Road Information

Interstate 40 in Texas Total Mileage in State: 177 miles
Eastern End: At Oklahoma state line
Western End: At New Mexico state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 177 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Deaf Smith, Oldham, Potter, Carson, Gray, Donley, Gray, Wheeler
Major Junctions in Photos: I-27, in Amarillo
Control Cities in Photos: Adrian, Vega, Amarillo, Groom, Shamrock

Eastbound

   

Interstate 40 East at Exit 0:  Business Loop I-40 West - Glenrio. The next exit is 15 miles ahead.  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

"Welcome to Texas" sign as Interstate 40 East enters the Lone Star state from New Mexico. The sign also reminds motorists to drive friendly - the Texas way.  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Sign listing the maximum legal speeds for certain large vehicles in Texas.  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 15:  Ivy Rd. It is clearly marked that trucks are prohibited from using this exit.  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 18:  FM 3858 - Gruhlkey Rd  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 22:  Business Loop I-40 East - Adrian  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 23:  TX 214  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 28:  Landergin  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 36:  US 385 - Channing / Hereford  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 37:  Business Loop I-40 West  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 42:  Everett Rd  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East shield sign located near mile marker 43.  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 49:  FM 809 - Wildorado. You can also see a billboard here for the Big Texan Steak Ranch.  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 54:  Adkisson Rd  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 57:  RM 2831 - Bushland  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 60:  Arnot Rd  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 64:  Loop 335 - Soncy Rd  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Mileage sign near mile marker 64, listing the distances to the nearest Amarillo exits.  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 65:  Coulter St  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 66:  Bell St / Avondale St  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 67:  Western St  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 68B:  Georgia St / Crockett St  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 69B:  Washington St / Amarillo College  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 70:  US 87 North / US 287 North / US 60 East - Dumas / Pampa / Downtown; Interstate 27 South / US 87 South / US 60 West - Canyon / Lubbock. That's a lot to read for one exit!  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 71:  Ross-Osage Dr  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 72A:  Nelson St / Quarter Horse Dr  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 72B:  Grand St / Bolton St  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 73:  Eastern St  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 75:  Loop 335 - Lakeside St  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 76:  Spur 468 - Airport Blvd  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 77:  FM 1258 - Pullman Rd  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 78:  US 287 South - Fort Worth  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 80:  Spur 228  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 81:  FM 1912  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 85:  Durrett Rd  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 87:  FM 2373  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 89:  FM 2161  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Speed limit sign near mile marker 90. The speed limit is 70 mph, except at night when it drops to 65 mph. Texas has since done away with night speed limits altogether.  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 96:  TX 207 - Conway / Panhandle  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Mileage sign near mile marker 98. It's 14 miles to Groom, 39 miles to Alanreed, and 239 miles to Oklahoma City on I-40.  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 105:  FM 2880  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 109:  FM 294  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Take any of the next 3 exits to get to Groom.  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 110:  Business Loop I-40 East - Groom  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 112:  TX 295  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 113:  FM 2300  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 114:  Business Loop I-40 West  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 121:  TX 70 North - Pampa  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 128:  FM 2477  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 132:  Johnson Ranch Rd  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 135:  Loop 271 / To FM 291 - Alanreed  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 141:  Business Loop I-40 East - McLean  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 142:  TX 273 / FM 3143  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 146:  County Line Rd  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 148:  FM 1443 - Kellerville Rd  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 152:  FM 453 - Pakan Rd  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 157:  FM 1547 / FM 3075 - Lela  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Use either of the next 2 exits to get to Shamrock.  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 161:  Business Loop I-40 East - Shamrock  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Intestate 40 East at Exit 163:  US 83 - Shamrock / Wheeler / Wellington  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 164:  Business Loop I-40 West. There is also a Check Station for trucks at this exit.  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 167:  FM 2168 - Daberry Rd  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 169:  FM 1802  (Photo taken 5/22/10).

Interstate 40 East at Exit 176:  Spur 30 - Texola  (Photo taken 5/22/10).