Texas State Highway Spur 3

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State Highway Spur 3 marker

State Highway Spur 3
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length: 3.356 mi[1] (5.401 km)
Existed: 1993 – present
Major junctions
South end: SH 358
North end: TAMU-CC
Location
Counties: Nueces
Highway system
SH 3 FM 3

Spur 3 is a state highway spur in Corpus Christi, Texas. It provides access to Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi.[1]

Route description[edit]

Spur 3 begins at a junction with the SH 358 freeway. It travels north, first along Ennis Joslin Boulevard and then along Alameda Street. The route turns to the east at Ocean Drive. Signage indicating that state maintenance ends is present east of the Sand Dollar Boulevard entrance to TAMU-CC.[1][2]

History[edit]

Texas Loop 3.svg

The original route with the Loop 3 designation was established on September 25, 1939, as a loop of US 81 in New Braunfels. A portion of that route became part of SH 46 during that route's extension on September 16, 1960, and the remainder was deleted from the state highway system on November 5, 1971. The current routing of Spur 3 was designated on February 23, 1993.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Corpus Christi, Nueces County.

mi[3] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 SH 358 Western terminus
2.1 3.4 Alameda Street
2.4 3.9 Ocean Drive
2.9 4.7 Island Boulevard – TAMU-CC
3.4 5.5 Sand Dollar Boulevard – TAMU-CC Eastern terminus
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 (n.d.). "State Highway Spur No. 3". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved January 5, 2011. 
  2. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2014). Texas County Map Book (PDF) (Map) (2014 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 406. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ Google (January 5, 2011). "Overview map of Texas State Highway Spur 3 Distances Between Interchanges" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved January 5, 2011.