, postmiles were measured on the road as it was in 1964, based on the alignment that existed at the time, and do not necessarily reflect current mileage. R reflects a realignment in the route since then, M indicates a second realignment, L refers to an overlap due to a correction or change, and T indicates postmiles classified as temporary ( ). Segments that remain unconstructed or have been relinquished to local control may be omitted. The entire route is in Los Angeles County.
|||0.00||SR 1 (Pacific Coast Highway) – Malibu, Santa Monica||South end of SR 27; Former US 101 Alt.|
|Los Angeles||11.06||Mulholland Drive||Former SR 268|
|12.28||Ventura Boulevard||Former US 101 and US 101 Bus.|
|12.43||US 101 (Ventura Freeway) – Ventura, Los Angeles||Interchange|
|18.63||Devonshire Street – San Fernando||Former SR 118 east|
|||Santa Susana Pass Road||Former SR 118 west|
|20.06||SR 118 (Ronald Reagan Freeway)||Interchange; north end of SR 27|
|20.06||Poema Place, Mayan Drive||Continuation beyond SR 118|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
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