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Stretch of U.S. 75 Becomes 'George W. Bush Expressway'

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    The stretch between Knox-Henderson and Northwest Highway is now marked as the George W. Bush Expressway. (Published Thursday, July 2, 2015)

    We now know who paid for those "George W. Bush Expressway" signs along a short stretch of  U.S. 75/Central Expressway in Dallas, thanks to our partners at The Dallas Morning News.

    Warren Tichenor, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva, paid for the two George W. Bush Expressway signs that went up a few days ago.

    CLICK HERE to read more from our media partners at The Dallas Morning News.

    Signs now mark the stretch between Knox-Henderson and Northwest Highway. Chopper 5 caught a glimpse of the new highway markers last week.

    In 2013, Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, sponsored a bill to designate that portion of U.S. 75 as President George W. Bush Expressway.

    It's second highway in Dallas County to be named for a President Bush. The toll road President George Bush Turnpike was named for former President George H.W. Bush.

    In 2009, we asked does North Texas really need another named road?

    Here's a list of roadways known by number and name:

    I-30/Tom Landry Freeway (from west of downtown Dallas to downtown Fort Worth)
    I-20/Ronald Reagan Freeway (west of I-635 into Fort Worth)
    1-35E (south of downtown Dallas) & I-30 (east of downtown Dallas)/R.L. Thornton Freeway
    1-35E (north of downtown Dallas)/Stemmons Freeway
    U.S. 75/Central Expressway/George W. Bush Expressway
    S.H. 161/President George Bush Turnpike
    S.H. 183/Airport Freeway
    S.H. 287 (from West Loop 820 to downtown Fort Worth)/Martin Luther King, Jr. Freeway
    S.H. 360 (through Arlington) Angus G. Wynne, Jr. Freeway
    I-45 (downtown Dallas to I-20)/S.M. Wright Freeway
    I-45 (south of I-20)/Julius Schwepps Freeway
    U.S. 175/C.F. Hawn Freeway
    I-635/LBJ Freeway
    Spur 366/Woodall Rodgers Freeway
    S.H. 114/John Carpenter Freeway
    E. Loop 12/Walton Walker Freeway
    U.S. 67 (North of I-20)/Marvin D. Love Freeway
    U.S. 67 (South of I-20)/S.G. Alexander Freeway
    U.S. 67 (In Ellis County)/J. Elmer Weaver Freeway
    I-35W (north of Fort Worth)/North Freeway
    I-35W (south of Fort Worth)/South Freeway
    I-30 (east of Fort Worth)/East Freeway
    I-30 (west of Fort Worth)/West Freeway
    S.H. 199/Jacksboro Highway
    S.H. 114 (from Southlake to 377)/Northwest Parkway

     

    CLICK HERE to read more from our media partners at The Dallas Morning News.

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