Corridor Management Plan, Projects, and Celebrations

Corridor Management Plan, Projects, and Celebrations

The Corridor Management Plan has been completed! This has been a 3-year process and included hours of research, meetings with city and county officials, holding community input meetings, and many hours of writing. You may view the plan using this link. The plan not only contains history of the Lincoln Highway in Iowa and in the nation, but details the 6 intrinsic qualities that make up a byway (Archaeological, Cultural, Historic, Natural, Recreational, and Scenic). The document also contains projects listed by county as it travels through 13 counties in Iowa. The plan also identifies projects that will be completed statewide.Some of the projects have begun already. We are working with the City of Tama to secure funding to repair the iconic Lincoln Highway Bridge that travels over Mud Creek on East 5th Street. This bridge was built in 1915 with plans created from a design by the Iowa Highway Commission. In the National Register of Historic Places nomination form, it...
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Exciting Activities for the Lincoln Highway Heritage Byway

We have been very busy with various projects that pertain to the Lincoln Highway Heritage Byway! We are excited to share this update with you!  The Byway has created a new 52-page brochure that highlights the six intrinsic qualities that compose a Byway. The qualities are: Archaeological, Cultural, Historical, Natural, Recreational, and Scenic. We are featuring many ideas for the traveler to "see" and "do" along the route, but know that there are many more. If you travel the Byway, please share your experiences on our Facebook page and let us know what you found interesting, fun, and informative. The brochure should be coming back from the printer any day and we are excited to share it at the Iowa State Fair when the Iowa Byways hosts their first-ever booth under the Grandstands. Different Byways will be featured during the 11-day event, with the Lincoln Highway Heritage Byway there 3.5 of those days. The DeWitt Chamber, the Greene County Chamber and possibly other...
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