Texas State Highway Loop 461

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State Highway Loop 461 marker

State Highway Loop 461
Route information
Length: 1.719 mi[1] (2.766 km)
Major junctions
South end: I‑27 / US 87 south of New Deal
North end: I‑27 / US 87 north of New Deal
Highway system
Loop 457 Loop 462

Loop 461, the New Deal Loop, is a state highway in the U.S. state of Texas. It stretches 1.719 miles (2.766 km) along Monroe Avenue through New Deal, between exits 13 and 15 of Interstate 27/U.S. Highway 87. It was authorized on April 1, 1968, after the new US 87 freeway was built, and initially marked as US 87 Business.[1] Along the way, it intersects Farm to Market Road 1729 (Main Street).

Route description[edit]

Loop 461 begins at an interchange with I-27/US 87 in New Deal, Lubbock County, heading north on two-lane undivided Monroe Avenue. The road passes through residential areas, bending north-northeast before heading north as it runs to the west of a BNSF Railway line. The highway crosses FM 1729 and runs between more homes to the west and the railroad tracks to the east. Loop 461 reaches its northern terminus at another interchange with I-27/US 87.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

Loop 461 was created on its current alignment in 1968, replacing what had been a part of US 87. The route was originally signed as US 87 Business.[1]

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in New Deal, Lubbock County.

Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
0.000 0.000 I‑27 / US 87
FM 1729 (Main Street)
1.719 2.766 I‑27 / US 87
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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