Illinois Route 81

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Illinois Route 81 marker

Illinois Route 81
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length: 25.78 mi[2] (41.49 km)
Existed: 1924[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: US 150 in Lynn Center
 
I-74 / IL 110 (CKC) in Andover
East end: IL 78 in Kewanee
Location
Counties: Henry
Highway system
I-80 IL 82

Illinois Route 81 is an east–west state road in northwest Illinois. It runs from U.S. Route 150 by unincorporated Lynn Center to Illinois Route 78 (Main Street) in Kewanee. This is a distance of 25.78 miles (41.49 km).[2]

Route description[edit]

IL 81 approaching I-74 in Andover

In Kewanee, Illinois 81 is 6th Street. It is not that far away from U.S. Route 34, which is 2nd street. In addition to Kewanee, Illinois 81 also serves Andover and Cambridge.

History[edit]

SBI Route 81 was established as Lynn Center to Kewanee. The routing of Illinois 81 has not changed since it was established.

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Henry County.

Location mi[3] km Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 US 150 – Galesburg, Moline
2.2 3.5 I-74 – Moline, Rock Island, Galesburg Exit 24 (I-74)
Cambridge 10.6 17.1 IL 82 south Begin/end concurrency with IL 82
11.6 18.7 IL 82 north – Geneseo Begin/end concurrency with IL 82
Kewanee 25.78 41.49 IL 78
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  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. 
  3. ^ Google (February 23, 2017). "Overview Map of IL 81" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 23, 2017.