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Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program launches new, improved website

Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program launches new, improved website

The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program, under the auspices of the National Park Service, on Monday announced the launch of a new website with a lot more features. Among the new goodies on the site: — A new National Park…

Route 66 Alliance co-founder ‘optimistic’ about Tulsa museum

The Fox23 television station in Tulsa devoted about four minutes last week to a free-wheeling report about the Route 66 Alliance trying to raise money to build that long-planned Route 66 Experience museum near the banks of the Arkansas River…

Panel may advocate designating Route 66 a National Historic Trail

Panel may advocate designating Route 66 a National Historic Trail

A national committee of Route 66 advocates is exploring the possibility of lobbying the federal government to permanently designate Route 66 as a National Historic Trail under the auspices of the National Park Service, according to a news release Monday…

Cyrus Avery’s grandson weighs in on merger

The Tulsa World published a follow-up to the merger Jan. 5 of the National Historic Route 66 Federation and the Route 66 Alliance into the U.S. 66 Highway Association. And look who was in a video made by the newspaper…

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…

Two national Route 66 associations merge into one

Two national Route 66 associations merge into one

The National Historic Route 66 Association and the Route 66 Alliance have merged into one group as the previously disbanded U.S. 66 Highway Association, according to a news release Monday afternoon. Here is the news release: Tulsa, OK, January 5,…

Willem Bor builds more Route 66 miniatures

Willem Bor, a roadie from the Netherlands who’s been building detailed scale models of Route 66 landmarks, has made a few more in recent months as gifts to fellow Mother Road fans. The first is a miniature of the ruins…

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