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U.S. Highway 190 East - Lampasas to Temple

U.S. 190 East - Pecos County
The first shield of U.S. 190 resides within the Exit 307 diamond interchange of Interstate 10 as the highway leaves the eastbound frontage road. Interstate 10 replaced U.S. 290 by 1980 between Bakersfield and Ozona, although the highway was not officially truncated eastward until 1992. Photo taken 01/14/06.
Texas Farm to Market Road 305 shares pavement with U.S. 190 east 4.1 miles to their split. Both highways cross over Interstate 10 and meet the westbound frontage road. Interstate 10 continues 11 miles west to Bakersfield. Photo taken 01/14/06.
Leaving Interstate 10, U.S. 190 east & Texas Farm to Market Road 305 north head 4.1 miles to their split in rural north Pecos County. FM 305 turns northwest 8.7 miles to the Crocket County line on the 20-mile drive to McCamey. U.S. 190 meanwhile curves eastward to junction Texas 359 (9.6 miles) and the village of Iraan (14.1 miles). Photo taken 01/14/06.
U.S. 190 East
Leaving Lampasas, we see this view of US 190 as it climbs away from downtown Lampasas. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Loop 257 is an old alignment of US 190 through Lampasas. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Loop 257 begins at US 190/183/281, and ends at US 290 here. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
FM 2313 travels northwest to FM 3536. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
FM 2808 travels south to FM 2657. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
US 190 is a four lane highway from Lampasas to IH-35, but undivided from Lampasas to Fort Hood. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
This advance shield for FM 2657 is larger than normal. Photo taken August 18, 2005.

FM 2657 travels south to meet SL 308 in Briggs. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Having now passed through Copperas Cove, US 190 enters Fort Hood and becomes a freeway. This sign shows the next three exits serving Fort Hood. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Distance sign for Killeen and Belton. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
The next exit is Clarke Road, used for cargo delivery. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Use Clarke Road to reach the Military terminal of Gray AAF/Killeen Airport. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Advance signage for Bell Tower Drive. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Use SH 201 to reach the civilian passenger terminal of Gray AAF/Killeen Airport. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Clarke Road exits here. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
The next exit serves SH 201, Clear Creek Road south. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
SH 201 is a new state highway (designated in 2002), and travels south to SH 195. The next exit is North Clear Creek Road. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
The next exit is for Business US 190-F, serving Killeen. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Use Business US 190-F for the Fort Hood visitor control center. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Business US 190-F separates from US 190 here. The next exit is Willow Springs Road. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Willow Springs Road exits here. The next exit is SH 195. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Advance signage for SH 195, Jasper Rd and Fort Hood Street. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
SH 195 begins at IH-35 and travels to the main gate of Fort Hood. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
This is a view of the SH 195 underpass along US 190. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
The next exit is Trimmier Road. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
WS Young Drive is the next exit. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Advance signage for FM 2410, serving Harker Heights. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
The next exit is FM 3470, the Stan Schlueter Loop. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
FM 2410 exits here. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Use the next two exits to reach Harker Heights. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Advance signage for FM 3423, Indian Trail Drive. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
FM 3423 departs here. The next exit is Business US 190-F. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Advance signage for Business US 190-F, Veterans Memorial Blvd and Nola Ruth Street. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
This exit serves the east end of Business US 190-F, which rejoins US 190 here. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Business US 190-F crosses over US 190. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Advance signage for Spur 439 serving Nolanville. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Spur 439 exits here. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
The morning sun was not in our favor when this picture of Paddy Hamilton Road was taken. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Paddy Hamilton Road exits here. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Between Killeen and Belton, US 190 travels through some rolling hills. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Advance signage for FM 2410, Simmons Road. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
FM 2410 exits here. The next exit is G Wilson Road. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Fighting the morning sun is this photograph of G Wilson Road. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Advance signage for FM 1670, serving Stillhouse Hollow Dam. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
FM 1670 exits here. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Advance signage for Loop 121. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Use Loop 121 to reach the Bell County convention center. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Loop 121 exits here. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Approaching IH-35, the next exit serves IH-35 Southbound, SH 317 and FM 436. Photo taken August 18, 2005.
Approaching IH-35, the next exit serves IH-35 Southbound, SH 317 and FM 436. Photo taken August 18, 2005.

Page Updated January 24, 2008.