The Lincoln Highway in
Nebraska
The Lincoln Highway in
Nebraska

[Photo of monument in Elkhorn]
Lincoln Highway Monument in Elkhorn
Photo by C.N. Plummer

The Lincoln Highway entered Nebraska from the east on a bridge which stood one block south of the current I-480 bridge. For a detailed description of the route, refer to Gregory Franzwa’s book (see For More Information below).

To follow much of the original route (directions assuming you are traveling westbound):

For More Information

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Highlights

[Photo of brick road near Elkhorn]
Historic brick paving near Elkhorn
Photo by Bob Stubblefield
[Photo of Lincoln statue in Fremont]
Lincoln statue in a Fremont park
Photo by Bob Stubblefield
[Photo of Grand Island]
Grand Island seedling mile
Photo by Bob Stubblefield
[Photo of a Lincoln Highway bridge in Overton]
Lincoln Highway bridge at Overton
Photo by Bob Stubblefield
[Photo of roadbed in Gothenburg]
Old roadbed at Gothenburg
Photo by Bob Stubblefield
[Photo of road west of Sidney]
West of Sidney at Route 87
Photo by Bob Stubblefield