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Most of this information comes from [1].

First (1910) and second (1916) bond issues[edit]

  • Route 1, San Francisco to Crescent City
  • Route 2, San Francisco to San Diego
  • Route 3, Sacramento to Oregon
  • Route 4, Sacramento to Los Angeles
  • Route 5, Stockton to Santa Cruz via Oakland
  • Route 6, Sacramento to Woodland Junction
  • Route 7, Tehama Junction to Benicia
  • Route 8, Ignacio to Cordelia via Napa
  • Route 9, San Fernando to San Bernardino
  • Route 10, Goshen on Route 4 to Hanford (first) and Hanford to San Lucas (second) (note that maps and other lists show it as Visalia, not Goshen)
    • "an extension connecting the San Joaquin valley trunk line in Tulare county with the coast trunk line in Monterey county, by the continuation of the lateral between the cities of Visalia and Hanford through Coalinga by the most direct and practical route"
  • Route 11, Sacramento to Placerville
  • Route 12, San Diego to El Centro
  • Route 13, Salida to Sonora
  • Route 14, Albany to Martinez
  • Route 15, Williams to Colusa
  • Route 16, Hopland to Lakeport
  • Route 17, Roseville to Nevada City
  • Route 18, Merced to Mariposa (first) and Mariposa to El Portal (second)
    • "an extension of the Mariposa county state highway lateral to or near the railway station El Portal, in Mariposa county"
  • Route 19, Route 9 west of Claremont to Riverside
  • Route 20, Redding to Weaverville (first) and Douglas City to Route 1 at Arcata (second) - note that these overlap between Weaverville and Douglas City
    • "an extension connecting the interior and coast trunk lines in northern California through Trinity and Humboldt counties by the most direct and practical route"
  • Route 21, Route 3 near Richvale to Oroville
  • Route 22, San Juan Bautista to Hollister
  • Route 23, Saugus to Bridgeport
  • Route 24, Route 4 near Lodi to San Andreas
  • Route 25, Nevada City to Downieville
  • Routes 26 and 27, San Bernardino to Yuma via El Centro (second)
    • "an extension of the San Bernardino county state highway lateral to the Arizona state line near the town of Yuma, Arizona, via the cities of Brawley and El Centro in Imperial county, by the most direct and practical route"
  • Route 28, Redding to Alturas
  • Route 29, Red Bluff to Susanville
  • Route 30, Oroville to Quincy
  • Route 31, San Bernardino to Barstow (second)
    • "an extension of the San Bernardino county state highway lateral to Barstow, in San Bernardino county, by the most direct and practical route"
  • Route 32, Route 4 near Califa to Gilroy (second)
    • "an extension connecting the San Joaquín valley trunk line at a point between the city of Merced in Merced county, and the city of Madera, in Madera county, with the coast trunk line at or near the city of Gilroy in Santa Clara county, through Pacheco pass, by the most direct and practical route"
  • Route 33, Route 4 near Bakersfield to Paso Robles (second)
    • "an extension connecting the San Joaquin valley trunk line at or near Bakersfield with the coast trunk line in San Luis Obispo county, through Cholame pass, by the most direct and practical route"
  • Route 34, Route 4 near Arno to Jackson

The 1915 act also included "an extension connecting Antelope valley, in the county of Los Angeles, with the city of Los Angeles, by the most direct and practical route", but this appears to be Route 23, part of the first bond issue.

Third bond issue (1919)[edit]

  • Route 1, Crescent City to Oregon Line (extension of the original)
    • "Crescent City to Oregon line"
  • Route 10, Visalia to Sequoia National Park (extension of the original)
    • "Visalia to Sequoia Park line"
  • Route 11, Placerville to Sportsman's Hall (extension of the original) (special appropriation)
    • "Placerville to Sportsman's Hall"
  • Routes 15, 37, and 38, Ukiah and Auburn to Emigrant Gap, Emigrant Gap to Truckee, Truckee to Tahoe City and Verdi (including the original Route 15) (unclear from the text but shown this way on the map) (partly special appropriation)
    • "Auburn to Verdi", "Ukiah to Tahoe City"
  • Route 21, Oroville to Quincy (extension of the original, replacing Route 30)
    • "Feather river route Oroville to Quincy"
  • Route 22, Pacheco Pass Road (Route 32) into Hollister
    • "Pacheco Pass road into Hollister"
  • Route 29, Susanville to Nevada State Line (extension of the original)
    • "Susanville to Nevada state line"
  • Route 41, General Grant National Park to Kings River Canyon (partly special appropriation?)
    • "General Grant National Park to Kings River Canyon"
  • Route 43, Deep Creek to Metcalf Creek
    • "Deep Creek easterly via Bear Valley Dam to the county road at Metcalf Creek in the Angeles National Forest"
  • Route 46, Klamath River Bridge (Route 3) to Route 1 near Mouth of Klamath River
    • "Klamath River State Highway Bridge to Coast State Highway"
  • Route 47, Orland to Chico
    • "Orland to Chico"
  • Route 48, McDonalds to Mouth of Navarro River
    • "McDonald's to the mouth of the Navarro River"
  • Route 49, Calistoga to Lower Lake
    • "Calistoga to Lower Lake"
  • Route 50, Rumsey to Lower Lake
    • "Rumsey to Lower Lake"
  • Route 51, Santa Rosa to Shellville
    • "Santa Rosa to Shellville"
  • Route 52, Tiburon to Alto
    • "Tiburon to Alto"
  • Route 53, Rio Vista to Fairfield
    • "Rio Vista to Fairfield"
  • Route 54, near Michigan Bar to Drytown
    • "county line near Michigan Bar via Huot's ranch to Drytown"
  • Route 55, San Francisco to Santa Cruz
    • "Skyline boulevard San Francisco to Santa Cruz"
  • Route 56, Carmel to San Simeon
    • "Carmel to San Simeon"
  • Route 57, Santa Maria to Freemans via Bakersfield
    • "Santa Maria to Bakersfield", "Bakersfield via Walker's Pass to Freeman"
  • Route 58, Mojave to Needles via Barstow
    • "Barstow to Needles", "Barstow to Mojave"
  • Route 59, Lancaster to Baileys
    • "Lancaster to Bailey's"
  • Route 60, Oxnard to San Juan Capistrano
    • "Oxnard to San Juan Capistrano"
  • Route 61, La Canada to Mt. Wilson Road via Arroyo Seco
    • "La Canada via Arroyo Seco to Mount Wilson road"
  • Route 62, Azusa to Pine Flats in San Gabriel Canyon
    • "Azusa to Pine Flats in San Gabriel Canyon"
  • Route 63, Big Pine to Oasis
    • "Big Pine to Oasis"
  • Route 64, Mecca to Blythe
    • "Mecca to Blythe"

Full 1919 list[edit]

This comes from [2]. For now, post-1919 extensions are from [3], and will need to be checked against laws. [4] also has information.

  • Route 1, San Francisco to Crescent City (Coast Highway) (1909 bond)
    • 1919 bond: Crescent City to Oregon
  • Route 2, San Francisco to San Diego
    • 1909 bond: San Francisco to San Diego
    • Extended to Mexico and branches added when??
  • Route 3, Sacramento to the Oregon line via Marysville (East Side Highway) (1909 bond)
  • Route 4, Sacramento to Los Angeles
    • 1909 bond: Sacramento to Los Angeles
  • Route 5, Stockton to Santa Cruz via Oakland
    • 1909 bond: Stockton to Santa Cruz via Oakland
    • 1933: Stockton to Mokelumne Hill
    • 1963: Mokelumne Hill to West Point
  • Route 6, Sacramento to Woodland Junction (Davis) (1909 bond)
    • 1933: Winters to Napa
    • 1959: Davis to Winters
  • Route 7, Tehama Junction (near Red Bluff) to Benicia (1909 bond)
    • Extended to Albany (by absorbing Route 14?) when??
  • Route 8, Ignacio to Cordelia via Napa (1909 bond)
  • Route 9, San Fernando to San Bernardino (1909 bond)
    • 1933: San Fernando to Saticoy
  • Route 10, Visalia to San Lucas (Coalinga lateral)
    • 1909 bond: Visalia to Hanford
    • 1915 bond: Hanford to San Lucas
    • 1919 bond: Visalia to Sequoia Park
  • Route 11, Sacramento to Nevada line via Placerville
    • 1895 (act 1861): Lake Tahoe Wagon Road, Smith's Flat (just east of Placerville) to Nevada line
    • 1897 (act 1457), Sacramento to Folsom
    • 1909 bond: Sacramento to Placerville
    • 1915: Placerville to Smith's Flat
    • 1919 bond: paving Placerville to Sportsman's Hall
    • 1933: Sacramento to Antioch
  • Route 12, San Diego to El Centro (1909 bond)
    • 1933: San Diego to Point Loma
  • Route 13, Salida to Junction (Sonora lateral)
    • 1901 (act 1453): Sonora-Mono State Road, Long Barn to Route 23
    • Sonora to Long Barn when??
    • 1909 bond: Salida to Sonora
  • Route 14, Albany to Martinez (1909 bond)
    • Changed to Oakland to Richmond (original route absorbed by Route 7?) when??
  • Route 15, Williams to Colusa (Colusa lateral) (1909 bond)
    • 1919 bond: Emigrant Gap to Colusa and Williams to Ukiah
    • 1953: Ukiah to Fort Bragg
  • Route 16, Hopland to Lakeport (Lake County lateral) (1909 bond)
  • Route 17, Roseville to Nevada City (1909 bond)
  • Route 18, Merced to Sequoia (El Portal)
    • 1909 bond: Merced to Mariposa
    • 1915 bond: Mariposa to El Portal
  • Route 19, Riverside lateral (Route 9 west of Claremont to Riverside) (1909 bond)
    • 1931: Beaumont to Santa Ana via Riverside
  • Route 20, Redding to Route 1 via Weaverville
    • 1903 (act 1454): Trinity-Humboldt State Highway, North Fork (Helena) to near Salyer
    • 1909 bond: Redding to Weaverville
    • 1915 bond: Douglas City to Arcata (overlaps the above)
    • 1933: Redding to Lassen Park
    • 1959: Lassen Park to Termo
  • Route 21, Richvale to Oroville (Oroville lateral) (1909 bond)
    • 1919 bond: Oroville to Quincy
    • 1933: Quincy to Route 29
  • Route 22, San Juan Bautista to Hollister (Hollister lateral) (1909 bond)
    • 1919 bond: Hollister to Route 32
    • 1933: Route 1 to Castroville
  • Route 23, Saugus to Route 11 at Alpine Junction
  • Route 24, Lodi to Silver Creek (Route 23)
    • 1909 bond: Lodi to San Andreas
    • San Andreas to Calaveras Big Trees when??
    • 1911: Alpine State Highway, Calaveras Big Trees to Silver Creek
    • 1933: Silver Creek to Nevada line
  • Route 25, Nevada City to Downieville (1909 bond)
    • 1933: Grass Valley to Colfax, Downieville to Sattley
  • Route 26, San Bernardino to El Centro (1915 bond)
    • 1931: Los Angeles to San Bernardino, El Centro to Calexico
    • Brawley bypass added when??
  • Route 27, El Centro via Holtville to Yuma, Arizona (1915 bond)
  • Route 28, Redding to Alturas (Alturas lateral) (1909 bond)
    • 1911: Lassen State Highway, Pittville to Adin - but this was already authorized in 1909?
    • 1915?: Alturas to Cedarville
    • 1915?: Cedarville to Nevada line
  • Route 29, Red Bluff to Susanville (1909 bond)
    • 1919 bond: Susanville to Nevada line
    • 1933: Red Bluff to Route 35
  • Route 30, Oroville to Quincy (Quincy lateral) (1909 bond)
    • 1919 bond: additional funds (but apparently became Route 21)
    • Totally new route added when??
  • Route 31, San Bernardino to Barstow (1915 bond)
    • 1931: Barstow to Nevada line
  • Route 32, Califa (Route 4) to Gilroy (Pacheco Pass road) (1915 bond)
    • 1933: Gilroy to Watsonville
    • 1959: Califa to Route 249
  • Route 33, Bakersfield to Paso Robles (1915 bond)
    • 1933: Paso Robles to Cambria
  • Route 34, Arno to Picketts Junction (including the Jackson lateral)
  • Route 35, Peanut to Kunz (Peanut Road)
    • Added when??
    • 1933: to Alton and to Douglas City (which side of Peanut was Kunz?)
  • Route 36, Downieville to Mount Pleasant
  • Route 37, Auburn to Truckee
  • Route 38, Myers to Truckee via McKinneys and Lake Tahoe
  • Route 39, Tahoe City to Nevada line at Crystal Bay
  • Route 40, Montezuma (Yosemite Junction) over the Sierras to Route 23
  • Route 41, General Grant Park to Kings River Canyon
    • 1905 (act 1450)? 1906?: Kings River Canyon State Road, General Grant Park to Kings River Canyon
    • 1919 bond: additional funds
    • General Grant Park to Mendota when??
    • 1933: Mendota to Tracy
  • Route 42, Saratoga Gap through Redwood Park to Bloom's Mill (Big Basin road)
  • Route 43, San Bernardino to Bear Lake
    • Added when??
    • 1919 bond: route changed between Deep Creek and Metcalf Creek
    • 1931: San Bernardino to Newport Beach
    • 1933: Big Bear Lake to Victorville
  • Route 44, Boulder Creek to Redwood Park
    • Added when??
  • Route 45, Willows to Route 3
    • 1919 special act: Willows to Route 3
The below was all added by the 1919 bond.
  • Route 46, Klamath River from Route 3 near Hornbrook to Route 1 north of Eureka
  • Route 47, Orland to Chico
    • 1933: Chico to Deer Creek Meadows
  • Route 48, McDonalds (Route 1) to mouth of Navarro River
  • Route 49, Calistoga to Lower Lake
    • Extended to Napa and to Route 15 when??
  • Route 50, Rumsey to Lower Lake
    • 1915: Yolo and Lake Highway, Rumsey to Lower Lake - but it's also in the bond
    • 1933: Rumsey to Woodland
    • Extended to Sacramento when??
  • Route 51, Schellville to Santa Rosa
    • 1933: Santa Rosa to Sebastopol
    • 1959: Sebastopol to Valley Ford
  • Route 52, Tiburon to Alto
  • Route 53, Rio Vista to Suisun-Fairfield
    • 1921: Rio Vista to Lodi
  • Route 54, Michigan Bar to Dry Town
    • 1933: Michigan Bar to Perkins
  • Route 55, Skyline Boulevard, San Francisco to Santa Cruz
  • Route 56, Carmel to San Simeon
    • 1921: San Simeon to Cambria
    • 1931: extended to San Luis Obispo
    • 1934: Las Cruces to Pismo Beach, Carmel to Leggett
    • 1951: Rockport to Fernbridge?
  • Route 57, Freeman to Santa Maria
  • Route 58, Needles to Mojave
    • 1931: Mojave to Bakersfield
    • 1933: Bakersfield to Santa Margarita
  • Route 59, Lancaster to Baileys (Route 4)
    • 1931: extended to Cajon Pass
    • 1957: Cajon Pass to Route 43
  • Route 60, Oxnard to San Juan Capistrano
  • Route 61, La Canada to Mount Wilson
    • Extended to Los Angeles and to Route 59 when??
  • Route 62, Azusa to Pine Flat
    • 1933: Azusa to Buena Park
    • Extended to Route 61 when??
  • Route 63, Big Pine to Oasis
    • 1933: Oasis to Nevada line
  • Route 64, Mecca to Blythe
    • 1931: Indio branch
    • 1933: Indio to San Juan Capistrano


Secondary state highways[edit]

This was 1931 c. 82. 1933 c. 106 did not change anything substantial.

  • Secondary state highways. The department of public works is hereby authorized and directed to lay out and construct highways by the most direct and practicable routes between the termini stated herein, which highways are declared to be, and classified as, secondary state highways.
  • (a) Alturas to Oregon state line near New Pine creek.
    • Route 73 (US 395)
  • (b) Quincy to State Highway Route 29, near Chats.
    • Extension of Route 21
  • (c) Vallejo to State Highway Route 8.
  • (d) Walnut Creek to Oakland.
    • Route 75
  • (e) Weed to California-Oregon state line, near Calor.
    • Route 72 (US 97)
  • (f) Bishop to California-Nevada state line (Montgomery pass).
    • Route 76 (US 6)
  • (g) Bakersfield to Mojave.
    • Extension of Route 58 (US 466)
  • (h) Red Box Divide to Pine Flats (Route 61 to Route 62).
    • Extensions of Routes 61 and 62
  • (i) State Highway Route 26 near Colton via Pomona to Los Angeles.
    • Extension of Route 26 (US 99)
  • (j) State Highway Route 43, Waterman canyon via Santa Ana canyon to Newport Beach.
    • Extension of Route 43 (US 91)
  • (k) Beaumont to Riverside (Jackrabbit trail).
    • Extension of Route 19 (US 60)
  • (l) Riverside to San Diego (Inland route).
    • Route 77, Route 78 (US 395)
  • (m) Pomona to Temecula.
    • Route 77
  • (n) Blythe to California-Arizona state line at the Colorado river and State Highway Route 64 to State Highway Route 26, near Indio.
    • Extensions of Route 64 (US 60)
  • (о) National City to International boundary line near Tia Juana.
    • Extension of Route 2 (US 101)
  • (p) El Centro to Calexico.
    • Extension of Route 26 (US 99)
  • (q) Oasis to California-Nevada state line.
    • Extension of Route 63
  • (r) State Highway Route 2 near Ventura to State Highway Route 4 at Castaic junction.
    • Route 79
  • (s) From State Highway Route 31 near Cajon pass to State Highway Route 23 near Lancaster.
    • Extension of Route 59
  • (t) Pomona to Fullerton via Brea canyon.
    • Extension of Route 19
  • (u) Cambria to San Luis Obispo.
    • Extension of Route 56
  • (v) Santa Barbara to State Highway Route 2 at Zaca via San Marcos pass.
    • Route 80
  • (w) State Highway Route 14 near Crockett to American canyon route near Vallejo.
    • Extension of Route 7[7] (US 40)