FM 294 travels north-south for 38.25 miles within the Texas Panhandle Counties of Armstrong and Carson. The rural highway stems north from U.S. 287 at the rural community of Goodnight across open ranch and farm land to a series of hills around the Salt Fork of the Red River. Curving northeast, FM 294 enters Carson County and bee lines north to IH 40 west of Groom en route to the town of White Deer and U.S. 60.

Within White Deer, FM 294 lines Main Street through the business district to a split with FM 2385 west. FM 294 extends north from there to SH 152, where it briefly dog legs west to connect with Main Street north into Skellytown. FM 294 ends at 1st and Main Streets.


FM 294 north
Crossing into Carson County from Armstrong County long FM 294 northbound. Photo taken 05/05/12.
Approaching the rural diamond interchange with Interstate 40 on FM 294 north. The overpass above IH 40 was built in 1971. Photo taken 05/05/12.
Construction of IH 40 shifted FM 294 slightly west to span the freeway. The old alignment was repurposed as access roads between the FM road and east-west frontage road system. Photo taken 05/05/12.
FM 294 continues north to White Deer as IH 40 leads west from nearby Groom to Conway and Amarillo. Photo taken 05/05/12.
FM 294 south
Motorists departing from Interstate 40 west for FM 294 at Exit 109 are directed onto an access road to connect from the freeway frontage road. Photo taken 05/05/12.
No control points are marked for FM 294 leading away from Interstate 40. White Deer is a 15.1 mile drive to the north otherwise. Photo taken 05/05/12.
The eastbound on-ramp for IH 40 from FM 294 south requires drivers to double back north from the overpass above IH 40 to the frontage road system. Photo taken 05/05/12.
Speed limits increase to 70 miles per hour as FM 294 bee lines south from Interstate 40. Photo taken 05/05/12.
FM 294 splits with CR 192 as it makes an S-curve west from the Armstrong County line toward the Salt Fork of the Red River. Photo taken 05/05/12.



Photo Credits:

05/05/12 by AARoads

Connect with:
Interstate 40

Page Updated 04-03-2017.