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Transportation Code
Chapter 225. State Highway Names
Subchapter A. State Highway Names In General

§ 225.022  Texas Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway

Limits – US 83 located in Texas.  Acts 1995, 74th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1995

 § 225.023  Nolan Ryan Expressway

Limits – SH 288 between Brazoria County line and Freeport.  Acts 1995, 74th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1995

 § 225.024  Sam Houston Parkway

Limits – Beltway 8 in Harris County.  Acts 1995, 74th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1995

§ 225.025  Senator Lloyd Bentsen Highway

Limits – US 59 from its intersection with IH 45 to its intersection with IH 35.  Acts 1995, 74th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1995

§ 225.027  10th Mountain Division Highway

Limits – US 290 from IH 35 to SH 95; the part of SH 95 from US 290 to SH 71; the part of SH 71 from SH 95 to IH 35.  Acts 1995, 74th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1995

§ 225.0274.  173D Airborne Brigade Memorial Highway

Limits - SH 173 between its intersection with SH 16 near Kerrville and its intersection with SH 16 near Jourdanton.  Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 449, § 1, eff. June 20, 2003

§ 225.0275.  90TH Infantry Division Highway

Limits - US 90 in Bexar County from IH Loop 410 to FM 1518.  Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1190, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001

§ 225.0276.  Second Indian Head Division Memorial Highway

Limits - FM 1535 between Fort Sam Houston and Camp Bullis.  Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 972, § 1, eff. June 20, 2003

 § 225.028  Pearl Harbor Memorial Highway

Limits – US 290 between Johnson City and IH 10.  Acts 1997, 75th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1997

 § 225.029  Presidential Corridor

Limits – US 290 from IH 35 to SH 21 and SH 21 from US 290 to SH 6.  Acts 1997, 75th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1997 

§ 225.030  Henry G. “Bud” Lehman Highway

Limits – US 290 on Lee County.  Acts 1997, 75th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1997

§ 225.031  Ray C. Stoker, Jr. Highway

Limits – FM 503 from Valera to FM 1929 and FM 1929 from FM 503 to US 83.  Acts. 1997, 75th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1997

§ 225.032  S. M. Wright Freeway

Limits – US 175 in Dallas County between IH 45 and SH 310 and SH 310 between US 175 and SL 12.  Acts 1997, 75th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1997

§ 225.033  President George Bush Highway

Limits – SH 190 in Dallas, Collin, and Denton Counties.  Acts 1997, 75th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1997

§ 225.034  Texas Korean War Veterans Memorial Highway

Limits – SH 6 from the Red River to Hardeman County to its intersection with IH 45 in Galveston County.  Acts 1997, 75th Leg., eff. May 5, 1997

§ 220.035  John B. Coleman Memorial Highway

Limits – SH 35 in Harris County.  Acts. 1997, 75th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1997

§ 225.036.  Stephen F. Austin Memorial Highway

Limits - SH 35 in Matagorda and Brazoria counties.  Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 44, § 1, eff. May 7, 1997

 § 225.037.  The Bishop Ernest T. Dixon, Jr., Memorial Parkway

Limits - US 87 from its intersection with IH 410 in Bexar County to its intersection with SL 1604.  Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 57, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997

 § 225.038.  Patriot Parkway

Limits - To commemorate the achievements of veterans buried at the national cemetery in Dallas County, SS 408 in Dallas County from IH Loop 12.  Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 190, § 1, eff. May 21, 1997

 § 225.039.  Congressman Frank M. Tejeda Memorial Highway

Limits - US 281 from its intersection with SL 410 in Bexar County to its intersection with the Atascosa/Bexar County Line.  Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 519, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997

 § 225.040.  La Entrada al Pacifico Corridor

The following highways and any portion of a highway in a corridor on two miles of either side of the center line of the highway:

SH 349 from Lamesa to the point on that highway that is closest to 32 degrees, 7 minutes, north latitude, by 102 degrees, 6 minutes, west longitude;

The segment or any roadway extending from the point described by Subdivision (1) to the point on FM 1788 closest to 32 degrees, 0 minutes, north latitude, by 102 degrees, 16 minutes, west longitude;

FM 1788 from the point described by Subdivision (2) to its intersection with IH 20;

IH 20 from its intersection with FM 1788 to its intersection with US 385;

US 385 from Odessa to Fort Stockton, including those portions that parallel US 67 and IH 10; and

US 67 from Fort Stockton to Presidio, including those portions that parallel IH 10 and US 90.  Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 595, § 1, eff. June 9, 1997

§ 225.041.  Flournoy Road

Limits - FM 1931 in Alice.  Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 792, § 1, eff. June 18, 1999

§ 225.042.  Sam Waldrop Highway Interchange

Limits - Interchange at US 83/US 84/SL 322 in Abilene.  Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1000, § 1, eff. June 18, 1999

 § 225.043.  Cesar Chavez Memorial Highway

Limits – SH 44 in Nueces County and Jim Wells County outside the city limits of Corpus Christi and exclusive of the segments of SH 44 that lie within the city limits of Robstown, Banquete, Agua Dulce, and Alice.  Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1164, § 1, eff. June 18, 1999

§ 225.044.  Atlas ICBM Highway

Limits - FM 604 from SH 351 in Shackelford County to U.S. Highway 83 in Taylor County.  Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 163, § 1, eff. May 18, 2001

§ 225.044.  Sergio Gonzalez, Jr., and Alfredo Gutierrez, Jr., M.D., Loop

Limits - SS 239 in Val Verde County.  Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, § 19.002(a), eff. Sept. 1, 2001.  For text of section as added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 163, § 1, see § 225.044, ante

§ 225.045.  Sergeant Joe Parks, Jr. Memorial Highway

Limits - FM 457, from mile marker #648 to #677, located in the County of Matagorda.  Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 594, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1999

 § 225.046.  Texas Independence Highway

Limits - SH 225 between IH Loop 610 in Houston and SH 146 in La Porte.  Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 775, § 1, eff. June 13, 2001

§ 225.047.  Juan N. Seguin Boulevard

Limits - Park Road 1836 between SH 134 and the San Jacinto Battleground.  Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 775, § 1, eff. June 13, 2001

 § 225.048.  Juan N. Seguin Memorial Interchange

Limits - The interchange at SH 225 and IH Loop 610 in Houston.  Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 775, § 1, eff. June 13, 2001

 § 225.049.  Phantom Warriors Highway

Limits - SH 195 from IH 35 to the terminus of SH 195 in Killeen.  In this section, a reference to IH 35 or to the terminus of SH 195 in Killeen means the interstate highway and terminus as they existed on January 1, 2003.  Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 807, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003

§ 225.050.  Ralph L. Lowe Parkway

Limits - FM 528 in the city of Friendswood.  Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1247, § 1, eff. June 15, 2001

§ 225.051.  Cesar Chavez Border Highway

Limits – SL 375 between Zaragoza Avenue and Santa Fe Street in El Paso County.  Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 517, § 1, eff. June 11, 2001

 § 225.052.  Big Thicket National Preserve Parkway

Limits - US 69 between IH 10 in Beaumont and SL 287 in Lufkin.  Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1098, § 1, eff. June 15, 2001

§ 225.053.  Charles K. Devall Memorial Highway

Limits - US 259 Relief Route from 0.4 mile south of the northern Kilgore municipal boundary to 0.7 mile south of the southern Kilgore municipal.  In this section, a reference to the Kilgore municipal boundary means that boundary as it exists on January 1, 2001.  Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1193, § 1, eff. June 15, 2001

§ 225.054.  Tom Landry Highway

Limits - IH 30 between IH 35E in Dallas and IH 35W in Fort Worth.  Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 206, § 1, eff. May 21, 2001

§ 225.055.  L. P. "Pete" Gilvin Memorial Highway

Limits - SL 395 in the municipal boundaries of Amarillo.  In this section, a reference to the municipal boundaries of Amarillo means those boundaries as they exist on May 1, 2001.  Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1170, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001

 § 225.057.  NASA Parkway

Limits - NASA Road 1 from SH 146 to IH 45 and the part of FM 528 from IH 45 to SH 35.  This section does not affect the designation of part of FM 528 as the Ralph I. Lowe Parkway under this subchapter.  Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 45, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003

§ 225.057.  Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge

Limits - The structure connecting SH 100 and Park Road 100 between the eastern municipal boundary of Port Isabel and the western boundary of Padre Island, as a memorial to:  (1) the deceased Julio Mireles, Robert Harris, Gaspar Saenz Hinojosa, Robin Leavell, Hector Martinez, Jr., Stevan Francisco Rivas, Barry Welch, and Chealsa Welch; (2) the survivors Bridgette Goza, Rene Mata, and Gustavo Morales, Jr.; and the heroes of that tragic event.  In this section, a reference to a Port Isabel municipal boundary means that boundary as it exists on January 1, 2003.  Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 798, § 1, eff. June 20, 2003

§ 225.058.  Chisholm Trail Parkway

Limits - SH 121 between FM 1187 in Tarrant County and US 67 in Johnson County.  Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 577, § 1, eff. June 20, 2003

§ 225.059.

Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway

Limits - The part of IH0020 between the Parker-Tarrant County Line and the eastern municipal boundary of Grand Prairie; and the part of US0290 in Harris County between the Waller-Harris County Line and Beltway 8. Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 286, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2005; Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 284, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2005

Marshall Formby Memorial Highway

Limits - IH0027 between US0084 in Lubbock and IH0040 in Amarillo. Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 851, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2005

American Legion Memorial Highway

Limits - US0281. Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 1263, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2005

Staff Sergeant Herbert S. Robertson, Jr., Memorial Highway

Limits - FM2065 between SH0077 and County Road 2466. Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 1283, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2005

Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge

Limits - The structure on Spur 366 located in the city of Dallas connecting the east and west levee of the Trinity River. Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 651, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2005

Veterans Memorial Highway

Limits - SS0330 in Harris County. Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 79th Leg., ch. 546, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2005

Speaker Jimmy Turman Road

Limits - FM0068 in Fannin County. Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 281, § 2.23, eff. June 14, 2005;  Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 636, § 1, eff. June 17, 2005


Memorial Highways assigned by Minute Order


 Blue Star Memorial Highways
  • FM 3188, from SH 94 to its end at Camp Olympia.  (Trinity County)  Designated by M/O 81427, 11/21/83)

  • US 271, from Paris to Gladewater.  Designated by M/O 74329, 4/25/78

  • US 59, from Houston to Texarkana.  Designated by M/O 71214, 5/4/76

  • US 287, from the Anderson/Houston County Line, northwest to the Johnson/Ellis County Line.  Designated by M/O 70998, 2/13/76

  • US 385, from Big Bend National Park, north to the Oklahoma State Line north of Dalhart.  Designated by M/O 70914, 1/22/76

  • SH 155, from Palestine to Linden.  Designated by M/O 70799, 12/19/75

  • US 77, from Oklahoma State Line north of Gainesville to Denton; US 377, from Denton to Fort Worth; US 81, from Fort Worth to Laredo; US 85, from El Paso to New Mexico State Line near Anthony.  Designated by M/O 23766, 9/9/47, modified by M/O 33807, 2/24/53

  • SS 496, at Avondale, from its junction with US 287 southeasterly via Saginaw, Fort Worth, Kennedale, to its junction with US 287 in Mansfield.  (Tarrant County)  Designated by M/O 87305, 4/27/88

 The 36th Division Memorial Highway

Limits - SH 36, from Abilene via Comanche, Hamilton, Gatesville, Temple, Cameron, Caldwell, Brenham, Bellville, Rosenberg, and West Columbia to Freeport.  Designated by M/O 20643, 6/21/44

Veterans of World War II Highway

Limits - US 80, from the New Mexico State Line north of El Paso to the Louisiana State Line east of Marshall.  Designated by M/O 20774, 8/1/44

Memorial to Daughters & Sons of the Republic of Texas

Limits - Old San Antonio Road, from San Antonio via New Braunfels, San Marcos, Bastrop, Caldwell, Benchley, Normangee, Midway, Crockett, Alto, Nacogdoches, San Augustine, and Milam to the Sabine River.  Designated by M/O 20644, 6/21/44

Veterans of Foreign Wars (V.F.W.) Memorial Highway

Limits - SH 5, from New Mexico State Line at Texline to Hartley; SH 178, from Hartley to Dumas; SH 9 from Dumas to San Antonio; SH 3, from San Antonio to the Louisiana State Line at Orange.  Designated by M/O 13742, 5/18/37 

The American Legion Memorial Highway

Limits - SH 66, from the Red River, near Byers to the International Bridge at Reynosa, Mexico.  (Clay County)  Designated by M/O 10765, 4/30/35

George Sealy Memorial Drive

Limits – SH 87 in Galveston County from Boulevard to ferry approx. 1.7 miles long.  Designated by M/O 21322, 08/04/45

Sam Houston Memorial Drive

Limits –Walker County in Huntsville to cemetery where Sam Houston is buried.  Designated by M/O 10925, 06/11/35

 Jefferson Davis National Highway

Limits – SH 3 from Sabine River to Houston; SH 20 from Houston to Austin; SH 2 from Austin to San Antonio; SH 3 from San Antonio to Alpine; SH 54 from Alpine to Van Horn; SH 1 from Van Horn to El Paso.  Designated by M/O 2705, 03/19/30


Memorial Highways assigned by means other than Minute Order


Port to Plains Highway

Limits - US 84 from Lubbock to Brownwood; US 183 from Brownwood to Lampasas; US 190 from Lampasas to Cameron; SH 36 from Cameron to Sealy; and IH 10 from Sealy to Houston.  Designated by H. C. R.# 157, 5/7/85

Pearl Harbor Memorial Highway

Limits - US 290, from IH 10, approx. 18.4 miles southeast of Junction, eastward via Fredericksburg to Johnson City, a distance of approx. 62.1 miles.  (Kimble, Gillespie, Blanco Counties)  Designated by H. B. 1544, 6/95

Airport Freeway

Limits - SH 183, named by the Texas State Legislature for the freeway to D/FW Airport. Designated by H. B. 723,  6/73