State Rep. Landgraf files bill to name part of Highway 191 "Chris Kyle Memorial Highway"

Published: Feb. 2, 2017 at 3:43 PM CST
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Another memorial to Chris Kyle could be coming to Ector County.

State Representative Brooks Landgraf filed a bill Thursday to name State Highway 191 in Ector County as the "Chris Kyle Memorial Highway".

That stretch of highway would pass directly by the

located adjacent to the Medical Center Hospital Veterans Hospital.

“I hope that by naming this highway in Chris Kyle’s memory, even more West Texans can learn of the impact and sacrifice he made in service to our country and to his fellow veterans,” said Landgraf in a release.

According to Rep. Landgraf, he asked Kyle's wife Taya about the idea while at the Memorial Plaza dedication ceremony in 2016

“At the Chris Kyle Memorial Plaza dedication ceremony last summer, I asked Taya if she'd like the highway named in memory of Chris, and she was excited about the idea, so I'm very proud to file this bill,” said Landgraf.