Road Information

Interstate 40 in Oklahoma Total Mileage in State: 331 miles
Eastern End: At Arkansas state line
Western End: At Texas state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 138 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Canadian, Caddo, Custer, Washita, Beckham
Major Junctions in Photos: US 81 in El Reno
Control Cities in Photos: Yukon, El Reno, Weatherford, Clinton, Elk City, Sayre, Erick

Westbound

   

Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 137 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 138.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take Exit 137 to Canadian Valley Tech Center - Dr. Earl Cowan Campus.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Speed limit signs on Interstate 40 West. The standard speed limit on rural Interstates in Oklahoma which are not turnpikes is 70 mph. A 40 mph minimum speed limit also applies.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 137: Cornwell Dr / Czech Hall Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 136: Garth Brooks Blvd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 135.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 134. It's 2 miles to the next exit (Cimarron Rd), 10 miles to El Reno, and 242 miles to Amarillo.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 132: Cimarron Rd / C.E. Page Airport  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 130) to Canadian Valley Technology Center.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Also take Exit 130 to Children's Justice Center and OKC West Stockyards.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 130: Banner Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 130.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 129.5.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 125) to Kingfisher.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take any of the next 3 exits to El Reno.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West as it enters Cheyenne - Arapahoe Nation.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

See El Reno! sign approaching Exit 125. Things to see in El Reno include a trolley on rails, unique shops, and a golf course and lake.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 125: US 81 North / Interstate 40 Bus. - El Reno  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 123: Country Club Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West shield located near mile marker 123.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 122.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 119) to Fort Reno Visitor Center.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 119: Interstate 40 Bus. - El Reno  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Mileage sign on Interstate 40 West. It's 38 miles to Weatherford, 76 miles to Elk City, and 226 miles to Amarillo.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 118.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 117.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 115: US 270 West - Calumet  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 111.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 108: US 281 Spur North - Geary / Watonga  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West shield at mile marker 108.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 107.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 104: Methodist Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take Exit 101 to Red Rock Canyon State Park.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Also take Exit 101 to Hinton and Geary.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 101: US 281 / OK 8 - Hinton / Anadarko  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 99.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 95: Bethel Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 91.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 88: OK 58 - Hydro / Carnegie  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

See Weatherford! sign near mile marker 85. Things to see in Weatherford include beautiful parks, friendly merchants, and Route 66 landmarks.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take any of the next 3 exits to Weatherford.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 84) to Heartland of America Heritage Museum.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Also use Exit 84 for General Tom Stafford Airport and Space Museum.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 84: Airport Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 82) to Cheyenne & Arapahoe Tribal College.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Also use Exit 82 to Southwestern Oklahoma State University.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 82: Interstate 40 Bus. West - E. Main St  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 80: OK 54 - Thomas / Mountain View  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Mileage sign on Interstate 40 West. It's 13 miles to Clinton, 40 miles to Elk City, and 186 miles to Amarillo.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 78.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 76.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 71: Custer City Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

See Clinton! sign on Interstate 40 West. Things to see in Clinton include Indian art shops, a unique downtown, and antique shops.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 69) to Cheyenne Cultural Center.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 69: Interstate 40 Bus. West - Clinton  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Use any of the next 3 exits to Clinton.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 66) to General Tommy Franks Leadership Institute and Museum.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Also take Exit 66 to Cordell National Historic District and Courthouse Square.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 66: US 183 - S. 4th St / Cordell  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 65A: 10th St / Neptune Dr  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 65) to the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 65: Interstate 40 Bus. - Gary Blvd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Mileage sign on Interstate 40 West. It's 22 miles to Elk City, 38 miles to Sayre, and 172 miles to Amarillo.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 62: Parkersburg Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 61: Haggard Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 57: Stafford Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 53) to Quartz Mountain Park and Conference Center.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Use Exit 53 to Burns Flat and Foss State Park.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Also take Exit 53 to Spaceport Oklahoma and Western Tech Center.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 53: OK 44 - Foss / Altus  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Speed limit signs on Interstate 40 West. Once again, the speed limit on most rural Interstates in Oklahoma which are not turnpikes is 70 mph, with a 40 mph minimum speed limit.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 52.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West approaching Exit 50 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 50: Clinton Lake Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 48.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 47: Canute  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Mileage sign on Interstate 40 West. It's 8 miles to Elk City, 22 miles to Sayre, and 154 miles to Amarillo.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 45.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

See Elk City! sign located near mile marker 43. Things to see in Elk City include Route 66, pioneer history, oil boom artifacts, dude ranches, and western heritage.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take any of the next 3 exits to Elk City.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 41) to the National Route 66 Museum.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 41: Interstate 40 Bus. West / OK 34 North - Woodward / Elk City  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 40: E. 7th St  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 38) to Quartz Mountain Park and Conference Center.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 38: OK 6 - S. Main St / Altus  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 37.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 34: Merritt Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 32: OK 34 South - Carter / Mangum  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 30.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 28.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 26: Cemetery Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take any of the next 3 exits to Sayre.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 25) to Western Tech Center.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Also take Exit 25 to Southwestern Oklahoma State University - Sayre Campus.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 25: Interstate 40 Bus. West - N. 4th St  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 23: OK 152 - Main St / Cordell  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 20) to Washita Battlefield National Historic Site.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 20: US 283 - S. 4th St / Mangum  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Mileage sign on Interstate 40 West. It's 10 miles to Erick, 33 miles to Shamrock, and 127 miles to Amarillo.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 16.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 14: Hext Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at the Check Station located near mile marker 12.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 11: Interstate 40 Bus. West - Erick  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at the (currently closed) Rest Area located near mile marker 9.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Take the next exit (Exit 7) to Hollis.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 7: OK 30 - Erick / Sweetwater  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 5: Honeyfarm Rd  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West: Road view from mile marker 3.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).

Interstate 40 West at Exit 1: Texola. The Texas border lies just ahead.  (Photo taken 5/17/15).