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Encyclopedia > California State Route 237

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Route 237
CS&HC Sec. 537

Length:

11 mi (18 km)
Major cities/towns: Milpitas, CA
Alviso, CA
San Jose, CA
Mountain View, CA
Direction: East-West
JUNCTION POSTMILE
SR-82 SC ??
SR-85 SC ??
US-101 SC ??
I-880 SC ??
I-680 SC ??
Legend
  deleted (no longer in system)   unconstructed
  closed   crossing with no access
  begin/end concurrency, bold route is carried through
  a bold route on white background indicates termini.
< Route 236 Route 238 >
California State Highways
Current - Unconstructed - Deleted - Scenic

California State Route 237 runs from California State Route 82 in Mountain View to Interstate 680 in Milpitas. It runs south of the San Francisco Bay, connecting the East Bay to the Peninsula. Looking east toward Monument Peak in Milpitas. ... Alviso is a small community in Santa Clara County, California. ... City nickname: Capital of Silicon Valley Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... For the community near Martinez, California, see Mountain View, Contra Costa County, California. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE 101 SCL 0. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Location of Santa Clara County within California. ... JUNCTION MILE POST US-101 SCL 0. ... California State Route 85 This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Location of Santa Clara County within California. ... U.S. Highway 101, or U.S. Route 101 (often just U.S. 101), is a north-south highway that is aligned along the Pacific West Coast of the United States. ... File links The following pages link to this file: U.S. Highway system U.S. Highway 101 California State Route 1 Interstate 880 Interstate 680 (California) Interstate 280 (California) List of California State Routes Interstate 380 (California) California State Route 85 California State Route 92 California State Route 87 California... Location of Santa Clara County within California. ... Interstate 880 is a regional bypass interstate highway in the Bay Area metropolitan area of Northern California. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Location of Santa Clara County within California. ... Interstate 680/California State Route 24 interchange in Walnut Creek. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Location of Santa Clara County within California. ... A multiplex or concurrency on a road network occurs where a single physical road carries two or more different highway, motorway or other road numbers. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... JUNCTION MILE POST I-238 / I-580 ?? CA-185 / CA-92 ?? CA-84 ?? I-680 ?? Legend < Route 237 Route 239 > The California State Highways California State Route 238 is a north-south highway in the southeastern part of the San Francisco Bay Area. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Example signage of the Califonia State Highway System Below is a partial list of California state highways. ... Below contains a list and summary of the entirely unconstructed California State Routes as outlined by the legislature in 1964. ... The following highways are designated, in whole or part, by the State of California as California State Scenic Highways: California State Highway 1 California State Highway 2 - From 2. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE 101 SCL 0. ... Mountain Views Castro Street Mountain View is a city located in Santa Clara County, in the U.S. state of California, USA. The city is called that way because it has a view of the Santa Cruz Mountains. ... Interstate 680 is the designation for three tertiary interstate routes. ... Looking east toward Monument Peak in Milpitas. ... San Francisco Bay, San Pablo Bay, and the Golden Gate The San Francisco Bay is a shallow, productive estuary in which water draining approximately forty percent of California, flowing in the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers from the Sierra Nevada mountains, enters the Pacific Ocean. ... The East Bay, in the northern part of the U.S. state of California, lies on the east shores of the San Francisco Bay and San Pablo Bay, and includes Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. ... The San Francisco peninsula separates the San Francisco Bay from the Pacific Ocean. ...

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Route description

It intersects with U.S. Highway 101 at the southern corner of the Moffett Field air base. It also has a major intersection with Interstate 880. Westbound traffic can connect to California State Route 85 southbound, but the eastbound traffic connection to 85 northbound is labeled as an exit for U.S. 101. U.S. Highway 101, or U.S. Route 101 (often just U.S. 101), is a north-south highway that is aligned along the Pacific West Coast of the United States. ... Aerial View of Moffett Field and NASA Ames Research Center. ... Interstate 880 is a regional bypass interstate highway in the Bay Area metropolitan area of Northern California. ... JUNCTION MILE POST US-101 SCL 0. ...


From Mountain View to the I-880 intersection, Route 237 is a divided multi-lane highway without traffic signals. East of I-880 in Milpitas, it becomes a surface street, Calaveras Boulevard, and the highway designation terminates at the intersection with I-680.


Route 237 is known for the many Silicon Valley companies that line its route. A view of downtown San Jose, the self-proclaimed Capital of Silicon Valley. Like many large cities, San Joses downtown is expansive and encompasses much more area than shown in this view. ...


The Route 237 corridor has long been sought as a location for a freeway connector between Interstates 680 and 880. Many possibile sites have been suggested, from Montague Expressway in North San Jose to Mission Boulevard in Fremont. One map printed before 237's construction to freeway standards between Alviso and 880 showed a new freeway across bay wetlands between Alviso and the Scott Creek Road interchange in South Fremont. Grading and underpasses for a freeway interchange are presently visible along 680 near Scott Creek Road. [1] Interstate 680/California State Route 24 interchange in Walnut Creek. ... Interstate 880 is a regional bypass interstate highway in the Bay Area metropolitan area of Northern California. ... City nickname: Capital of Silicon Valley Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... Fremont, California from NASAs Landsat The city of Fremont highlighted within Alameda County Fremont is a city in California which was incorporated on January 23, 1956, from the merger of five smaller communities: Centerville, Irvington, Mission San Jose, Niles, and Warm Springs. ... Alviso is a small community in Santa Clara County, California. ...


State Law

Legal Definition of Route 15

 537. Route 237 is from Route 82 in Mountain View to Route 680 in Milpitas. 

Source: California Streets and Highways Code, Chapter 2, Article 3, Section 537


Freeway and Expressway System

 253.1. The California freeway and expressway system shall include: Routes [...] 237, [...] in their entirety. 

Source: California Streets and Highways Code, Chapter 2, Article 2, Section 253.1


Major exits and junctions

Route 237 has the following major junctions and exits, from east to west:

Road/Freeway
Interstate 680
Interstate 880
Fair Oaks Avenue
Mathilda Avenue
U.S. Highway 101
Lawrence Expressway
CA-85
CA-82 / El Camino Real
Legend
Junction
Incomplete interchanges
Termini

Interstate 680/California State Route 24 interchange in Walnut Creek. ... Interstate 880 is a regional bypass interstate highway in the Bay Area metropolitan area of Northern California. ... U.S. Highway 101, or U.S. Route 101 (often just U.S. 101), is a north-south highway that is aligned along the Pacific West Coast of the United States. ... The Santa Clara County expressway system is a system of expressways in Santa Clara County, California. ... JUNCTION MILE POST US-101 SCL 0. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE 101 SCL 0. ... El Camino Real (Spanish for the Royal or Kings Highway) was the name of a series of pre-automobile highways linking the various New World colonies of Spain: There is an El Camino Real in California; see: El Camino Real (California); that road provoked a Jargon File bilingual homographic... The parclo interchange (short for partial cloverleaf interchange) is a successor to the cloverleaf interchange. ...

Additional landmarks

Route 237 is known for the number of companies that define Silicon Valley's technological landscape. Many major software and hardware manufacturers have their headquarters along 237. A few of these are: A view of downtown San Jose, the self-proclaimed Capital of Silicon Valley. Like many large cities, San Joses downtown is expansive and encompasses much more area than shown in this view. ...

Route 237 also passes Moffett Air Field, a large military air base in the Bay Area, and Onizuka Air Force Station, locally known as the blue cube. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is an aerospace manufacturer formed in 1995 by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta. ... Foundry Networks is a network hardware vendor selling high-end managed ethernet switches. ... Nortel Networks Corporation, formerly known as Northern Telecom Limited and now familiarly known simply as Nortel, is a telecommunications equipment manufacturer headquartered in Canada. ... Cisco Systems, Inc. ... ... Ariba (NASDAQ: ARBA) is a publicly traded corporation, headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. ... Aerial View of Moffett Field and NASA Ames Research Center. ... Onizuka Air Force Station Onizuka Air Force Station is a US Air Force installation in Sunnyvale, California. ...


See also

Example signage of the Califonia State Route System. ...

External links

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California State Route 82 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (627 words)
Route 82, referred to by local residents almost always as "El Camino," runs through a number of cities on the Peninsula, including Palo Alto, San Carlos, San Mateo, and Millbrae, and it is a central artery of the Peninsula communities through which it passes.
The entire route is at street level with at least four lanes of traffic; no portions of it exist as a freeway, although the route is occasionally a divided highway.
State Route 72, Route 82's sister route in Southern California.
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