Farm to Market Road 1954

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Farm to Market Road 1954 marker

Farm to Market Road 1954
Route information
Length 23.203 mi[1] (37.342 km)
Existed 1952[1] – present
Major junctions
West end FM 368 in Holliday
  SH 79 south of Lakeside City
US 281
East end FM 2393 north of Lake Arrowhead State Park
Location
Counties Archer, Clay
Highway system
FM 1953FM 1955

Farm to Market Road 1954 (FM 1954) is a farm to market road in Archer and Clay counties, Texas.[1]

Route description[edit]

FM 1954's western terminus is at FM 368 in the southern outskirts of Holliday in Archer County.[2] The roadway travels to the east and briefly turns to the north to intersect FM 440 before resuming its primarily eastward trajectory. It intersects SH 79 south of Lakeside City and Lake Wichita before crossing US 281 and entering Clay County.[3] The roadway then turns to the south at a junction with FM 2393 to provide access to Lake Arrowhead State Park via PR 63. Here the route turns back to the north and reaches its eastern terminus at another junction with FM 2393.[1]

History[edit]

FM 1954 was first designated on February 24, 1952. Its western terminus has always been at FM 368 at Holliday, and its original east end was at SH 79. The route was lengthened to US 281 on May 2, 1962. The extension into Clay county and to Lake Arrowhead State Park occurred on January 16, 1968, and the roadway ended within the park. This stub end became part of PR 63 on January 31, 1973. On September 5, 1973, FM 1954 was extended northward to its current terminus at its second intersection with FM 2393.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmi[4]kmDestinationsNotes
ArcherHolliday0.00.0 FM 368 (S. College Ave.) – Lake KickapooWestern terminus
2.23.5 FM 2224
4.26.8 FM 440 – Holliday
5.79.2 FM 2650 – Wichita Falls
8.914.3 SH 79 – Lakeside City, Wichita Falls
12.920.8 US 281 – Jacksboro, Wichita Falls
Clay17.127.5 FM 2393
Lake Arrowhead State Park20.132.3 PR 63
20.733.3 FM 2606
23.237.3 FM 2393 – JollyEastern Terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 1954". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 
  2. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012). Texas County Map Book (PDF) (Map) (2012 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 358. OCLC 867856197. Retrieved 2011-09-28. [dead link]
  3. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012). Texas County Map Book (PDF) (Map) (2012 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 388. OCLC 867856197. Retrieved 2011-09-28. [dead link]
  4. ^ Google (2011-09-28). "Overview map of Farm to Market Road 1954 Distances Between Interchanges" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-09-28.