State Route 265
Click here for a key to the symbols used. An explanation of acronyms may be found at the bottom of the page.
From Route 97 in Weed
northwesterly to Route 5 at North Weed Interchange.
Post 1964 Signage History
In 1965, Chapter 1402 defined Route 265 as “Route 97 in Weed
to Route 5 at North Weed Interchange.”
Pre 1964 Signage History
This is an original routing for Route 99. I-5 is a freeway bypass. This
part of the original LRN 3, defined in 1909.
Note: The postmiles for this run from ~SIS 19.82 to
SIS 20.306. They clearly
were inherited from when this was part of LRN 3/US 99.
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Overall statistics for Route 265:
- Total Length (1995): 0.5 miles
- Average Daily Traffic (1992): 2,150.
- Mileage Classification: Rural: 0.5; Sm. Urban: 0; Urbanized: 0.
- Previous Federal Aid Mileage: FAP: 0.5 mi.
- Functional Classification: Minor Arterial: 0.5 mi.
- Counties Traversed: Siskiyou.
Pre-1964 Legislative Route
In 1959, Chapter 1062 defined LRN 265 as “[LRN 60] near Malibu
Beach to [LRN 4] south of San Fernando”. This was the proposed "Malibu Canyon"
freeway, Route 64, that after running as the "Whitnall" Freeway
Chase, turned and ran across the Santa Monica Mountains along Malibu
Road to meet Route 1.
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 Note that ISTEA repealed the previous Federal-Aid System, effective in 1992, and established the functional classification system for all public roads.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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