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Pictures on this page are arranged in order from west to east.  I-580 East photos are left-aligned in the last column, while I-580 West photos are right-aligned.  Center-line pictures are centered within the last column.

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West-
Bound

Marin County
San Rafael

View looking southbound as I-580 departs from US-101, bound for the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge and Oakland.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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US-101 is the Redwoods Highway, and serves as the principle north-south access through Marin County, north of San Francisco.  Click here for US-101 Images.

Marin County
San Rafael

Northerly view approaching the US-101 interchange.  The northbound ramp to US-101 is metered with traffic signals during peak periods.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Marin County
San Rafael

Northbound exit to Francisco Boulevard, which is the frontage road for the US-101 freeway.  Traffic bound for US-101 South is directed to use this interchange as there is no direct freeway to freeway connection between I-580 West and US-101 South.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Marin County
San Rafael

Eastbound view from the San Rafael touchdown of the Richmond-San Rafael bridge that carries I-580 across San Francisco Bay.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Marin County
San Rafael

Westerly view approaching San Rafael along the Richmond-San Rafael bridge.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Easterly view along the lower deck of the Richmond-San Rafael bridge.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Easterly view approaching the eastern touchdown of the Richmond-San Rafael bridge in Richmond.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Westerly view through the toll plaza for the Richmond-San Rafael bridge.  At the time that this photo was taken, tolls were collected only in the westbound direction at the Richmond-San Rafael crossing, and the toll was $5 for autos.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Just east of the eastern touchdown of the Richmond-San Rafael bridge stands this advanced signage for the ramp to the Richmond Parkway.  The Richmond Parkway is primarily an at-grade arterial highway that by-passes downtown Richmond linking Interstates 80 and 580.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Eastbound signage at the off-ramp to the Richmond Parkway

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Interchange sequence signage just beyond the off-ramp to Richmond Parkway.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Westerly view at the exit to the Richmond Parkway.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Westbound off-ramp to Canal Boulevard.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Eastbound exit bound for Harbor Way and Cutting Boulevard.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Westbound signage at the ramp to Harbor Way South.  Despite the face that this ramp actually deposits motorists onto Cutting Boulevard, it is not listed on the signage.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

The northbound signage for the ramp to Harbor Way North is affixed to the Marina Way overcrossing.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Advanced signage for the ramp to Harbour Way North.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Eastbound signage for Exit 10A to the Marina Bay Parkway.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Westbound interchange sequence signage affixed to the Marina Bay Parkway overcrossing.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Westbound signage for the ramp to the Marina Bay Parkway.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Advanced signage for the westbound off-ramp to Marina Bay Parkway.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Eastbound signage for the ramp to Exit 10B, Regatta Boulevard.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

View looking westbound at the off-ramp to Regatta Boulevard.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Westerly view at the Bayview Avenue off-ramp.  This section of I-580 runs adjacent to a set of railway tracks, explaining the extra high overcrossings at both Bayview and Central Avenues.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Contra Costa County

Richmond

Easterly view at the off-ramp to Central Avenue.  The eastbound I-580 carriageway narrows to two lanes beyond the Central Avenue interchange.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Albany

Advanced signage for the left exit to Buchanan Street.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Albany

Signage for the ramp to Buchanan Street.  The ramp to Buchanan Street departs from the left side of I-580 and immediately passes beneath the mainline lanes of I-80.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Albany

Overhead signage at the western split between the I-80 and I-580 freeways.  Beyond this interchange, I-80 continues bound easterly eventually leading to New York City, while I-580 continues to the west crossing San Francisco Bay atop the dual level Richmond-San Rafael Bridge towards US-101.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Albany

This view looks east along I-580 (west along I-80) from just beyond the convergence of the I-80 and I-580 carriageways. 

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Albany

Signage at the Buchanan Street off-ramp.  The Buchanan Street off-ramp is located immediately in advance of the western I-80/580 split.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Berkeley

Median mounted advanced signage in advance of the I-580 split.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Berkeley

Overhead signage at the Gilman Street off-ramp.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Emeryville

Interchange sequence signage affixed to the University Avenue overpass.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Emeryville

Eastbound signage at the ramp to SR-13.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Emeryville

View as I-80/580 passes beneath the SR-13 overcrossing. 

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Emeryville

Signage at the ramp to Highway 13.  Highway 13 follows surface streets from I-80 to I-580 easterly to the Highway 24 interchange.  During the height of California's freeway era, a freeway by-pass of Highway 13 was proposed through central Berkley.  A Highway 13 freeway would have had considerable property impacts through Berkley.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Emeryville

Median mounted signage along I-80/580 in advance of the Highway 13 interchange.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Emeryville

Advanced signage in advance of the split between I-80 and I-580 at the MacArthur Maze interchange.  The MacArthur Maze was first constructed during the 1930s during the initial construction of the Oakland Bay Bridge.  At the dawn of the interstate age, the interchange was reconfigured and expanded in order to support the then newly constructed freeways that were feeding traffic into it.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Emeryville

Overhead signage as the ramp to I-80 West peels away from the mainline lanes of I-580 East.  The ramp to I-880 splits from the mainline lanes of I-580 about a quarter mile downstream of this location.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/02/2013

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Alameda County

Emeryville

Easterly view along I-580 just east of the I-80 split.  The HOV lane flyover linking the Bay Bridge to the I-80/580 freeway is visible passing overhead in this photo.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/02/2013

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Alameda County

Emeryville

The ramp to I-880 diverges from I-580 shortly east of the eastbound I-80 split. 

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/02/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

Advanced signage for the left exit to MacArthur Boulevard.  East of the MacArthur Maze as far easterly as I-238 at Castro Valley, I-580 is known as the MacArthur Freeway, derived from nearby MacArthur Boulevard which parallels I-580 throughout the freeways length between Oakland and Castro Valley.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/02/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

Overhead signage at the ramp to the Bay Bridge from I-580 West.  I-580 West runs concurrently with I-80 East for several miles east of this interchange and is known as the Eastshore Freeway.  As it is when this photo was taken, the Eastshore Freeway is chronically congested for the many hours throughout the day.  The Eastshore Freeway is effectively the only high-speed north-south through route through the San Francisco area.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 4/07/2010

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Alameda County

Oakland

Westbound advanced lane assignment signage for the western I-80 interchange.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/02/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

Overhead signage at the off-ramp to MacArthur Boulevard.  Before the freeway era, MacArthur Boulevard carried the US-50 designation.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/02/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

Easterly view into the morning sun at the off-ramp to State Route 24.  The I-980/CA-24 interchange is located in very close proximity to the MacArthur Maze interchange.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/02/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

Just beyond the off-ramp to State Route 24 is the eastbound off-ramp to Interstate 980.  I-980 is the southern continuation of the State Route 24 freeway.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/02/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

The eastbound off-ramp to Broadway and Webster Street is located within the footprint of the I-980/CA-24 interchange.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/02/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

View looking westerly through the I-980/CA-24 interchange as the ramp to both West Street and San Pablo Avenue departs the freeway.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

Signage at the ramp to State Route 24 East.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

Overhead signage at the ramp to I-980 South from I-580 West.  What Is I-980 South of I-580 is CA-24 East of I-580.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

Westbound advanced signage for the I-980 interchange.  As is evident from the signage, no reference is made to CA-24, I-980's eastern continuation, on this signage.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

Median mounted interchange sequence signage in advance of the southbound MacArthur Boulevard overcrossing.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

The signage for Harrison Street and MacArthur Boulevard is affixed to the Adams Street overcrossing.

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Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

Westerly view as the MacArthur Freeway passes beneath the 13th Avenue overcrossing.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

View looking easterly as SR-13 departs from the mainline lanes of I-580 West.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

View looking easterly at the off-ramp to Seminary Avenue.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

Interchange sequence signage in advance of the Seminary Avenue interchange.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

I mile advanced signage for the westbound off-ramp to State Route 13.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

Westerly view as the off-ramp to Keller Avenue

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Oakland

Median mounted interchange sequence signage in advance of the Keller Avenue interchange.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Castro Valley

Westbound signage at the left-exit to I-238.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Castro Valley

Advanced signage for the I-238 interchange.  The numerical designation of I-238 is the source of vexation for numerous roadgeeks as there is no corresponding Interstate 38 for I-238 to be a loop of.  In this case, I-238 gets its number from its continuation as California Highway 238.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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Alameda County

Castro Valley

Westerly view as I-580 passes beneath the Nunes Avenue pedestrian overcrossing.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 11/03/2013

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