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OK 73

Highway History:
1953: OK 73 was signed along present-day OK 6 between OK 152 (then OK 41) to U.S. 66 (current Bus. Loop I-40) in Elk City. The current OK 73 was not a highway at this time.

Highway Review:
OK 73 connects OK 34 to OK 44, Foss Lake and Clinton. Its western edge lies in Roger Mills County; the remainder of its 24 miles are in Custer County.

Highway Information:
Distance: 24.5 miles
Counties traveled through: Roger Mills, Custer
Highway Intersections: OK 34 (Mile 0.0), OK 44 (Mile 12.1), OK 44 (Mile 13.9), Bus. Loop I-40 (Mile 24.5)
Highway Duplexes: OK 44 (Miles 12.1-13.9, 1.8 miles)

OK 34, north of Carpenter

"END OK 73" sign at OK 34 as OK 73
comes to an end. (Photo taken
OK 73 East assurance shield just
east of OK 34. OK 44 is 12 miles
ahead. (Photo taken 5/6/04)
OK 34 North at OK 73 East. The
next highway intersection is at OK
33 in six miles. (Photo taken 5/6/04)


OK 44 North/OK 73 West at OK 73
West near Foss Lake. (Photo
taken 5/6/04)
OK 44 North/OK 73 West assurance
shields just west of the southern end
of their duplex. This duplex is two
miles long. (Photo taken 5/6/04)
OK 73 West at OK 44. Turning
left will put motorists in the town of
Foss in five miles and to Interstate
40 in six miles. (Photo taken 5/6/04)

Business Loop I-40, Clinton

"END OK 73" sign at Bus. Loop I-40
as OK 73 East ends in Clinton. The
Route 66 Museum is located just
to the right of this stoplight. (Photo
taken 5/6/04)
OK 73 West assurance shield
just west of Bus. Loop I-40. The
highway will meet OK 44 in 11
miles. (Photo taken 5/6/04)
Bus. Loop I-40 East at OK 73
West in Clinton. Like the other
Bus. Loop I-40's in western
Oklahoma, this one is an old
routing of historic U.S. 66. (Photo
taken 5/6/04)
Bus. Loop I-40 West at OK 73
West in Clinton. The first OK 73
assurance shield (shown close-up
above) can be seen to the right.
(Photo takern 5/6/04)