Texas State Highway 62

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State Highway 62 marker

State Highway 62
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length: 29.2 mi[1] (47.0 km)
Existed: by 1926 – present
Major junctions
South end: Texas 73.svgTexas 87.svg SH 73/SH 87
  I-10.svgUS 90.svg I-10/US 90
North end: No image wide.svgBusiness plate.svg
US 96.svgUS 96.svgTexas FM 1004.svg US 96/BUS US 96/FM 1004 at Buna
Location
Counties: Orange, Newton, Jasper
Highway system
US 62 SH 63

State Highway 62 or SH 62 is a highway located in southeastern Texas.

Route description[edit]

Highway 62 begins at SH 73 and SH 87 between Orange and Bridge City. SH 73 is concurrent with SH 62 from the southern terminus to the intersection with Interstate 10 and U.S. Highway 90, where SH 73 ends. SH 62 continues its northward journey past this point, going through Mauriceville and Texla in Orange County, clipping the extreme southwest corner of Newton County, and, in Jasper County, travelling through the small community of Gist and ending at Buna.

This route was designated by 1926 along its current route, with a small extension over FM 406 between Highway 73 and US 90 in 1962.

Junction list[edit]

County Location Junction Notes
Orange SH 73 / SH 87 – Bridge City, Orange Southern end of SH 62 / SH 73 concurrency.
SH 73 west continues concurrently with SH 87 south.
FM 105 – West Orange, Orangefield
Orange I‑10 / US 90 / SH 73 Northern end of SH 62 / SH 73 concurrency.
Eastern end of SH 73.
FM 1078 Between I-10 / US 90 & FM 1078, SH 62 goes through unincorporated area.
Mauriceville FM 1130 – Little Cypress Interchange
SH 12 – Deweyville, Beaumont
Texla FM 2802 (Texla Road)
Newton No junctions in Newton County
Jasper FM 2246 – Evadale
FM 2938 – Masterson State Forest
FM 2938
Buna FM 253

Bus. US 96
Southern end of silent US 96 Business / SH 62 concurrency.

US 96 / Bus. US 96 / FM 1004 – Kirbyville, Evadale
Northern end of silent US 96 Business / SH 62 concurrency.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Texas Department of Transportation, [1]