Antonio Area Freeway System
Interstate 10 East (Josť Lopez Freeway)
|This page last updated May 10, 2019
||This page covers Interstate 10 south and east of
downtown San Antonio from I-35 to Graytown Rd. Two miles of
I-10 is concurrent (multiplexed) with I-35 north of this segment; see
the I-35 South
page for details on that segment. Interstate 10 then
continues northwest of downtown; see the I-10 West page for
Length: 11 miles
serves San Antonio's Eastside neighborhoods as well as industrial areas
of downtown and near Loop 410. Residential areas line most of
between I-37 and E Houston St. while commercial and industrial uses
corridor east of there and between I-35 and I-37. The corridor
provides access to
the AT&T Center and Freeman Coliseum, the San Antonio Missions
National Park, and the suburban cities of Kirby and Converse. New
residential areas are
sprouting-up between I-10 and FM 78 between Foster Rd. and FM 1518, and
new industrial development is occurring in and south of the I-10
corridor in the Foster Rd. area. While the I-10 corridor itself east of
Foster Rd. is
still mostly undeveloped,
heavy residential and commercial development exists just a few miles
I-10 along FM 78. Therefore,
this route has
become a favorite commuter route for motorists in the FM 78 corridor
avoid the heavy traffic on I-35.
- 8 lanes from I-35 to I-37
- 6 lanes from I-37 to Loop 410
- 4 lanes from Loop 410 to
Graytown Rd. (expansion to six lanes is under construction)
- Continuous access roads from Hackberry St. to
Gevers St. and east of E Houston St. Access
roads do not continue through Loop 410 interchange.
- No continuous access roads between I-35 and
Hackberry and from Gevers St. to E Houston St.
for a list of I-10 East exits.
- 70 mph from Graytown Rd. to
- 65 mph from Ackerman Rd. to I-35
SPECIAL FEATURES &
- TransGuide coverage from I-35 to
- Left lane truck ban (6am-9pm
M-F) inside Loop 410
- Low clearance bridge at New
- Route number concurrency
- US 90
along entire route
- US 87
from I-35 to Roland Ave.
- SH 130
from Loop 410 east to Seguin
Heavy between I-35 and I-37.
Moderate east of I-37.
Until recently, recurring
congestion was non-existent on this corridor. However, recent growth in
traffic has resulted in recurring congestion during the afternoon rush
hour approaching the Loop 410 interchange.
Four of the top seven-- and
seven of the top 12-- one-year growth
locations between 2016 and 2017 were on this corridor.
ANNUAL DAILY TRAFFIC
|E of Loop 1604||21,000|| ||38,000||49,960||52,235||54,629||N/A|
|W of Loop 1604||23,000|| ||38,000||55,648||57,979||61,905||N/A|
|E of Foster Rd.||24,000|| ||46,000||65,764||68,111||71,602||N/A|
|W of Ackerman Rd.||39,000||92,000||72,000||40,717||43,414||51,707||-43.80%|
|E of WW White Rd.||36,000||78,000||72,000||68,859||71,413||81,837||+4.92%|
|W of WW White Rd.||38,000||81,000||72,000||68,181||70,744||79,742||-1.55%|
|E of Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.||40,000||81,000||71,000||68,607||74,867||86,323||+6.57%|
|W of Gevers St.||61,000||95,000||85,000||81,404||83,241||91,302||-3.89%|
|E of Probant St.||102,000||130,000||123,000||132,854||135,705||152,676||+17.44%|
|W of Probant St.||103,000||128,000||126,000||134,306||137,180||154,537||+20.73%|
for video of this freeway.
- Foster to Graytown:
Click here for
details on this project.
- Loop 410 to Loop 1604:
Click here for
details on this project.
view information for all projects in this
has plans to upgrade both the Loop 410 and Loop 1604 interchanges. A
fully-directional "stack" interchange was proposed at Loop 1604 as part
Loop 1604 managed lanes
project, but it will now be done as a standalone
toll-free project. TxDOT plans to eventually widen all I-10 between San Antonio and Houston to six lanes.
on October 1,
1959. Named for Josť Lopez, a Medal of Honor
recipient. Was originally called
the "East Expressway."
section from Commerce
eastward was completed by 1964. West from WW White, the route
proposed to head northwest and meet I-35 near N. New Braunfels
Ave. By 1964,
however, the present alignment was proposed and was completed by 1968.
added to the section west of Roland Ave. in 1995.
Modifications to the section
from Loop 410 to Foster Rd. were completed in 2009 and additional
at the Loop 410 interchange were made in 2010.
September 2011, the
Texas Transportation Commission approved extending the SH 130
I-10 from the terminus of the SH 130 toll road east of Seguin to Loop
south along Loop 410 to I-35 South. Signage was installed in