Farm to Market Road 1488

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Farm to Market Road 1488 marker

Farm to Market Road 1488
Route information
Length41.16 mi[1] (66.24 km)
Existed1949[1]–present
Major junctions
West end
Bus. US 290 in Hempstead
East end I-45 near Conroe
Highway system
FM 1487FM 1489

Farm to Market Road 1488, or FM 1488, is a state-maintained farm-to-market road in the U.S. state of Texas. Its western terminus is at an intersection with Business U.S. Highway 290 in Hempstead and travels east-northeast, ending at Interstate 45 between The Woodlands and Conroe. The road travels through rural parts of Waller, Harris, and Montgomery counties and directly through the town of Magnolia.

History[edit]

FM 1488 as designated in 1949 from US 290 (now a business route) to FM 1098. In 1952, FM 1488 extended to US 75 (now I-45). In 1968, part of the old location of FM 149 was transferred to FM 1488.[1]

Junction list[edit]

CountyLocationmikmDestinationsNotes
WallerHempstead
Bus. US 290 – Prairie View, Waller, Hockley
US 290 / SH 6 – Houston, Austin
FM 1098
FM 1736
FM 362 south
Harris
No major junctions
Waller FM 362 north
MontgomeryMagnolia FM 1774 – Pinehurst
FM 149
FM 2978Honea Egypt Corner
SH 242
I-45 – ConroeI-45 exit 81.
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 1488". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation.