Texas State Highway Spur 86

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State Highway Spur 86 marker

State Highway Spur 86
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length: 0.404 mi[1] (0.650 km)
Existed: 1961 – present
Major junctions
South end: US 82 at the Red River Army Depot
North end: I‑30 near Hooks
Highway system
Spur 85 Spur 87

Texas State Highway Spur 86 or Spur 86 is a short spur road in Bowie County, maintained by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). The route connects Interstate 30 to U.S. Highway 82 near Hooks, and provides access from Interstate 30 to the Red River Army Depot.

Route description[edit]

Approaching Spur 86 along eastbound Interstate 30.

Spur 86 begins at an intersection with US 82 at the main entrance to the Red River Army Depot in Whaley, Bowie County. From this point, the highway heads north as a four-lane undivided road through wooded areas with some development. Spur 86 comes to an interchange with I-30, where it ends.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

A previous routing of Spur 86 existed from 1940 to 1951, and connected SH 6 to the Administration Building of Texas A&M University (then known as A&M College) in Brazos County. This route was previously SH 224. The current incarnation of Spur 86 was designated in 1961.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Whaley, Bowie County.

Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
0.000 0.000 US 82
0.404 0.650 I‑30 I-30 exit 206
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway Spur No. 86". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved July 15, 2010. 
  2. ^ Texas Department of Transportation (2012) (PDF). Texas County Map Book (Map). 1:120,000. Cartography by Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012 ed.). p. 586. http://www.dot.state.tx.us/apps-cg/grid_search/_includes/countymapbook2006/Pages/586.pdf. Retrieved October 10, 2011.
  3. ^ Google Inc. "Overview Map: Texas State Highway Spur 86". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=US+82+and+Spur+86&daddr=TX-86+Spur+N&hl=en&sll=33.465691,-94.334246&sspn=0.004341,0.010568&geocode=FQ6e_gEdeY1g-imp036pEkw0hjE87V7zHXxt5g%3BFR6y_gEdAYxg-g&vpsrc=0&mra=ls&t=h&z=16. Retrieved October 10, 2011.