Illinois Route 104

Illinois Route 104 is a state highway in central and western Illinois. It extends from Illinois Route 29 near Taylorville, west over the Illinois River at Meredosia to its western terminus in downtown Quincy. This is a distance of 125.91 miles (202.63 km).[2]

Illinois Route 104 marker

Illinois Route 104
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length125.91 mi[2] (202.63 km)
Existed1924[1]–present
Major junctions
West end US 24 / IL 57 in Quincy
 
I-172 / IL 110 (CKC) in Quincy
US 67 / IL 100 in Meredosia
US 67 in Jacksonville
I-55 in Pawnee
East end IL 29 in Taylorville
Location
CountiesAdams, Pike, Morgan, Sangamon, Christian
Highway system
IL 103IL 105

Route descriptionEdit

 
IL 104 after IL 107

Illinois 104 crosses Interstate 55 at Exit 82 near Pawnee, and crosses Interstate 172 at Exit 14 near Quincy. The road also crosses Interstate 72 near Jacksonville, but there is no interchange at this crossing.

Illinois 104 doubles as the primary east–west street within the municipality of Quincy, Illinois. Called Broadway Street, the highway carries traffic up and down the Mississippi River bluffs that divide the city.

In Jacksonville, Illinois 104 intersects the new U.S. Route 67 Jacksonville Bypass and follows portions of the new Business U.S. 67 through the city. Northwest of the city, Illinois 104 and U.S. 67 are concurrent for 13 miles (21 km).

Points of interestEdit

Points of interest along the road include:

HistoryEdit

Prior to 1937, Illinois 104 had run from Mount Sterling on what is now Illinois Route 99 to Taylorville on modern Illinois 104. After 1937, the route took its current routing.[1]

Major IntersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmi[3]kmDestinationsNotes
AdamsQuincy0.00.0   US 24 west / IL 57 south – MissouriOne-way pair
0.10.16  US 24 eastOne-way pair
1.82.9  IL 96
4.67.4  
   I-172 / IL 110 (CKC) – Carthage, Macomb, Hannibal
I-172 exit 14
Pike40.164.5  IL 107 – Mt. Sterling, Perry, Griggsville
49.179.0  IL 99 north – Mt. Sterling
Morgan53.185.5   US 67 north / IL 100 north – BeardstownWest end of US 67/IL 100 concurrency
54.086.9  IL 100 southEast end of IL 100 concurrency
66.7107.3  
   US 67 south / US 67 Bus. – Springfield, Alton
East end of US 67 concurrency; west end of US 67 Business concurrency
67.8109.1  IL 78 north – Jacksonville, Virginia
Jacksonville69.9112.5  I-72 Bus. westWest end of I-72 Business concurrency
72.3116.4  
   US 67 Bus. south / IL 267 south
East end of US 67 Business concurrency
73.7118.6  I-72 Bus. eastEast end of I-72 Business concurrency
Waverly90.7146.0  IL 111 south – Alton
SangamonAuburn101.5163.3  IL 4 – Springfield, Virden
107.2172.5  Historic US 66 east – East St. Louis
107.5173.0   I-55 / Historic US 66 west – Springfield, East St. LouisI-55 exit 82, eastern end of Historic US 66 concurrency
ChristianTaylorville125.91202.63  IL 29 – Springfield, Taylorville
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Carlson, Rich. Illinois Highways Page: Routes 101 thru 120. Last updated March 15, 2005. Retrieved April 28, 2006.
  2. ^ a b Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08.
  3. ^ Google (February 27, 2017). "Overview Map of IL 104" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 27, 2017.