Illinois Route 156

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Illinois Route 156 marker

Illinois Route 156
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length: 22.95 mi[2] (36.93 km)
Existed: 1926[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: Walnut Road, South Meyer Avenue, & C Road in Valmeyer
East end: IL 13 in New Athens
Counties: Monroe, St. Clair
Highway system
IL 155 IL 157

Illinois Route 156 is an east–west state road in southwestern Illinois. It runs from South Meyer Avenue & C Road in Valmeyer to just west of New Athens. This is a distance of 22.95 miles (36.93 km).[2]

Route description[edit]

Illinois 156 runs through rural southwestern Illinois. It is the main east–west state road through Waterloo. Illinois 156 overlaps Illinois Route 159 from Hecker north for a short distance, when 156 leaves 159 and turns back toward its eastern terminus.


SBI Route 156 is the same as Illinois 156 is now. There have been no changes since 1926.[1]


  1. ^ a b Carlson, Rich (2005-04-15). "Illinois Highways Page: Routes 141 through 160". Retrieved 2006-06-30. 
  2. ^ a b Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08. 

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