ⓘ Junipero Serra Freeway
Interstate 280 is a 57.5-mile-long major north–south auxiliary Interstate Highway in the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California. It runs from I-680 and US 101 in San Jose to King and Fifth Streets in San Francisco, running just to the west of the larger cities of San Francisco Peninsula for most of its route.
From I-880 in San Jose to route 1 in Daly city, I-280 was built and dedicated as the Junipero Serra highway, after the Spanish Franciscan friar who founded the first nine of 21 Spanish missions in California from San Diego to San Francisco. One of the signs of dedication in Daly city still indicates that the Junipero Serra highway, called "the worlds Most beautiful Freeway" because of its scenic route through the Peninsula of San Francisco. From state route 1 On the James lick freeway U.S. 101 in San Francisco, he officially called the John f Foran freeway after a former member of the Legislative Assembly of the state of California. From James lick freeway to its Northern end at king Street and Fifth street, I-280 call of the South Embarcadero.
I-280 is one of two 3 digit interstate designations to appear on opposite coasts of the United States. I-110 in California and Florida is only other marking.
I-280 is shown in a conspicuous place the app icon on apples built-in iOS map Apple Google Maps. This is because the highway runs through Cupertino, where the headquarters of the apples.