Texas State Highway Loop 98

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State Highway Loop 98 marker

State Highway Loop 98
Route information
Length3.4 mi[1] (5.5 km)
Existed2010–present
Major junctions
West end FM 1338 in Kerrville
  SH 27 in Kerrville
East end SH 16 in Kerrville
Location
CountiesKerr
Highway system
Spur 97Loop 100

State Highway Loop 98 (Loop 98) is a state highway loop in Kerrville, Texas, in the Texas Hill Country. It runs 3.4 miles (5.5 km) from Farm to Market Road 1338 (FM 1338) to State Highway 16 (SH 16). Loop 98 was established in 2010 as a redesignation of Spur 98.

Route description[edit]

Loop 98 begins at an intersection with FM 1338 on the west side of Kerrville. The route travels southwest to an intersection with SH 27 (Junction Highway), followed by a bridge over the Guadalupe River. Shortly after the Guadalupe, the road turns southeast along Thompson Drive. The route eventually turns east, reaching an intersection with FM 394 (Francisco Lemos Street) near Peterson Regional Medical Center. The route then passes First United Methodist Church and Louise Hays Park, before turning southeast and reaching its eastern terminus at SH 16 (Sidney Baker Street) near River Hills Mall.[1]

History[edit]

Texas Spur 98.svg

Loop 98 was designated on May 9, 1940, as Spur 98, a replacement for SH 248. On March 27, 1978, Spur 98 was extended northwest 1.3 miles (2.1 km). Spur 98 was extended west and north 1.2 miles (1.9 km) and redesignated as Loop 98 on April 29, 2010.[2][3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Kerrville, Kerr County.

mi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
0.00.0 FM 1338 (Goat Creek Road)Western terminus of Loop 98
0.20.32 SH 27 (Junction Highway)
0.40.64Bridge over the Guadalupe River
2.84.5 FM 394 north (Francisco Lemos Street)Southern terminus of FM 394
3.45.5 SH 16 (Sidney Baker Street)Eastern terminus of Loop 98
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Google (July 20, 2018). "Overview map of Loop 98" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  2. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "State Highway Loop No. 98". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved July 20, 2018.
  3. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "State Highway Spur No. 98". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved July 20, 2018.