DELAWARE TRIP
Interstate 44 Missouri

Interstate 44 runs from Wichita Falls, Texas, to St. Louis, Missouri. On the first and second days of the Delaware Trip, I drove Interstate 44 from Oklahoma City to St. Louis, with a hotel stop in Joplin, Missouri, between Day One and Day Two.

Missouri State Line to Joplin
Pictures taken March 13, 2003

Welcome to Missouri sign on Interstate 44 East.
The interstate lasts 290 miles in the Show-Me State
and is southern Missouri's only interstate.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 1 - U.S. 166/U.S. 400
West - Baxter Springs, Kansas.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 4 - MO 43 South - Joplin/
Seneca.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 6 - MO 43 North/Business
Loop I-44/MO 86 - Joplin/Racine.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 8A - Business U.S. 71
South - Range Line Rd.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 8B - Business U.S. 71
North - Range Line Rd.

Joplin to St. Louis
Pictures taken March 14, 2003

Interstate 44 East approaching Exits 11A-B - U.S. 71
South/MO 249 North - 2 miles. The current U.S. 71
freeway in western Missouri is slated to become
a northern extension of Interstate 49.
Interstate 44 East approaching Exits 11A-B - 1 mile.
Interstate 44 East approaching Exit 11A - U.S. 71
South - Neosho/Fort Smith, AR - 1/2 mile.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 11A - U.S. 71 South - Neosho/
Fort Smith, AR.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 11B - MO 249 North - Joplin.
Interstate 44 East/U.S. 71 North at Exit 18A - MO 59
South - Diamond.
Interstate 44 East/U.S. 71 North at Exit 18B - U.S. 71
North - Carthage/Kansas City.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 22 - County Road No. 100.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 29 - SSR-U - Sarcoxie/La
Russell.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 33 - MO 97 South - Pierce
City.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 38 - MO 97 - Stotts City.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 44 - Bus. Loop I-44/SSR-H -
Mount Vernon/Monett.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 46 - MO 39/265 - Mount
Vernon/Aurora.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 49 - MO 174 - Chesapeake.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 58 - SSR-Z/O - Halltown.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 61 - SSR-K/PP.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 67 - SSR-T/N - Bois De Arc/
Republic.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 69 - MO 360 East - James
River Freeway/To Route 60.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 70 - SSR-B/MM.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 72 - MO 266/Bus. Loop I-44/
Chestnut Expressway.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 75 - U.S. 160 - West Bypass/
Willard.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 77 - MO 13 - Kansas Exp./
Bolivar.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 80A - Bus. Loop I-44/
Glenstone Ave.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 80B - SSR-H/Pleasant Hope.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 82A - U.S. 65 South -
Branson.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 82B - U.S. 65 North - Sedalia.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 84 - MO 744.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 88 - MO 125 - Fair Grove/
Strafford.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 96 - SSR-B - Northview.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 100 - SSR-W/MO 38 -
Marshfield.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 113 - SSR-Y/J - Conway.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 118 - SSR-A/C - Phillipsburg.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 123 - County Rd.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 127 - Bus. Loop I-44 -
Lebanon.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 129 - MO 64/5/32 - Lebanon/
Hartville.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 130 - Bus. Loop I-44/
SSR-MM.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 135 - SSR-F - Sleeper.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 140 - SSR-T/N - Stoutland.
Gore point at Exit 140 - SSR-T/N.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 145 - MO 133/SSR-AB -
Richland.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 150 - MO 7/SSR-P - Richland/
Laquey.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 153 - MO 17 - Buckhorn.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 156 - Bus. Loop I-44/SSR-H -
Waynesville.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 159 - Bus. Loop I-44 - St.
Robert.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 161 - SSR-Y/Bus. Loop I-44 -
Ft. Leonard Wood.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 163 - MO 28 - Dixon.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 169 - SSR-J.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 172 - SSR-D - Jerome.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 176 - Sugar Tree Rd.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 179 - SSR-C/T - Doolittle/
Newburg.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 184 - U.S. 63 South/Bus.
Loop I-44 East - Rolla.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 185 - SSR-E - Rolla.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 189 - SSR-V.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 195 - MO 68/8 - St. James.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 203 - SSR-F/ZZ.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 208 - MO 19 - Cuba/
Owensville.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 210 - SSR-UU.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 214 - SSR-H - Leasburg.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 218 - SSR-C/J/N - Bourbon.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 225 - MO 185 North/SSR-D -
Sullivan.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 226 - MO 185 South - Sullivan.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 230 - SSR-JJ/W - Stanton.
The much-advertised Meramec Caverns is located at
this exit.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 239 - SSR-WW/AB/MO 30 -
St. Clair.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 242 - SSR-AH.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 247 - U.S. 50 West/SSR-AT/O -
Union.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 251 - MO 100 West -
Washington.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 253 - MO 100 East - Gray
Summit.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 257 - Bus. Loop I-44 - Pacific.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 261 - Allenton.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 264 - MO 109/SSR-W -
Eureka.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 265 - Williams Rd.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 266 - Lewis Road.
BGS on Interstate 44 East, suggesting the usage of
Interstates 270 and 255 to bypass the St. Louis area.
Interstate 270 is about nine miles east of this sign,
located at mile marker 267.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 269 - Beaumont/Antire Rd.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 272 - MO 141 - Fenton/
Valley Park.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 274 - Bowles Ave.
Interstate 44 East approaching Exits 276A-B - Interstate
270 - 2 miles.
Interstate 44 East approaching Exits 276A-B - Interstate
270 - 1 mile.
Interstate 44 East approaching Interstate 270. This
gantry is located about 1/4 mile before the interchange.
Exit 277A for MO 366 East occurs within the Interstate
44/270 stack interchange.
Interstate 44 East at Exits 276A-B - Interstate 270 -
Chicago/Memphis. Interstate 270 becomes Interstate
255 five miles south of this interchange.
From the Interstate 44 East mainline lanes, the split of
Exits 276A-B into northbound and southbound Interstate
270 happens here.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 277A - MO 366 East - Watson
Rd. The flyover in the background is the ramp from
Interstate 44 East to Interstate 270 North.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 277B - U.S. 61/67/U.S. 50
East - Lindbergh Blvd.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 278 - Big Bend Rd.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 280 - Elm Ave.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 282 - Laclede Station Rd./
Murdoch Ave.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 284A - Jamieson Ave.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 286 - Hampton Ave.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 287A - Kingshighway.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 287B - Vandeventer Ave.
Notice the exit tab is missing the word "EXIT".
Interstate 44 East at Exit 288 - Grand Blvd. Interstate
55 and the eastern terminus of Interstate 44 is 1 2/3
miles ahead.
Now just 1 1/4 miles away from the eastern terminus,
this sign is the only indication that Interstate 44 is about
to end.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 289 - Jefferson Ave.
Interstate 44 East at Exit 290A - 18th St., and Exit 290B -
Interstate 55 South - Memphis. The two middle lanes
transition into northbound Interstate 55. Thus ends the
650-mile route of Interstate 44.

Roadtrip pages:

Oklahoma City to Delaware:
Oklahoma:
Interstate 35 | Interstate 44
Missouri:
Interstate 44 | Interstate 55
Illinois:
Interstate 70
Indiana:
Interstate 70
Ohio:
Interstate 70
West Virginia:
Interstate 70
Pennsylvania:
Interstate 70
Maryland:
Interstate 70 | Interstate 695 | Interstate 97 | U.S. 50/301 | MD 404
Delaware:
DE 404 | U.S. 13

Side trip pages:
Washington, DC Interstates
Maryland Highway Guides
Delaware Highway Guides
Delaware State Highway Terminus Gallery & Guides
Philadelphia Interstates

Delaware to Oklahoma City:
Maryland:
DE/MD 54 | U.S. 50 | Interstate 495
Virginia:
Interstate 495 | Interstate 66 | Interstate 81
Tennessee:
Interstate 81 | Interstate 40
Arkansas:
Interstate 40
Oklahoma:
Interstate 40 | Interstate 240

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Trip Summary Pages:
Days 1-4 (Oklahoma City to Delaware)
Days 5-7 (Side Trips while in Delaware)
Days 8-10 (Delaware to Oklahoma City)

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Last updated July 07, 2003 11:58 PM