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🛣 Changes to the California Highway Website covering May July 2022


With the highway headlines for July are out of the way, I could finish up the highway page updates. Here are your updates to the California Highways site covering the months of May, June, and July. Next up: Editing episode 1.02 of the podcast, so go out to or and listen to Ep 1.01. Let's get the number of listens higher than for the sample episode. Hint: It's a great thing to listen to as you're exploring the state's highways. Stay cool and safe out there (and dry, depending on where you are). Oh, and ready, set, discuss.

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As I note in the introduction:

This update covers the remainder of May that wasn't covered in the April update, plus June and July. This took a bit longer, because I've also been working on getting our new podcast, California Highways: Route by Route up and running. You can visit the podcast's forever home at , or the show's page on A full sample episode and the first full episode (covering the history of California Highways through 1920) are already up. The next episode will be up shortly after these updates. Subscribe to the podcast in your favorite podcasting app or by using the RSS feed. Just search for "California Highways" and look for our logo. The podcast is a joint effort between me and Tom Fearer of Gribblenation. Our plan is to include interviews in each episode. Episode 1.01 includes an interview with Adam Prince on the Good Roads movement, and episode 1.02 will feature Joel Windmiller of the Lincoln Highway Association on the initial set of US highways in California. We're looking for interviews for the remaining set of Season 1 episodes, as indicated. If you've got a lead on a speaker, please let me know.

* 1.03: Building a State Highway System: The 1930s: An expert on the role of the Auto Club in signing highways
* 1.04: Building a State Highway System: Expanding the System: Someone to talk on the 1956 Interstate Highway Bill
* 1.05: Building a State Highway System: The Great Renumbering and New Freeways: Someone to talk on the construction boom of the 1960s and/or the impact of the great renumbering.
* 1.06: Building a State Highway System: CEPA and Reality: Someone to talk on the impact of the California EPA act on highway construction
* 1.07: Highway Numbering: State Highways: Someone to talk on how the state numbers state highways in particular, anything official on numbering patterns, or the rules for signing things.
* 1.08: Highway Numbering: US Highways: Here Id like someone to talk on the role of AASHTO on numbering US highways
* 1.09: Highway Numbering: Interstates: This is Interstate numbering, so again an expert on Interstates either numbering, the federal aid highway acts, or the chargeable/non-chargeable distinction
* 1.10: Highway Numbering: County Routes: This is numbering of county highways, so anyone from a county public works department on the signed route system
* 1.11: The Naming of Highways: A state legislator on highway naming resolutions
* 1.12: The Organizations of State Highways: Someone from the California Transportation Commission on the role of the commission.
Ready, set, discuss


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