The first shield for California 265 stands along North Weed Boulevard (Business Loop I-5) just beyond the diamond interchange (Exit 748) with Interstate 5. Mount Shasta provides a magnificent backdrop for this short state route. Photo taken 04/01/05.

California 265 is the northern portion of Business Loop I-5 in Weed along old U.S. 99 (North Weed Boulevard). The remainder of the business route on South Weed Boulevard is not part of California 265. The middle section is a part of U.S. 97, while the portion south of College Street it is part of U.S. 97.

Business Loop I-5 & California 265 north
North Weed Boulevard (SR 265 & Business Loop I-5) north defaults onto the northbound on-ramp for Interstate 5 to Medford and Portland, Oregon. The state route concludes at the southbound on-ramp across from Chaparral Drive to the left. Old U.S. 99 extends along Edgewood Road to the north. 04/01/05
Business Loop I-5 & California 265 south
Business Loop I-5 and California 265 originate from the southbound off-ramp (Exit 748) from Interstate 5 to North Weed Boulevard. The two routes pass under the freeway north from Chapparral Drive. February 1999
Business Loop I-5 & SR 265 turn east onto North Weed Boulevard (Historic U.S. 99) at Old Edgewood Road and the northbound on-ramp for I-5 to Yreka. 04/01/05
A reassurance marker for SR 265 follows as North Weed Boulevard parallels I-5, the CORP (Central Oregon & Pacific) Siskiyou rail line and Boles Creek east into Weed. 04/01/05
This sign stating "Weed Like to Welcome You" precedes the city business district along North Weed Boulevard. The 4.8 square mile city was incorporated as a general law city on January 25, 1961. 04/01/05
California 265 ends at the intersection with U.S. 97. U.S. 97 ventures north to Dorris and Klamath Falls, Oregon while the route south becomes an unsigned counterpart along Business Loop I-5 & Historic U.S. 99 along South Weed Boulevard. 04/01/05
California 265 concluded without an end sign at a three-way stop sign with U.S. 97 north. This intersection was reconfigured by 2011 so that the through movement is along U.S. 97. It is now signalized. 04/01/05

Photo Credits:

    February 1999 by Jim Maffrand. 04/01/05 by AARoads.

Connect with:
Interstate 5
Business Loop I-5 - Weed
U.S. 97

Page Updated 08-24-2017.

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