Texas State Highway Loop 478

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State Highway Loop 478 marker

State Highway Loop 478
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length: 5.909 mi[1] (9.510 km)
Existed: 1969 – present
Major junctions
South end: US 62 at El Paso
North end: Business plate.svg
US 54.svgUS 54.svg Bus. US 54-A / US 54 (Patriot Fwy.) at El Paso
Counties: El Paso
Highway system
Loop 477 Spur 479

State Highway Loop 478 (Loop 478) is a state highway loop in El Paso in El Paso County, Texas.[1]

Route description[edit]

The southern terminus of Loop 478 is at US 62 (E. Paisano Dr.) in El Paso near the Bridge of the Americas. The route travels north along Copia St. before turning onto Pershing Dr. and Dyer St before ending at US 54 / Bus. US 54-A.[1][2]


Loop 478 was established in 1969 from US 54 near the Texas / New Mexico border to the Mexican border along the Rio Grande. In 1990, the section of Loop 478 east of US 54 was transferred to Bus. US-54-A.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in El Paso, El Paso County.

mi[3] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 US 62 (E. Paisano Drive) Southern terminus
0.2 0.3 SH 20 (Alameda Avenue)
0.5 0.8 I-10
1.1 1.8
US 54 (Patriot Freeway) / Bus. US 54
Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Transportation Planning and Programming Division. "State Highway Loop No. 478". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. 
  2. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012). Texas County Map Book (PDF) (Map) (2012 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 71. Retrieved 2011-09-22. [dead link]
  3. ^ Google (2011-09-22). "Route of SL 478" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

Geographic data related to Texas State Highway Loop 478 at OpenStreetMap