Texas State Highway 108

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State Highway 108 marker

State Highway 108
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length33.21 mi[1] (53.45 km)
Existed1926–present
Major junctions
South endUS 281.svg US 281 at Stephenville
 US 377.svg US 377
US 67.svg US 67
I-20.svg I-20
North endTexas 16.svg SH 16 at Strawn
Highway system
SH 107SH 109

State Highway 108 or SH 108 is a state highway that runs from Strawn to Stephenville.

Route description[edit]

SH 108 begins at an intersection with SH 16 in downtown Strawn, and travels east out of town on Housley Street. The highway turns south in Mingus, where it intersects SH 193. South of Mingus, the highway intersects and briefly travels east with Interstate 20. The route then departs to the southeast, where it reaches Stephenville. The route intersects U.S. Routes 67 and 377 in Stephenville, before reaching its southern terminus at U.S. Route 281 just south of Stephenville.

Route history[edit]

SH 108 was originally designated on March 16, 1925 from Thurber to Stephenville, along with an extension southward to Lampasas.[2] On June 22, 1925, a branch to Chalk Mountain was added.[3] On July 13, 1925, SH 108 extended south to San Antonio, with one section replacing a section of SH 46.[4] On March 8, 1926, SH 108 extended north to Strawn.[5] On June 24, 1931, the section south of Strawn was redesignated as the new state-length SH 66,[6] and the rest was cancelled in exchange of mileage. On July 22, 1932, the section of SH 108 from Stephenville to Strawn was restored.[7] SH 108 has followed the same routing since that time.

State Highway 108A was a spur routing of SH 108 that led from Lampasas east to Temple. The route was designated on March 16, 1925.[8] On March 19, 1930, the route had been renumbered as SH 53.

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmikmDestinationsNotes
Erath0.000.00 US 281 – Hico, Stephenville
Stephenville US 67 / US 377 (W South Loop) – Bluff Dale, Dublin

Bus. US 377
Palo PintoGordon I-20 east – Weatherford, Fort WorthEastern end of I-20 concurrency
Diamond interchange with frontage roads; exit 370 on I-20
Erath I-20 west – Ranger, AbileneWestern end of I-20 concurrency
Diamond interchange with frontage roads; exit 367 on I-20
Palo PintoMingus SH 193 east – GordonWestern terminus of SH 193
Strawn SH 16 – Graham, De Leon
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Texas Department of Transportation, [1]
  2. ^ (PDF) https://publicdocs.txdot.gov/minord/MinuteOrderDocLib/003676902.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ (PDF) https://publicdocs.txdot.gov/minord/MinuteOrderDocLib/003676909.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ (PDF) https://publicdocs.txdot.gov/minord/MinuteOrderDocLib/003676910.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ (PDF) https://publicdocs.txdot.gov/minord/MinuteOrderDocLib/003676930.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ (PDF) https://publicdocs.txdot.gov/minord/MinuteOrderDocLib/003673804.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ (PDF) https://publicdocs.txdot.gov/minord/MinuteOrderDocLib/003673816.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ (PDF) https://publicdocs.txdot.gov/minord/MinuteOrderDocLib/003676902.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)