Texas State Highway Loop 322

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State Highway Loop 322 marker

State Highway Loop 322
Jake Roberts Freeway
Route information
Length7.167 mi[1] (11.534 km)
Existed1957[1]–present
Major junctions
South end US 83 / US 84
  SH 36
North end I-20
Highway system
Loop 321Loop 323

Loop 322 is a 7.167-mile (11.534 km) loop route in the city of Abilene in the U.S. state of Texas. It is located in Taylor County.

Until the late 1990s, virtually all of Loop 322 was a two-lane freeway. Today, virtually all of the road has been upgraded to typical freeway standards, except its northern terminus, which is an at-grade intersection with the service roads of Interstate 20.

Route description[edit]

Loop 322 starts at its junction with the Winters Freeway (US 83 and US 84) and Treadaway Blvd about 1 mile north of Abilene Regional Medical Center and continues north towards Interstate 20. Loop 322 passes through one of the fastest growing areas of Abilene right before Abilene Regional Airport. After the airport, Loop 322 continues about 2.4 miles to its northern terminus at Interstate 20. Loop 322 mainly traverses rural parts of eastern Abilene.

History[edit]

Loop 322 was designated on July 16, 1957, running from US 80 (now Business I-20) to SH 36. On June 26, 1962, it extended north to Interstate 20. On June 28, 1963, it extended south to US 83 and US 84, completing its current routing.

Junction list[edit]

The entire route is in Abilene, Taylor County.

mikmDestinationsNotes
0.000.00
US 83 / US 84 / Bus. US 83 – Ballinger, Coleman, Anson, Sweetwater
Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
0.891.43Maple Street
1.873.01Industrial Boulevard – Cisco Junior College
2.704.35 FM 1750 (Oldham Lane) – Potosi
4.807.72 SH 36 (11th Street) – Cross Plains, AirportInterchange
5.639.06 BL I-20Interchange
North end of freeway
6.9611.20East North 10th StreetAt-grade intersection
7.1611.52 I-20 – Fort Worth, El PasoAt-grade intersection; I-20 exit 290
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "State Highway Loop No. 322". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2008-04-07.