Where Does Route 66 Begin and End?


Originally, Route 66 began on Jackson Blvd. at Michigan Ave. In 1933, the start (and end) was moved east onto the reclaimed land for the world fair to Jackson and Lake Shore Drive. In 1955, Jackson Blvd became one way west of Michigan Ave. and Adams St. became the westbound US-66. However, the start of US-66 remained on Jackson at Lake Shore Drive and the ending point is at post 1933 at Jackson Blvd. and Lake Shore Drive.
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Route 66 winds 2400 miles from E Adams Street and N Michigan Avenue in Chicago, IL to its end in Los Angeles County, Santa Monica, CA at Palisades Park on the Santa Monica Pier. Route
It started in Jackson, IL and ends in Los Angeles, CA for a total of 2248 mi
Route 66 was commissioned on November 11, 1926, originally 2448 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles.
Chicago to LA, if memory serves. I live a stone's throw off of it in MO.
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U.S. Route 66 originally ran from Chicago, Illinois, through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California, before ending at Los Angeles, covering a total of 2,448 miles (3,940 km).
Route 66 was officially removed from the United States Highway System on June 27, 1985 after it was decided the route was no longer relevant and had been replaced by the Interstate Highway System.
Route 66 originally began in Chicago, Illinois, ran through Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and ended in Los Angeles, California, with a total length of 2, 448 miles. It was updated and the destination point was moved to Santa Monica, California, before the route was finally removed. Some states like California, Arizona, New Mexico, Illinois, and Missouri have designated portions of the old Route 66 as a scenic route.
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