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Post-1964 Legistlative Route Graphic

Former State Route 196

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Former Rte 196No current routing.

Post 1964 Signage History Post 1964 Signage History

Post-1964 Legistlative Route Graphic In 1963, Route 196 was defined as "Route 2 to Route 249 south of Palmdale". This would have run roughly along Pacifico Mountain Road and Horse Flats Road, between Route 2 and Route 249 (approximately LA County Sign Route N3, Angeles Forest Highway). See Route 249 for some further discussion.

In 1965, Chapter 1372 deleted this route.

Pre 1964 Signage History Pre 1964 Signage History

This segment was LRN 269, defined in 1959.

Route 196 was not defined as part of the initial state signage of routes in 1934. It is unclear what (if any) route was signed as Route 196 between 1934 and 1964.

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Pre-1964 Legislative Route Pre-1964 Legislative Route

In 1933, Chapter 767 added the route from "[LRN 2] near Oceanside to [LRN 77] near Vista" to the highway system. In 1935, this route was added to the highway code as LRN 196, with the definition:

"[LRN 2] near Oceanside to [LRN 77] near Vista"

In 1947, Chapter 1233 changed the terminus to remove the reference to [LRN 77]: "…to [LRN 77] near Vista"

In 1951, Chapter 1562 extended the route: "…to Vista [LRN 77] near Escondido"

This route ran from US 101 (present-day I-5) near Oceanside to US 395 (present-day I-15) near Escondido. This is the portion of Route 78 between I-5 and I-15.

Acronyms and Explanations:

Back Arrow Route 195 Forward Arrow Route 197

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