Highway Designation File

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

Certified Mileage (Open to Traffic)
26.719 2010


Minute Order 016701, dated 09/26/1939

From a point on SH 73 via the San Felipe townsite to the Brazos River. General redescription of Highway System.

Minute Order 017298, dated 05/09/1940

Cancelled.  Changed from SH 249 to San Felipe de Austin SS 99.

Minute Order 087493, dated 06/28/1988 and Minute Order 088009, dated 10/28/1988;  Adm. Ltr. 001-1989, dated 01/25/1989

From the junction of FM 1774 and FM 149 via Tomball southeastward to IH 45 in Houston, total distance of approximately 26.2 miles.  (Montgomery and Harris Counties)  Mileage transferred and redesignated from FM 149.

Minute Order 109441, dated 09/25/2003; DesLtr 4-2003, dated 09/26/2003

No change to description. At District’s request, former location of SH 249, from near Hicks Rd southward to Holderrieth Rd, a distance of approximately 2.9 miles, redesignated BS 249-B.

Minute Order 114382, dated 09/24/2015

The designation of SH 249 was extended on the state highway system from FM 1774 at FM 149 near the city of Pinehurst, northwestward to SH 105 near the unincorporated community of Stoneham, a distance of approximately 24.4 miles. (Grimes, Montgomery Counties) Extension: On New Location