“… part of why we picked this location is because of the the historic Route 66 concept,” Laurel McKean, MoDot assistant district engineer, according to a KY3 article. “You know, here’s one of the main roadways that’s iconic for the United States, and being able to use the history to create potentially the future.”
This is part of Missouri DOT’s “Road to Tomorrow Initative.” For more information about the new solar panels, visit https://ecowatch.com/2016/06/24/solar-road-route-66/ or http://www.ky3.com/content/news/Solar-pilot-project-could-pave-way-to-roadways-of-the-future-383470771.html
A life behind the lens.
Martin Garfinkel is truly one of the most admired photographers today and is long time owner of a fine art photography gallery in Carbondale, Colorado; he is a 40 year resident of the Roaring Fork Valley, which shelters adjacent communities Aspen and Glenwood Springs and is watched over by the iconic Mount Sopris. For most of this time, Garfinkel’s trek has been on his Harley Davidson Motorcycle looking for iconic images of roadside America.