Business Loop I-5 - Woodland

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Business Loop I-5 through Woodland follows an L-shaped route for 6.1 miles along Main Street and an overlap with California 16. The road joins I-5 and the SR 113 freeway with Downtown to the west of Exits 537 and 37 respectively. The north end is located at I-5 (Exit 541) in a rural area near the community of Yolo.

Business Loop I-5 north
Main Street west passes under Interstate 5 at a half diamond interchange, where Business Loop I-5 north begins. Photo taken 12/29/04.
A folded diamond interchange joins Main Street with California 113 to the immediate west of I-5. California 113 north provides access to Interstate 5 north toward Redding in lieu of a direct ramp from Main Street. Photo taken 12/29/04.
The first reassurance marker for Business Loop I-5 appears along Main Street at Pioneer Avenue, just west of the I-5 overpasses. Photo taken 12/29/04.
The ensuing traffic light beyond Pioneer Avenue is with the north side ramps for SR 113. SR 113 briefly overlaps with I-5 nearby before continuing north to Yuba City. Photo taken 12/29/04.
SR 113 constitutes a full freeway south from Woodland to Interstate 80 at Davis. Photo taken 12/29/04.
Industrial Way ties into Main Street at the south side ramps for SR 113. Photo taken 12/29/04.
Main Street continues west as a four-lane arterial, separating industrial plants and an adjacent railroad line with big box retail to the south. Photo taken 12/29/04.
A historical look at the Business Loop I-5 turn from Main Street west onto California 16 (Road 98) north. California 16 joins Woodland with Esparto to the west, while Yolo County E7 lines Road 98 south toward Davis. Photo taken February 1999.
Business Loop I-5 north & California 16 east
Reassurance markers for Business Loop I-5 and Yolo County E-7 stand north of the turn from Main Street along Road 98. California 16 should be displayed instead of the county road. Photo taken February 1999.
Business Loop I-5 & California 16 lead north from Main Street in Woodland toward a parclo interchange (Exit 541) with Interstate 5. Photo taken 12/29/04.
The western segment of California 16 ends at I-5; the east segment separates from U.S. 50 in southeast Sacramento. Business Loop I-5 otherwise returns to I-5 north via a loop ramp. Photo taken 12/29/04.
Freeway entrance assemblies for the northbound Interstate 5 ramp to Williams and Redding. Road 18 extends east to agricultural areas. Photo taken 12/29/04.
Business Loop I-5 south & California 16 west
Heading south from Interstate 5 along Road 98, Business Loop I-5 is omitted on the first confirming marker for California 16 west. Photo taken 12/29/04.
Southbound Business Loop I-5 and California 16 split at Main Street. California 16 ventures west 8.3 miles to Interstate 505 near Madison. Business Loop I-5 turns east to Downtown Woodland, as Road 98 becomes Yolo County E-7 south toward Davis. Photo taken February 1999.
Business Loop I-5 south
One mile east of Downtown Woodland, Main Street (Business Loop I-5) east meets California 113 at a folded diamond interchange. California 113 splits with I-5 south for an 11.6 mile long freeway south to Interstate 80 west in Davis. Photo taken 12/29/04.
A loop ramp takes motorists from Business Loop I-5 (Main Street) onto SR 113 north to its wye interchange with Interstate 5 north. Photo taken 12/29/04.
Business Loop I-5 ends at the half diamond interchange with Interstate 5 south to Sacramento. Main Street parallels the freeway through east Woodland, eventually changing into Road 22 (old California 16-24) southeast toward West Sacramento. Photo taken 12/29/04.

Photo Credits:

    February 1999 by Jim Maffrand. 12/29/04 by AARoads.

Connect with:
Interstate 5
State Route 16

Page Updated 08-18-2017.