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US 75 at the High Five Interchange, March 2007

Named For Houston & Texas Central Railroad
which originally occupied the freeway
corridor from downtown to Mockingbird
ApprovedMarch 1943 (by TxDOT)
First section openAugust 20, 1949
Complete1958 (to McKinney)
ReconstructionFirst section: 1988
Last section main lanes: Dec. 5, 1999
High Five: Nov. 21, 2005
Max Traffic Count259,000 at Loop 12 (2005)

The history of Central Expressway will be added in the future.