Highway Designation File
Transportation Planning and Programming Division
Current Description-Effective Date-Authority
STATE HIGHWAY NO. 42
Minute Order 052083, dated 12/12/1962; Adm. Cir. 001-1963, dated 06/01/1963
From US 79, approximately 11 miles southwest of Henderson, via Turnertown, London, Sexton and Kilgore to US 80 between Gladewater and Longview. New designation; mileage transferred from SH 259.
From US 80 at White Oak southward to US 259 in Kilgore; thence southward and concurrent with US 259 to Woodlawn St; and then westward along Woodlawn St to its junction with SH 135; thence southward and concurrent with SH 135 to the junction of FM 918; and continuing southward via London, Turnertown and Price to its junction at US 79, a total distance of approx. 35.0 miles. (Gregg and Rusk Counties) New description; as requested by District, section through Kilgore extended southward along US 259 and then westward along Woodlawn St to junction with SH 135.