NRHP marker for distinctive Rt66 pavement - Arcadia, Oklahoma
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957
N 35° 39.946 W 097° 17.959
14S E 653929 N 3948210
Quick Description: An original roadbed of Route 66, described on a National Register of Historical Places marker east of Arcadia, Oklahoma. On Old Rt 66, east of Hiwassee Rd.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 7/13/2021 9:08:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM14HZR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
East of Arcadia, Oklahoma there is a section of the original roadbed of Route 66, being kept original by the Oklahoma County Highway Department. This stretch of road contains two distinctive types of roadway that were used on Rt 66. One was all concrete, the other was asphalt with concrete edging.

Oklahoma U.S. 66
1926 - 1952

ARCADIA ROUTE 66 ROADBED
OKLAHOMA COUNTY

NATIONAL REGISTER OF
HISTORICAL PLACES

November 30, 1999

This unique stretch of original US 66 features
two different type of paving that meet where
the asphalt roadbed with concrete edges (Federal Aid
Project 137-F) joins the all concrete roadway (Federal
Aid Project 137-G), completed in 1929 and 1928 respectively.
Since its bypass in 1852, it has been maintained by the
Oklahoma County Highway Department.

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Significant Interest: Road Sign

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Web Site Address: Not listed

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