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Route 66 was established on November 11, 1926

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Legend

1926-1929Alignments used as the 1926 alignment or constructed between 1926 and 1930.
1930-1939Alignments constructed in the 1930's.
1940-1984Alignments constructed in the 1940's and later non-interstate alignments.
InterstatesInterstate alignments (Typically not covered in the descriptions)
POTOne of the predecessors of Route 66: Pontiac Trail in Illinois.
Only shown if not under the 1926 alignment.
OZTOne of the predecessors of Route 66: Ozark Trail in Missouri and Oklahoma.
Only shown if not under the 1926 alignment.
SFTOne of the predecessors of Route 66: Santa Fe/Pecos rail in New Mexico.
Only shown if not under the 1926 alignment.
CAMOne of the predecessors of Route 66: Camino Real in New Mexico.
Only shown if not under the 1926 alignment.
NOTOne of the predecessors of Route 66: National Old Trails in New Mexico, Arizona and California.
Only shown if not under the 1926 alignment.
solid lineDrivable public road.
Use common sense before entering, conditions can change.
dashed lineDrivable, with caution and appropriate vehicle, might require a high clearance and/or a real 4x4 off-road vehicle.
CAUTION advised.
dotted lineUndrivable due to the alignment destroyed, becoming private property or just unreachable.
NOT ADVISED to attempt to drive.

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