Downtown Traffic

Downtown Traffic (HM1RMX)

Location: Walnut Creek, CA 94596 Contra Costa County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 53.907', W 122° 3.621'

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North Main Street

— Early 1950s —

The 1951 opening of Broadway Shopping Center increased traffic on Main Street, which also doubled as part of two state highways. Photos like this helped convince State officials to build a freeway bypass to ease congestion. The new freeway opened in 1960.
Series This marker is part of the series
Marker Number125
Placed ByWalnut Creek Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 582613 N 4194964
Decimal Degrees37.89845000, -122.06035000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 53.907', W 122° 3.621'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 53' 54.42" N, 122° 3' 37.26" W
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Area Code(s)510, 925, 415, 619
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1354 N Main St, Walnut Creek CA 94596, US
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