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Farm to Market Road 1053 (FM 1053) is a Farm to Market Road in the U.S. state of Texas maintained by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). The road, located in Pecos, Crane, and Ector counties, begins along the concurrent routes of Business Interstate 10-G (Bus. I-10-G), U.S. Route 285 (US 285), and U.S. Route 385 (US 385) in the city of Fort Stockton and continues to the north ending at Interstate 20 (I-20) near Penwell. The road passes through the towns of Imperial, where it intersects FM 11, and Tubbs Corner, where it crosses State Highway 329 (SH 329). The road also has major intersections with I-10 / US 67 in Fort Stockton as well as FM 1450 and FM 1233.

Farm to Market Road 1053 marker

Farm to Market Road 1053
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length59.378 mi[1] (95.560 km)
Existed1948[1]–present
Major junctions
South end BL I-10 / US 285 / US 385 in Fort Stockton
  I-10 / US 67 in Fort Stockton

FM 1450
FM 11 in Imperial
SH 329 in Tubbs Corner

FM 1233
North end I-20 near Penwell
Location
CountiesPecos, Crane, Ector
Highway system
FM 1052FM 1054

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Route descriptionEdit

The 59.4-mile (95.6 km) two-lane road begins in Pecos County at the combined routes of Bus. I-10-G, US 285, and US 385 along Dickinson Boulevard in Fort Stockton. The route proceeds along North Main Street through the north side of Fort Stockton and turns to the northeast before intersecting the I-10 / US 67 bypass along the edge of town.[2][3] FM 1450 branches off to the northwest toward Pecos as FM 1053 continues to the northeast.[4] The road intersects FM 11 in Imperial before crossing the Pecos River into Crane County.[5] The road intersects SH 329 in Tubbs Corner[6] and turns to the northwest crossing FM 1233[5] and entering Ector County before terminating at I-20[7] approximately 7.5 miles (12.1 km) west of Penwell.[1]

HistoryEdit

FM 1053 was designated along its current alignment on June 1, 1948. The road formerly terminated at US 290 along the current Bus. I-10-G at its south end and US 80 at its north end, which were in western Texas the progenitor routes of I-10 and I-20 respectively.[1][8]

Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmi[3]kmDestinationsNotes
PecosFort Stockton0.00.0    BL I-10 / US 285 / US 385 (Dickenson Blvd.) – Sanderson, Marathon, Pecos, McCameySouthern terminus
1.01.6   I-10 / US 67 – Van Horn, Alpine, San Antonio, McCamey
22.736.5  FM 1450 – Pecos
Imperial29.848.0  FM 11 – Grandfalls, Bakersfield
CraneTubbs Corner38.762.3  SH 329 – Grandfalls, Crane
46.274.4  FM 1233
Ector59.595.8  I-20 – Van Horn, OdessaNorthern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 1053". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved June 7, 2012.
  2. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012). Texas County Mapbook (PDF) (Map) (2012 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 146. OCLC 867856197. Retrieved June 7, 2012.[dead link]
  3. ^ a b Google (June 7, 2012). "Route of FM 1053" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved June 7, 2012.
  4. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012). Texas County Mapbook (PDF) (Map) (2012 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 145. OCLC 867856197. Retrieved June 7, 2012.[dead link]
  5. ^ a b Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012). Texas County Mapbook (PDF) (Map) (2012 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 144. OCLC 867856197. Retrieved June 7, 2012.[dead link]
  6. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012). Texas County Mapbook (PDF) (Map) (2012 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 172. OCLC 867856197. Retrieved June 7, 2012.[dead link]
  7. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012). Texas County Mapbook (PDF) (Map) (2012 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 143. OCLC 867856197. Retrieved June 7, 2012.[dead link]
  8. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "U.S. Highway No. 290". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved June 7, 2012.

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