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Understanding the Nicknames for Houston Highways

If you’re new to Houston, maybe you’ve found yourself wondering, “Wait, which one is the East-Tex Freeway?” Or “What’s the Pierce Elevated?” News 88.7 afternoon traffic reporter Keith Myles provides a primer on our highway nicknames.

If you’re new to Houston, maybe you’ve found yourself wondering, “Wait, which one is the East-Tex Freeway?” Or “What’s the Pierce Elevated?”

News 88.7 afternoon traffic reporter Keith Myles provides a primer on our highway nicknames.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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