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California Interstate #8 Highway Guide

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California's State Flower
California's State Flower
The California Poppy.
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City of El Centro, California
Junction of Highway #86. South to citiy of Calexico, California - Mexico/USA border crossing point. North to cities of Indio, California, Palm Springs, California.
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1.4
Exit #115
Services at highway.
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3.0
Exit #116
Dogwood overpass.
1.9
3.1
Access to emergency call box
South side of hwy.
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6.2
View from highway - Photo highway signs
View from highway  -  Photo highway signs

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6.4
Exit #118A
North to city of Brawley. Juntion of Highway #111. South to city of Calexico & Mexico/California border crossing point. - North to The Salton Sea Recreation Area. The Salton Sea Recreation Area, is one of the world's largest inland seas, Salton Sea was created by accident in 1905 when increased flooding on the Colorado River. Salton Sea is 227 feet below sea level.
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Exit #120
Bowker Road. Access to emergency call box.
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Access to emergency call box

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Access to emergency call box

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12.3
View from highway
Driving east on Interstate highway # 8
Driving east on Interstate highway # 8
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12.8
Access to emergency call box

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Access to emergency call box

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15.3
View from highway
Driving east on Interstate highway # 8
Driving east on Interstate highway # 8
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Orchard Overpass
Exit #125. Junction of County Roadway S 32. Access to community of Holtville, California.
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Emergency call box

12.7
20.4
Point of Information
Crossing the Alama River.
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20.7
Emergency call box

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21.6
Bonds Corner Road
Exit #128
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Emergency call box

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Van Der Linden Road
Exit #131. Junction of Highway #115. North to community of Holtville, California.
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Emergency call box

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27.9
Point of Information
Crossing East Hiline Canal.
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30.2
Emergency call box

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33.5
Emergency call box

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36.6
Emergency call box

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39.8
Emergency call box

26.7
42.9
Emergency call box

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Emergency call box

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45.5
Exit #143
Junction of Highwy #98. West to city of Calexico , California, Mexicali, Mexico. - U.S.A. / Mexico Border Crossing Point.
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50.7
Brock Research Center Road
Exit #146
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52.6
Emergency call box

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Emergency call box

34.7
55.8
View from highway
Driving east on Interstate highway # 8
Driving east on Interstate highway # 8
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View from highway
Driving east on Interstate highway # 8
Driving east on Interstate highway # 8
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56.1
View from highway
Driving east on Interstate highway # 8
Driving east on Interstate highway # 8
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Exit #151
Access to community of Gordons Well, California.
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58.8
Point of Information
Crossing the American Canal.
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58.9
Access to emergency call box

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65.3

Roadside highway turnout rest area, picnic tables, shelters, toilets. Access fro
Roadside highway turnout rest area, picnic tables, shelters, toilets. Access from both sides of highway. View from rest area.
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66.7
Exit #156
Drays Wells Road
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67.5
Photo - Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area highway sign
Photo - Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area highway sign
The Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area. Welcome to the Imperial Sand Dunes. Note: the Imperial Sand Dunes of California is where portions of the movies Lawrence of Arabia and Star Wars was filmed. The Imperial Sand Dunes, occasionally called the Algodones Dunes, are the largest California sand dunes. The sand dunes cover an area of more than 40 miles along the eastern edge of the Imperial Valley agricultural region in a band averaging five miles in width. Above the surrounding desert floor, the dunes rise to heights of over 300 feet.
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View of the Imperial Sand Dunes, California.
View of the Imperial Sand Dunes, California.
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67.5

View of the Imperial Sand Dunes, California
View of the Imperial Sand Dunes, California
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67.5
Photo - Interstate highway # 8 highway sign
Photo - Interstate highway # 8 highway sign

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Point of Information
Point of Information
Crossing the American Canal. Photo view of the American Canal.
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Ogilby Road
Exit #159
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Junction of Highway #S 34
North to city of Blythe, California. Attractions: Blythe is the first festival of the season and one of the biggest Bluegrass events in the U.S.A. North to Quartzsite Arizona. Quartzsite was established in 1867 on the site of Old Fort Tyson. Historic and scenic areas include Crystal Hill, Tyson Tanks, Tyson Wells Museum and the Hi Jolly Monument, Castle Dome Peak. For travel north on highway # S 34 see Milebymile.com Highway Travel Guide.

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Emergency call box

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78.9
Emergency call box

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Side Winder Road
Exit #164. Access to campground. Access to community of Felicity,California. Elevation 280 ft. Access to highway patrol. Services off highway, fuel.
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Vehicle Inspection Station. View from from highway.
Vehicle Inspection Station. View from from highway.
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Exit #166
Algodones Road. Junction of Highway #186. South to city of Algodones, Mexico. Mexico/California border crossing point.
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View from highway driving East.
View from highway driving East.
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View from highway looking South at the Colorado River.
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Emergency call box

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Emergency call box

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Exit #170
Junction of County Roadway #S 24. Access to R.V. park, campground.
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Exit #172 - Arizona/California border.
Access to community of Winter Haven. 4th Ave. City of Yuma. Access to Fort Yuma, Yuma Crossing Museum. Start/finish of Highway Travel Guide. For continuance of Interstate Highway #8 east, see MilebyMile.com Arizona Interstate # 8. Yuma to Casa Grande Highway Travel Guide. - Se

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