US 6 / US 99 – Los Angeles – Jct. US 66

Historical Tour of old US 6 / US 99

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Jct. US 66 / SR-11 – Figueroa Street and Ave 26

Figueroa St at Ave 26.
Figueroa St at Ave 26.
Historic US 66 signage on Figueroa St placed by the City of Los Angeles.
Historic US 66 signage on Figueroa St placed by the City of Los Angeles.
Bridge sign for the Ave 26 overcrossing. Route 163 was the legislative number for the bypassed section of former US 99 here.
Bridge sign for the Ave 26 overcrossing. Route 163 was the legislative number for the bypassed section of former US 99 here. Route 11 was the former number for the Arroyo Seco Parkway, now Route 110.

Here at the the intersection of Avenue 26 and Figueroa Street in Los Angeles, US 99 met US 66 and SR-11. After 1936, US 99 made a turn south onto Figueroa Street to head into downtown Los Angeles via the newly completed tunnels on the Figueroa Street Extension. US 99 continued to make that turn until 1962, when the Golden State Freeway bypassed this section from Broadway to the Hyperion Viaduct.

Go North on US 99 to Bakersfield / East US 6 to Mojave

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