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If Winslow levee isn’t fixed, there may be no corner to stand on

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

By Maria Thompson, Jason Hommes and Aimee Cash

The Navajo County Board of Supervisors has approved a multimillion-dollar plan to rehabilitate a levee that protects Winslow, historic Route 66 and a rail line from flooding on the Little Colorado River. The county has been saving for the improvements over the past decade, but officials say they may ask Winslow to pick up some of the $66 million cost.

Route 66 historic sites

Many stops along Route 66 are protected as historic buildings. Hover over the graphic below and see how some of those buildings are being used. Graphic by Aimee Cash