South Sam Houston Tollway - Outer Loop


Texas Beltway 8 east
Advance signage for the Fort Bend Toll Road. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Use the Fort Bend Toll Road to reach Hillcroft Avenue and Rockwell Boulevard. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
The Fort Bend Toll Road exits here. There are no direct connections between the Fort Bend Toll Road and Sam Houston Tollway. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Advance signage for South Post Oak Road and West Fuqua Street. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
The right lane exits to West Fuqua Street and South Post Oak Road. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
West Fuqua Street and South Post Oak Road exit here. Beltway 8 is paralleling the Harris County line, to remain within Harris County. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Sam Houston Tollway is four lanes at this point, along the south side of Houston. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Advance signage for FM 521, Almeda Road. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
FM 521 exits here. FM 521 is former SH 288, bypassed with construction of the SH 288 freeway. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
The next toll plaza has two EZ Tag lanes and four cash lanes. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
The southwest Toll Plaza also has an attached EZ Tag store. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Future Kirby Drive exits here. While the exit is built, it only serves the frontage road at this time. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Advance signage for SH 288 and Fellows Road. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
SH 288 and Fellows Road exit here. The interchange with SH 288 is a three level interchange with only frontage road connections. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
The Sam Houston Tollway continues as a four lane road all the way to IH 10. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
This sign warns that the Cullen Boulevard. exit is exact change or EZ Tag only. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Advance signage for FM 865, Cullen Boulevard. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
FM (UR) 865 travels south to FM (UR) 518 in Brazoria County. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
The Sam Houston Tollway continues as a four lane road all the way to IH 10. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Advance signage for South Wayside Drive. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Prior to reaching South Wayside Drive, motorists encounter the south central toll plaza. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
The south central toll plaza has two EZ Tag lanes, two exact change lanes, and two full service lanes. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
South Wayside Drive exits here. The next exit is Mykawa Road. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Advance signage for Mykawa Road. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Mykawa Road exits here. The next exit is SH 35, Telephone Road. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Use SH 35 to reach Pearland. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Advance signage for SH 35. Use SH 35 to reach Hobby Airport. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
SH 35, Telephone Road exits here. The next exit is for Pearland Parkway. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Advance signage for Pearland Parkway. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Pearland Parkway and future Monroe Road exit here. The next exit serves Blackhawk Road. Photo taken December 24, 2005.
Advance signage for Blackhawk Road. Photo taken September 7, 2006.
Blackhawk Road exits here. The next exit serves Beamer Road, Sabo Road and Hughes Road. Photo taken September 7, 2006.
Advance signage for Beamer Road, Sabo Road and Hughes Road. Photo taken September 7, 2006.
Use the next exit to reach San Jacinto College. Photo taken September 7, 2006.
Beamer Road, Sabo Road, and Hughes Road exit here. Photo taken September 7, 2006.
The next exit serves IH 45. Photo taken September 7, 2006.
IH 45 departs here in a graceful five level stack. Photo taken September 7, 2006.

Page Updated October 28, 2006.

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