Caltrans Earth Metadata Description
  Layer: Caltrans Statewide Roads Layer

Citation Information
Title: California Funtionally Classified Roads
Originator: Caltrans, Division of Transportation Information System
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Publication Date: 2012-05-07
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Time Period: Start:      End:
Currentness:
Progress: Complete
Update Frequency: As Needed
Places: California
Geographic Region: West: -123.016894     East: -116.989825     North: 42.005704     South: 32.545933
Themes: California, CA
Access Limitations: none
Use Limitations: none
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Fields and Subtypes

Details For Object (county name) (district number)

TYPE: Feature Class Line
DESCRIPTION: Caltrans Statewide Roads layers are downloaded by county or district.
ROW COUNT: (depending on county or district)

Field FID ALIAS:  FID
DATA TYPE:  OID
WIDTH:  4
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Internal feature number.
DESTRIPTION SOURCE:  ESRI
DESCRIPTION OF VALUES:  Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
 
Field Shape ALIAS:  Shape
DATA TYPE:  Geometry
WIDTH:  0
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Feature geometry.
DESTRIPTION SOURCE:  ESRI
DESCRIPTION OF VALUES:  Coordinates defining the features.
 
Field CT_ROUTE ALIAS:  CT_ROUTE
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  20
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Caltrans State Highway Number
 

Field DISTRICT

ALIAS:  DISTRICT
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  2
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Caltrans District Number
 

Field COUNTY (only on district files)

ALIAS:  COUNTY
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  3
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Caltrans County Abbreviation
 
Field HWY_NUM ALIAS:  HWY_NUM
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  20
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  California State Highway Number
 
Field RAMP ALIAS:  RAMP
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  20
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Highway ramps
 
Field FULLNAME ALIAS:  FULLNAME
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  100
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Official name of road or highway
 
Field SHIELD

ALIAS:  SHIELD
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  1
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Class description for highway shield type - Values:   I (Interstate),  U (U.S. Highway), S (State Highway)
 

Field EDIT_DATE

ALIAS:  EDIT_DATE
DATA TYPE:  Date
WIDTH:  0
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  Date of last edit
 

Field ARTERIAL ALIAS:  ARTERIAL
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  1
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  CRS Map Arterial = 1; when field is blank road will only show on detail maps.
 
Field FC_CERT ALIAS:  FC_CERT
DATA TYPE:  String
WIDTH:  20
PRECISION:  0
SCALE:  0
FIELD DESCRIPTION:  The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) functional classification of roads, which is used in determining Federal Funding to maintain the roads.
Values:   1=Interstate, 2=Other Freeways or Expressways, 3=Other Prinicipal Arterial, 4=Minor Arterial, 5=Major Collector, 6=Minor Collector, 7=Local
 
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Date: 2012-04-10
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