Oklahoma State Highway 152

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State Highway 152 marker

State Highway 152
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length: 149.2 mi[1] (240.1 km)
Major junctions
West end: SH 152 at the Texas state line
East end: I‑44 / SH-3 in Oklahoma City
Highway system
SH-151 SH-153

State Highway 152 (abbreviated SH-152) is a state highway running through west-central Oklahoma. It begins at the Texas state line, serving as a continuation of Texas State Highway 152, and continues east to end at Interstate 44 (I-44) in southwest Oklahoma City, a length of 149.2 miles (240.1 km). Along its route it serves three county seats: Sayre, Cordell, and Oklahoma City (which is also the state capital). Near its eastern end, it passes through the Oklahoma City suburb of Mustang. The easternmost 5.2 miles (8.4 km) of the route is a freeway linking Will Rogers World Airport to the Interstate system. SH-152 has no lettered spur routes.

SH-152 was originally designated around 1927. It was initially numbered SH-41, and connected Sayre to Minco. SH-41 was extended east to Oklahoma City around 1934 and west to the Texas state line around 1938. The highway was renumbered to SH-152 in 1954.

Route description[edit]

SH-152 in Caddo County

SH-152 begins at the Texas state line in Roger Mills County. It runs just north of the county line, crossing State Highway 30, and continues east until it meets SH-6's northern terminus, where it turns toward the southeast, entering Beckham Couunty. It straightens out to head through Sayre running east–west, where it meets both U.S. Highway 283 and Interstate 40. Six miles later it crosses State Highway 34 and six miles (10 km) after that it meets SH-6 again.

SH-152 then crosses into Washita County and intersects State Highway 44 and 42. It then meets US-183 in a roundabout in Cordell. East of Cordell, it has a 7-mile (11 km) concurrency with the northern State Highway 54 and, after it splits off, it intersects State Highway 115.

Right after entering Caddo County, it has a 2-mile (3.2 km) concurrency with State Highway 58, and then it meets State Highway 146 near Binger. At Binger, it begins to overlap U.S. Highway 281 and SH-8. It splits off on its own again five miles (8 km) later. 9 miles (14 km) later, it meets the western State Highway 37 at Cogar, which it then overlaps for 11 miles (18 km). (Located at this intersection is an abandoned Apco station, which was used in a scene from the movie "Rain Man"). North of Minco, it meets US-81. At this T-intersection, SH-37 heads south and SH-152 heads north.

After crossing the Canadian River into Canadian County, SH-152 splits off from US-81 in Union City. It passes the southern terminus of State Highway 92 in Mustang. In downtown Mustang, it overlaps SH-4.

In Oklahoma County, it heads northeast to connect to the Airport Road freeway, which provides access to Will Rogers World Airport, the main airport for Oklahoma City and most of central Oklahoma. SH-152 then ends at Interstate 44.

History[edit]

Circle sign 41.svg

The first addition of any part of what is now SH-152 to the state highway system occurred between May 1, 1926 and November 1, 1927. Sometime between these dates, State Highway 41 was commissioned to run between US-66 in Sayre and SH-2 (now US-81) near Minco.[2] SH-41 was extended east to Oklahoma City sometime between August 1933 and October 1935.[3] SH-41's eastern terminus now fell at the intersection with US-62/277.[4] The current western terminus was established between April 1938 and April 1939, when the highway was extended west from Sayre, through Sweetwater, to the Texas state line, where it connected to Texas's SH-152.[5] On December 6, 1954, SH-41 in its entirety was renumbered to SH-152.[6]

US-62 was moved to the Will Rogers Expressway (present day I-44 south of I-240) on September 4, 1963.[6] SH-152 was extended over former US-62/277 to end at the intersection of S.W. 29th Street and May Avenue in Oklahoma City. At the time, this intersection carried SH-3 and SH-74.[7] On March 5, 1979, the eastern terminus was pushed back a half-mile west, to the intersection of Interstate 44 and S.W. 29th.[6]

The most recent alteration to SH-152 came on February 2, 2004. On this date, SH-152 was removed from Newcastle Boulevard and placed on the newly extended Airport Road freeway.[6] The freeway previously carried no numbered route designation. This placed the highway's eastern terminus at its current location, and no changes have been made since.

SH-42[edit]

State Highway 42
Location: Dill City
Length: 1.43 mi[8] (2.30 km)
Existed: July 20, 1939–present

State Highway 42 is a short state highway in Washita County. It is 1.43 miles (2.30 km)[8] long and connects SH-152 to Dill City. SH-42 begins on the east edge of Dill City. It heads west along Orient Avenue through town, until it reaches Rambo Street. It then continues north on Rambo Street. The SH-42 designation then ends at SH-152. The SH-152 junction is SH-42's only intersection with another highway.

SH-42 was first added to the state highway system on July 20, 1939, at which time it had been graded, but not yet surfaced. At the time that SH-42 was commissioned, its northern terminus was at SH-41, which was later renumbered to SH-152.[9] The highway first appeared on the 1944 state map.[10]

Browse numbered routes
I‑40 OK SH-43


Junction list[edit]

SH-152 in eastern Washita County
County Location Mile[1] km Destinations Notes
Texas–Oklahoma state line 0.0 0.0 SH 152 continues west into Texas
Roger Mills Sweetwater 5.1 8.2 SH-30
  9.1 14.6 SH-6 Northern terminus of SH-6
Beckham Sayre 25.4 40.9 I‑40 Bus. / US-283
26.5 42.6 I‑40 Interchange, I-40 exit 23
  33.0 53.1 SH-34
  39.0 62.8 SH-6
Washita   52.0 83.7 SH-44
Dill City 54.0 86.9 SH-42 Northern terminus of SH-42
Cordell 62.3 100.3 US-183
  69.9 112.5 SH-54 Western terminus of SH-54 concurrency
  76.9 123.8 SH-54 Eastern terminus of SH-54 concurrency
  77.9 125.4 SH-115 Northern terminus of SH-115
Caddo   83.9 135.0 SH-58 Western terminus of SH-58 concurrency
  85.8 138.1 SH-58 Eastern terminus of SH-58 concurrency
  94.7 152.4 SH-146 Northern terminus of SH-146
Binger 99.0 159.3 US-281 / SH-8 Western terminus of US-281/SH-8 concurrency
  103.6 166.7 US-281 / SH-8 Eastern terminus of US-281/SH-8 concurrency
Cogar 112.5 181.1 SH-37 Western terminus of SH-37 concurrency
Grady Minco 123.2 198.3 US-81 / SH-37 Eastern terminus of SH-37 concurrency, southern terminus of US-81 concurrency
Canadian Union City 127.5 205.2 US-81 Northern terminus of US-81 concurrency
Mustang 139.5 224.5 SH-4 Western terminus of SH-4 concurrency
140.5 226.1 SH-4 Eastern terminus of SH-4 concurrency
Oklahoma Oklahoma City 144.0 231.7 Airport Road freeway begins
144.5 232.6 Council Road
147.0 236.6 MacArthur Boulevard
148.0 238.2 Meridian Avenue – Airport
149.2 240.1 I‑44 / SH-3 – Lawton, Tulsa, Downtown Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Google Inc. "Oklahoma State Highway 152". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=OK-152+E&daddr=OK-152+E+to:OK-152+E+to:W+Main+St+to:Bk+P%2FE+Main+St+to:OK-152+E%2FBkp+to:OK-152+E+to:OK-152+E+to:OK-152+E+to:E+Main+St+to:OK-152+E+to:OK-152+E%2FOK-54+N+to:OK-152+E+to:OK-152+E+to:OK-152+E%2FOK-58+N+to:OK-152+E+to:W+Main+St+to:OK-152+E%2FOK-8+S%2FState+Hwy+8+S%2FUS-281+S+to:OK-152+E%2FOK-37+E%2FState+Hwy+37+E+to:Unknown+road+to:OK-152+E%2FUS-81+N+to:SW+74th+St+to:SW+74th+St&hl=en&ll=35.3887,-97.708626&spn=0.040304,0.077162&sll=35.389575,-97.714441&sspn=0.010076,0.01929&geocode=FUKdHAId7yAK-g%3BFV-AHAIdAXkL-g%3BFbJ_HAIdv4sM-g%3BFYWAGgIdOp0P-g%3BFXSCGgId6OoP-g%3BFdOAGgId3qkR-g%3BFY6AGgIda0cT-g%3BFdeAGgId3scW-g%3BFa2AGgId_lEX-g%3BFY6AGgIdopEZ-g%3BFYCAGgIdLKEb-g%3BFfx-GgIdoYId-g%3BFfB-GgId9sYd-g%3BFa1-GgIdtWcf-g%3BFW9-GgIdIu4f-g%3BFdZ-GgIdXVki-g%3BFQDFGgIdgmwj-g%3BFXiNGgId5JAk-g%3BFZ4nGwIdJKUm-g%3BFXUkGwIdsYkp-g%3BFRYJHAIdJ5kp-g%3BFcwIHAIdXtcs-g%3BFa0IHAIdvRwt-g&mra=mi&mrsp=22&sz=16&t=m&z=14. Retrieved February 24, 2014.
    Google Inc. "Oklahoma State Highway 152". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=SW+74th+St&daddr=OK-152+E+to:OK-152+E+to:Airport+Rd+to:Airport+Rd+to:Unknown+road&hl=en&ll=35.423749,-97.612152&spn=0.168701,0.338173&sll=35.419972,-97.582669&sspn=0.021089,0.042272&geocode=Fa0IHAId3Bwt-g%3BFU1HHAIdysot-g%3BFaFbHAIdeuAt-g%3BFbqDHAId7HQu-g%3BFfOBHAIdprku-g%3BFf5sHAIdCwcv-g&mra=mi&mrsp=5&sz=15&t=m&z=12. Retrieved March 1, 2014.
  2. ^ Oklahoma State Highway Department. Oklahoma State Highway System (Map) (1927 ed.). http://www.okladot.state.ok.us/hqdiv/p-r-div/maps/state-maps/pdfs/1927.pdf. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
  3. ^ Oklahoma Department of Highways. Map Showing Condition of Improvement of the State Highway System (Map) (October 1935 ed.). http://www.odot.org/hqdiv/p-r-div/maps/state-maps/pdfs/1934.pdf. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
  4. ^ Standard Oil. Oklahoma (Map). Cartography by Rand McNally (1961 ed.).
  5. ^ Oklahoma Department of Highways. Map Showing Condition of Improvement of the State Highway System (Map) (April 1939 ed.). http://www.odot.org/hqdiv/p-r-div/maps/state-maps/pdfs/1939.pdf. Retrieved 2009-01-28.
  6. ^ a b c d Oklahoma Department of Transportation, Planning & Research Division. "Memorial Dedication & Revision History - SH-152". Retrieved 2009-01-28. 
  7. ^ Skelly Oil Company. Highway Map of Oklahoma (Map). Cartography by Diversified Map Co (1966 ed.). Section 11C.
  8. ^ a b Oklahoma Department of Transportation (2010-01-01) (PDF). Control Section Maps – Washita County (Map). Cartography by ODOT (2010–2011 ed.). http://www.odot.org/hqdiv/p-r-div/maps/control-maps/washita.pdf. Retrieved 2012-04-28.
  9. ^ Moon, Van T. (1939-07-20). "Minutes—Washita County". Retrieved 2012-08-30. 
  10. ^ Oklahoma Department of Highways. Map Showing Condition of Improvement of the State Highway System (Map) (1944 ed.). http://www.odot.org/hqdiv/p-r-div/maps/state-maps/pdfs/1944.pdf. Retrieved 2008-04-16.

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