Highway Designation File

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


Certified Mileage (Open to Traffic)
17.676 2010

STATE HIGHWAY NO. 238

Minute Order 016701, dated 09/26/1939

From a point on US 96 at or near Inez via the site of old Fort St. Louis and Port Lavaca to Seadrift.  General redescription of Highway System.



Minute Order 016287, dated 05/29/1941

From Port Lavaca, to Seadrift.  Elimination of section from US 96 at Inez via site of  Ft. St. Louis to Port Lavaca.



Adm. Auth., dated 11/13/1980; Adm. Ltr. 012-1980, dated 12/15/1980

From SH 35, north edge of Port Lavaca, southwestward along Commerce St and Austin St and via Tanner Airfield to a junction with SH 185; thence southeastward concurrent with SH 185 to the intersection of Railroad St and SH 185 in Seadrift, a distance of approximately 19.5 miles.  (Calhoun County)  New description; route extended over SS 346, from US 87 (Main St) to SH 35.