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U.S. Highway 69 North - Lufkin to Tyler

U.S. 69 north
US 69 was recently reconstructed here and has a short concrete freeway section with high-mast lighting. Photo taken 11/21/10.
US 69 continues northwest out of Lufkin and returns to a rural-style highway. Photos taken 11/21/10.
The highway keeps four or five lanes through the small community of Clawson, northwest of Lufkin. Photo taken 11/21/10.
US 69 shield at Clawson, Texas. Photo taken 11/21/10.
The next major population center is Rusk, located about 40 miles to the northwest of Lufkin. The interim sees more forested land and small rural communities. Photo taken 11/21/10.
Now in northwestern Angelina County, US 69 encounters FM 843. The FM road runs east back to US 59. Photo taken 11/21/10.
This view looks north along US 69 in Angelina County, near the community of Central. Photo taken 11/21/10.

SH 7 is coming up as the next numbered route to be intersected. Photo taken 11/21/10.
SH 7 has a grade-separated interchange with US 69 in northern Angelina County. SH 7 is one of the original numbered state highways in Texas, and connects Interstate 35 near Waco with the old city of Nacogdoches in East Texas. Photo taken 11/21/10.
US 69 northbound past SH 7. US 69 leaves Angelina County and enters Cherokee County in four miles. The county has about 46,000 residents and was founded in 1846 as one of Texas' older counties. Photo taken 11/21/10.
US 69 northbound in Alto runs into SH 21 and SH 294 at a stop sign. Photo taken 11/21/10.
US 69 does not directly enter the town of Rusk, instead skirting it on the east and north side. US 84 runs north out of town. Photo taken 11/21/10.
A view of US 69 between Rusk and Jacksonville. The highway has several steep grades and tight turns through tall pine forest through here. Photo taken 11/21/10.
This marks the eastern end of US 175. US 175 begins as a two lane rural highway, then switches to an expressway, and then to a freeway as it enters and ends in Dallas. Photo taken 11/21/10.
US 69 northbound at the exit for FM 344 at Bullard. Photo taken 11/21/10.
US 69 northbound at SH 49 in Tyler. Photo taken 11/21/10.

Photo Credits:
2010-11-21 by Justin Cozart

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