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22Dec/18

Coast To Coast Highway Trips

It is over. 44 The group’s redesignation proposal doesn’t get pleasure from universal support, as necessities the route to meet modern US Highway system specs might force upgrades that compromise its historic integrity or require US sixty six signage be moved to Interstate highways for some portions of the route.

By the late Sixties, most of the rural sections of US 66 had been replaced by I-40 across New Mexico with essentially the most notable exception being the forty-mile (64 km) strip from the Texas border at Glenrio west via San Jon to Tucumcari, which was turning into more and more treacherous because of heavier and heavier traffic on the narrow two-lane highway.route 66

In 1933, a straighter minimize-off route was completed from west of El Reno to one mile (1.6 km) south of Bridgeport, crossing over a 38-span metal pony truss bridge over the South Canadian River, bypassing Calumet and …