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State Route 134
Ventura Freeway
Defined by S&HC § 434, maintained by Caltrans
Length: 13.333 mi[1] (21 km)
History: 1930s as a highway, 1953 as a number
West end: US 101 / SR 170 in North Hollywood
I-5 near Burbank
SR 2 in Glendale
East end: I-210 in Pasadena
State highways in California (list - pre-1964)
< SR 133 SR 135 >
History - Unconstructed - Deleted - Freeway - Scenic

State Route 134, a segment of the Ventura Freeway, runs from its junction with U.S. Route 101 and State Route 170 in North Hollywood (the Hollywood Split) to its junction with Interstate 210 and a stub of future Interstate 710 in Pasadena.

This route is part of the California Freeway and Expressway System.[2]


Route description

Westbound SR 134 at I-5 in Glendale.

The road is the main connector from the San Fernando Valley and points north to the San Gabriel Valley and points east. Presently, future Interstate 710 dead-ends at California Blvd and is signed as State Route 710. Residents of South Pasadena have blocked efforts to extend Interstate 710 north to California Boulevard from its current end at Valley Boulevard north of Interstate 10 near the Alhambra/Los Angeles city limit. Signs on SR 134 and I-210 refer to the SR 710 stub in Pasadena as TO State Route 110, because exiting left from the Route 710 stub onto California Blvd and turning right on Arroyo Parkway will take you directly to SR 110, which is Pasadena's only direct freeway link to Downtown Los Angeles.

The Interstate 5 offramp at Colorado St. is actually old SR 134, and there are still mileposts that refer to it as such. Old SR 134 followed Colorado St. through Glendale and Colorado Boulevard in Eagle Rock to the ramp connecting Colorado Boulevard and Figueroa Street to the Ventura Freeway. Old SR 134 continued onto the ramp and then onto what is presently the Ventura Freeway to Orange Grove Boulevard in Pasadena. The Colorado Boulevard/Figueroa Street ramps plus the segment of freeway between the ramps and just east of Orange Grove Boulevard were previously known as the Colorado Freeway.


The interchange of SR 134 and Interstate 5 is dedicated "Gene Autry Memorial Interchange." Autry's Museum of Western Heritage is located near the interchange in Griffith Park.

Exit list

Note: Except where prefixed with a letter, postmiles were measured in 1964, based on the alignment as it existed at that time, and do not necessarily reflect current mileage.

The entire route is in Los Angeles County.

Location Postmile
#[5] Destinations Notes
Los Angeles 0.00 1A US 101 north (Ventura Freeway) – Ventura Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
0.00 1B SR 170 north (Hollywood Freeway) – Sacramento Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
Vineland Avenue Eastbound exit and entrance only
0.51 1C Lankershim Boulevard – North Hollywood Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
0.86 1D Cahuenga Boulevard Signed as exit 1 eastbound; no westbound entrance
Burbank 1.82 2 Pass Avenue – Burbank Eastbound exit only
2.11 2 Hollywood Way No eastbound exit
2.90 3 Bob Hope Drive, Buena Vista Street
Los Angeles 3.81 4 Forest Lawn Drive
4.81 5A Victory Boulevard Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
Glendale R5.47 5B I-5 south (Golden State Freeway) – Los Angeles Signed as exit 5 westbound
R5.47 5 I-5 north (Golden State Freeway) – Sacramento, Burbank Airport Eastbound exit is via exit 5A
R6.18 6 San Fernando Road
R6.57 7A Pacific Avenue
7B Central Avenue, Brand Boulevard
R7.87 8 Glendale Avenue
R8.81 9A Harvey Drive Signed as exit 9B eastbound
R8.96 9B SR 2 (Glendale Freeway) Signed as exit 9A eastbound
Los Angeles R11.44 11 Figueroa Street, Colorado Boulevard Figueroa Street was former SR 159 south; Colorado Boulevard was former SR 248 east
Pasadena R12.36 12 San Rafael Avenue, Linda Vista Avenue Linda Vista Avenue was former SR 159 north
R12.97 13A Colorado Boulevard, Orange Grove Boulevard Colorado Boulevard was former SR 248 west
R13.34 13B I-210 west (Foothill Freeway) – San Fernando Eastbound exit and westbound entrance; former SR 118 west
R13.34 13B California 110.svg Del Mar Boulevard, California Boulevard (SR 710 south) to SR 110 south No exit number westbound
Fair Oaks Avenue, Marengo Avenue Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
I-210 east (Foothill Freeway) – San Bernardino Eastbound exit and westbound entrance

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