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Part of old Route 66 in Kansas nominated to National Register

Part of old Route 66 in Kansas nominated to National Register

An old section of Route 66 north of Baxter Springs, Kansas, has been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places by the Kansas Historical Society. It’s rare for a nominated property to not win the designation. So the inclusion…

A glimpse at a water intake tower at the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge

A glimpse at a water intake tower at the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge

The director of Public Utilities in St. Louis offered a Fox2 reporter in St. Louis a rare inside look at one of the century-old water intake towers near the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge. The Old Chain of Rocks Bridge…

Gasconade River Bridge to remain closed indefinitely

The Gasconade River Bridge that carried Route 66 near Hazelgreen, Missouri, will remain closed indefinitely because the state lacks the funds to repair or replace it, according to a news release Monday from the Missouri Department of Transportation. MoDOT officials…

Route 66 reopened from Ludlow to Amboy

Route 66 reopened from Ludlow to Amboy

A 28-mile stretch of Route 66 from Ludlow, California, to Amboy, California, that was closed in September because of flood damage reopened Thursday afternoon, according to a news release from San Bernardino County. Flash flooding Sept. 7-8 damaged the National…

Rock Creek Bridge reopens to traffic

Rock Creek Bridge reopens to traffic

The historic Rock Creek Bridge near Sapulpa, Oklahoma, was reopened to traffic Wednesday morning after a ceremony marking the occasion attended by the state’s lieutenant governor. Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb was there to cut the ceremonial ribbon to the bridge,…

Oklahoma may repair or replace railings on historic bridges

Mead & Hunt, an engineering and planning firm with offices nationwide, is working with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation on the possibility of repairing or replacing railings on historic bridges along the Route 66 corridor. Route 66 in Oklahoma is…

State will inspect Gasconade River Bridge this week

State will inspect Gasconade River Bridge this week

Inspectors from the Missouri Department of Transportation will take a closer look at the historic but now-closed Gasconade River Bridge near Hazelgreen and see what can be done, said a MoDOT official Saturday at Route 66 Association of Missouri meeting…

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