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California State Route 104

Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend I drove the entirety of California State Route 104 from CA 99 in Galt east to CA 88 in Martell.


CA 104 is a 28 mile east/west highway which traverses sections of Sacramento County and Amador County.  Presently CA 104 has an 8 mile segment of un-constructed roadway beyond the east terminus in Martel.  CA 104 was one of the original 1934 Signed State Highways which was announced in an August 1934 Department of Public Works Publication as being aligned from Walnut Grove east to Jackson.

1934 Department of Public Works Guide anncouning the Signed State Highways

CA 104 first appears on the 1935 Goshua Highway Map of California being routed between US 99 near Walnut Grove east to CA 49 in Jackson.

1935 Goshua Highway Map of California

CA 104 as originally aligned between Walnut Grove and Jackson was signed on Legislative Route Number 34.  LRN 34 was first defined in the 1909 First State Highway Bond Act as a highway running from LRN 4 (future US 99) ne…