Road Information

Interstate 44 in Oklahoma Total Mileage in State: 329 miles
Eastern End: At Missouri state line
Western End: At Texas state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 196 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Oklahoma, Lincoln, Creek, Tulsa, Rogers, Mayes, Craig, Ottawa
Major Junctions in Photos: US 75, in Tulsa
I-244, in Tulsa
Control Cities in Photos: Oklahoma City, Tulsa

Eastbound

   

Sign upon merging onto Interstate 44 East from the Kilpatrick Turnpike East, stating that you are now entering the Turner Turnpike, which will cost you $4.00 to travel from this point to Tulsa as of 2010.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Speed limit signs shortly after merging onto Interstate 44 East. The speed limit is 75 mph and the minimum speed limit is 50 mph. Most of Oklahoma's turnpikes have similar speed limits.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Mileage sign near mile marker 141. It's 21 miles to Wellston, 92 miles to Tulsa, and 202 miles to Joplin, MO on I-44 East.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Toll payment instructions sign upon entering the turnpike. If you are exiting at Wellston, Chandler, or Stroud, you will pay at the respective exit when you get off the turnpike.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

All other traffic will pay at the toll plaza on Interstate 44 East, located 45 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East:  Road view from near mile marker 149.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 158:  OK 66 - Wellston. If you are exiting here, you pay at the toll booth located just off the exit.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Toll payment instructions sign located near mile marker 159, reminding motorists that Chandler and Stroud traffic will pay at the respective exits.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

See Chandler! sign located near mile marker 165.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 166:  OK 18 - Chandler / Cushing  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

One last toll payment instruction sign reminding motorists that if you are exiting at Stroud, you will pay at the exit.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

All other traffic will pay at the toll plaza, now located 14 miles ahead on Interstate 44 East.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

See Stroud! sign located near mile marker 177.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 179:  OK 99 - Stroud / Drumright  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East shield sign located near mile marker 181.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at the toll plaza, located near mile marker 183. You have to briefly exit off the highway to get to the toll booths.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

A closer view of the toll plaza. As the sign reads, if you are exiting at Bristow or Sapulpa, be sure to get a refund receipt from the toll collector.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 196:  OK 48 - Bristow / Lake Keystone. If you are getting off here, show your refund receipt to the toll collector to recieve the appropriate refund.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 211:  OK 33 / OK 66 - Kellyville / Sapulpa  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 215:  OK 97 - Sapulpa / Sand Springs  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 218A:  OK 66 - Sapulpa  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 218:  Creek Turnpike East - Joplin  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Sign near mile marker 221 indicating that the Turner Turnpike ends in 1 mile. Interstate 44 continues through Tulsa.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 222A:  49th W Ave. You are now inside the Tulsa city limits.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 222B:  55th Pl  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 223C:  33rd W Ave  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 224:  US 75 - Okmulgee / Bartlesville  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 226A:  Riverside Dr  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 226B:  Peoria Ave  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 227:  Lewis Ave  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 228:  Harvard Ave  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 231:  Memorial Dr / E 31st St; To US 64 / To OK 51 / To US 169 - Muskogee / Broken Arrow  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 233:  21st St  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 234A:  US 169 North - Owasso  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 234B:  Garnett Rd  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 235:  East 11th St  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 236:  129th E Ave. This is one of the last exits before I-44 turns into another toll road by the name of Will Rogers Turnpike.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Toll payment instructions sign upon entering the Will Rogers Turnpike. If you are exiting at Claremore, Adair, or Big Cabin, you will pay the toll at the respective exit.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

All other traffic will pay at the toll plaza, which is 43 miles ahead on Interstate 44. Traveling from here to the Missouri state line will cost another $4.00, as of 2010.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Take either of the next 2 exits to get to Claremore.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 248:  OK 266 West - Port of Catoosa / Claremore  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

See Claremore! sign, located near mile marker 251. Claremore has some points of interest including Route 66, Will Rogers' home, and small town charm.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 255:  OK 20 - Claremore / Pryor  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 257. Adair is 14 miles ahead while it's 28 miles to Big Cabin and 83 miles to Joplin, MO on I-44.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 269:  OK 28 - Adair / Chelsea / S Grand Lake. There is no re-entry eastbound at this exit.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Toll payment instructions sign reminding motorists that Big Cabin traffic will pay the toll at the exit.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

All other traffic will pay at the toll plaza 15 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 283:  US 69 - Big Cabin  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at the toll plaza, near mile marker 287. All cash vehicles must briefly exit off to get to the toll booths.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

A closer view of the toll plaza. As the sign indicates, if you are exiting at Vinita, Afton, or Miami, be sure to get a refund receipt from the toll collector.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 289:  OK 66 / US 60 - Vinita. If you take this exit or either of the next two exits, show your refund receipt at the toll booth to receive the appropraite refund.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East shield sign located near mile marker 290.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

See Grove! sign located near mile marker 302.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 302:  US 59 / US 60 - Afton / Fairland / Grove  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

See Miami! sign located near mile marker 311.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East at Exit 313:  OK 10 - Miami. This is the last exit in Oklahoma on I-44 East.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 314. It's 16 miles to the Missouri state line, and 26 miles to Joplin, MO.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Interstate 44 East:  Road view from near mile marker 318.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Sign near mile marker 324, which warns you that the turnpike ends in 5 miles.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).

Sign near mile marker 328 which states that the turnpike ends in 1 mile, at the Missouri state line. The sign also thanks you for using the turnpike.  (Photo taken 5/23/10).