California 43


California 43 is a fairly long route in the Central Valley, originating on California 119 near Buena Vista Recreation Area near its junction with Interstate 5 and travels north through Shafter, Wasco, Corcoran, Hanford, and Selma.

California 43 north
California 58 west and California 43 north
View of northbound California 43 and westbound California 58 after they merge west of Bakersfield. Photo taken 01/21/04.
California 43 continues north toward Shafter, Wasco, and Corcoran. California 58 turns left here, headed toward Buttonwillow, McKittrick, Carrizo Plain National Monument, and Santa Margarita. Photo taken 01/21/04.
California 43 and California 58 split here; to reach Interstate 5, continue west along California 58. Photo taken 01/21/04.
California 43 north
California 43 south
California 43/Enos Lane south and California 58 east
For about a mile, California 43 south and California 58 east share alignment along Enos Lane west of Bakersfield. Leaving the north intersection, only a California 43 south reassurance shield is posted even though California 58 is also sharing alignment on this segment. Photo taken 02/13/09.
Southbound California 43 and eastbound California 58 approach Acari Road (next right). Photo taken 02/13/09.
California 43 and California 58 pass under a set of Pacific Gas & Electric power lines, which travel from the Midway substation in Buttonwillow west to a power generation facility in Bakersfield. Photos taken 02/13/09.
Southbound California 43 and eastbound California 58 split just a short distance south of the power line crossing. California 58 turns east toward Rosedale and Bakersfield, while California 43 proceeds south toward its junction with California 119 en route to Taft. Photo taken 02/13/09.
A second sign points the way for California 43 traffic to continue south toward Interstate 5 and Taft. Photo taken 02/13/09.
An all-way stop governs the flow of traffic between California 43 south and California 58 east. Turn left here to continue west to Bakersfield. Photo taken 02/13/09.


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Page Updated August 21, 2010.

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