Farm to Market Road 1164

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Farm to Market Road 1164 marker

Farm to Market Road 1164
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length6.713 mi[1] (10.804 km)
ExistedFebruary 25, 1949 (1949-02-25)[1]–present
Major junctions
West end
Alt. US 90 in Nottawa
East end SH 60 in East Bernard
Location
CountiesWharton
Highway system
FM 1163RM 1165

Farm to Market Road 1164 (FM 1164) is a state highway in the U.S. state of Texas that remains within Wharton County. The two-lane highway begins at U.S. Route 90 Alternate (US 90A) west of East Bernard, heads southeast, turns sharply to the northeast and ends at State Highway 60 in East Bernard.

Route description[edit]

A two-lane road along its entire length, FM 1164 starts at a stop sign on US 90A at a distance 4.8 miles (7.7 km) west of East Bernard. After going south-southeast for 2.8 miles (4.5 km) through rice fields, the road makes a 90-degree turn to the east-northeast at County Road 254. From the curve to the stop sign at SH 60 in East Bernard is a total of 3.9 miles (6.3 km) in a straight line through croplands.[2]

History[edit]

FM 1164 was originally designated on February 25, 1949, to start on US 90A about 5 miles (8.0 km) west of East Bernard and go southeast for 2.9 miles (4.7 km). On November 20, 1951, the highway was extended from its former southern terminus to the northeast about 4.1 miles (6.6 km) to SH 60. On June 1, 1965, FM 1164 was made concurrent with SH 60 for 1.6 miles (2.6 km) to the south from its former eastern terminus. After its concurrency with SH 60, the highway went southeast to the San Bernard River to add a total of about 3.5 miles (5.6 km). On January 18, 1967, the section from SH 60 to the San Bernard was transferred to FM 2919. FM 1164 reverted to its 1951 designation from US 90A southeast and northeast to SH 60.[1] The former community of Nottawa was located at the junction of US 90A and FM 1164.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire highway is in Wharton County.

LocationmikmDestinationsNotes
Nottawa0.00.0
Alt. US 90 – Eagle Lake, East Bernard
Western terminus of FM 1164
East Bernard6.71310.804 SH 60 – Wharton, WallisEastern terminus of FM 1164
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 1164". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  2. ^ Google (May 2, 2013). "Farm to Market Road 1164" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  3. ^ Hudgins, Merle R. "Handbook of Texas: NOTTAWA, TX". Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved April 30, 2013.