California State Route 222
State Route 222 (SR 222), named Talmage Road along its entire length, is an unsigned state highway in the U.S. state of California. It was originally constructed as a short spur route of U.S. Route 101 in Mendocino County to what was Mendocino State Hospital in Talmage. The road has remained a state highway after the hospital closed down and the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas monastery was established on the former site in 1976. The SR 222 designation legislatively ends at its intersection with East Side Road, where the road continues as Bodhi Way into the monastery complex.
SR 222 highlighted in red
|Defined by Streets and Highways Code § 522|
|Maintained by Caltrans|
|Length||1.626 mi (2.617 km)|
|West end||US 101 in Ukiah|
|East end||Bodhi Way in Talmage|
Built originally to provide access to the long-defunct Mendocino State Hospital, it is an unsigned spur route off of U.S. Route 101 at Ukiah, ending east at the intersection with East Side Road in Talmage, outside the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas monastery & university (which is located on the grounds of the former Mendocino State Hospital). West of U.S. Route 101, Talmage Road continues as a city street under Ukiah's control.
Except where prefixed with a letter, postmiles were measured on the road as it was in 1964, based on the alignment that existed at the time, and do not necessarily reflect current mileage. R reflects a realignment in the route since then, M indicates a second realignment, L refers an overlap due to a correction or change, and T indicates postmiles classified as temporary (for a full list of prefixes, see the list of postmile definitions). Segments that remain unconstructed or have been relinquished to local control may be omitted. The entire route is in Mendocino County.
|Ukiah||R0.00||Talmage Road||Continuation beyond US 101|
|R0.00||US 101 (Redwood Highway) – Eureka, Santa Rosa||Interchange; west end of SR 222|
|Talmage||2.15||Sanford Ranch Road, East Side Road||East end of SR 222|
|2.15||Bodhi Way||Continuation beyond Sanford Ranch Road, East Side Road|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
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