County Sign Route J59
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Some county routes were constructed with federal funds.
These routes are indicated as FAP (Federal Aid Primary), FAU (Federal Aid Urban), or FAS (Federal Aid Secondary).
If no funding source is shown, no federal funds were used.
Note that while some segments seem to have the same attributes,
they may differ in the county-local road number assigned to the segment,
or in the Caltrans Map Sheet number.]
La Grange Road from Route 59 to the Stanislaus county line (FAS, 6.53 mi) [Merced
La Grange Road from the Merced county line to Route 132 (FAS, 4.26 mi)
La Grange Road from Route 132 to the Tuolumne county line (FAS, 2.46 mi)
La Grange Road from the Stanislaus county line to Route 120 (FAS, 13.08
mi) [Tuolumne County]
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The SAFETEA-LU act, enacted in August 2005 as the reauthorization of
TEA-21, provided the following expenditures on or near this route:
- High Priority Project #580: Upgrade existing County Sign Route J59 in
Tuolumne, Stanislaus and Merced Counties. $2,000,000.
History and Signage Information
Most of this route was defined in 1961. The segment in Tuolumne County
was added in 1974.
Total mileage: 26.33 mi. This route is likely numbered as a continuation
of Route 59.
Acronyms and Explanations:
- "LRN" refers to the Pre-1964 Legislative Route Number.
"US" refers to a US Shield signed route.
"I" refers to an Eisenhower Interstate signed route.
"Route" usually indicates a state shield signed route, but said route may be signed as US or I.
- Previous Federal Aid (pre-1992) categories:
Federal Aid Interstate (FAI); Federal Aid Primary (FAP);
Federal Aid Urban (FAU); and Federal Aid Secondary (FAS).
Current Functional Classifications (used for aid purposes):
Principal Arterial (PA); Minor Arterial (MA);
Collector (Col); Rural Minor Collector/Local Road (RMC/LR). Note that ISTEA repealed the previous Federal-Aid System, effective in 1992, and established the functional classification system for all public roads.
- Other frequently used terms: California Transportation Commission (Commission or CTC), California Department of Transportation (Department or Caltrans), Regional Improvement Program (RIP), Interregional Improvement Program (IIP), State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP), Traffic Congestion Relief Program (TCRP), Clean Air and Transportation Improvement Act of 1990 (Proposition 116), High Speed Passenger Train Bond Program (Proposition 1A), Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality, and Port Security Bond Act of 2006 (Proposition 1B), Corridor Mobility Improvement Account (CMIA), State Route 99 Bond Program (RTE or SR 99), Local Bridge Seismic Retrofit Account (LBSRA), Trade Corridors Improvement Fund (TCIF), Highway-Railroad Crossing Safety Account (HRCSA), State-Local Partnership Program (SLPP), Environmental Phase (PA&ED), Design Phase (PS&E), Right of Way (R/W), Fiscal Year (FY), Active Transportation Program (ATP), Trade Corridor Enhancement Program (TCEP), Local Partnership Program (LPP), Local Streets and Roads Program (LSRP), Solutions for Congested Corridors Program (SCCP).
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