List of Dallas–Fort Worth-area freeways

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Central Expressway, looking south towards downtown Dallas

The following is a list of the freeways and tollways in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area:

Interstates[edit]

I-20 (TX).svg[1] Interstate 20
Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway
Interstate highway passing through the southern suburbs of Fort Worth, Arlington and sparsely populated south Dallas and its southern suburbs. The stretch of highway running along southern Tarrant County is known as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway.
I-820 (TX).svg[2] Interstate 820
Jim Wright Freeway
Northeast Loop
Airport Freeway
Interstate loop around Fort Worth (the southern leg is now I-20). It is signed as the Jim Wright Freeway between Benbrook and Haltom City, the Northeast Loop from Haltom City to North Richland Hills, the Airport Freeway (multiplexed with SH 121) in North Richland Hills, and unnamed for the remainder of its journey. Jim Wright is the former Speaker of the U.S. House.
I-30 (TX).svg[3] Interstate 30
West Freeway
Tom Landry Freeway
East R. L. Thornton Freeway
Interstate highway passing through Garland, Dallas, Grand Prairie, Arlington, and Fort Worth. It begins from I-20 just west of Fort Worth. Sometimes referred to by older residents as "the old Turnpike" since it previously was known as the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike. It is known as the West Freeway from I-20 to Downtown Fort Worth, the Tom Landry Freeway from Downtown Fort Worth to Downtown Dallas, and the East R. L. Thornton Freeway in Downtown and East Dallas. Tom Landry was the head football coach of the Dallas Cowboys for 29 years.
I-35E (TX).svg[4] Interstate 35E
South R.L. Thornton Freeway
Stemmons Freeway
An Interstate highway passing through Dallas and Denton, it begins at I-35/I-35E in Denton (north of the Metroplex) and terminates with the same roads in Hillsboro (south of the Metroplex). I-35 is parallel or concurrent to US-77 for most of its route. It carries the South R. L. Thornton Freeway name south of Dallas and the Stemmons Freeway name north of Dallas.
I-35W (TX).svg[5] Interstate 35W
South Freeway
North Freeway
Interstate highway passing through Fort Worth, terminates with I-35E/I-35 in Denton (north of the Metroplex) and Hillsboro (south of the Metroplex); it is known as the South Freeway south of I-30 and the North Freeway north of I-30.
I-635 (TX).svg[6] Interstate 635
Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway
Interstate half-loop around Dallas. Begins at I-20 in Balch Springs and ends at the International Parkway near Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
I-45 (TX).svg[7] Interstate 45
Julius Schepps Freeway
Interstate highway passing through sparsely populated southeast Dallas, terminating at the US 75/I-30 interchange in downtown Dallas; it is known throughout the central Dallas area as the Julius Schepps Freeway.
I-345 (TX).svg[8] Interstate 345
North Central Expressway
The small section between I-30 and the Woodall Rodgers Freeway (SH 366) along the eastern edge of downtown Dallas is officially I-345, but is signed as "To US 75" (from the south) or "To I-45" (from the north).

U.S. routes[edit]

US 67.svg[9] U.S. Route 67
J. Elmer Weaver Freeway
S.G. Alexander Freeway
Marvin D. Love Freeway
R.L. Thornton Freeway
East R.L. Thornton Freeway
A freeway that begins in Midlothian and proceeds north towards Dallas. It is known as the J. Elmer Weaver Freeway but quickly changes names to the S. G. Alexander Freeway. After its interchange with I-20, it changes names again to the Marvin D. Love Freeway. In Cedar Crest, it becomes multiplexed with I-35E and US 77, becoming the South R.L. Thornton Freeway. In Downtown Dallas, US 67 leaves to become multiplexed with I-30 (the East R.L. Thornton Freeway). The two stay concurrent until Hopkins County.
US 75.svg[10] U.S. Route 75
North Central Expressway
US 75 begins in Downtown Dallas at an interchange with the Woodall Rodgers Freeway and I-345, I-345 being an unsigned interstate leading to I-45. It proceeds north as the North Central Expressway through the most popular and affluent neighborhoods of Downtown Dallas. SH 121 is concurrent with US 75 in McKinney. Past McKinney, the highway continues north through rural areas towards northern Texas.
US 77.svg[11] U.S. Route 77
Dallas Highway
R.L. Thornton Freeway
Stemmons Freeway
A north-south freeway that is concurrent with I-35E, the R.L. Thornton Freeway and the Stemmons Freeway, (and is also multiplexed with US 67 for parts) between Red Oak and Denton. The freeway is in a trench for 6 miles (10 km).
US 80.svg[12] U.S. Route 80 US 80 is freeway passing through Mesquite, beginning at I-30 in East Dallas. The freeway ends at Spur 557, but the U.S. highway continues east as Moore Avenue. US 80 formerly passed through Fort Worth, towards El Paso before being replaced by I-20.
US 175.svg[13] U.S. Route 175
S.M. Wright Freeway
C.F. Hawn Freeway
US 175 begins at an interchange with I-45 in Downtown Dallas, proceeding south to an interchange with SH 310 (the South Central Expressway), and then continuing east towards Kaufman, now known as the C.F. Hawn Freeway. The freeway terminates just past Kaufman, but US 175 continues as a smaller highway.
US 287.svg[14] U.S. Route 287
Martin Luther King Jr. Freeway
Freeway passing through southeast Fort Worth, southwest Arlington, and Mansfield. The freeway begins in Downtown Fort Worth and proceeds southeast away from Fort Worth. Part of the freeway is multiplexed with I-820 and I-20.

State highways[edit]

Texas 114.svg[15] State Highway 114
John W. CarpenterFreeway
Freeway passing through the Las Colinas business district in Irving.
Texas 121.svg[16] State Highway 121
Airport Freeway
Freeway passing through Grapevine and northeast Fort Worth. See below for information on the tolled stretch of 121, which extends from Grapevine to US 75.
Texas 161.svg[17] State Highway 161 Freeway/tollway passing between Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Irving, will eventually connect to State Highway 190 on the north, with plans to extend south to Interstate 20. Part of the President George Bush Turnpike (see below).
Texas 170.svg[18] State Highway 170
Alliance Gateway Freeway
Freeway running from Interstate 35W in northern Fort Worth, connecting with Highway 114 in Westlake.
Texas 183.svg[19] State Highway 183
Airport Freeway
John W. Carpenter Freeway
Southwest Boulevard
Freeway passing through Irving and the "Mid-Cities", a 3 miles (5 km) section of State Highway 183 in southwest Fort Worth is a freeway.
Texas 190.svg[20] State Highway 190 Originally planned as the designation for a northern outer-loop freeway, but a tollway was built instead and State Highway 190 was retained as the designation of the frontage roads of the President George Bush Turnpike (see below).
Texas 310.svg[21] State Highway 310
S. M. Wright Freeway
Freeway in South Dallas parallel to I-45. Covering 3 miles (5 km) the remnants of the old Central Expressway, SH 310 starts at US 175 as a freeway and continues as a smaller highway to I-45 near the interchange with I-20 in Hutchins.
Texas 360.svg[22] State Highway 360
Angus G. Wynne Freeway
Watson Road
A freeway passing relatively along the border of Arlington and Grand Prairie.

Loops[edit]

Texas Loop 12.svg[23] Loop 12
Walton Walker Boulevard
A freeway passing through west Dallas and Irving, connecting to Spur 408 in the south, passes by Texas Stadium.
Texas Loop 288.svg[24] Loop 288 A freeway passing through north Denton, connecting to I-35 on the north, freeway terminates at US 380/377 and continues as an expressway to I-35E. Together both sections bypass the central business district. Future plans call for an extensions west to US 380 before continuing south to I-35W.

Spurs[edit]

Texas Spur 97.svg[25] Spur 97
International Parkway (part)
Part of the International Parkway, a tollway passing through Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
Texas Spur 280.svg[26] Spur 280 A brief spur freeway connecting US 287 to downtown Fort Worth.
Texas Spur 347.svg[27] Spur 347
Belknap Street
Weatherford Street
A short spur freeway from the SH 121 / I-35W interchange into downtown Fort Worth.
Texas Spur 366.svg[28] Spur 366
Woodall Rodgers Freeway
A freeway passing along the northern boundary of downtown Dallas. Originally connected I-35E to US 75/I-345, now extended across the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge to Singleton Blvd. in west Dallas.
Texas Spur 399.svg[29] Spur 399
Sam Rayburn Tollway (part)
A short spur freeway traveling from SH 121-Central Expressway (US 75) interchange to SH 5 south of downtown McKinney. Soon to become part of Sam Rayburn Tollway.[30]
Texas Spur 408.svg[31] Spur 408
Patriot Parkway
A freeway passing through semi-rural southwest Dallas, connecting to Loop 12 on the north and terminating at I-20 in the south.
Texas Spur 482.svg[32] Spur 482
Storey Lane
A spur freeway connecting SH 183/114 to Loop 12 (Northwest Highway), passes by former site of Texas Stadium.

Tollways[edit]

Dallas North Tollway.svg[33] Dallas North Tollway (DNT) A tollway extending northward out of downtown Dallas and passing along and through most affluent neighborhoods and shopping/dining areas in Dallas, passing through Plano, and into Frisco. Its free frontage roads (which don't exist south of I-635) are known as the Dallas Parkway. The Tollway currently extends to the northern edge of Frisco, terminating at U.S. Highway 380, and is under construction to extend it farther north.
Texas Spur 97.svg
Texas 121.svg
International Parkway The International Parkway is a tolled road that passes from SH 121 in Euless to the southern end of the Sam Rayburn Tollway, passing through DFW Airport. It is only tolled within the DFW airport grounds.
Texas 190.svg[34] President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT) A tollway named for former president George H. W. Bush; passes through northern Dallas suburbs, currently terminating at State Highway 161 in Irving in the west and at I-30 in the east, forming a northern loop around Dallas. In between, it forms the boundary between Plano to the north and Dallas and Richardson to the south. The Turnpike's free frontage roads are signed as State Highway 190.
Toll Texas 121.svg
Texas 121.svg
Sam Rayburn Tollway (SRT) A tollway beginning at the northern end of the International Parkway in Grapevine and proceeding northeast to just south of McKinney. The tollway's free frontage roads are signed as State Highway 121.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "Interstate Highway No. 20". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  2. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "Interstate Highway No. 820". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  3. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "Interstate Highway No. 30". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  4. ^ Texas Department of Transportation, Highway Designation File - Interstate Highway No. 35E. Retrieved 2010-08-28.
  5. ^ Texas Department of Transportation, Highway Designation File - Interstate Highway No. 35W. Retrieved 2010-08-28.
  6. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "Interstate Highway No. 635". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  7. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "Interstate Highway No. 45". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  8. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "Interstate Highway No. 345". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2012-05-19. 
  9. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "U.S. Highway No. 67". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  10. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "U.S. Highway No. 75". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  11. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "U.S. Highway No. 77". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2012-05-19. 
  12. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "U.S. Highway No. 80". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  13. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "U.S. Highway No. 175". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  14. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "U.S. Highway No. 287". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  15. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway No. 114". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  16. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway No. 121". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  17. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway No. 161". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  18. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway No. 170". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  19. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway No. 183". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  20. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway No. 190". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  21. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway No. 310". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  22. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway No. 360". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  23. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway Loop No. 12". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  24. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway Loop No. 288". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  25. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway Spur No. 97". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  26. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway Spur No. 280". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  27. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway Spur No. 347". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  28. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway Spur No. 366". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  29. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway Spur No. 399". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  30. ^ Staff. "NTTA: Projects - Sam Rayburn Tollway". North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA). Retrieved March 29, 2012. 
  31. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway Spur No. 408". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  32. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway Spur No. 482". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2010-08-28. 
  33. ^ Dallas North Tollway, NTTA.org. Retrieved 2010-08-28.
  34. ^ President George Bush Turnpike, NTTA.org. Retrieved 2010-08-28.