US 290 West of Austin

Created and Last updated 27-June-2001

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As you drive west out of Austin on US 290, you'll see an abandoned roadway just north of the existing roadway at a few locations. This appears to be the original US 290. Although still accessible by vehicle, the old roadways are severely deteriorated.

(high resolution image, 226k) Looking west along US 290, west of Austin. Photo taken April 28, 2001.

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