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I-30 R.L. Thornton Freeway
           
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1-Oct-2007
Last Updated
5-Oct-2007
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Updates planned
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Highway location map

Westbound, approaching downtown Dallas, April 15, 2007
Named ForRobert L. Thornton (1880-1964)
Mayor of Dallas, 1953-1961
named by Dallas City Council on April 28, 1959
ApprovedSept. 1953: alignment approved by city of Dallas
CompleteApril 28, 1966 (downtown section opened)
Future workDowntown reconstruction (long term planned)
Traffic Count227,000 (2005, just east of I-45)

The history of Interstate 30 R.L. Thornton freeway will be added in the future.