OK 40A Page
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OK 40A's parent route, OK 40, does not exist anymore,
but at one time, OK 40 ran along present-day U.S. 177 from OK 66 (old U.S. 66)
in Warwick to U.S. 60/U.S. 77 in Ponca City.
The shortest state highway in the state of Oklahoma, OK 40A connects U.S. 177 to
Carney. It is also the only orphaned route that currently exists in the state.
Distance: 0.4 miles
Counties traveled through: Lincoln
Highway intersections: U.S. 177 (Mile 0.0)
Highway duplexes: None
U.S. 177, Carney
West at U.S. 177. There are no signs of any kind
at this terminus, no end sign, no assurance shield, no
directional signage for U.S. 177, nothing! (Photo
South at OK 40A East. (Photo taken 7/16/03)
40A" sign as Oklahoma's shortest state
comes to an end. The highway's speed limit is
set at 25
mph, but even at that speed, the highway's entire
can be driven in 40 seconds, or less than the time
took to type this caption! There are no other
shields on either direction of the highway.