Solar roads coming to Route 66 via photovoltaic pavers

Road trip on historic U.S. Route 66 (Images: Antony Ingram)

One of America’s oldest and most historic highways may soon become the first to get embedded solar panels. Missouri’s state transportation department hopes to add photovoltaic pavers to a section of the famous Route 66 by the end of this year. There is no indication of how long the stretch of solar-paved road will be, though, or how much power it… …read more