Illinois Route 82

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Illinois Route 82 marker

Illinois Route 82
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length: 28.84 mi[2] (46.41 km)
Existed: 1924[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: IL 17 in Bishop Hill
  I-80 in Geneseo
US 6 in Geneseo
North end: IL 92 in Geneseo
Counties: Henry
Highway system
IL 81 IL 83

Illinois Route 82 is a rural north–south state highway in west central Illinois. It currently runs from Illinois Route 17 in Nekoma north to Illinois Route 92 near Joslin. This is a distance of 28.84 miles (46.41 km).[2]

Route description[edit]

Illinois 82 is an undivided, two-lane surface street for its entire length. It crosses the Edwards River, Interstate 80, U.S. Route 6, the Hennepin Canal and the Green River along its route. It also overlaps Illinois Route 81 in Cambridge.


SBI Route 82 was existing Illinois 82, extended to Illinois Route 40 via Illinois 92 and Illinois Route 172. This ended in the 1930s.


  1. ^ Carlson, Rich. Illinois Highways Page: Routes 81 thru 100. Last updated March 15, 2005. Retrieved April 13, 2006.
  2. ^ a b Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08.