Eastern Mojave Vegetation California Highway 99  
 

Tom Schweich  

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Literature Cited
 The highway now known as "California Highway 99" was formerly designated "United States Highway 99."

Other articles: U. S. Interstate 5 in Red Bluff  

Red Bluff

Junction: U.S. Interstate 5
  Junction: California Highway 36, east to Mineral and Lassen National Park.
 

Los Molinos

Tehama across the river to the west.

Other articles: County Route A9 90000  

Junction: Tehama County A9, west to Corning and Paskenta.
 

Chico

 
  Junction: California Highway 149
  Junction: California Highway 162
 

Gridley

 

Other articles: California Highway 20 in Yuba City  

Yuba City

Junction: California Highway 20
  Junction: Sawtelle Avenue

Other articles: California Highway 70 at CA Hwy 99  

Junction: California Highway 70
 
Sacramento City Limits

Other articles: U. S. Interstate 5 49800  

Junction: US Interstate 5.

California Highway 99 follows the route of US Interstate 5 from this junction south to the junction with US Highway 50 in downtown Sacramento.

Other articles: Interstate 80 22000  

Junction: US Interstate 80
  American River Crossing
  Junction: California Highway 275, west across the I Street Bridge.

Other articles: U. S. Highway 50 at Sacramento  

Junction: US Highway 50.

Califoria Highway 99 follows the route of US Highway 50 for a short distance east and west through downtown Sacramento.

Locations: Sacramento.  

Sacramento

 

Other articles: U. S. Highway 50 at Sacramento  

Junction:
  • US Interstate 80 Business, north through downtown Sacramento before rejoining US Interstate 80.
  • US Highway 50, west through Sacramento to US Interstate 80, east over Echo Summit to Lake Tahoe.
  Sacramento City Limits
  Junction: California Highway 104, east to Ione.
 

Lodi

Junction: California Highway 12, East.
  Junction: California Highway 12, West.

Other articles: County Route J8, Walnut Grove Road at CA 99  

Junction: California Highway J8, Hammer Lane

Other articles: California Highway 88 Stockton  

Junction: California Highway 88, east over Carson Pass.
  Junction: California Highway 26

Locations: Stockton.  

Stockton

 

Other articles: California Highway 4 35000  

Junction: California Highway 4, West

Other articles: California Highway 4 35400  

Junction: California Highway 4, East

Other articles: California Highway 120 near Manteca  

Junction: California Highway 120, east to Yosemite, and then over Tioga Pass to US Highway 395 at Mono Lake.

Locations: Manteca.  

Manteca

 

Other articles: California Highway 120 near Manteca  

Junction: California Highway 120, west to I-205, I-580 and the San Francisco Bay Area.

Other articles: CA Highway 108 at CA Hwy 99  

Modesto

Junction:
  • California Highway 132.
  • California Highway 108.
 

Livingston

 

Other articles: California Highway 140 at CA Hwy 99 North  

Junction California Highway 140, west.

Other articles: California Highway 140 at CA Hwy 99 South  

Junction: California Highway 140, E

Other articles: California Highway 152 at California Highway 99  

Junction: California Highway 152, west through Los Banos to Gilroy.
  DeLorme's Northern California Atlas and Gazetteer above
37 North.
DeLorme's Southern California Atlas and Gazetteer below.
 

Madera

Junction: California Highway 145

Other articles: California Highway 180 40200

Locations: Fresno.  

Fresno

Junction: California Highway 180, east toSequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.

Other articles: California Highway 180 39800  

Junction: California Highway 180, west.

Other articles: California Highway 41 49400  

Junction: California Highway 41, north to Yosemite.

Other articles: California Highway 41 49600  

Junction: California Highway 41, west to Atascadero.
 

Selma

Junction: California Highway 25. Huh?

Literature Cited:
- Saleeby, Jason, and Zorka Foster, 2004.

Locations: Tulare Lake Bed.  

Approximately between 36N and 37N latitude is an area of topographic subsidence thought to result from downward flow in the convecting mantle (Saleeby and Foster, 2004). This may in part explain the southward course of the Kings and Kaweah Rivers into the Tulare Lakebed instead of north to the Pacific Ocean through the San Francisco Bay.
 

Kingsburg

Junction: California Highway 201
  Fresno County above
Tulare County below

Locations: Kings River.  

Kings River, flowing south to the Tulare Lakebed.

Other articles: CA Hwy 198 at CA Hwy 99  

Junction: California Highway 198, east to Visalia.

Literature Cited:
- Lofgren, B. E., and R. L. Klausing, 1969.

Locations: Tulare.  

Tulare

Junction: California Highway 137
 

Tipton

Junction California Highway 190, east to Porterville and the Tule River.
 
36 North

Other articles: California Highway 155 Delano

Locations: Delano.  

Delano

Junction: California Highway 155, the Glennville Road, east to Wofford Heights at Isabella Lake.

Other articles: California Highway 46 at US Hwy 99  

Junction: California Highway 46, west to Paso Robles.
  Junction: California Highway 65.
 
Bakersfield City Limits

Other articles: CA Hwy 178 Bakersfield California Highway 58 Bakersfield

Locations: Bakersfield.  

Junction:
  • California Highway 58 West, to Interstate 5, and then through California Valley to US Highway 101 at Santa Margarita.
  • California Highway 178, east over Walker Pass to Inyokern.

Locations: Bakersfield.  

Bakersfield

 
  Junction: California Highway 58 Business.
  Junction: California Highway 58.
  Bakersfield City Limits
  Junction: California Highway 119.
  Junction: California Highway 223.

Other articles: CA Hwy 166 at CA 99  

Junction: California Highway 166, west to Santa Maria.

Other articles: U. S. Interstate 5 61000  

Junction: US Interstate 5, here California Highway 99 joins Interstate 5 for the climb up the Grapevine and down the Ridge Route into Los Angeles.
 

Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Lofgren, B. E., and R. L. Klausing. 1969. Land Subsidence due to Ground-Water Withdrawal [in the] Tulare-Wasco Area, California. Geological Survey Processional Paper 437-B. 1969. {TAS-pdf}
  Saleeby, Jason, and Zorka Foster. 2004. Topographic response to mantle lithosphere removal in the southern Sierra Nevada region, California. Geology. 32(3):245-248. {TAS-pdf}
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Date and time this article was prepared: 7/3/2017 1:05:30 PM