Illinois Route 48

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Illinois Route 48 marker

Illinois Route 48
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length: 85.38 mi[2] (137.41 km)
Existed: 1924[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: I-55 / IL 127 in Raymond
 
North end: IL 54 in DeWitt
Location
Counties: Montgomery, Christian, Macon, Piatt, DeWitt
Highway system
IL 47 IL 49

Illinois Route 48 (IL 48) is a 85.38-mile-long (137.41 km) north–south[3] state highway with its southern terminus at I-55 and IL 127 in Raymond and its northern terminus at IL 54 east of Clinton.

Route description[edit]

IL 48 travels southwest to northeast from I-55 to east of Clinton. It is an undivided surface street for its entire length. It also serves the cities of Raymond, Harvel, Taylorville, and Decatur.

History[edit]

SBI Route 48 traveled from Onarga to Raymond via the current IL 48 and IL 54. The portion from DeWitt to Onarga became U.S. Route 54 (US 54) in 1942, but in 1972 US 54 was pulled back to its current terminus in Pittsfield, and IL 54 was implemented from Springfield to Onarga.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[4] km Destinations Notes
Montgomery 0.0 0.0 I-55 / IL 127 – Springfield, East St. Louis Southern terminus; south end of IL 127 concurrency; I-55 exit 63
Raymond 3.5 5.6 IL 127 south – Hillsboro North end of IL 127 concurrency
Christian Taylorville 26.7 43.0 IL 29 – Taylorville, Pana
Macon 49.0 78.9 US 51 – Springfield, Bloomington, Pana Interchange
Decatur 51.4 82.7 IL 105 east – Monticello Western terminus of IL 105
53.0 85.3 US 36
55.1 88.7 IL 121 north – Lincoln South end of IL 121 concurrency
56.0 90.1
US 51 Bus. (Main St) – Pana, Clinton, Bloomington
57.7 92.9 IL 121 south – Mattoon North end of IL 121 concurrency
60.5 97.4 I-72 – Springfield, Champaign I-72 exit 144
MaconPiatt
county line
71.6 115.2 IL 32 south – Cisco Northern terminus of IL 32
72.0 115.9 I-72 – Decatur, Champaign I-72 exit 156
De Witt Weldon 79.7 128.3 IL 10 – Clinton, Champaign
85.38 137.41 IL 54 – Clinton, Farmer City Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ Carlson, Rich (March 15, 2005). "Illinois Highways Page: Routes 41 thru 60". Retrieved April 7, 2006. 
  2. ^ Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08. 
  3. ^ "Route 48". Illinois Highways Ends. Retrieved April 7, 2006. 
  4. ^ Google Maps, [1]