Highway Designation File
Transportation Planning and Programming Division
Current Description-Effective Date-Authority
RANCH TO MARKET ROAD NO. 853
Minute Order 025630, dated 10/29/1948; DesLtr 03-1995, dated 06/30/1995
(FM) From US 67, southwest of San Angelo, to Irion County Line, a distance of approximately 13.1 miles. (Tom Green County) New Description.
From US 67, approximately 3.5 miles northeast of Mertzon, northward, thence eastward, via Tom Green County Line, to junction US 67 southwest of San Angelo, a distance of approximately 29.0 miles. (Irion and Tom Green Counties) Section from Tom Green County Line to end FM 862 added; FM 862 cancelled and combined with FM 853.
(RM) No change in description. (Irion and Tom Green Counties) Designation changed from FM to RM.
From US 67, approx. 3.5 miles northeast of Mertzon, northward and eastward to UR 2288, a distance of approx. 26.636 miles. (Irion and Tom Green Counties) New description; mileage from UR 2288 eastward to SL 545 transferred to UR 853.