U. S. Highway 40


Atlantic City, New Jersey – Silver Creek Junction, Utah
Longest mileage: 3228
Current Mileage: 2256

U.S. 40 is one of the original 1926 highways. The current route has been in place since 1975 when it was truncated in Utah from San Francisco. It runs through 12 states on its east to west route.

The National Road section of U.S. 40 was between Cumberland, Maryland and Vandalia, Illinois.

Auto Trails U.S. 40 replaced: The National Old Trail, The Victory Highway, among others.

  • New Jersey – 69 Miles
  • Delaware – 16 Miles
  • Maryland – 208 Miles
  • Pennsylvania – 82 Miles
  • West Virginia – 16 Miles
  • Ohio – 228 Miles
  • Indiana – 158 Miles
  • Illinois – 138 Miles
  • Missouri – The Daniel Boone Expressway (w/I-64) – 252 Miles
  • Kansas – 425 Miles
  • Colorado – 444 Miles
  • Utah – 220 Miles
  • Nevada – Decommissioned
  • California – Decommissioned

Further Reading:

U.S. 40 Today – Thomas R. Vale and Geraldine R. Vale, 1983, University of Wisconsin Press