California State Route 3
State Route 3 (SR 3) is a state highway in the U.S. state of California that serves Trinity and Siskiyou counties. It runs from SR 36 north along the shore of Trinity Lake, Fort Jones and Etna. The route then approaches Yreka, intersecting with Interstate 5 (I-5), and turns east to Montague. The road was numbered SR 3 in 1964, and most of it has been part of the state highway system since 1933.
|Defined by Streets and Highways Code § 303|
|Maintained by Caltrans|
|Length||146.369 mi (235.558 km)|
SR 3 is broken into pieces, and the length does not reflect the SR 299 overlap that would be required to make the route continuous.
|Trinity Heritage Scenic Byway|
|South end||SR 36 near Peanut|
|North end||Ball Mountain Little Shasta Road in Montague|