Farm to Market Road 1788

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Farm to Market Road 1788 marker

Farm to Market Road 1788
Route information
Length: 74.528 mi[1] (119.941 km)
Existed: July 25, 1951 (1951-07-25)[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: FM 1787
 
North end: US 385
Highway system
FM 1787 FM 1789

Farm to Market Road 1788 (FM 1788) is a Farm to Market Road in West Texas. It runs from 4.2 miles (6.8 km) south of FM 1787 in Upton County between Midland and Odessa near the Midland International Airport, to US Highway 385 (US 285). FM 1788 carries the La Entrada al Pacifico Corridor from its intersection with Interstate 20 (I-20) to State Highway 349 (SH 349). FM 1788 is locally known as Telephone Road.

History[edit]

FM 1788 was designated in 1951 from FM 1787 southward 4.2 miles (6.8 km). In 1953, FM 1788 was extended north 17.1 miles (27.5 km) to US 80 (now supplanted by I-20). In 1961, FM 1788 was extended north to SH 158. In 1962, FM 1788 was extended north to FM 87. In 1967, FM 1788 was extended north 13 miles (21 km) to a road intersection. In 2008, FM 1788 was extended north along Telephone Road to the Gaines County line. In 2010, FM 1788 was extended north along Telephone Road and west along CR 402 to US 385.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 1788". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation.