Route 66 is headed towards a big birthday bash! In 2026, Route 66 will turn 100 years old. On August 10, 2020, the Route 66 Centennial Commission Act (S1014) passed through the House of Representatives with a unanimous vote to create federal commission to honor Route 66 on this important anniversary. Learn more about it here, from the Route 66 Road Ahead Partnership! (Photo courtesy @rhysfunk)