Farm to Market Road 1179

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Farm to Market Road 1179 marker

Farm to Market Road 1179
Route information
Length: 15.2 mi (24.5 km)
[1]
Existed: 1949[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: SH 47 at Bryan
  FM 2818 in Bryan
East end: FM 2038 near Kurten
Location
Counties: Brazos
Highway system
FM 1178 FM 1180

Farm to Market Road 1179, or FM 1179, is a Farm to Market Road in Texas, running from SH 47 in Bryan, northeastward to FM 2038, 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of Kurten. It is known as Villa Maria Road from SH 47 to the Villa Maria-Briarcrest split, and as Briarcrest Drive from the split to FM 158.

History[edit]

FM 1179 was designated in 1949 from FM 158 northeast 2.5 miles to Steep Hollow Community. In 1951, FM 1179 extended northeast 4.8 miles to Reliance Church. In 1960, FM 1179 extended northeast to FM 2038. In 1977, FM 1179 extended to SH 6. In 1989, FM 1179 extended to SH 47. In 1992, FM 1179 extended to FM 60. In 1995, the section of FM 1179 from FM 158 to FM 60 became an urban road. Later that year, the section from SH 47 to FM 60 was removed from the state highway system.

Junction List[edit]

The entire route is in Brazos County.

Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Bryan SH 47 Interchange
FM 2818 (Harvey Mitchell Pkwy) Interchange (under construction as of June 20, 2012[2])
FM 2154 south (Wellborn Rd)

Bus. SH 6 (Texas Ave)
Villa Maria Rd/Briarcrest Dr Road splits, FM 1179 continues down Briarcrest Dr
SH 6 (Earl Rudder Frwy) Interchange
FM 158 (Boonville Rd) – Bryan, Huntsville
  FM 2038 – Kurten
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "Farm to Market Road No. 1179". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  2. ^ http://apps.dot.state.tx.us/apps/project_tracker/projectdetails.htm?projid=239901060&dist=Bryan. Retrieved 2012-06-20.