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Post-1964 Legistlative Route Graphic

Former State Route 248

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Routing Routing

No current routing.

Post 1964 Signage History Post 1964 Signage History

Former Rte 248Post-1964 Legistlative Route Graphic In 1963, Route 248 was defined as “Route 134 near Pasadena to Route 210 near Monrovia.”

In 1965, Chapter 1372 added a condition: “This route will cease to be a state highway when Interstate Route 210 freeway is completed and the commission relinquishes that portion of present Route 210 in the County of Los Angeles and the Cities of Pasadena, Arcadia, and Monrovia.”

In 1986, Chapter 928 truncated the route: “Route 134 near the east limit of the City of Pasadena to Route 210 near Monrovia.”

In 1992, the remainder of Route 248 was deleted by AB 3090, Chapter 1243.

Pre 1964 Signage History Pre 1964 Signage History

This appears to have been the surface street routing of Colorado Blvd. It corresponded to LRN 161, defined in 1933.

Status Status

The Caltrans bridge log indicated that this route was signed in its entirety as Route 66.

Historical Route Historical Route

Former Rout 248 is signed as part of "Historic Highway Route 66", designated by Assembly Concurrent Resolution 6, Chapter 52, in 1991.

National Trails National Trails

Arrowhead Trail Sign Former route 248 (Colorado Blvd) was part of the "ArrowheadTrail (Ocean to Ocean Trail)". It was named by Resolution Chapter 369 in 1925.

National Old Trails Road Sign Former route 248 (Colorado Blvd) was part of the "National Old Trails Road".

National Park to Park Highway Sign Pikes Peak Ocean to Ocean Highway Sign Former route 248 (Colorado Blvd) appears to have been part of the "National Park to Park Highway", and the "Pikes Peak Ocean to Ocean Highway".

Pre-1964 Legislative Route Pre-1964 Legislative Route

In 1959, Chapter 1062 defined LRN 248 as “[LRN 238] near Sacramento to [LRN 247] south of [LRN 54]”. This route ran from present-day I-5 near Sacramento to Elk Grove Florin Road south of Route 16. This is present-day Route 148 between I-5 and Route 143.

Acronyms and Explanations:

Back Arrow Route 247 Forward Arrow Route 249

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