Urban problems for Lincoln Way in Mishawka

From WSBT.com:
Mishawaka mayor wants Lincoln Waystate’s not ready
August 07, 2013 | JOSEPH DITS, South Bend Tribune

MISHAWAKA — Mayor Dave Wood said he’s heard a string of complaints about the state highway that cuts through the heart of Mishawaka — Indiana 933, aka Lincoln Way — and he’s ready to strike a deal with the state. Why not, he said, let the city take control of all of Lincoln Way within city limits? He made the proposal this spring, and the Indiana Department of Transportation has turned it down, at least for now. More at:  http://articles.wsbt.com/2013-08-07/indot_41176648

Indiana Lincoln Highway Adventure coming this July 21

On July 21, explore the historic Lincoln Highway Byway’s 1913 route through St. Joseph, Elkhart, and Noble Counties during Indiana Landmarks’ Lincoln Highway Adventure and Moveable Feast. The Adventure is a partnership of the Indiana Lincoln Highway Association and Indiana Landmarks.

Follow the highway east from South Bend through scenic landscapes; explore historic sites, and enjoy dining and shopping in towns along the route, including Mishawaka, Elkhart, Goshen, Ligonier, Kimmell, and Wolf Lake.

End the day in Ligonier, where the Movable Feast showcases landmarks including the 1889 Ahavas Sholom Temple, 1899 Solomon Mier House, 1839 Stone’s Trace Historic Site, 1879 Kimmell House, and 1930 Luckey Hospital Museum.

Each registered vehicle will receive an Adventure Bag with a dash plaque, discount coupons, and Adventure Passport Booklet containing information about sites along the route with by turn-by-turn directions. Check in via FourSquare or stay connected through your other favorite social media during the Adventure. The Lincoln Highway Adventure welcomes families, car clubs and caravans.

For more information, contact Indiana Landmarks’ Northern Regional Office, 574-232-4534 or north@indianalandmarks.org.

Buy tickets to the Adventure and the Movable Feast online at: http://adventure2012.eventbrite.com/

Indiana Lincoln Highway Adventure

2012 Indiana Travel Map

The Indiana Lincoln Highway Byway is one of the featured trails in the new 2012 Indiana Travel Map. You can get a free copy of the map at many locations across the state including County Convention and Visitors Bureaus (CVBs), Interstate rest areas, or directly from the the State’s VisitIndiana website. Order one here:

The Indiana Lincoln Highway Association would like to thank the following partners for their generous donations which enabled the Indiana Lincoln Highway Byway to be included in this map: