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Illinois Route 78

Illinois Route 78 is a major north–south highway in western Illinois. It runs from Illinois Route 104 northwest of Jacksonville north to Highway 78 at the Wisconsin state line north of Warren. This is a distance of 215.51 miles (346.83 km).[2]

Illinois Route 78 marker

Illinois Route 78
IL 78 highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length215.51 mi[2] (346.83 km)
Existed1924[1]–present
Major junctions
South end I-72 / IL 104 in Jacksonville[3]
 
North end WIS 78 in Warren
Location
CountiesMorgan, Cass, Mason, Fulton, Knox, Peoria, Stark, Henry, Whiteside, Carroll, Jo Daviess
Highway system
IL 76I-80

Points of interestEdit

Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmi[4]kmDestinationsNotes
MorganJacksonville0.000.00  
   US 67 Bus. / IL 104 – Meredosia, Alton
Southern terminus of IL 78
CassVirginia17.728.5  IL 125 – Beardstown, Ashland
MasonHavana44.271.1   US 136 east / IL 97 south (West Dearborn Street) – Duncan Mills, KilbourneBegin/end concurrency with US 136 and IL 97
Illinois River44.571.6Scott W. Lucas Bridge
FultonIsabel Township45.372.9  US 136 west – Duncan Mills, IpavaBegin/end concurrency with US 136
Waterford Township52.083.7   US 24 west / IL 97 north – LewistownBegin/end concurrency with US 24 / IL 97
Little America55.188.7  US 24 east – Banner, PeoriaBegin/end concurrency with US 24
Buckheart Township61.599.0  IL 100 south – St. David, LewistownEastern terminus of IL 100
Canton64.7104.1  IL 9 east (East Linn Street) – Banner, PekinBegin/end concurrency with IL 9
65.9106.1  IL 9 west (West Locust Street) – BushnellBegin/end concurrency with IL 9
Farmington76.2122.6  IL 116 west (North Main Street) – RosevilleBegin/end concurrency with IL 116
FultonPeoria
county line
Farmington Township77.2124.2  IL 116 east – PeoriaBegin/end concurrency with IL 116
KnoxSalem Township82.8133.3  IL 8 west – Yates CityBegin/end concurrency with IL 8
PeoriaElmwood85.0136.8  IL 8 east (West Southport Road) – PeoriaBegin/end concurrency with IL 8
Brimfield Township91.5147.3   US 150 east to I-74 – BrimfieldBegin/end concurrency with US 150; connection to exit 71 (I-74)
Millbrook Township94.5152.1  US 150 west – GalesburgBegin/end concurrency with US 150
96.5155.3  IL 90 east – PrincevilleWestern terminus of IL 90
StarkGoshen Township108.2174.1  IL 17 east – ToulonBegin/end concurrency with IL 17
108.6174.8  IL 17 west – La FayetteBegin/end concurrency with IL 17
HenryWethersfield Township113.1182.0  US 34 west – GalvaBegin/end concurrency with US 34
113.7183.0  IL 91 east – ElmiraNorthern terminus of IL 91
Kewanee118.3190.4  US 34 east (East Second Street) – Neponset, PrincetonBegin/end concurrency with US 34
118.6190.9  IL 81 west (West Sixth Street) – CambridgeEastern terminus of IL 81
Annawan129.3208.1  US 6 (Front Street) – Atkinson, Mineral
129.8208.9  I-80 – Moline, Rock Island, JolietExit 33 (I-80)
Yorktown Township140.8226.6  IL 92 west – East MolineBegin/end concurrency with IL 92
141.7228.0  IL 92 east – YorktownBegin/end concurrency with IL 92
WhitesideLyndon Township154.6248.8  
   I-88 / IL 110 (CKC) – Moline, Chicago
Exit 26 (I-88/IL 110)
Morrison160.8258.8  US 30 east (Lincoln Highway) – Sterling, Rock FallsBegin/end concurrency with US 30
162.3261.2  US 30 west (Lincoln Highway) – FultonBegin/end concurrency with US 30
CarrollMount Carroll180.4290.3  IL 40 east – SterlingNorthern terminus of IL 40
180.8291.0   US 52 / IL 64 – Savanna, Lanark
Jo DaviessStockton201.5324.3  US 20 west (West North Avenue) – GalenaBegin/end concurrency with US 20
Stockton Township202.8326.4  US 20 east – FreeportBegin/end concurrency with US 20
Warren Township215.51346.83  WIS 78Wisconsin state line; northern terminus of IL 78
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Carlson, Rich. Illinois Highways Page: Routes 61 thru 80. Last updated April 15, 2005. Retrieved April 14, 2006.
  2. ^ a b Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08.
  3. ^ Unknown. New U.S. 67 Gallery. Last updated June 14, 2001. Retrieved April 14, 2006.
  4. ^ Google (February 22, 2017). "Overview Map of IL 78" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 22, 2017.

External linksEdit

Route map:

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