About Heritage Highway 136
Heritage Byway Highway 136 is a 238-mile stretch of Nebraska Highway 136 extending from historic Brownville along the banks of the Missouri River westward to Edison. "Nebraska's Heritage Highway," was designated a state scenic byway by Governor Mike Johanns in 1999, one of nine scenic byways in the state of Nebraska.
The byway traverses 10 counties: Nemaha, Johnson, Gage, Jefferson, Thayer, Nuckolls, Webster, Franklin, Harlan and Furnas. The route has been extended to include 20 miles on either side of Highway 136 and includes an additional five "corridor" counties; Richardson, Pawnee, Otoe, Saline and Red Willow.