Illinois Route 104

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Illinois Route 104 marker

Illinois Route 104
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length: 125.91 mi[2] (202.63 km)
Existed: 1924[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: US 24 / IL 57 in Quincy
 
I-172 / IL 110 (CKC) in Quincy
US 67 / IL 100 in Meredosia
US 67 in Jacksonville
I-55 in Pawnee
East end: IL 29 in Taylorville
Location
Counties: Adams, Pike, Morgan, Sangamon, Christian
Highway system
IL 103 IL 105

Illinois Route 104 is a state highway in central and western Illinois. It extends from Illinois Route 29 near Taylorville, west over the Illinois River at Meredosia to its western terminus in downtown Quincy. This is a distance of 125.91 miles (202.63 km).[2]

Route description[edit]

IL 104 after IL 107

Illinois 104 crosses Interstate 55 at Exit 82 near Pawnee, and crosses Interstate 172 at Exit 14 near Quincy. The road also crosses Interstate 72 near Jacksonville, but there is no interchange at this crossing.

Illinois 104 doubles as the primary east–west street within the municipality of Quincy, Illinois. Called Broadway Street, the highway carries traffic up and down the Mississippi River bluffs that divide the city.

In Jacksonville, Illinois 104 intersects the new U.S. Route 67 Jacksonville Bypass and follows portions of the new Business U.S. 67 through the city. Northwest of the city, Illinois 104 and U.S. 67 are concurrent for 13 miles (21 km).

Points of interest[edit]

Points of interest along the road include:

History[edit]

Prior to 1937, Illinois 104 had run from Mount Sterling on what is now Illinois Route 99 to Taylorville on modern Illinois 104. After 1937, the route took its current routing.[1]

Major Intersections[edit]

County Location mi[3] km Destinations Notes
Adams Quincy 0.0 0.0 US 24 west / IL 57 south – Missouri One-way pair
0.1 0.16 US 24 east One-way pair
1.8 2.9 IL 96
4.6 7.4
I-172 / IL 110 (CKC) – Carthage, Macomb, Hannibal
I-172 exit 14
Pike 40.1 64.5 IL 107 – Mt. Sterling, Perry, Griggsville
49.1 79.0 IL 99 north – Mt. Sterling
Morgan 53.1 85.5 US 67 north / IL 100 north – Beardstown West end of US 67/IL 100 concurrency
54.0 86.9 IL 100 south East end of IL 100 concurrency
66.7 107.3
US 67 south / US 67 Bus. – Springfield, Alton
East end of US 67 concurrency; west end of US 67 Business concurrency
67.8 109.1 IL 78 north – Jacksonville, Virginia
Jacksonville 69.9 112.5 I-72 Bus. west West end of I-72 Business concurrency
72.3 116.4
US 67 Bus. south / IL 267 south
East end of US 67 Business concurrency
73.7 118.6 I-72 Bus. east East end of I-72 Business concurrency
Waverly 90.7 146.0 IL 111 south – Alton
Sangamon Auburn 101.5 163.3 IL 4 – Springfield, Virden
107.5 173.0 I-55 – Springfield, East St. Louis I-55 exit 82
Christian Taylorville 125.91 202.63 IL 29 – Springfield, Taylorville
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Carlson, Rich. Illinois Highways Page: Routes 101 thru 120. Last updated March 15, 2005. Retrieved April 28, 2006.
  2. ^ a b Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08. 
  3. ^ Google (February 27, 2017). "Overview Map of IL 104" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 27, 2017.