Illinois Route 122

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Illinois Route 122 marker

Illinois Route 122
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length: 31.53 mi[2] (50.74 km)
Existed: 1924[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: IL 29 in Green Valley
  I-155 in Hopedale
East end: IL 9 in Danvers
Location
Counties: McLean, Tazewell
Highway system
IL 121 IL 123

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

Route description[edit]

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.

History[edit]

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 intersections[edit]

County Location Mile km Destinations Notes
Tazewell Malone Township 0.00 0.00 IL 29 – Springfield, Peoria Western terminus of IL 122
Boynton Township I-155 south – Lincoln Southern end of I-155 concurrency
Hopedale Township I-155 north – Peoria Northern end of I-155 concurrency
McLean Allin TownshipDanvers Township 31.53 50.74 IL 9 – Peoria, Bloomington Eastern terminus of IL 122
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  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 2007-11-08. 

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