Farm to Market Road 565

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Farm to Market Road 565 marker

Farm to Market Road 565
Route information
Length15.47 mi[1] (24.90 km)
Existed1945[1]–present
Major junctions
South end SH 146 in Baytown
  SH 99 Toll in Baytown
I-10 in Cove
North end Loop 207 in Mont Belvieu
Highway system
FM 564FM 566

Farm to Market Road 565 (FM 565) is a farm-to-market road in the U.S. state of Texas.

Route description[edit]

The road starts at State Highway 146 (SH 146) in Baytown and travels east. It intersects FM 1405 and SH 99 Toll near the Royal Purple Raceway. Next, it intersects FM 2354 and FM 3180. In Cove, it intersects FM 3246 and Interstate 10 (I-10). In Old River-Winfree, it intersects FM 1409, and in Mont Belvieu, it intersects FM 3360 and ends at Loop 207.

History[edit]

When it was created on July 9, 1945, it was only 2.0 miles (3.2 km) long from Mont Belvieu to Old River-Winfree. On November 23, 1948, it was extended from Old River-Winfree through Cove to Baytown at SH 146.[1]

Future expansion[edit]

FM 565's northern terminus will be expanded from Loop 207 to State Highway 146 in Mont Belvieu, but the opening date is currently unknown. Traffic lights at State Highway 146 have already been set up, but are not currently active.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire road is in Chambers County.

LocationmikmDestinationsNotes
Baytown SH 146Southern terminus
FM 1405
SH 99 Toll (Grand Parkway)
FM 2354 south – Beach City
FM 3180
Cove FM 3246 north / Gou Hole Road
I-10 – Houston, BeaumontI-10 exit 803
Old River-Winfree FM 1409 north – Dayton
Mont Belvieu FM 3360 north / Eagle Drive
Loop 207Northern terminus
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. 565". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved January 11, 2017.