Ridge Route – Templin Highway

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Ridge Route – Templin Highway

templin_ridgeTemplin Highway was built as an access route to the Castaic Power plant in 1968. The power plant is a part of the California State Water Project. It was that project that caused the rerouting of US 99. Before Templin Highway was built, the Ridge Route continued on a level path across here. Looking up, one can see some of the concrete that was bulldozed.

Original curbing still in place just south of Templin Highway.
Original curbing still in place just south of Templin Highway.

This is the last intersection until SR-138. There are no gas stations until Gorman which is another 35 miles north of here. Traveling south, Castaic is only 7 miles from here.

Go North on the Ridge Route to Gorman

Go South on the Ridge Route to Castaic

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