The Route 66 Centennial Commission

Paving the way to celebrate 100 years of the USA’s legendary highway


The strategy of the Route 66 Centennial is to celebrate and commemorate the historic milestone of the 100th Anniversary of Route 66 – and leverage it to honor the road by helping the millions who live, work, and travel along it.


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Latest News

Follow our blog to learn more about Route 66 and get updates on the Commission’s research, recommendations and plans.

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Get Connected

Contact Us

Want to be part of Route 66’s commemoration? Complete our short online form to get connected with the Commission.

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For the Road

Media and Press

Find press releases from the Commission, browse the media kit and available assets, and request information.

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The Ultimate Road Trip

Cruising Across 8 States

Route 66 is an indelible symbol of American freedom and adventure that has shaped the history and culture of the United States. The eight states it passes through have committed to preserving, protecting and commemorating this national treasure.









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