US 6 / US 395 – Camp Independence

Basin and Range – Owens Valley

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1950's alignment of US 6/395 through Camp Independence.
1950’s alignment of US 6/395 through Camp Independence.
1950's Division of Highways sign marking Camp Independence.
1950’s Division of Highways sign marking Camp Independence.
Wooden culvert marker on the original alignment.
Wooden culvert marker on the original alignment.
Steel culvert marker on 1950's alignment.
Steel culvert marker on 1950’s alignment.
Original alignment just north of Camp Independence.
Original alignment just north of Camp Independence.

Three alignments of US 6/395 pass through the Camp Independence area. The first, following Fort Road, was in use until the 1950’s. The second alignment follows Schabell Lane. Some culvert markers still exist along this alignment. North of where Fort Road intersects, the alignment has been closed off. It crosses the current, post-1966 alignment a few miles north. In 1966, the current alignment was built, this time as a four-lane expressway. This section was upgraded and widened in the mid-2000’s to its current configuration.

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