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Page last updated or reviewed: Created November 13, 2007. Updated June 1, 2015
2015 update: Changes to the US 287 corridor have been minimal since these photos were taken in 2007, so these are still accurate depictions.
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(Photo date: 8-June-2007)
High resolution Looking northbound at FM 157/Debbie Road (Photo date: 27-Oct-2007)
High resolution Looking northbound at Russell-Curry (Photo date: 27-Oct-2007)
High resolution Looking southbound (southeast) north of Sublett. Just to the north, US 287 merges with into I-20 and then follows I-820 northbound. (Photo date: 28-Oct-2007)
At this point US 287 and I-820 share the same roadway. Just ahead US 287 veers to the northwest toward downtown Fort Worth. (Photo date: 8-June-2007)
After branching away from I-820, motorists are greeted by this sign announcing the Martin Luther King Freeway. The freeway was renamed the Martin Luther King Freeway in November 1981. (Photo date: 8-June-2007)
Looking northbound from the Village Creek overpass, just west of I-820. (Photo date: 8-June-2007)
Looking northbound at Miller Road (Photo date: 8-June-2007)
High resolution Looking northbound from the Erath Street overpass, with Berry Street just ahead. (Photo date: 8-June-2007)
This area is known as Poly and US 287 was formerly known as the Poly Freeway before being renamed the Martin Luther King Freeway. As the name suggests, this area is mostly black. The Poly name is derived from the original name Polytechnic Heights. (Photo date: 8-June-2007)
High resolution Looking northbound at Crenshaw (Photo date: 8-June-2007)
Looking northbound at Vickery. I-30 is just ahead. (Photo date: 8-June-2007)
High resolution This view is just north of I-30, with downtown Fort Worth ahead. (Photo date: 8-June-2007)
US 287 follows the alignment of I-35W, and traffic taking US 287 takes the exit just ahead. Remaining on the main lanes follows Texas 280 into downtown. There is a low-income housing project on the left in the area surrounded by I-30, I-35E, and US 287. (Photo date: 8-June-2007)