Oklahoma's US Highways

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 This page on US Highways in Oklahoma is mostly obsolete, and is here for reference only until better information is made available at our new page on highway History at Oklahoma Highways, by Ken Parker. You will find links here to detailed maps on Ken's new page.

In 1926, the US highway system invaded Oklahoma. By 1927, all signage was in place, and the US routes made there first appearance on the official state highway maps.

1930 Principle cities route maps See what highways ran through your town in 1930.

Highway bridges in Oklahoma Historic and noteworthy bridges on Oklahoma's State, US, and Interstate routes
 

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Current Routes

Decommissioned Routes

US 54 US 56 US 59 US 60 US 62 US 64 (US 66) US 69 US 70
(US 70N) (US 73) US 75 US 77 US 81 US 83 (US 164) US 169
US 177 US 183 US 259 US 266 US 270 US 271 US 277 US 281
US 283 US 287 US 377 US 385 US 412


From: Kansas state line NE of Tyrone
To: Texas state line at Texhoma
Length in OK: 56 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1926 - present
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1926: assigned


From: Kansas state line NE of Sturgis
To: New Mexico state line SW of Felt
Length in OK: 71 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1957 - present
Bannered Routes: Temporary US 56 Kansas state line at Elkhart to NE of Boise City
History in OK: 1957: assigned


From: Kansas state line N Welch
To: Arkansas state line E of Page
Length in OK: 217 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1934, replacing OK 17 from Siloam Springs to Salisaw; - present
Bannered Routes: Alternate US 59 West Siloam Springs to Moffett
History in OK: 1934: assigned; 1937: realigned from Sallisaw to Spiro


From: Missouri state line at West Seneca
To: Texas state line W of Arnett
Length in OK: 351 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1930 - present
Bannered Routes: Business US 60 West Seneca, Ponca City, Tonkawa
History in OK: 1930: extended west from Missouri to Texas, replacing part of OK 25, part of OK 11, and all of US 164


From: Arkansas state line E of Westville
To: Texas state line W of Hollis
Length in OK: 404 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1930 - present
Bannered Routes: Business US 62 Muskogee, Snyder; Temporary US 62 Lawton
History in OK: 1930: assigned, replacing part of OK 27, part of US 266, a part of OK 7, part of OK 9, part of OK 8, and a part of OK 7

Historic Alignments: Lawton to Altus


From: Arkansas state line E of Muldrow
To: New Mexico state line SW of Felt
Length in OK: 587 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1926 - present
Bannered Routes: Business US 64 Muskogee, Enid
History in OK: 1925: planned, exiting Oklahoma at the New Mexico state line near Kenton; 1926: assigned; 1949: realigned from Boise City to New Mexico state line, replaced by OK 325; 1994: relocated in Tulsa


From: Kansas state line N of Quapaw
To: Texas state line at Texola
Length in OK: 380 mi - 1957; 392 mi - 1928
Dates Signed in OK: 1926 - 1985
Bannered Routes: Alternate US 66 Oklahoma City; Belt Line US 66 Britton; Business US 66 Tulsa, Oklahoma City; City US 66 Oklahoma City
History in OK: 1925: planned as US 60, possibly signed as same; 1926: assigned; 1933: re-aligned from S of Calumet to Bridgeport; 1985: decommissioned, replaced by "Historic Route 66" also signed as: Alternate US 69 to near Commerce, US 69 to near Vinita, US 60 to near White Oak, OK 66 to near El Reno, I-40 / Business I-40 to Texas

Historic Alignments: US 66 Overview


From: Kansas state line N of Picher
To: Texas state line S of Durant
Length in OK: 260 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1935 - present
Bannered Routes: Alternate US 69 Picher; Business US 69 Checotah, Eufaula, McAlester, Durant
History in OK: 1935: extended south from Kansas to Texas, replacing US 73


From: Arkansas state line E of Eagletown
To: Texas state line S of Davidson
Length in OK: 292 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1926 - present
Bannered Routes: Alternate US 70 Wilson; Business US 70 Hugo; Bypass US 70 Idabel
History in OK: 1925: planned; 1926: assigned; 1938: re-aligned from Waurika to Randlett, replaced from Waurika to Comanche by US 81, US 70N from Comanche to Randlett; 1944: truncated at Randlett, US 277 and US 281 left on the route; 1944: extended west over former OK 32 to Davidson, then south out of state along US 183

Historic Alignments: Durant to Hugo


From: Wilson
To: Randlett
Length in OK: 79 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1937 - 1938
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1937: assigned, replacing OK 76 from Wilson to Oil City, OK 53 from Oil City to Comanche; US 70 from Comanche to Randlett; 1938: replaced by OK 76 from Wilson to W of Oil City; OK 53 from west of Oil City to Jct US 277 / US 281 and US 277 / US 281 for the rest of the route.


From: Kansas state line N of Welch
To: Atoka
Length in OK: 213 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1926 - 1935
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1925: planned from Vinita to Texas state line; 1926: assigned, ending in Atoka; 1935: replaced by US 69


From: Kansas state line N of Copan
To: Texas state line S of Colbert
Length in OK: 248 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1926, replacing OK 12 from KS State line to Calvin; - present
Bannered Routes: Alternate US 75 Tulsa to Preston; Business US 75 Tulsa, Henryetta, Durant; Temporary US 75 Tulsa
History in OK: 1925: planned from Kansas state line to Henryetta, Atoka to Texas state line planned as US 73

Historic Alignments: Tulsa to Caney, KS


From: Kansas state line N of Newkirk
To: Texas state line S of Thackerville
Length in OK: 268 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1926, replacing OK 4 along its entire length; - present
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1925: planned; 1926: assigned

Historic Alignments: Arkansas City, Ks to Perry, Perry to Edmond, Oklahoma City Area


From: Kansas state line N of Medford
To: Texas state line S of Waurika
Length in OK: 230 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1926 - present
Bannered Routes: Alternate US 81 Waurika; Business US 81 Rush Springs
History in OK: 1925: planned; 1926: assigned


From: Kansas state line N of Lorena
To: Texas state line S of Gray
Length in OK: 37 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1930 - present
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1930: extended from Kansas to Texas


From: Enid
To:Texas state line W of Arnett
Length in OK: 133 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1928 - 1930
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1928: assigned, replacing OK ; 1930: replaced by US 60


From: Kansas state line at South Coffeyville
To: Tulsa
Length in OK: 75 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1935 - present
Bannered Routes: Temporary US 169 Tulsa
History in OK: 1935: extended into state, ending at Tulsa; 1949: extended to Kiefer; 1967: truncated at Jct I-44 in Tulsa; 1994: extended to Jct US 64 S of Tulsa; 1998: relocated in Collinsville


From: Kansas state line N of Braman
To: Madill
Length in OK: 229 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1929 - present
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1929: assigned,ending at Three Sands Jct.; 1967: truncated at Tonkawa; 1967: extended to Dickson; 1986: extended to Madill


From: Kansas state line N of Buffalo
To: Texas state line S of Davidson
Length in OK: 219 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1940 - present
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1940: assigned


From: Jct US 59 near Zoe
To: Texas state line S of Harris
Length in OK: 99 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1963 - present
Bannered Routes: Bypass US 259 Idabel
History in OK: 1963: assigned


From: Warner
To: Henryetta
Length in OK: 42 mi; 130 mi - 1927
Dates Signed in OK: 1926 - present
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1925: planned as US 260 from Warner to Oklahoma City , possibly signed as same; 1926: assigned; 1930: truncated at Henryetta, replaced from Henryetta to Oklahoma City by US 62


From: Arkansas state line E of Page
To: Kansas state line N of Lorena
Length in OK: 474 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1930 - present
Bannered Routes: Business US 270 Holdenville, Wewoka, Shawnee
History in OK: 1930: assigned, ending at Harrah; 1932: extended to Forgan; 1938: extended to Kansas


From: Arkansas state line E of Braden
To: Texas state line S of Hugo
Length in OK: 138 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1926 - present
Bannered Routes: Business US 271 Hugo
History in OK: 1926: assigned, ending at Arkansas state line E of Page; 1930: truncated at Poteau, replaced by US 270 from Poteau to Arkansas state line; 1930: extended south to Texas


From: Newcastle
To: Texas state line S of Randlett
Length in OK: 124 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1930 - present
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1930: assigned, began in Oklahoma City


From: Kansas state line N of Alva
To: Texas state line S of Randlett
Length in OK: 259 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1938 - present
Bannered Routes: Business US 281 Lawton; Spur US 281 Geary
History in OK: 1938: assigned


From: Kansas state line N of Rosston
To: Texas state line near Elmer
Length in OK: 203 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1932 - present
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1932: assigned


From: Colorado state line N of Boise City
To: Texas state line at Kerrick
Length in OK: 43 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1941 - present
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1941: extended from Colorado to Texas


From: Stroud
To: Texas state line S of Madill
Length in OK: 139 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1968 - present
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1968: extended from Texas to Madill; 1991: extended to Stroud along OK 99


From: Colorado state line NW Boise City
To: Texas state line S Boise City
Length in OK: 36 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1958 - present
Bannered Routes: none known
History in OK: 1958: assigned


From: Arkansas state line at West Siloam Springs
To: New Mexico state line SW of Felt
Length in OK: 502 mi
Dates Signed in OK: 1989 - present
Bannered Routes: Alternate (Scenic) US 412 W of West Siloam Springs to E of Chouteau
History in OK: 1989: assigned, ending at Woodward; 1994: extended to New Mexico over US 270 / 281, OK 3, and US 64

 

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This page last updated April 15, 2004

This page was originally created by Robert V. Droz on August 5, 2000, as part of his US Highways website.

Maintained by Wes Kinsler.