PAST PICTURES OF THE WEEK
Week of December 22-28, 2005:
OK 32 East at U.S. 70 in Kingston. This marks the eastern terminus of OK 32.
Week of December 15-21, 2005:
End OK 31B signage in Olney as the short spur highway comes to an end.
Week of December 8-14, 2005:
OK 31A North at U.S. 270/OK 1 in Stuart. There is no end sign at the northern terminus of OK 31A, which connects U.S. 270/OK 1 to OK 31.
Week of December 1-7, 2005:
End OK 31 signage near the state highway's eastern terminus at U.S. 59/U.S. 271 near Panama.
Week of November 24-30, 2005:
OK 30 North/OK 47 West at OK 47 West in Reydon. The two state highways have a short duplex through Roger Mills County.
Week of November 17-23, 2005:
End OK 29A sign as the state highway prepares to end just past the curve ahead. OK 29A is less than one mile long and connects OK 29 to the town of Foster in southwest Garvin County.
Week of November 10-16, 2005:
OK 29 West assurance shield just west of U.S. 177. OK 29 connects Marlow, Elmore City, and Wynnewood.
Week of November 3-9, 2005:
OK 28A West at OK 66. This marks the western terminus of the short connector route between OK 66 and OK 28.
Week of October 27-November 2, 2005:
OK 28 East at OK 82 near Langley. The two state highways share a short duplex.
Week of October 20-26, 2005:
OK 27 North assurance shield just north of OK 9. OK 27 connects OK 9 near Wetumka to U.S. 62 and OK 56 in Okemah.
Week of October 13-19, 2005:
OK 26 South at OK 31. OK 26 connects OK 31 to OK 9 in east central Oklahoma.
Week of October 6-12, 2005:
OK 25 West at OK 10 near Grove. This is the western terminus of the southeastern OK 25. The other OK 25 connects OK 2 to U.S. 59/U.S. 69 near Narcissa.
Week of September 29-October 5, 2005:
OK 24 North assurance shield just west of OK 74. This is the first northbound assurance shield on the state highway. The back of the end sign for OK 24 is visible to the left.
Week of September 22-28, 2005:
U.S. 270 East and OK 23 South at U.S. 412 and OK 3. U.S. 270 heads to the left towards Woodward, while OK 23 continues straight ahead to Texas.
Week of September 15-21, 2005:
OK 22 West and OK 78 North at U.S. 377 and OK 99 North in Tishomingo. The intersection is the northern terminus of OK 78, which connects the cities of Achille, Durant, Milburn, and Tishomingo.
Week of September 8-14, 2005:
OK 20 East and MO 43 North assurance shields as the highways travel along the Oklahoma-Arkansas state line. The MO 43 shield should be an AR 43 shield, as MO 43 begins five miles ahead, when the highways enter the Show-Me State. This is the only place in the nation where two state highways from different states duplex along the same road. Oklahoma is to the left, and Arkansas is to the right.
Week of September 1-7, 2005:
OK 19 West at OK 133 North. OK 133 connects OK 19 and OK 59 in eastern Garvin and McClain counties.
Week of August 25-31, 2005:
END OK 18B shield assembly in Sparks. OK 18B connects OK 18 to the city of 137 residents.
Week of August 18-24, 2005:
OK 18A assurance shield just east of U.S. 177. This is the only assurance shield along the short state highway that connects U.S. 177 to the Veterans Center south of Sulphur.
Week of August 11-17, 2005:
OK 18 North at U.S. 177 South/U.S. 270 East/OK 3W East. This is the northbound beginning of OK 18, which connects Shawnee, Chandler, Cushing, Pawnee, and Shidler.
Week of August 4-10, 2005:
OK 17A West assurance shield just west of U.S. 77. OK 17A, which is located 30 miles to the east of its parent route, connects U.S. 77 to Interstate 35 just south of Wynnewood.
Week of July 28-August 3, 2005:
OK 17 East at Business U.S. 81 in Rush Springs. This is the eastern terminus of OK 17, which connects Elgin, Sterling, and Rush Springs.
Week of July 21-27, 2005:
OK 16 West at OK 33 and OK 99 in east Drumright. The intersection is the western terminus of OK 16. There is no "END" sign for that route as the mainline becomes OK 99 North on the other side of OK 33.
Week of July 14-20, 2005:
OK 15 East at U.S. 283. The two highways share a duplex in northwest Oklahoma near Shattuck.
Week of July 7-13, 2005:
OK 14 South at U.S. 281 and OK 45 East in Waynoka. This intersection marks both the southern terminus of OK 14 and the western terminus of OK 45.
Week of June 30-July 6, 2005:
END OK 11A sign at the northern terminus of the state highway. Wakita, where parts of the movie Twister were filmed, is just off to the right.
Week of June 23-29, 2005:
OK 11 West at OK 132 in western Grant County. OK 132 will enter the city of Manchester 13 miles to the north. Manchester lies on the Kansas-Oklahoma state line.
Week of June 16-22, 2005:
OK 10C West at OK 10. This is the only OK 10C assurance shield along its route. The highway connects OK 10 at its northeast corner to the state of Missouri, where it continues as State Supplemental Route U.
Week of June 9-15, 2005:
OK 10A North at OK 10. OK 10A connects OK 10 to OK 100 near Lake Tenkiller.
Week of June 2-8, 2005:
U.S. 69 North/OK 10 East at U.S. 69 North in downtown Miami. U.S. 69 runs along separate one-way streets through downtown Miami, and trucks are advised to use an alternate route just to the east.
Week of May 26-June 1, 2005:
OK 9A North at OK 112 in Arkoma. OK 112 enters Fort Smith, Arkansas, a mile to the north of this intersection.
Week of May 19-25, 2005:
U.S. 271/OK 112 North/OK 9 East at OK 112 North - Arkoma. U.S. 271 enters Arkansas one mile ahead, and Interstate 540 begins two miles ahead in the Natural State.
Week of May 12-18, 2005:
OK 8B East at OK 8. OK 8B is a short highway connecting OK 8 to Aline. There is no "END" sign at this terminus.
Week of May 5-11, 2005:
OK 8A South at OK 8 north of Watonga. OK 8A connects OK 8 and OK 51A to the Roman Nose State Park.
Week of April 28-May 4, 2005:
U.S. 281/OK 8 North at OK 37 East in Hinton. The intersection marks the western terminus of the western OK 37.
Week of April 21-27, 2005:
OK 7D South at OK 7 near Bromide. OK 7D connects OK 7 to Bromide. OK 7 West is straight ahead, while OK 7 East is to the left.
Week of April 14-20, 2005:
OK 7B East at OK 7 in east Duncan. OK 7B is also signed as Business OK 7 and is the original route of OK 7 through Duncan. The official Oklahoma state map, however, lists this highway as OK 7A.
Week of April 7-13, 2005:
OK 3 Bypass/OK 7 East at U.S. 69/U.S. 75/OK 3 in Atoka. The intersection is the eastern terminus of both the OK 3 Bypass and OK 7.
Week of March 31-April 6, 2005:
OK 6 South at U.S. 283 North. U.S. 283 and OK 6 begin a 15-mile duplex at this intersection. The other end of the duplex is at U.S. 62 in Altus.
Week of March 24-30, 2005:
OK 5C East assurance shield just east of OK 5. OK 5C connects OK 5 in Tipton to U.S. 183 in Maintou.
Week of March 17-23, 2005:
OK 5B South at U.S. 70. The intersection marks the southern terminus of OK 5B.
Week of March 10-16, 2005:
OK 5A East at OK 5B South. OK 5B connects to U.S. 70 at its other end. OK 5A will end one mile ahead at OK 5.
Week of March 3-9, 2005:
OK 5 East at OK 36 near Chattanooga. OK 5 heads to the south here for a short duplex with OK 36.
Week of February 24-March 2, 2005:
OK 4 South at Interstate 44 West - Chickasha/Lawton. The H.E. Bailey Turnpike Spur begins just ahead. This marks the southern terminus of the western OK 4.
Week of February 17-23, 2005:
"END OK 3A" sign as OK 3A East ends at Interstate 44 in northwest Oklahoma City. The highway was decommissioned by ODOT during 2004, but all OK 3A signs are still posted.
Week of February 10-16, 2005:
OK 3 West at U.S. 259/Bypass U.S. 70 in Idabel. Mainline U.S. 70 intersects U.S. 259 and OK 3 in two miles. OK 3 duplexes with U.S. 259 for the next ten miles to Broken Bow.
Week of February 3-9, 2005:
OK 2 North at OK 43 West north of Clayton. OK 43 meets U.S. 75 and OK 3 at its other end in Coalgate.
Week of January 27-February 2, 2005:
The view on OK 1 West during the Talimena Scenic Drive. The scenic drive connects U.S. 271 near Talihina, Oklahoma, to U.S. 71 in Mena, Arkansas. There are several curves and steep grades along the route, and is arguably the most scenic drive in Oklahoma.
Week of January 20-26, 2005:
U.S. 59 North/U.S. 412 West at the eastern terminus of Scenic U.S. 412 and the Cherokee Turnpike. U.S. 59 continues straight ahead with Scenic U.S. 412 while U.S. 412 heads onto the turnpike. The toll is $2.25 to drive the entire 33-mile length of the Cherokee Turnpike.
Week of January 13-19, 2005:
U.S. 287/U.S. 385 South/OK 3 East assurance shields just south of the Colorado state line. This is the first of several OK 3 assurance shields along the over 600-mile route.
Week of January 6-12, 2005:
U.S. 377/OK 99 North at OK 66 in Stroud. The northern terminus of U.S. 377 is about 1/2 mile ahead at Interstate 44. Notice that U.S. 377 is signed as a state highway here.
Week of December 30, 2004-January 5, 2005:
U.S. 287 North at U.S. 56/U.S. 64/U.S. 412/OK 3 east of Boise City. U.S. 287 heads to the west for about two miles before joining U.S. 385 in Boise City.