Texas State Highway Spur 342

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State Highway Spur 342 marker

State Highway Spur 342
61st Street
Route information
Length: 1.683 mi[1] (2.709 km)
Existed: 1961 – present
Major junctions
South end: FM 3005 in Galveston
North end: I-45 in Galveston
Highway system
Spur 341 Spur 346

Spur 342 is a state highway spur route located completely within the city of Galveston, Texas. Officially named Butterowe Boulevard, but mostly known by locals as 61st Street, it stretches two miles (3 km) across Galveston Island.

Route description[edit]

Spur 342 begins at an intersection with Seawall Boulevard on the Galveston Seawall in Galveston, Galveston County, heading north-northwest on 61st Street, a six-lane divided highway. From here, FM 3005 heads west on Seawall Boulevard. Spur 342 heads through commercial resort areas with some residences. After passing more businesses, the highway crosses Offats Bayou.[1][2][3] A short distance later, Spur 342 comes to its northern terminus at an interchange with I-45 in a commercial area.[1][2][4]

History[edit]

Spur 342 was designated onto its current alignment in 1961. It has remained there since.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Galveston, Galveston County.

mi[1] km Destinations Notes
0.000 0.000 FM 3005 west (Seawall Boulevard)
1.683 2.709 I-45 (Gulf Freeway) I-45 exit 1A
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b c d e Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "State Highway Spur No. 342". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 
  2. ^ a b Google (October 12, 2011). "overview of Texas State Highway Spur 342" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved October 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ County Grid Map 584 (PDF) (Map). Texas Department of Transportation. 2010. Retrieved October 12, 2011. 
  4. ^ County Grid Map 583 (PDF) (Map). Texas Department of Transportation. 2010. Retrieved October 12, 2011.