Illinois Route 57

Illinois Route 57 is a north–south[3] state highway in western Illinois. It runs from Interstate 172 in Fall Creek to U.S. Route 24 and Illinois Route 104 in Quincy, a distance of 12.59 miles (20.26 km).[2]

Illinois Route 57 marker

Illinois Route 57
Gardner Expressway
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length12.59 mi[2] (20.26 km)
Existed1949[1]–present
Major junctions
South end
I-172 / IL 110 (CKC) in Fall Creek
North end US 24 / IL 104 in Quincy
Location
CountiesAdams
Highway system
I-57IL 58

Route descriptionEdit

Illinois 57 runs from Fall Creek northwest to Quincy. It is known as the Gardner Expressway in and near Quincy.

HistoryEdit

SBI Route 57 was the current U.S. Route 41 from Highland Park to Chicago. In 1949 it was moved to Hull to Quincy. In 1999 it was shortened to its current length after Interstate 172 was completed.[1]

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Adams County.

Locationmi[2]kmDestinationsNotes
Fall Creek0.000.00    I-172 / IL 110 to I-72 – Hannibal, Quincy, MacombI-172 exit 2; southern terminus of IL 57
Quincy12.5920.26   US 24 / IL 104Northern terminus of IL 57
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Carlson, Rich. Illinois Highways Page: Routes 41 through 60. Last updated March 15, 2005. Retrieved April 7, 2006.
  2. ^ a b c Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08.
  3. ^ Illinois Highway Ends. Route 57 Archived 2012-10-05 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved April 7, 2006.