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Legacy of US Route 466 Part 3; Morro Bay to Shandon (California State Route 229 and 41)

Part 3 of the US Route 466 series consists of the roadways that made up the highway between Morro Bay and Shandon in San Luis Obispo County; Legislative Route Number 33, LRN 125, LRN 137, California State Route 229 and California State Route 41.


Part 1 and Part of the US Route 466 Legacy Series can be found below:

Legacy of US Route 466 Part 1; California State Route 46

Legacy of US Route 466 Part 2; Tehachapi to Bakersfield 

As discussed in Part 1 of this series the western terminus of US 466 was at CA 1 in Morro Bay from 1934 when the route was commissioned until 1965 when it was deleted from California.  US 466 between Shandon and Morro Bay took two primary paths through it's history.  The initial routing of US 466 east from Morro Bay to Shandon was on LRN 125 and was as follows:

-  US 466/LRN 125 began at CA 1 at the corner of Main Street and Atascadero Road in Morro Bay.
-  US 466/LRN 125 followed Morro Creek and Atascadero Creek eastward on Atascadero Road to the City Limits o…