Highway Designation File
Transportation Planning and Programming Division
Current Description-Effective Date-Authority
STATE HIGHWAY NO. 5
Minute Order 016701, dated 09/26/1939
From a point on US 87 north of Amarillo to Hartley. General redescription of Highway System.
From SH 121 south of McKinney, southward to new route of US 75 near north edge of Richardson. (Collin and Dallas Counties) Formerly a part of old location of US 75.
From US 75 north of Howe, southward via Howe and McKinney to US 75 near north edge of Richardson. (Grayson, Collin and Dallas Counties) Extended northward over existing and old locations of US 75, to US 75 approx. 1.4 miles north of Howe.
In Howe, from US 75 southward via Van Alstyne, McKinney, Plano, and to (proposed) SH 190, a total approximate distance of 4.0 miles. (Grayson and Collin Counties) As requested by District, section of approx. 2.5 miles from US 75 northward to SH 190 removed from the State Highway System.
In Howe, from US 75 southward via Van Alstyne, McKinney and to north city limits of Plano near Carpenter Road, a total distance of approx. 34.0 miles. (Grayson and Collin Counties) Section of approx. 5.1 miles from south city limits of Plano northward to north city limits of Plano removed from the State Highway System and returned to the City of Plano for maintenance.
Minute Order 109206, dated 03/27/2003; DesLtr 01-2003, dated 04/04/2003
In Howe, from US 75 southward via Van Alstyne, McKinney and to Exchange Pkwy in the city of Allen , a total distance of approx. 30.62 miles. (Grayson and Collin Counties) At District’s request, segment of SH 5 removed from the state highway system and incorporated into the Allen city street system.
[Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Highway (V.F.W.), from New Mexico State Line at Texline to Hartley. Designated by M/O 13742, 5/18/37]