Highway Designation File
Transportation Planning and Programming Division
Current Description-Effective Date-Authority
STATE HIGHWAY LOOP NO. 197
Minute Order 020262, dated 10/06/1943; Adm. Cir. 006-1948
Independence Spur - From FM 50 in Independence, westward to Old Baylor University Ruins, a distance of 0.39 mile. (Washington County) New designation; formerly portion of SH 211.
Cancelled. (Washington County) Mileage transferred to FM 390, a decrease of 0.39 mile (system transfer).
Texas City Loop - From SH 146 in northwest Texas City, eastward, southward, and southwestward to SH 146 near US 75. (Galveston County) New designation; mileage transferred from old location of SH 146.
Canceled. The northern segment of route from SH 146 to 19th Avenue was removed and transferred to Texas City, a distance of approximately 3.45 miles; the remaining segment from 19th Avenue southward to SH 146 was redesignated as SS 197, a distance of approximately 5.2 miles.