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Corpus Christi

Metro Population (2002) 405,116
Texas Rank 7
US Rank 113
Average annual precipitation 34 inches
Elevation 27 feet

Historic documents
Historic photos(updated 31-July-2001) Historic photos around the Corpus area, including comprehensive coverage of causeway construction.

1963 Freeway Planning Map
This 1963 freeway planning map shows that Corpus Christi did not sustain any freeway cancellations. The freeway (expressway) routes today are exactly as was shown in this map. The only change is that the Crosstown Freeway (286) is planned to be extended south of Padre Island Drive (358).
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Photo Gallery
These photos are courtesy of Dan Guerrero from the former
Interstate 37 – Connection to San Antonio.
US 77 – Photos of the Northwest Corpus Christi and Robstown area. The most likely route for the eastern leg if the future IH 69.
US 181 – Take a ride across Corpus Christi High Bridge.
State Highway 44 – Leads to Robstown for connections to the Rio Grand Valley.
State Highway 286 – Also know as "The Crosstown Expressway"
State Highway 358 – Want to go to the beach? Take a road trip to Padre and Mustang Islands.