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Signed County Route G9

While on a recent trip through Santa Clara County I decided that I didn't want to slog through Gilroy on California State Route 152 west.  Instead I took an alternate route to US 101 north via Signed County Route G9.


CR G9 essentially serves as a bypass alternate of CA 152 around much of Gilroy.  While CR G9 is only approximately 4.2 miles in length it can be a handy way to save time getting to CA 152 west towards Hecker Pass or US 101 north towards San Jose.  The route of CR G9 is signed on Ferguson Road and Leavesley Road.  According to CAhighways.org the route of CR G9 was defined in 1963.

CAhighways.org on CR G9

My approach to CR G9 was from CA 152 on Pacheco Pass Highway.  I made a right hand turn onto CR G9/Ferguson Road.





CR G9 follows Ferguson Road northward before bending westward onto Leavesley Road





Near Marcella Avenue CR G9 enters the northern City Limits of Gilroy.  CR G9 follows Leavesley Road to a junction with US 101 and CA 152.  From the terminus of CR G9 I turned north onto US 101.










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