Highway Designation File
Transportation Planning and Programming Division
Current Description-Effective Date-Authority
FARM TO MARKET ROAD NO. 174
Minute Order 021215, dated 6/11/1945 (date of agreement )
Buffalo Springs west to State 148. New Designation.
From Junction SH 148 east via Buffalo Springs and Vashti; thence north to junction US 287 at Bellevue. (Clay County) Extended east to Vashti and FM 176 from Vashti to Bellevue added.
From SH 148 eastward via Buffalo Springs and Vashti to US 287, a distance of approximately 19.6 miles. (Clay and Montague Counties) Extended approximately 4.5 miles to Montague County Line. Section of approximately 6.2 miles transferred to FM 1288 in exchange for approximately 5.4 miles.
From US 281 at Windthorst eastward via Buffalo Springs and Vashti to US 287 northwest of Bowie, a distance of approximately 33.6 miles. (Archer, Clay, and Montague Counties) Addition of approximately 14.3 miles from US 281 in Archer County to SH 148 in Clay County.
From US 281 in Windthorst, eastward via Buffalo Springs and Vashti to US 81 in Bowie, a distance of approx. 35.5 miles. (Archer, Clay, and Montague Counties) Route extended over old location of US 287, from new location of US 287 easterly to US 81 in Bowie, a distance of approx. 2.6 miles.