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.
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HM NumberHM1RMX
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
Locationbig map
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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