PAST PICTURES OF THE WEEK
Week of December 25-31, 2006:
OK 69A North at U.S. 69 between Commerce and Quapaw. This intersection marks the northern terminus of OK 69A, which connects to OK 10 and Interstate 44 at its other end.
Week of December 18-24, 2006:
OK 67 West at OK 75A in Kiefer. This marks the western terminus of OK 67, which meets U.S. 64 in Bixby at its opposite end.
Week of December 11-17, 2006:
Interstate 35 and OK 77 North assurance shields near Exit 119B (N. 27th St.) in Moore. This section of interstate has been widened and reconstructed in the past year and a half and is about to be completed. New signs have gone up within the past week, however, both directions have an error OK 77 shield instead of a U.S. 77 shield, as seen here on northbound. The blank sign bridge in the distance will carry the exit signage for N. 27th St.
Week of December 4-10, 2006:
OK 66B East assurance shield just east of OK 66. OK 66B provides access to Wellston from either direction of OK 66 while the main route bypasses Wellston to its south.
Week of November 27-December 3, 2006:
OK 66 East at OK 92 South in Yukon. This photo, taken in May 2006, shows the new style Oklahoma state highway shields. This intersection marks the northern terminus of the northern OK 92.
Week of November 16-22, 2006:
OK 65 North at OK 17 in Sterling. This intersection marks the northern terminus of OK 65.
Week of November 9-15, 2006:
OK 64D North assurance shield just north of U.S. 64. OK 64D connects U.S. 64 to Interstate 40 and closely parallels the Arkansas state line for its entire length.
Week of November 2-8, 2006:
OK 64B North assurance shield just north of Interstate 40. OK 64B connects Interstate 40 to OK 101 and travels through Muldrow along the way.
Week of October 27-November 1, 2006:
OK 63A South at OK 1 and OK 63 west of Talihina. OK 63 is not signed here. OK 63A is a spur route from OK 1/OK 63 north to two different points; the Choctaw Nation Hospital and the Oklahoma Veterans Center. OK 63A splits into two parts to serve the hospital and the veterans center, so it actually has three terminus points.
Week of October 19-25, 2006:
OK 1 and OK 63 East at U.S. 271 North in Talihina. OK 1 makes a left turn here and leaves a duplex with OK 63 that spans 38 miles.
Week of October 12-18, 2006:
OK 59B East assurance shield just east of OK 102. The eastern OK 59B connects OK 102 to U.S. 177/OK 3W and travels through Macomb along the way.
Week of October 5-11, 2006:
OK 59A West assurance shield just west of OK 3A. This is the only westbound assurance shield along the 5.2-mile route that connects U.S. 177/OK 59 to OK 3W.
Week of September 28-October 4, 2006:
OK 59 East at OK 59B South. This is the northern terminus of the western OK 59B, which connects OK 59 to OK 19.
Week of September 21-27, 2006:
OK 58A South at OK 51 west of Canton. This marks the southern terminus of OK 58A, which spans 5.4 miles from OK 51 to OK 58. The highway travels past Canton Lake along the way.
Week of September 14-20, 2006:
OK 58 North assurance shield located just north of OK 49, which is the southern terminus of the southern OK 58.
Week of September 7-13, 2006:
OK Loop 56 North at U.S. 75. This marks the northern terminus of OK Loop 56, which connects U.S. 62 east of Okmulgee to U.S. 75 north of Okmulgee. The loop highway also travels near the Oklahoma State University - Okmulgee campus.
Week of August 31-September 6, 2006:
The first OK 56 southbound assurance shield in Okmulgee, with a new state highway shield design. U.S. 75 is 1/4 mile behind this picture.
Week of August 24-30, 2006:
OK 55 East at OK 44 in Sentinel. OK 44 and OK 55 share a short duplex.
Week of August 17-23, 2006:
End OK 54B shield assembly and State Maintenance Ends signage on OK 54B East in Colony.
Week of August 10-16, 2006:
End OK 54A shield assembly on OK 54A West, about one-half mile west of Corn.
Week of August 3-9, 2006:
OK 54 South at OK 152. Construction on Interstate 40 during 2004 (when this photo was taken) necessitated the need for an alternate route of the interstate that was routed along parts of OK's 54, 58, and 152. OK 54 heads to the west here and duplexes with OK 152 for seven miles.
Week of July 27-August 2, 2006:
End OK 53A shield assembly at the eastern terminus of the western OK 53A. Comanche Lake is off to the left. The highway was decommissioned back in 2004, but this picture was taken in March 2006. Obviously, the highway is still signed; at least, it was at the time of this photograph.
Week of July 20-26, 2006:
OK 53 East at U.S. 177. This intersection, located four miles east of the town of Gene Autry, marks the eastern terminus of the state highway.
Week of July 13-19, 2006:
OK 52 North at OK 16. This marks the northern terminus of the northern OK 52. These new state highway shields replaced the old shields seen in this picture, which included an error U.S. 52 shield.
Week of July 6-12, 2006:
Spur OK 51 North comes to an end at this intersection at OK 82 north of Tahlequah. Spur OK 51 is the newest state highway in Oklahoma. It was completed in 2003 and bypasses Tahlequah to the city's north and west and connects OK 51 to OK 82.
Week of June 29-July 5, 2006:
OK 51C North assurance shield just north of OK 51. This is the only assurance shield in either direction of the short spur route from OK 51 to Lake Carl Blackwell.
Week of June 22-28, 2006:
OK 51B East at U.S. 69 between Wagoner and Muskogee. The Muskogee Turnpike is just to the left (north) of this intersection.
Week of June 15-21, 2006:
OK 51A South at OK 8. This intersection marks the southern terminus of OK 8. Within the past decade, this terminus moved north about two miles from its previous location near the Watonga airport. The southern terminus of OK 8A is one mile to the north on OK 8.
Week of June 8-14, 2006:
The first of many westbound OK 51 assurance shields along the cross-state highway is seen here just west of the Arkansas state line.
Week of June 1-7, 2006:
OK 50B West assurance shield just west of OK 50. OK 50B connects OK 50 north of Mooreland to the Boiling Springs State Park.
Week of May 25-31, 2006:
OK 50A West at OK 50. OK 50A is a short spur route from OK 50 eastward to the Alabaster Caverns State Park.
Week of May 18-24, 2006:
OK 50 North at U.S. 64. This marks the northern terminus of the 38-mile north-south route that connects to U.S. 183/U.S. 270/OK 3 north of Mutual at its other end.
Week of May 11-17, 2006:
OK 49 East at Interstate 44/U.S. 62 West and U.S. 277/U.S. 281 South north of Lawton. This marks the eastern terminus of OK 49. The easternmost section of the state highway was rebuilt during 2002 and 2003.
Week of May 4-10, 2006:
End OK 48A signage as OK 48A East approaches OK 48. OK 48A is a 9.4-mile route that connects OK 78 in MIlburn to OK 48.
Week of April 27-May 3, 2006:
OK 48 South at OK 99A West near Bearden. This marks the eastern terminus of the northern OK 99A, which connects to OK 3E near Shawnee at its opposite end. OK 48, which is traveling west at this point, turns to the south here.
Week of April 20-26, 2006:
OK 47A East at OK 47. This marks the eastern terminus of the route that connects to OK 47 at both ends and provides access to the Washita Battlefield national historic site.
Week of April 13-19, 2006:
OK 47 East at OK 30 North in Reydon. OK 30 and OK 47 share a three-mile duplex.
Week of April 6-12, 2006:
OK 46 North assurance shield just north of U.S. 60/U.S. 283/OK 51 in Arnett. This is the first northbound assurance shield along the 49-mile route through Ellis and Harper counties.
Week of March 30-April 5, 2006:
OK 45 East at U.S. 60/U.S. 64/U.S. 81 in North Enid. This is the eastern terminus of OK 45. There is no end sign at this terminus. U.S. 64 splits from U.S. 60 and U.S. 81 one-half mile to the south.
Week of March 23-29, 2006:
OK 44A South at OK 44. This marks the southern terminus of OK 44A, a spur highway from OK 44 to the Quartz Mountain State Park.
Week of March 16-22, 2006:
U.S. 62/U.S. 64/OK 16 East at OK 162 North near Taft. The state highway shields are the new design that will be on all state highways by the end of the year. (Photo taken by Travis Turner)
Week of March 9-15, 2006:
OK 44 South at OK 73 West. OK 73 begins a 1.8-mile duplex with OK 44 at this point. Foss Lake is just behind this picture.
Week of March 2-8, 2006:
OK 43 West at U.S. 75/OK 3 in Coalgate. This marks the western terminus of the 65.6-mile long state highway that connects Coalgate, Stringtown, and Daisy.
Week of February 23-March 1, 2006:
OK 42 North at OK 152 in Dill City. OK 42 is a 1.4-mile spur highway from OK 152 through Dill City.
Week of February 16-22, 2006:
End OK 40A signage at the short state highway's eastern terminus in Carney. OK 40A is the shortest state highway in Oklahoma at a length of 1/4 mile. It connects U.S. 177, which was once OK 40, to Carney.
Week of February 9-15, 2006:
OK 39 West at OK 59 East. This was also part of a detour route for OK 24 due to bridge reconstruction on OK 24 between OK 59 and OK 39. This intersection marks the western terminus of OK 59.
Week of February 2-8, 2006:
OK 38 North at OK 11. This marks the northern terminus of the state highway that goes through the Great Salt Plains State Park.
Week of January 26-February 1, 2006:
OK 37 East at OK 98 North. OK 98 begins here and will intersect U.S. 70 in 7.5 miles.
Week of January 19-25, 2006:
OK 36 North at U.S. 70. OK 36 duplexes with U.S. 70 for 10 miles.
Week of January 12-18, 2006:
End OK 34C shield assembly as the highway enters the Boiling Springs State Park. If one continues on this road through the park, they will emerge from the park on OK 50B.
Week of January 5-11, 2006:
OK 34 North at OK 33. The OK 33 shields seen here are in an unusual font. This intersection is located on the Roger Mills-Custer county line in northeast Hammon.
Week of December 29, 2005-January 4, 2006:
OK 33 and OK 66 East at OK 97 North and OK 75A South in Sapulpa. This intersection marks the eastern terminus of OK 33, the northern terminus of OK 75A, and the southern terminus of OK 97. OK 75A is signed as U.S. 75A through this intersection.