Illinois Route 177

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Illinois Route 177 marker

Illinois Route 177
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length: 47.59 mi[2] (76.59 km)
Existed: 1924[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: IL 13 / IL 158 / IL 159 in Belleville
  I-64 in Okawville
East end: US 51 in Irvington
Location
Counties: St. Clair, Washington, Clinton
Highway system
IL 176 IL 178

Illinois Route 177 is an east–west state road in southern Illinois. It runs from Illinois Route 159 in Belleville to U.S. Route 51 in Irvington. This is a distance of 47.59 miles (76.59 km).[2]

Route description[edit]

Illinois 177 overlaps Illinois Route 160 for about 9 miles (14 km)[3] from south of New Baden to Okawville.

History[edit]

SBI Route 177 originally ran from New Minden to Okawville. It was extended east to Irvington in 1953, replacing Illinois Route 153. In 1967, it was extended west to Belleville on an old routing of Illinois Route 15.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Carlson, Rich (2005-04-15). "Illinois Highways Page: Routes 161 thru 180". Retrieved 2006-12-11. 
  2. ^ a b Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08. 
  3. ^ Google Maps estimate