Former State Route 209
Click here for a key to the symbols used. An explanation of acronyms may be found at the bottom of the page.
No current routing.
Post 1964 Signage History
In 1963, Route 209 was defined as "Point Loma to Route 5 in San
In 2003, Chapter 525 deleted Route 209.
At one time, the segment to Barnett Street was proposed as a freeway.
Pre 1964 Signage History
This was originally part of LRN 12, and was signed as part of US 80. It
defined in 1933.
The Gate at the Fort Rosecrans Military Reservation is open daily from
8:00am to 5:15pm. As signs get replaced on I-5, references to Route 209
disappearing; however, Route 209 is still well marked upon Rosecrans.
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[SHC 263.1] Entire route.
Overall statistics for Route 209:
- Total Length (1995): 8 miles
- Average Daily Traffic (1992): 2,550 to 61,000
- Mileage Classification: Rural: 0; Sm. Urban: 0; Urbanized: 8.
- Previous Federal Aid Mileage: FAU: 8 mi.
- Functional Classification: Prin. Arterial: 8 mi.
- Counties Traversed: San Diego.
Pre-1964 Legislative Route
In 1939, Chapter 794 added the route “[LRN 3] near Station 398,
the survey of said [LRN 3], Section B, to Shasta Summit near Summit
route number was assigned. This route was added as an urgency measure, in
to accomodate heavy traffic from US 99 to and from Shasta Dam.
In 1943, Chapter 964 amended the 1939 definition to specify this as LRN 209.
In 1953, Chapter 1836 rewrote the routing: "[LRN 3] near Project City to
This is present-day Route 151.
Acronyms and Explanations:
- "LRN" refers to the Pre-1964 Legislative Route Number.
"US" refers to a US Shield signed route.
"I" refers to an Eisenhower Interstate signed route.
"Route" usually indicates a state shield signed route, but said route may be signed as US or I.
- Previous Federal Aid (pre-1992) categories:
Federal Aid Interstate (FAI); Federal Aid Primary (FAP);
Federal Aid Urban (FAU); and Federal Aid Secondary (FAS).
Current Functional Classifications (used for aid purposes):
Principal Arterial (PA); Minor Arterial (MA);
Collector (Col); Rural Minor Collector/Local Road (RMC/LR). Note that ISTEA repealed the previous Federal-Aid System, effective in 1992, and established the functional classification system for all public roads.
- Other frequently used terms: California Transportation Commission (Commission or CTC), California Department of Transportation (Department or Caltrans), Regional Improvement Program (RIP), Interregional Improvement Program (IIP), State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP), Traffic Congestion Relief Program (TCRP), Clean Air and Transportation Improvement Act of 1990 (Proposition 116), High Speed Passenger Train Bond Program (Proposition 1A), Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality, and Port Security Bond Act of 2006 (Proposition 1B), Corridor Mobility Improvement Account (CMIA), State Route 99 Bond Program (RTE or SR 99), Local Bridge Seismic Retrofit Account (LBSRA), Trade Corridors Improvement Fund (TCIF), Highway-Railroad Crossing Safety Account (HRCSA), State-Local Partnership Program (SLPP), Environmental Phase (PA&ED), Design Phase (PS&E), Right of Way (R/W), Fiscal Year (FY), Active Transportation Program (ATP), Trade Corridor Enhancement Program (TCEP), Local Partnership Program (LPP), Local Streets and Roads Program (LSRP), Solutions for Congested Corridors Program (SCCP).
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