Monday, August 13, 2018

Western Wildfires Effect US Route 6 - Utah


The Coal Hollow Fire, burning 15 miles southeast of Spanish Fork, forced officials to close U.S. Highway 6 and evacuate Diamond Fork Canyon Sunday evening.
U.S. Highway 6 is closed in both directions from Diamond Fork Road to Tucker, Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Spencer Cannon tweeted. Officials expect the road to remain closed through the night.
Officials also evacuated Diamond Fork Canyon after the fire crossed Highway 6. The evacuations are expected to last until at least Monday, Cannon said.  

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Gary Hunter, Director of Ohio Route 6 Association, Touts "Historic Highway"

Downtown Cleveland OH

News of US Route 6 is gathering steam in many of the 14 States through which the 3,204 mile road passes (formerly 3, 652). Here's the latest from Ohio:

From Ohio's Fremont News Messenger:

"Gary Hunter, executive director of the nonprofit Ohio U.S. Route 6 Tourist Association, spoke to a group of 30 people Monday at Birchard Library about the road and efforts made by his group to publicize U.S. 6 and the communities connected by the highway." 

Read the rest of the article by Daniel Carson HERE

Museum of Carousel Art and History, Sandusky OH

Friday, February 23, 2018

Bill advances to restore U.S. 6 as Grand Army of the Republic Highway

US Route 6 was deemed "Grand Army of the Republic Highway" in 1953. Forgotten for so long, there seems to be new interest in its designation, as reported in THIS Desert News Utah article.