Texas State Highway 180

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State Highway 180 marker

State Highway 180
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length: 30.4 mi[1] (48.9 km)
Existed: 1991[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: I‑35W in Fort Worth
  US 287 in Fort Worth
I‑820 in Fort Worth
SH 360 in Arlington
Loop 12 in Dallas
East end: I‑35E / US 67 / US 77 in Dallas
Location
Counties: Tarrant, Dallas
Highway system
SH 179 SH 181

State Highway 180, or SH 180, is a highway that runs through Tarrant County and Dallas County in Texas (USA) between Interstate 35W in Fort Worth, running east to Interstate 35E in Dallas.

Route description[edit]

The entire route runs no more than a few miles south parallel of the former Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike (now Interstate 30), but does not intersect with it at any point.

The highway begins as Lancaster Avenue from Interstate 35W just southeast of downtown Fort Worth.

Entering Arlington, it becomes Division Street, and passes just south of AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park in Arlington.

After entering Grand Prairie, it becomes Main Street, passing through mainly older commercial buildings and the city's downtown area.

When it enters Dallas, it becomes Davis Street for most of its length. Passing through the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, it forms the northern border of the Bishop Arts District. Just east of Zang Boulevard Davis ends at 8th Street, and SH 180 travels a short distance along 8th Street to its eastern terminus at Interstate 35E.

The route was designated in 1991 to replace US 80 when it was decommissioned west of Dallas.

History[edit]

SH 180 was previously designated by 1933 as a connector route from Annona north to then-SH 5. This route had been previously designated as SH 5A, and was redesignated as Loop 23 by 1939, and FM 44 by 1942.

Junction list[edit]

County Location Mile Destination Notes
Tarrant Fort Worth I‑35W – Fort Worth, Waco
US 287
I‑820
Arlington SH 360
Dallas Grand Prairie SH 161
Belt Line Road
Dallas Loop 12
I‑35E / US 67 / US 77 – Dallas, Waco

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