Highway Designation File

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


Certified Mileage (Open to Traffic)
60.01 2010

STATE HIGHWAY NO. 288

Minute Order 016701, dated 09/26/1939

From Houston via Angleton to Freeport.  General redescription of Highway System.



Minute Order 051615, dated 08/01/1962

No change to description.  Extended southward and eastward 2.7 miles to FM 1495.



Adm. Auth., dated 11/24/75

No change to description.  Old location rerouted in Houston.



Adm. Auth., dated 06/25/1981; Adm. Ltr. 007-1981, dated 07/16/1981

From IH 45, in Houston, southwestward with US 59 to a junction with US 59 and new location of SH 288; thence southward to a junction with MacGregor Way; thence westward along MacGregor Way to Almeda Road and old location of SH 288: then southward along Almeda Rd via Arcola, Rosharon, Angleton, Clute, and Freeport to its intersection with FM 1495.  (Harris, Fort Bend, and Brazoria Counties)  New description; new location in Houston from IH 45 southward to the intersection of MacGregor Way and Almeda Rd (SH 288).



Adm. Auth., dated 12/14/1981; Adm. Ltr 001-1982, dated 01/18/1982

From IH 45, in Houston, southwestward with US 59 to a junction with US 59 and new location of SH 288; thence southward to a junction with MacGregor Way; thence westward along MacGregor Way to Almeda Rd and old location of SH 288; thence southward along Almeda Rd to US 90A; thence eastward with US 90A and Yellowstone Blvd to new location of SH 288; thence southward via Iowa Colony, Angleton, Clute, and Freeport to its intersection with FM 1495.  (Harris and Brazoria Counties)  New description; old location, from US 90A in Houston southward to SS 300 in Brazoria County, transferred to FM 521.



Adm. Auth., dated 11/18/1983; Adm. Ltr., dated 11/23/1983; Adm. Ltr. 012-1983, dated 12/15/1983

From IH 45, in Houston, southwestward with US 59 to a junction with US 59 and new location of SH 288; thence southward via Manvel, Iowa Colony, Angleton, Clute, and Freeport to its intersection with FM 1495.  (Harris and Brazoria Counties)  New description; the street section of MacGregor Way, Almeda Rd and Yellowstone Blvd be returned to the City of Houston for maintenance.



Adm. Auth., dated 02/23/1989; Adm. Ltr. 002-1989, dated 02/20/1989

In Houston from IH 45 concurrent with US 59, southwestward to its junction with SH 288; thence southward via Manvel, Iowa Colony, to SH 332 in Lake Jackson, a distance of approx. 34.5 miles.  (Harris and Brazoria Counties) New description; as requested by District, concurrent route of SH 288 with SH 35 from SH 288 eastward to SH 227 in Angleton; thence concurrent southward with SH 227 to SH 36 in Freeport; thence concurrent eastward with SH 36 to FM 1495, be removed.



Adm. Auth., dated 08/15/1989; Adm. Ltr. 011-1989, dated 11/29/1989

In Houston, from IH 45 concurrent with US 59, southwestward to its junction with SH 288; thence southward via Manvel, Iowa Colony, Angleton, and to SH 332 in Lake Jackson; thence concurrent with SH 332 southeastward to its junction with SH 332; thence southward to SH 36, and then concurrent with SH 36 to FM 1495 in Freeport, a distance of approx. 60.0 miles.  (Harris and Brazoria Counties)  New description; as requested by District, SH 288 concurrent with SH 332 from present end of SH 288 southeastward to its junction with SH 332 and southward to SH 36 and then concurrent eastward with SH 36 to FM 1495 in Freeport.


 

[Nolan Ryan Expressway--SH 288 between Brazoria County line and Freeport.  Acts 1995, 74th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1995]