Illinois Route 57

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Illinois Route 57 marker

Illinois Route 57
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length: 12.59 mi[2] (20.26 km)
Existed: 1949[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: I-172 / IL 110 in Fall Creek
North end: US 24 / IL 104 in Quincy
Location
Counties: Adams
Highway system
I-57 IL 58

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]

Route description[edit]

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

History[edit]

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 intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Adams County.

Location Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
Fall Creek 0.00 0.00 I-172 / IL 110 Southern terminus of IL 57
Quincy 12.59 20.26 US 24 / IL 104 Northern terminus of IL 57
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  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. Retrieved April 7, 2006.