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US 175 S.M. Wright/C.F. Hawn Freeway
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US 175 at Lake June road, April 2007
Named For Sylvester Marilyn "S.M." Wright (1927-1994)
Pastor and civic leader,
named on July 12, 1995

Charles F. Hawn of Athens (TX),
Civic Leader and member of the Texas Highway Commission, 1957-1963, instrumental in getting the freeway built
named on January 27, 1964
Approved December 1953 (by TxDOT)
First section openCentral Expressway: April 1956 (Hatcher to US 175)
US 175: Jan. 6, 1964 (Central to Lake June)
CompleteJan. 7, 1972
(Dallas County)
Traffic Count71,000 at I-45 (2005)

The history of US 175 will be added in the future.