Highway Designation File

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


Certified Mileage (Open to Traffic)
146.109 2010

U. S. HIGHWAY NO. 259

Minute Order 052083, dated 12/12/1962; Adm. Cir. 006-1963, dated 01/01/1963

From the Texas/Oklahoma State Line via De Kalb, Omaha, Daingerfield, Longview, Kilgore, and Henderson to US 59 north of Nacogdoches.  New Designation; mileage transferred from SH 26.



Minute Order 083397, dated 07/25/1985; Adm. Ltr. 012-1985, dated 12/09/1985

From the Texas/Oklahoma State Line via De Kalb, Omaha, Daingerfield, Longview, Kilgore and Henderson to US 59 north of Nacogdoches. (Bowie, Morris, Upshur, Gregg, Rusk and Nacogdoches Counties)  (New Description) As requested by District, US 259 from its present jct. w/US 259 at US 80 in Longview is routed southward along the present location of SH 149 (Eastman Rd) and westward along IH 20 to the present jct. of US 259 and SH 31.



Minute Order 100224, dated 11/21/1991

No change to description.  1.5 miles returned to Rusk for maintenance.


[Charles K. Devall Memorial Highway--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]

[Charles K. Devall Memorial Highway--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]