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State Highway 205 or SH 205 is a Texas state highway that runs from SH 78 at Lavon to US 80 at Terrell. This route was designated on May 15, 1934 from Terrell to Rockwall,[2] and was extended north to Lavon on September 1, 1939.[3] The route has been under heavy construction since 2006 as part of a new expansion and widening project, and was scheduled to be completed in 2011. The highway has a bypass road as well, John King Blvd., which begins near the Collin county border, and ends just before the intersection with Farm-to-Market Road 549.

State Highway 205 marker

State Highway 205
Route information
Maintained by TxDOT
Length23.278 mi[1] (37.462 km)
Existedby 1934–present
Major junctions
South end US 80 in Terrell
  I-30
North end SH 78 in Lavon
Highway system
SH 204SH 206

Route descriptionEdit

SH 205 begins at a junction with US 80 and FM 148 in Terrell. It heads northwest from this junction to an intersection with FM 1392. The highway continues to the northwest to an intersection with FM 548. Heading towards the northwest, the highway continues to a junction with FM 550 in McLendon-Chisholm. The highway continues to the northwest to an intersection with FM 549 in Rockwall. It continues to the northwest through Rockwall to a junction with SH 276. As the highway continues to the northwest through Rockwall, it intersects I-30. It turns towards the north from this junction to an intersection with FM 740. The highway continues to the north through Rockwall to an intersection with SH 66. Heading towards the north, the highway continues to a junction with FM 552 before leaving Rockwall. SH 205 reaches its northern terminus at SH 78 in Lavon.

Junction listEdit

CountyLocationmi[4]kmDestinationsNotes
KaufmanTerrell0.00.0   US 80 / FM 148 south – Terrell, Dallas, Crandall
3.96.3  FM 1392 south – Lawrence
Rockwall6.610.6  FM 548 south – ForneySouth end of FM 548 overlap
7.111.4  FM 548 north – Royse CityNorth end of FM 548 overlap
McLendon-Chisholm9.515.3  FM 550 – Heath, Blackland
Rockwall12.520.1  FM 549 south – HeathSouth end of FM 549 overlap
12.720.4  FM 549 north – FateNorth end of FM 549 overlap
15.024.1  SH 276 east – Quinlan
15.124.3  I-30 (US 67) – Greenville, DallasI-30 exit 68
16.125.9  FM 740 south (Ridge Road) / Emma Jane Street
16.827.0  SH 66 east (Washington Street)
16.927.2  SH 66 west (Rusk Street)
19.331.1  FM 552 east / Dalton Road – Royse City
CollinLavon23.337.5  SH 78 – Wylie, Farmersville
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "State Highway No. 205". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2008-04-03.
  2. ^ (PDF) https://publicdocs.txdot.gov/minord/MinuteOrderDocLib/003673849.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ (PDF) https://publicdocs.txdot.gov/minord/MinuteOrderDocLib/003676265.pdf. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ Google (December 27, 2018). "Route of SH 205" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 27, 2018.