Farm to Market Road 1187

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Farm to Market Road 1187 marker

Farm to Market Road 1187
Route information
Length34.401 mi[1][a] (55.363 km)
Existed1949[1]–present
Major junctions
West end I-20 / FM 3325 near Aledo
  US 377 near Benbrook

Chisholm Trail Parkway near Crowley

I-35W in Fort Worth
East end
Bus. US 287 in Mansfield
Location
CountiesParker, Tarrant
Highway system
FM 1186FM 1188

Farm to Market Road 1187 (FM 1187) is a FM highway located in the D/FW area of Texas. The highway from U.S. Highway 377 (US 377) to Business US 287 is designated as Urban Route 1187 (UR 1187) by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), but is not signed as such.[2]

Route description[edit]

FM 1187 begins at I-20 west of Fort Worth and north of Aledo. The highway runs south to Aledo, where it intersects with FM 5. At the intersection, FM 1187 turns to the east. The highway turns back to the south and has a short overlap with US 377 near Benbrook Lake in the unincorporated community of Wheatland. The highway runs to the south of Crowley's central business district before intersecting I-35W in southern Fort Worth. FM 1187 runs through Rendon before ending at US 287 Bus. in Mansfield, then becoming Debbie Lane.

History[edit]

FM 1187 was designated on July 14, 1949 from US 81 east 5.1 miles to Rendon. On May 23, 1951, FM 1187 extended east 5.4 miles to US 287(now BU 287-P). On October 29, 1953, FM 1187 was extended west 6.4 miles to a county road. On October 25, 1954, the section of FM 1187 west of FM 731 was transferred to FM 731. On November 22, 1955, FM 1187 extended west to FM 1902, replacing the section of FM 731 from FM 1187 to FM 1902.[3] On November 24, 1959, FM 1187 extended northwest to US 377. On December 20, 1984, FM 2376 from US 377 to FM 5 and the section of FM 5 from what was FM 2376 to US 80 were transferred to FM 1187.[4][5] On June 27, 1995, the section of FM 1187 from US 377 to BU 287-P became an urban road.[2]

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmi[6]kmDestinationsNotes
Parker0.00.0 I-20 / FM 3325 north – Weatherford, Fort WorthI-20 exit 420; continues north as FM 3325
Aledo3.25.1 FM 5 north – Annetta
Tarrant10.416.7 US 377 north – Benbrook, Fort WorthWest end of US 377 overlap
10.917.5 US 377 south – GranburyEast end of US 377 overlap
18.329.5 Chisholm Trail Parkway – Fort Worth, CleburneInterchange opened early 2014
Crowley21.434.4 Bus. FM 1187 east – Crowley
23.137.2 FM 731 (Crowley Road)
24.339.1 Bus. FM 1187 west – Crowley
Fort Worth25.140.4 I-35W (South Freeway) – Fort Worth, WacoI-35W exit 39
Mansfield34.956.2
Bus. US 287 (Main Street) / Debbie Lane
Continues east as Debbie Lane
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Crowley business loop[edit]


Business Farm to Market Road 1187-C
LocationCrowley
Length3.458 mi[7] (5.565 km)
Existed2004–2016[7]

Business Farm to Market Road 1187-C (BUS FM 1187-C) was a business loop of FM 1187 in Crowley. The highway was designated on February 26, 2004 when FM 1187 was re-routed south of the city. This is one of the FM roads,. The entire highway was known as Main Street. On October 27, 2016, BF 1187-C was removed from the state highway system.[8]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The certified mileage given is shorter than the actual mileage as TxDOT considers FM 1187 to be discontinuous at rather than concurrent with US 377.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 1187". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Urban Road No. 1187". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved June 29, 2017.
  3. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 731". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved June 29, 2017.
  4. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 5". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved June 29, 2017.
  5. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 2376". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved June 29, 2017.
  6. ^ Google (June 29, 2017). "Farm to Market Road 1187" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 29, 2017.
  7. ^ a b Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Business Farm to Market Road No. 1187-C". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
  8. ^ (PDF) http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot/commission/2016/1027/10c4.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)