Texas State Highway 285

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State Highway 285 marker

State Highway 285
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length: 56.866 mi[1] (91.517 km)
Existed: by 1939 – present
Major junctions
West end: SH 16 at Hebbronville
  SH 339
US 281 at Falfurrias
East end: US 77 at Riviera
Highway system
SH 283 SH 286

State Highway 285 or SH 285 is a state highway that runs from Riviera in southern Texas, near Corpus Christi, west to Hebbronville.

Route description[edit]

Beginning at a junction with US 77 (Future I-69E) at Riviera in Kleberg County, SH 285 runs southwest and west to a junction with US 281 (Future I-69C) at Falfurrias in Brooks County. In Riviera the highway is known as Olive Avenue; in Falfurrias it is known as Rice Street. SH 285 continues northwest and west to a junction with SH 339 and then to its final junction with SH 16 at Hebbronville in Jim Hogg County, where the route is known as Fal Street.

The route is essentially unchanged from its original designation in 1939 as part of a general redescription of the state highway system. Most of the terrain covered by SH 285 is lightly populated ranch and oil country.

Junction list[edit]

County Location mi km Destinations Notes
Jim Hogg   SH 16
  FM 1017
Brooks   SH 339
  FM 1329
  FM 1538
  FM 754
Falfurrias
Bus. US 281
US 281 Future I-69C
  FM 1418
  FM 2191
Kleberg   US 77 Future I-69E
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway No. 285". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2007-01-22. 

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