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Page last updated or reviewed: June 1, 2015 (review only)
2015 status: Changes have been minimal since these photos were taken and these photos are still up-to-date.
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(Photo date: 15-Apr-2007)
High resolution Looking northbound at Mars Road (Photo date: 15-Apr-2007)
High resolution Looking northbound along the northbound frontage road at Pleasant Run. The frontage roads were not rebuilt during the reconstruction in the late 1990s-early 2000s (Photo date: 15-Apr-2007)
High resolution Looking northbound at Fulghum road (Photo date: 15-Apr-2007)
Along the west side of the freeway at Fulgum road is the Union Pacific Intermodal Terminal. It is more than a mile long. (Photo date: 15-Apr-2007)
The intermodal terminal handles transfers of containers from trains to trucks. This view looks from an overpass over I-45, with the southbound frontage road in the lower part of the photo. (Photo date: 15-Apr-2007)
High resolution Another view of the intermodal terminal (Photo date: 15-Apr-2007)
Looking northbound at Wintergreen (Photo date: 15-Apr-2007)
I-45 passes through Hutchins just south of I-20. This is at Dowdy Ferry Road. (Photo date: 15-Apr-2007)
High resolution The interchange at I-20. This interchange was opened on October 5, 1973. (Photo date: 15-Apr-2007)
High resolution Another view of the interchange at I-20 (Photo date: 15-Apr-2007)
High resolution Looking north at Loop 12. (Photo date: 8-Apr-2007)
Southbound traffic is Houston-bound. This view shows signage looking west along Loop 12. (Photo date: 8-Apr-2007)
High resolution Looking northbound from a pedestrian overpass north of Lamar Street. This area was a lightning rod for controversy and community opposition during the planning of the freeway in the early 1970s. The area is low-income and predominantly black. (Photo date: 20-Oct-2007)
Graffiti on the pedestrian overpass. This area qualifies as a "hood". (Photo date: 8-April-2007)
Abandoned home along the freeway. (Photo date: 8-April-2007)