Highway Designation File

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


Certified Mileage (Open to Traffic)
128.853 2010

STATE HIGHWAY NO. 44

Minute Order 016701, dated 09/26/1939

From Corpus Christi via Robstown to Alice.  General redescription of Highway System.



Minute Order 017498, dated 07/01/1940

From Corpus Christi via Robstown to Alice and from San Diego to Freer. Add section San Diego to Freer.



Minute Order 090669, dated 08/29/1990; Adm. Ltr. 003-1990, dated 12/18/1990

From US 83, south of the Dimmit County Line, eastward via Encinal to US 59 west of Freer; and from another point on US 59 eastward via San Diego, Alice, Robstown to IH 37 in Corpus Christi, a distance of approximately 145.0 miles.  (Webb, LaSalle, Duval, Jim Wells, and Nueces Counties) New description; section of approximately 57.0 miles, from US 83 eastward to US 59 transferred from FM 863.


Minute Order # 110739, dated 10/26/2006; DesLtr 4-2006, dated 12/15/2006

No change to description. (Webb, LaSalle, Duval, Jim Wells, and Nueces Counties) At district’s request, designated SH 44 on the state highway system along a new location and redesignated a segment of the former location of SH 44 on the state highway system as BS 44-D, from 0.2 mile west of the intersection with the northbound connection with FM 2292 southeastward, eastward, and northeastward to 1.3 miles east of the intersection with the northbound connection with FM 2292, a distance of approximately 1.6 miles.


[Cesar Chavez Memorial Highway--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]