Videos from the 2018 Lincoln Highway Conference

A video covering the highlights of the 2018 Lincoln Highway Conference in Iselin, New Jersey is now up on YouTube, courtesy of Prairie Rivers of Iowa. The video contains footage of various talks, banquets, and tours.

Ernie Schirmer’s talk on early 20th Century road construction is available as a separate video.

And you can view his slides:

New bike path along Lincoln Highway in New Jersey

A new section of the East Coast Greenway has opened between Newark and Jersey City along the Lincoln Highway Bridge in New Jersey. It allows bicyclists and pedestrians to safely travel between the state’s two largest cities.

New Jersey honors cops who died on the Lincoln Highway Bridge

For the sixth year, the Jersey City Police Department held a ceremony to remember police officers Shawn Carson and Robert Nguyen, who died on Christmas night 2005 in a tragic accident on the Lincoln Highway Bridge, which was renamed in their honor.

NJ-PA Lincoln Highway bridge turns 150

The Calhoun Street Bridge, linking Morrisville, Pennsylvania and Trenton, New Jersey, turns 150 years old this year. The Lincoln Highway went over this bridge.

Jersey City cops honor fallen colleagues

The Jersey City Police Department held a minute of silence in honor of police officers Robert Nguyen and Shawn Carson, who died in 2005 when they drove off the Lincoln Highway Bridge when the center section was raised. The bridge was renamed after the officers in 2007.

Motor scooter riders finish their Lincoln Highway trek in Times Square

Bob Chase and Bernard "Buddy" Rosenbaum have finished their cross-country trip across the Lincoln Highway on their Piaggio MP3 scooters. One of their goals was to raise awareness for the Lincoln Highway.