U.S. Route 101 in California
|Defined by S&HC § 401|
|Maintained by Caltrans|
|Length:||808.111 mi (1,300.529 km)
Parts of US 101 have been given to or are otherwise taken care of by local or other governments, and are not a part of the length.
|Existed:||1926 – present|
|South end:||I-5 / SR 60 / I-10 in Los Angeles|
|US 199 near Crescent City|
|North end:||US 101 at Oregon state line|
In the U.S. state of California, U.S. Route 101 (US 101) is one of the last remaining and longest U.S. Routes still active in the state, and the longest highway of any kind in California. US 101 was also one of the original U.S. Routes established in 1926.
The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is part of US 101.
Southern Californians usually refer to the highway as The 101 (where it is mostly a freeway). In Northern California, people simply call it 101.
References[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
- Drive the 101 - Contains historical information.
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