Highway Designation File

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

Certified Mileage (Open to Traffic)
83.128 2008


Minute Order 016701, dated 09/26/1939

Beaumont Loop - From a point on US 59 at the intersection of Gladys and Gulf Sts in Beaumont, to a point on US 90 at the intersection of College and Fourth Sts in Beaumont following Gulf, North, and Fourth Sts.  (Jefferson County)  General redescription of Highway System.

Minute Order 020381, dated 01/18/1944


Minute Order 062067, dated 05/07/1969; Adm. Cir. 035-1969, dated 06/01/1969

Houston Loop - From IH 45 north of Houston, eastward, passing south of the Houston Intercontinental Airport, southward across the Houston Ship Channel, thence westward, northward, and eastward to the point of beginning.  (Harris County)  New Designation.

Minute Order 062581, dated 07/31/1969; Adm. Cir. 062-1969, dated 08/15/1969

No change in description.  (Harris County)  Designation changed from Loop to Beltway.

Minute Order 074671, dated 07/24/1978; Adm. Ltr. 009-1978, dated 09/15/1978

From SH 225 east of Houston, southward, westward, northward, and eastward passing south of the Houston Intercontinental Airport; thence southward to IH 10 east of Houston.  (Harris County)  New description; section from IH 10 southward to SH 225 cancelled.


[Sam Houston Parkway--Beltway 8 in Harris County.  Acts 1995, 74th Leg., eff. Sept. 1, 1995]