This past Thursday in Moorefield, WV another chapter of the Corridor H saga was completed when a ribbon cutting ceremony announced the completion of the South Branch of the Potomac bridge. And at the same time, break ground on the final paving contract that will extend the highway from US 220 in Moorefield to Patterson Creek Road. Once the paving is complete, sometime in the fall of 2010, Corridor H will be open another 11 miles.
East of Lemon Cove of Tulare County one can find several old alignments of California State Route 198 at the bottom of the Lake Kaweah Reservoir. In particularly dry years these early alignments of California State Route 198 can be accessed as hiking trails. Part 1; a brief history of California State Route 198 in the Lake Kaweah Reservoir The current corridor of California State Route 198 ("CA 198") in Lake Kaweah has a lengthy history. The present corridor around Lake Kaweah first became a popular route of travel for European settlers during the mining boom of Mineral King Valley. Through the 1860s prospectors arrived in Mineral King Valley by way of the Kaweah River and East Fork Kaweah River. In 1870 John Lovelace and his family built a stock trail up to what was known as Milk Ranch on the East Fork Kaweah River. The Lovelace extended their trail all the way up to Mineral King Valley and the prospector camp sites. In 1871 the stock trail was greatly improved