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County Route Shield

Lassen
County Sign Route A1


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A1Route of the Olympic Torch (formerly Eagle Lake Road) between Route 36 and Gallatin Road (FAS, 14.16mi).

    History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

    This segment was defined in 1963.

  2. Route of the Olympic Torch (formerly Eagle Lake Road) between Gallatin Road and Route 139. (FAS, 21.14 mi)

    History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

    This segment was defined in 1983.

Naming Naming

Route A1 was proclaimed the William D. McIntosh Highway in 2000. It was named after William McIntosh, the county's first director of public works. Walnut Creek Resident William David McIntosh died peacefully surrounded by loved ones on August 11, 2010. "Bill" was born to William and Maud McIntosh in Portola, CA, March 24, 1924. He joined the U.S. Navy stationed on the USS St. Paul, serving during both WWII and Korea. At the end of WWII he married Dorothy "Dixie" Morgan from Scranton, PA, settled in Susanville and raised two daughters. Bill began his career with the Lassen County Road Department on the survey crew in 1946. He retired in 1987 as the Director of Public Works. During his distinguished 41-year career, he brought unique vision to local, state and national public works. He headed development of the County Route Marker Program adopted nationally in 1967. Lassen County received the first number, "A1", for the Eagle Lake Road. In 2000, A1 was officially proclaimed the "William D. McIntosh Highway." Bill rose through the ranks of the County Engineers Association of California (CEAC) and the National Association of County Engineers (NACE). Among his many honors, CEAC created the "William D. McIntosh Lifetime Achievement Award" and NACE named him "Rural County Engineer of the Year". Bill created the CLODS California's Loyal Order of Dedicated Servants (CLODS) and the NFL (NACE's Former Leaders). In 2002, Bill and Dixie moved to the Bay Area. His beloved Dixie passed away in 2004. Bill's last residence was in Rossmoor, CA where he built more friendships and enjoyed music, movies, sports and theater with his dear friend Betty. He was an avid fan of the SF Giants and 49ers.
(Portola Reporter Archives, 9/20/12, see "My Turn" column; Legacy.Com; Be A Producer blog, article posted 8/31/2009)

Eagle Lake Road was renamed Route of the Olympic Torch after it was the only county road selected for the 1984 Olympic Torch relay.

Status Status

Total milage: 35.30 mi.


County Route Shield

Lassen
County Sign Route A2


Routing Routing

Cty Rte A2Susanville Road between Route 299 near Bieber and Route 139. (FAS, 11.41 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1958.


County Route Shield

Lassen
County Sign Route A3


Routing Routing

Cty Rte A3Standish-Buntingville Road between US 395 in Buntingville and US 395 near Standish. (FAS, 8.45 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1958.


County Route Shield

Tehama
County Sign Route A5


Routing Routing

Cty Rte A5Bowman Road from Route 36 E of Rosewood to I-5 S of Cottonwood. (FAS, 14.27 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1958.


County Route Shield

Tehama
County Sign Route A6


Routing Routing

Cty Rte A6Manton Road from Route 36 near Dales to the end of Forward Road. (FAS, 15.60 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1958.


County Route Shield

Tehama
County Sign Route A7


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A7Live Oak Road in Red Bluff from the end of Ridge Road to Wilder Road. (FAS, 1.41 mi)

  2. Wilder Road in Red Bluff from Live Oak Road to Walnut Street. (FAS, 1.25 mi)

  3. Walnut Street from Wilder Road to Baker Road (FAS, 0.75 mi)

  4. Walnut Street from Baker Road to the Red Bluff City Limits (FAU, 0.13 mi)

  5. Walnut Street in Red Bluff from the Red Bluff City Limits to Route 36. (FAU, 1.42 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1958.

Status Status

Total Milage: 4.96 mi.


County Route Shield

Tehama
County Sign Route A8


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A8Aramayo Way from Route 99 to the Tehama City Limits (FAS, 1.09 mi)

  2. C Street from Aramayo Way at the Tehama City Limits to 5th Street (FAS, 0.32 mi)

  3. 5th Street from C Street to San Benito Avenue at the Tehama City Limit (FAS, 0.13 mi)

  4. San Benito Avenue from 5th Street at the Tehama City Limits to Road 99W via Gerber and Proberta (FAS, 4.80 mi)

  5. Road 99W from San Benito Avenue to the Red Bluff Urban Limits (FAS, 4.43 mi)

  6. Road 99W from the Red Bluff Urban Limits to the Red Bluff City Limits (FAU, 0.44 mi)

  7. S Main Street in Red Bluff from the Red Bluff City Limit to Reeds Creek (FAU, 1.92 mi)

  8. Main Street in Red Bluff from Reeds Creek to Route 36 (Oak Street). (FAU, 0.40 mi).

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1967. It is likely it is a former routing of US 99.

Status Status

Total milage: 13.53 mi.


County Route Shield

Tehama
County Sign Route A9


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A9Paskenta Road in Paskenta from Round Valley Road to Lowery Road (0.65 mi)

  2. Paskenta Road from Lowery Road to Corning Road (FAS, 5.50 mi).

  3. Corning Road from Paskenta Road to Solano Street at the Corning City Limits (FAS, 13.17 mi).

  4. Solano Street at the Corning City Limits to Hoag Road (FAS, 2.00 mi)

  5. Hoag Road from Solano Street to Hall Road (FAS, 2.02 mi)

  6. Hall Road from Hoag Road to South Avenue (FAS, 1.75 mi)

  7. South Avenue from Hall Road to Route 99 S of Corning (FAS, 5.18 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1967.

Status Status

Total milage: 30.27 mi.


County Route Shield

Siskiyou
County Sign Route A10


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A10Lake Street in Mt. Shasta from I-5 to Mt. Shasta Blvd (formerly Walnut Street) (0.45 mi)

  2. Mt. Shasta Blvd (formerly Walnut Street) in Mt. Shasta from Lake Street to Alma Street (0.17 mi)

  3. Alma Street in Mt. Shasta from Walnut Street to Rockfellow Drive (0.44 mi)

  4. Rockfellow Drive in Mt. Shasta from Alma Street to Washington Drive (0.14 mi)

  5. Washington Drive in Mt. Shasta from Rockfellow Drive to the Mt. Shasta City Limits (0.26 mi)

  6. Everett Memorial Highway from Shasta Avenue near Mt. Shasta to the end of the county maintained road near the Mt. Shasta Recreation Area (13.23 mi)

  7. From the end of the county maintained road to the recreation area (0.50 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1959.

Status Status

Total Milage: 15.19 mi.


County Route Shield

Tehama
County Sign Route A11


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A11Gyle Road from I-5 to the Tehama City Limits (FAS, 4.15 mi)

  2. Gyle Road in Tehama from the city limits to 5th Street (FAS, 0.28 mi)

  3. 5th Street from Gyle Road to C Street (County Sign Route A8). (FAS, 0.73 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1967.

Status Status

Total Milage: 5.16 mi


County Route Shield

Siskiyou
County Sign Route A12


Routing Routing

Cty Rte A1299-97 Cutoff between I-5 and US 97 (FAS, 17.90 mi)

Naming Naming

"Veteran's Memorial Highway". On Nov. 1, 2011 the board of supervisors of Siskiyou passed a motion to designate County Sign Route A12 as Veterans Memorial Highway to honor the service of Siskiyou County veterans. Siskiyou County Veterans Services Officer Tim Grenvik brought the proposal to the board with the support of the county roads department and the sheriff’s office. Signs have been placed at either end of County Sign Route A12, one just east of the railroad tracks in Grenada at the site of Friday’s ceremony, and one just west of the road’s intersection with Route 97.

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1959.


County Route Shield

Plumas
County Sign Route A13


Routing Routing

Cty Rte A13Big Springs Road from Route 147 near Hamilton Branch to Route 36 (FAS, 3.79 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1959.

National Trails National Trails

[Volcanic Byways]This route is part of the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway All American Road.


County Route Shield

Plumas
County Sign Route A14


Routing Routing

Cty Rte A14Graeagle Johnsville Road between Route 89 and Johnsville (FAS, 5.69 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1959.


County Route Shield

Plumas
County Sign Route A15


Routing Routing

  1. Cty RteA15Portola McLears Road between Route 89 and the Portola city limits (7.11 mi)

    Status Status

    In December 2009, the CTC approved for future funding a project that will reconstruct approximately 3,140 linear feet of Road A15, also known as Portola McLears Road. The existing pavement width varies and low or no shoulders are typical along the length of the project. The pavement is in poor condition with severe cracking, rutting and pot holes. The proposed reconstruction will include widening the road to a 24 ft paved traveled way, adding 6ĺ shoulders on each side, reconstructing 5 driveway/road approaches, and other improvements. The project is estimated to cost $ 2,943,000 and is fully programmed in the STIP. Construction is estimated to begin in FY 2009/10. On October 6, 2009, the City provided confirmation that the preferred alternative set forth in the final environmental document is consistent with the project scope of work programmed by the Commission.

  2. Portola McLears Road from the Portola city limits to Main Street, Portola (0.60 mi). Note: This appears to include small runs on Colorado St. and Third Ave in the city limits.

  3. Main Street in Portola from Portola McLears Road (Third Ave) to Western Pacific Way/First Avenue (0.10 mi)

  4. Western Pacific Way/First Street in Portola from Main Street to Pacific Street (0.06 mi)

  5. Pacific Street in Portola from First Street to Commercial Street (0.05 mi)

  6. Commercial Street in Portola from Pacific Street to Gulling Street (0.18 mi)

  7. Gulling Street in Portola from Commercial Avenue to Route 70 (0.25 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1959.

Other WWW Links Other WWW Links

Status Status

Total Milage: 8.35 mi.


County Route Shield

Shasta
County Sign Route A16


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A16Platina Road from Route 36 to Gas Point Road (FAS, 26.72 mi)

  2. Placer Road from Gas Point Road to the Redding city limits (FAS, 9.79 mi)

  3. Placer Street in Redding from the city limits to Route 273 (FAU, 2.23 mi). Note that this also includes Placer Road from the city limits to Cumberland St, where the road changes name from Placer Road to Placer Street.

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1960.

Status Status

Total Milage: 38.74 mi.


County Route Shield

Tehama/Shasta
County Sign Route A17


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A17Bowman Road from I-5 to Riverlakes Ranch (FAS, 0.27 mi) [Tehama County]. Note: "Riverlakes Ranch" appears to refer to the "River Lakes Ranch Subdivision" in Tehama County, entered from Lake California Drive.

  2. Main Street from Riverlakes Ranch to the Shasta county line (0.45 mi) [Tehama County]

  3. Main Street from the Tehama county line to Front Street (0.43 mi) [Shasta County]

  4. Front Street from Main Street to Pine Street (0.15 mi) [Shasta County]

  5. Magnolia Street from Pine Street to Chestnut Street (0.11 mi) [Shasta County]

  6. Chestnut Street from Magnolia Street to First Street (0.21 mi) [Shasta County]

  7. First Street from Chestnut Street to Balls Ferry Road (0.10 mi) [Shasta County]

  8. Balls Ferry Road from First Street to Fourth Street (0.43 mi) [Shasta County]

  9. Balls Ferry Road from Fourth Street to Ash Creek Road (FAS, 3.62 mi) [Shasta County]

  10. Ash Creek Road from Balls Ferry Road to Dersch Road (9.92 mi) [Shasta County]

  11. Dersch Road from Ash Creek Road to Route 44 (FAS, 3.50 mi) [Shasta County]

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1963.

Status Status

Total milage: 19.19 mi.


County Route Shield

Shasta
County Sign Route A18


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A18Lake Blvd in Redding from Route 273 to the Redding city limits (FAU, 2.50 mi)

  2. Lake Blvd from the Redding city limits to the Redding urban limits (FAU, 0.31 mi)

  3. Lake Blvd from the Redding urban limits to Route 151 (FAS, 3.80 mi)

  4. Lake Blvd from Route 151 to Shasta Dam (2.15 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1960.

Status Status

Total milage: 8.83 mi


County Route Shield

Shasta
County Sign Route A19


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A19McArthur Road from Route 299 to Glenburn Road (FAS, 5.21 mi)

  2. McArthur Road from Glenburn Road to Route 89 near Dana (FAS, 12.19 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1960.

Status Status

Total milage: 17.40 mi.


County Route Shield

Shasta
County Sign Route A20


Routing Routing

Cty Rte A20Glenburn Road from Route 299 to County Sign Route A19 (McArthur Road). (FAS, 5.56 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1960.


County Route Shield

Lassen/Plumas
County Sign Route A21


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A21Mooney Road from Route 147 to the Plumas county line (12.85 mi) [Lassen County]. According to the map, the route from Route 147 is 3rd Street, Ash Street, and then Mooney Road.

  2. Mooney Road from the Plumas county line to the Plumas county line (1.20 mi) [Plumas County]

  3. Mooney Road from the Plumas county line to Route 44 (8.55 mi) [Lassen County]

  4. Google Maps shows County Sign Route A21 continuing from Route 44 to Champs Flat Road/Forest Rte 33N02, but that is unconfirmed.

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1963. This is likely the original portion of LRN 183, defined in 1933.

Status Status

Total milage: 22.60 mi. The Caltrans printout shows segment 2 as being in Lassen County, but according to the Thomas Bros. atlas, it is a small segment that cuts the corner of Plumas County (so it was likely a keypunch error).


County Route Shield

Plumas
County Sign Route A22


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A22Arlington Road from Route 89 to Anne Street (FAS, 4.46 mi)

  2. Main Street in Taylorsville from Anne Street to Nelson Street (FAS, 0.08 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1961.

Other WWW Links Other WWW Links

Status Status

Total milage: 4.54 mi.


County Route Shield

Plumas/Sierra
County Sign Route A23


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A23Calpine Avenue/Road from Route 89 near Sattley to Westside Road (FAS, 1.08 mi) [Sierra County]

  2. Westside Road from Calpine Road to the Plumas County line (FAS, 3.10 mi) [Sierra County]

  3. Beckwourth-Calpine Road from the Sierra County line to Route 70 near Beckwourth (FAS, 8.63 mi) [Plumas County]

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1961.

Other WWW Links Other WWW Links

Status Status

Total milage: 12.81 mi.


County Route Shield

Sierra/Plumas
County Sign Route A24


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A24Sherman Street in Loyalton from Route 49 (Main Street) to N Second Street (0.05 mi) [Sierra County]. Note: There does not appear to be a Sherman Street in Loyalton, so this road may have been renamed or eliminated.

  2. N Second Street in Loyalton from Sherman Street to Church Street Beckwith Road (0.20 mi) [Sierra County]. Note: The definition is to Church Road, but that's 2 blocks N of Beckwith, with no segment returning to Beckwidth. So they likely meant Beckwith and this is an entry error.

  3. Beckwith Road in Loyalton from N Second Street to the Loyalton city limits (0.18 mi) [Sierra County]

  4. Beckwith Road from the Loyalton city limits to the Plumas County line (2.02 mi) [Sierra County]

  5. Sierra Valley Road from the Sierra County line to Dyson Lane (3.75 mi) [Plumas County]

  6. Dyson Lane from Sierra Valley Road to Beckwourth Loyalton Road (4.83 mi) [Plumas County]

  7. Beckwourth Loyalton Road from Dyson Lane to Route 70 (4.32 mi) [Plumas County]. Note: Google Maps does not show a road with this name, just "A24".

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1961.

Status Status

Total milage: 15.35 mi


County Route Shield

Lassen
County Sign Route A25


Routing Routing

Cty Rte A25Herlong Access Road between US 395 and the end of Pole Line Road near Patton Village (FAS, 4.20 mi). Note that Google Maps shows County Sign Route A25 continuing E beyond Pole Line Road to Texas Ave in Herlong near the US Army Depot.

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1966.


County Route Shield

Lassen
County Sign Route A26


Routing Routing

Cty Rte A26Garnier Road between US 395 and the end of Herlong Access Road near Patton Village. (FAS, 3.82 mi)

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1966.


County Route Shield

Lassen
County Sign Route A27


Routing Routing

  1. Cty Rte A27Johnstonville Road from Route 36 in Susanville to the Susanville city limits (FAS, 0.04 mi)

  2. Johnstonville Road from the Susanville city limits to Center Road (FAS, 2.60 mi)

  3. Center Road from Johnstonville Road to US 395 (FAS, 12.38 mi). Note that Google Maps also shows County Sign Route A27 continuing S along Johnstonville Rd and Johnstonville Dr to US 395.

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route was defined in 1971.

Status Status

Total milage: 15.02 mi.


County Route Shield

Siskiyou
County Sign Route A28


Routing Routing

Cty Rte A28Montague-Ager Road, from Siskiyou County Sign Route A12 in Grenada to Copco Road near Hornbrook via Montague. This appears to consist of multiple segments:

  1. Montague-Grenada Road from Siskiyou County Sign Route A12 (99-97 Cutoff) to Scobie Street.
  2. 11th Street within the city limits of Montague from Scobie Street to Oregon Slough Road
  3. Montague-Agar Road, also known as Agar Road, from Oregon Slough Road to to Copco Road.

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route appears to have been defined post-1983, because it wasn't in the Caltrans records sent to me.


County Route Shield

Siskiyou
County Sign Route A29


Routing Routing

Cty Rte A29Big Springs Rd from Route 97 to Siskiyou CR A12.

History and Signage Information History and Signage Information

This route appears to have been defined post-1983, because it wasn't in the Caltrans records sent to me.


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