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State Route 59
Defined by S&HC § 359, maintained by Caltrans
Length: 33.76 mi[1] (54.33 km)
South end: SR 152 near El Nido
SR 99 / SR 140 in Merced
North end: CR J16 / CR J59 at Snelling
State highways in California (list - pre-1964)
< SR 58 SR 60 >
History - Unconstructed - Deleted - Freeway - Scenic

State Route 59 is a California state highway that connects State Route 152 to the city of Merced and beyond, ending abruptly at the intersection of County Routes J59 and J16 in Snelling.

State Route 59 is known as:

  • Snelling Highway from Snelling to Merced
  • Los Banos Highway from Merced to State Route 152

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

Major intersections

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 Merced County.

Location Postmile
Destinations Notes
0.00 SR 152Madera, Los Banos Interchange
Merced 14.77
99 14.69
SR 99 south / SR 140 east / Martin Luther King Jr. Way – Los Angeles, Yosemite Interchange; south end of SR 99 / SR 140 overlap
South end of freeway on SR 99
North end of freeway on SR 99
99 15.80
SR 99 north / SR 140 west (McSwain Road) / V Street – Sacramento, Gustine Interchange; north end of SR 99 / SR 140 overlap
14.98 V Street, 16th Street south (SR 99 Bus. south) South end of SR 99 Bus. overlap
15.35 16th Street north (SR 99 Bus. north) North end of SR 99 Bus. overlap
16.10 CR J7 (Santa Fe Drive) / West Olive Avenue
19.00 Bellevue Road – Yosemite Lake Serves UC Merced
R28.81 CR J17 (Turlock Road) – Turlock
Snelling 33.00 CR J16 west (Montgomery Street) South end of CR J16 overlap
33.71 CR J16 east (Merced Falls Road) / CR J59 (La Grange Road) – Merced Falls, Hornitos, La Grange, Sonora North end of CR J16 overlap


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