State Route 1 is a major north–south state highway that runs along most of the Pacific coastline of the U.S. state of California. At a total of just over 659 miles, it is the longest state route in California. SR 1 has several portions designated as either Pacific Coast Highway …
Southbound PCH in Crystal Cove State Park near Laguna Beach
Bixby Canyon Bridge under construction in 1932
Convict labor from Folsom Prison was paid 35 cents per day to help build the roadway.
Cyclists descend SR 1 at Devil's Slide on Stage 2 of the 2012 Tour of California before the segment was bypassed one year later by the Tom Lantos Tunnels