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US Route 101

Welcome to the Gribblenation US Route 101 Page, your destination to find all things US Route 101.  US Route 101 was one of the original US Routes created in 1926 alongside the US Route System.  US Route 101 as presently configured begins in downtown Los Angeles, California and terminates in Turnwater near Olympia, Washington.  At its peak US Route 101 terminated at the Mexican border near San Ysidro, California.  US Route 101 is known for being one of the most scenic highways in the US Route inventory as it includes notable segments such as the Redwood Highway, Oregon Coast and Golden Gate Bridge.  This page is meant to serve as compellation of all Gribblenation blogs and media pertaining to the US Route 101.  

The page cover image seen above was taken from the Marin Headlands facing towards the Golden Gate Bridge by Tom Fearer.  Below the general 1,519-mile corridor of US Route 101 as it was during its peak can be seen.  

Version History of the Gribblenation US Route 101 Page

Version 1; page launched as of August 11, 2021.  This page will be updated as blogs and media pertaining to US Route 101 are created.  Additional features may be added as this page progresses. 

Gribblenation blogs pertaining to US Route 101

The below directory is list of Gribblenation blogs pertaining to US Route 101.  This section will be updated from the most southerly location we have on file in California ascending northward to Washington State.  

US Route 101 in California

Former US Route 101 on Alta Street in Gonzales

US Route 101 in Oregon

US Route 101 in Washington


Derrick Garbell said…
thank you for the informative US 101 history blog.
There is a typographical error in this note. "San Francisco Bay Area" is used twice:

"...occupies.  Interestingly when the second Interstate Highway plan was being finalized the route of I-5 was proposed to signed as I-11.  Apparently the California Division of Highways wanted to use I-3/I-5 in the San Francisco Bay Area and I-7/I-9 in the San Francisco Bay Area."
Challenger Tom said…
Which blog was the typo in?
Derrick Garbell said…
Interstate 5; Southern San Diego County to California State Route 99 in Wheeler Ridge

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