Illinois Route 122

Illinois Route 122 (IL 122) is a 31.53-mile-long (50.74 km) east–west highway in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its western terminus is at a junction with IL 29 west of Delavan. It runs east to a junction with IL 9 in McLean County west of Bloomington.[2]

Illinois Route 122 marker

Illinois Route 122
IL 122 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length31.53 mi[2] (50.74 km)
Existed1924[1]–present
Major junctions
West end IL 29 near Green Valley
  I-155 in Hopedale
East end IL 9 near Danvers
Location
CountiesMcLean, Tazewell
Highway system
IL 121IL 123

Route descriptionEdit

Illinois Route 122 begins at Illinois Route 29, 5 miles west of Delavan. The highway travels east through Delavan. Five miles east of Delavan, the highway makes a 3-mile northbound concurrency with Interstate 155. After its concurrency with Interstate 155, the highway travels mainly east, passing along the north sides of Hopedale, Minier, and Stanford. East of Stanford, the highway shifts direction and travels due north for 4 miles. The highway then continues east for less than one mile to its eastern terminus at Illinois Route 9. This route serves the Tazewell County city of Delavan and the villages of Hopedale and Minier. It also serves the McLean County village of Stanford.

HistoryEdit

SBI Route 122 ran from Havana at the Illinois River to Bloomington on what was Illinois Route 9, Illinois 122, Illinois Route 29 and U.S. Route 136. By 1937, the routing of Illinois 122 had been settled.[1]

Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmi[3]kmDestinationsNotes
TazewellMalone Township0.000.00  IL 29 – Springfield, PekinWestern terminus of IL 122
Boynton Township10.016.1  I-155 south – LincolnSouthern end of I-155 concurrency, exit 15.
Hopedale13.321.4  I-155 north – PeoriaNorthern end of I-155 concurrency, exit 19.
McLeanAllinDanvers
township line
31.5350.74  IL 9 – Pekin, BloomingtonEastern terminus of IL 122
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Carlson, Rich. Illinois Highways Page: Routes 121 thru 140. Last updated March 15, 2005. Retrieved May 9, 2006.
  2. ^ a b Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved November 8, 2007.
  3. ^ Google (March 2, 2017). "Overview Map of IL 122" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved March 2, 2017.

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