Illinois Route 148

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Illinois Route 148 marker

Illinois Route 148
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length: 54.85 mi[2] (88.27 km)
Existed: 1926[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: IL 37 in Pulleys Mill
  I-57 in Pulleys Mill
North end: IL 37 / IL 142 in Mt. Vernon
Location
Counties: Williamson, Franklin, Jefferson
Highway system
IL 147 IL 149

Illinois Route 148 is a north–south state road in southern Illinois. It runs from Illinois Route 37 at Pulleys Mill (near the intersection of Interstate 24 and Interstate 57) north to the western terminus of Illinois Route 142 and Illinois 37 south of downtown Mount Vernon. This is a distance of 54.85 miles (88.27 km).[2]

Route description[edit]

Illinois 148 is a western parallel of Illinois 37 from Pulleys Mill to Mount Vernon. It passes through the city of Herrin, a medium-sized city in Williamson County. It is a two-laned surface road for its entire length.

History[edit]

SBI Route 148 ran from Marion to Mount Vernon. In 1964 it was extended south to Pulleys Mill. There have been no changes to Illinois 148 since.[1]

Major Intersections[edit]

County Location mi[3] km Destinations Notes
Williamson 0.0 0.0 IL 37 – Goreville, Marion
0.6 0.97 I-57 – Mt. Vernon, Memphis I-57 exit 45
Herrin 9.8 15.8 IL 13 – Carbondale, Marion
Franklin Zeigler 21.2 34.1 IL 149 (Main St) – Royalton, West Frankfort
Christopher 27.0 43.5 IL 14 (Egyptian Ave) – Du Quoin, Benton
Sesser 34.1 54.9 IL 154 west – Pinckneyville South end of IL 154 concurrency
34.8 56.0 IL 154 east (Franklin Ave) North end of IL 154 concurrency
Jefferson Mt. Vernon 54.85 88.27 IL 37 (10th St) / IL 142 south (Veterans Memorial Dr) – Benton, McLeansboro
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Carlson, Rich. Illinois Highways Page: Routes 141 thru 160. Last updated April 15, 2005. Retrieved June 28, 2006.
  2. ^ a b Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08. 
  3. ^ Google (March 5, 2017). "Overview Map of IL 148" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved March 5, 2017.