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Signed County Route J28

While returning from the Sierra Nevada Gap in California State Route 190 I decided to take Signed County Route J28 to get CA 65 to access the Fresno Area a little faster.  From CA 190 the route of Signed County Route J28 starts on Road 320.






Signed County Route J28 is an approximately 18.5 mile Signed County Route that was defined in 1970 according to CAhighways.  CR J28 is presently unsigned like the overwhelming majority of the Signed County Routes in Tulare County.

CAhighways.org on CR J28

CR J28 westward quickly transitions on Mountain Route 176 where it meets Holdridge Drive at Road 276.








Road 320 and Mountain Route 176 were part of the original alignment of CA 190 prior to the completion of the Lake Success Reservoir.  I touched on the original CA 190 alignment which can be found on this blog below:

California State Route 190; the Trans-Sierra Highway that could have been

As stated above CR J28 swings north on Road 276. 








From Road 276 the route of CR J28 swings west onto Avenue 196.





CR J28 continues on Avenue 196 where it enters Strathmore.  At Orange Belt Drives CR J28 crosses the original alignment of CA 65 which now part of CR J29.


My previous article concerning the south segment of CA 65 and it's alignment history can be found here:

California State Route 65; South Segment

About a block west of CR J29 the route of CR 28 meets the modern alignment of CA 65.  CR J28 actually continues a couple miles west of this junction to Plainview and Road 196 which carries CR J27.


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