Texas State Highway Spur 557
|Length:||4.369 mi (7.031 km)|
|Existed:||1987 – present|
|West end:||US 80|
Spur 557 is a 4.369-mile (7.031 km) spur route in the city of Terrell in the U.S. state of Texas. Spur 557 is a freeway connector between Interstate 20 (I-20) and U.S. Highway 80 (US 80). It is signed as "To I-20" eastbound or "To US 80" westbound. Spur 557 is the original routing of I-20 prior to I-20 being rerouted to the south.
The route traverses a largely undeveloped area in Kaufman County, Texas between Forney, Texas and Terrell, Texas and serves to distribute eastbound traffic onto Interstate 20 and westbound traffic onto the U.S. Highway 80 freeway leading into the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
Spur 557 is a short freeway connector between I-20 and US 80 west of Terrell. It begins at the eastern end of the freeway segment of US 80 and heads towards the southeast. US 80 continues to the east as a surface road to Terrell. Spur 557 has one exit at FM 148 between its two termini. The spur merges with eastbound traffic at its eastern terminus at I-20.
The entire route is in Kaufman County.
|US 80 west – Dallas||Westbound exit, eastbound entrance|
|Terrell||Frontage Road||Westbound exit, eastbound entrance|
|I-20 / Rose Hill Road – Tyler, Shreveport, Louisiana||Eastbound exit, westbound entrance|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
- Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "Highway Designation File: State Highway Spur No. 557". Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2008-03-04.
- Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "Highway Designation File: Interstate Highway No. 20". Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2008-03-05.
- Google Inc. "overview map of Spur 557". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&hl=en&geocode=15331920105791543070,32.739181,-96.372253%3B7229414277484027487,32.713592,-96.305208&saddr=TX-557-SPUR+E+%4032.739181,+-96.372253&daddr=Unknown+road+%4032.713592,+-96.305208&doflg=ptm&sll=32.726845,-96.33873&sspn=0.088235,0.123425&ie=UTF8&z=13. Retrieved 2008-03-04.