Highways Numbers Names
Names Highways Interstates Honor Dead Highway Tool Roads Turnpike Transportation, Mass Transport Cars Car Auto Automobile Street Cars Bus Trains Trolley Automobiles Freeways Tolls Toll Roads Streets Green Scheme Dallas-Fort Worth DFW North Central Texas North Texas
Dallas-Fort Worth, NorthCentral Texas
Names of Highways in DFW Transportation and the Green Schemeof DFW
We have a schizoid highway system inDFW as we endeavor to honor people (usually dead, although not always) byrenaming a highway or loop after them. If we can’t give our highways the namesof people, we sometimes give them the name of an area or direction such as Airport Freeway orEast Freeway. And then if that is not confusing enough, some highways, such asState Highway 121, acquire several names as we travel through DFW. Time is also a factor. Interstate 30from Dallas to Fort Worth was the DFW Turnpike for years now it is the TomLandry Freeway.
Does that mean that everyone usesthe current name?
Not all all.
Who were these people anyway? And,really, after a few years, do we even care?
Certainly it confuses the natives but pity the poor tourist or newcomerarriving in this area and trying to make sense of it all.
|Airport Freeway||State Highways 183 and 121|
|C.F. Hawn Freeway||US Highway 175|
|Central Expressway||US Highway 75|
|DFW Turnpike (old timers’ talk)||IH 30|
|East Freeway||IH 30|
|J. Elmer Weaver Freeway||US Highway 67|
|Jim Wright Freeway, N, S, NE, & NW; East Freeway North and East Freeway South; Northeast Loop; Southeast Loop; Southwest Loop||IH 820|
|John W. Carpenter Freeway||State Highways 114 and 183|
|Julius Schepps Freeway||IH 45|
|LBJ (Lyndon B. Johnson) Fwy||IH 635|
|Marvin D. Love Freeway||US Highway 67|
|North Freeway||IH 35W|
|Northwest Highway||Spur 224|
Northwest Highway, Buckner, Walton Walker Blvd., Ledbetter
|President George Bush Turnpike||State Highways 161 and 190|
|Preston Road||State Highway 289|
|R. L. Thornton Freeway East||IH 30|
|R. L . Thornton Freeway South||IH 35E|
|Sam Rayburn Tollway||State Highway 121|
|South Freeway||IH 35W|
|Tom Landry Freeway||IH 30|
|Watson Road||State Highway 360|
|West Freeway||IH 30|
|Woodall Rodgers Freeway||Spur 366|
|Wm D Tate||State Highway 121|
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