TL;DR news on Route 66 at August 28, 2023
Family activities will include virtual reality experiences, a pinewood derby and a Route 66 mini golf course showcasing famous landmarks from the historic highway. Tickets are available at route66roadfest.com. Route 66 Centennial Commission, which will commemorate the national celebration in a variety of ways. US 66 has undergone several changes, improvements, and realignments over its lifetime. Granted, it's got some way to go to being even nearly as long as the world famous Route 66 in the USA, which is an astonishing 2,500 miles from start to finish. The eclectic village has made the most of being an old mining camp that happened to be on old Route 66 in the early days. From Vinita, take Route 66 to Route 60 for the hour drive to Bartlesville. In an interview with a town leader, he shares that there was a time when they would have thousands of cars coming through Winslow each day as it sat right on Route 66. The Route 22 project in Salem involves pavement patching, joint cleaning and sealing, guide rail upgrades and signage replacement between Route 66 near Delmont and Route 119 near New Alexandria. 29, 20224:49AM ET In February 2021 Andrew Meieran drove the entirety of Route 66. The 3,665km between Chicago and Los Angeles have been permanently etched into American culture thanks to countless books, songs, TV shows, movies and all the rest. The opening of the bypass has spurred the development of an enterprise zone north of Webb City's roundabout along historic Route 66 between Webb City and Carterville. Michalopoulos said the site was chosen because of its proximity to Joplin, Webb City, Carl Junction and Carthage, and its ease of access because of Route 249.