Highway Designation File

Transportation Planning and Programming Division
Current Description-Effective Date-Authority


Certified Mileage (Open to Traffic)
38.613 2010

BUSINESS U. S. HIGHWAY NO. 287-P

Minute Order 090522, dated 06/21/1990; Adm. Ltr. 001-1991, dated 01/14/1991

From US 81 and US 287, south of Avondale, southeastward via Ft. Worth along old location of US 81 and US 287 to US 287 at Mansfield, a distance of approximately 39.5 miles. (Tarrant and Johnson Counties)  As requested by district, mileage transferred from SL 496.



Minute Order 090908, dated 10/25/1990

From Meacham Field, southeastward via Ft. Worth along old location of US 81 and US 287 to US 287 at Mansfield, a distance of approximately 38.88 miles.  (Tarrant and Johnson Counties)  Segment on Meacham Field removed from State Highway System.



[Blue Star Memorial Highway, at Avondale, from its junction with US 287 southeasterly via Saginaw, Fort Worth, Kennedale, to its junction with US 287 in Mansfield. (Tarrant County) (Designated by M/O 87305, 4/27/88)]

From US 81/US 287, south of Avondale, southeasterly through Saginaw, Fort Worth, Kennedale, to its junction with US 287 in Mansfield. (Tarrant County) Origin corrected.


Minute Order 112543, 12/16/2010; DesLtr 4-2010, dated 1/5/12

In Fort Worth, from concurrent US 81/US 287 route southeastward via Saginaw to SS 280, then concurrent with SS 280 approximately 0.6 mile to IH 35-W, then southward concurrent with IH 35-W approximately 1.6 miles, then eastward and southeastward via Kennedale to FM 157 in Mansfield, then southeastward concurrent with FM 157 approximately 4.2 miles, then southeastward to its terminus at US 287, a total distance of approximately 38.6 miles. (Tarrant and Johnson Counties) Amended Description. In Fort Worth, segments designated on the state highway system along 4th Street from Commerce Street and along 5th Street from Houston Street to SS 280, then eastward concurrent with SS 280 to IH 35W, then southward concurrent with IH 35W to East Rosedale Street. One-way pair segments along Houston Street from 5th Street and along Commerce from 4th Street to Lancaster Avenue; and a segment from Lancaster Street south and eastward along South Main and East Rosedale Streets to IH 35W were removed and transferred to the city, approximately 1.8 miles.