Farm to Market Road 2917

Farm to Market Road 2917 (FM 2917) is a farm to market road in Brazoria County, Texas.[1]

Farm to Market Road 2917 marker

Farm to Market Road 2917
Route information
Length9.385 mi[1] (15.104 km)
Existed1964–present
Major junctions
South end FM 2004 southeast of Liverpool
  FM 2403 northwest of Liverpool
North end SH 35 southwest of Alvin
Location
CountiesBrazoria
Highway system
FM 2914FM 2918

Route descriptionEdit

FM 2917 begins at FM 2004 between Hitchcock and Lake Jackson.[2] The route travels to the northwest, running parallel to and crossing branch lines of the Union Pacific Railroad to Monsanto and Solutia's Chocolate Bayou plants. Just north of a crossing of the busy Union Pacific main line, FM 2917 meets FM 2403 at a three-way stop.[3][4] Past the intersection continues to the northwest, through Liverpool and to its northern terminus at SH 35 (future SH 99) southwest of Alvin.[1]

HistoryEdit

FM 2917 was first designated on May 6, 1964, connecting SH 35 to FM 1561 (now FM 2004). Its routing has remained unchanged.[1]

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Brazoria County.

Locationmi[5]kmDestinationsNotes
0.00.0  FM 2004 – Hitchcock, Lake JacksonSouthern terminus
7.512.1  FM 2403 – Alvin
9.415.1  SH 35 – Alvin, AngletonNorthern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 2917". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2011-01-10.
  2. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012). Texas County Mapbook (PDF) (Map) (2012 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 584. OCLC 867856197. Retrieved 2011-01-10.[dead link]
  3. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012). Texas County Mapbook (PDF) (Map) (2012 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 583. OCLC 867856197. Retrieved 2011-01-10.[dead link]
  4. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (2012). Texas County Mapbook (PDF) (Map) (2012 ed.). 1:120,000. Texas Department of Transportation. p. 563. OCLC 867856197. Retrieved 2011-01-10.[dead link]
  5. ^ Google (2011-01-10). "Overview map of Farm to Market Road 2917 Distances Between Interchanges" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 2011-01-10.