Texas State Highway Spur 537

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State Highway Spur 537 marker

State Highway Spur 537
San Pedro Avenue
Route information
Length 1.548 mi[1] (2.491 km)
Existed 1978[1] – 2014[2]
Major junctions
South end I-410
North end US 281
Location
Counties Bexar
Highway system
Spur 536 Loop 538

Spur 537 was a state highway spur in San Antonio, Texas.[1]

Route description[edit]

Spur 537 began at an intersection with Loop 410 and San Pedro Avenue in Uptown San Antonio, near North Star Mall.[3] It followed San Pedro Avenue northbound until its terminus at the US 281 freeway, just west of the runways of San Antonio International Airport.[1]

The junction with US 281 is incomplete by design: northbound San Pedro Avenue merges onto the northbound lanes of US 281, while the beginning of southbound San Pedro Avenue is only accessible via an exit from southbound US 281.

History[edit]

Spur 537 was designated on February 23, 1978, along with Spur 536, after US 281 was rerouted along the McAllister Freeway through the north side of San Antonio.[1] The Spur 537 designation, along with those of several other routes in Bexar County, was cancelled on December 18, 2014; control was returned to the city of San Antonio. The cancellation will not occur until the project along the road is completed.[2]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route was in San Antonio, Bexar County.

mi[4] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 I-410 (Connally Loop) I-410 exit 20 eastbound, 20A westbound; southern terminus, continues as San Pedro Ave.
0.2 0.32 Isom Rd. / Lockhill-Selma Rd
0.6 0.97 McCarty Rd.
0.8 1.3 Ramsey Rd.
1.5 2.4 Nakoma Dr. Northbound exit
US 281 north – Johnson City Northern terminus, traffic merges onto US 281 northbound
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "State Highway Spur No. 537". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 
  2. ^ a b "Minute Order 114173" (PDF). Texas Transportation Commission. December 18, 2014. Retrieved January 9, 2015. 
  3. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2014). Texas County Map Book (PDF) (Map) (2014 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 339. Retrieved December 4, 2014. 
  4. ^ Google (2011-01-07). "Overview map of Texas State Highway Spur 537 Distances Between Interchanges" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-01-07.