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Farm to Market Road 313 or FM 313 is a Farm to Market Road entirely within the city of Brownsville, Texas. The entire route runs on Minnesota Avenue in the eastern portion of the city.

Farm to Market Road 313 marker

Farm to Market Road 313
Route information
Length1.75 mi[1] (2.81 km)
Existed1951–present
Major junctions
South end SH 4 at Brownsville
North end SH 48 at Brownsville
Highway system
FM 312FM 314

Route descriptionEdit

FM 313 begins at an intersection with SH 4 north of the Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport in Brownsville, Cameron County, heading north on North Minnesota Avenue, a five-lane road with a center left-turn lane. The road heads through residential neighborhoods with some fields and businesses. FM 313 passes between fields to the west and woods to the east before passing more development and reaching its northern terminus at an intersection with SH 48.[1][2][3]

HistoryEdit

FM 313 was originally designated on June 11, 1945 between the towns of La Rue and New York in Henderson County. On October 25, 1947 it was extended another 10 miles (16 km) northward to Brownsboro. On December 3, 1948, the "313" designation was cancelled and the route was combined with FM 314.[1] On November 20, 1951, that section became FM 607 when FM 314 was rerouted.[4]

On May 23, 1951 FM 313 was redesignated on its current location from SH 48 to SH 4 along Minnesota Avenue. On June 27, 1995 it was redesignated Urban Road 313.[1]On November 15, 2018, it was redesignated back to FM 313.[5]

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Brownsville, Cameron County.

mi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
0.0000.000  SH 4 (Boca Chica Boulevard)
1.7492.815  SH 48 (South Padre Island Highway)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 313". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved October 24, 2011.
  2. ^ Google (October 24, 2011). "overview of Farm to Market Road 313" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved October 24, 2011.
  3. ^ County Grid Map 477 (PDF) (Map). Texas Department of Transportation. 2010. Retrieved October 24, 2011.
  4. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 314". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved October 24, 2011.
  5. ^ (PDF) http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot/commission/2018/1115/4.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)