Illinois Route 78

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Illinois Route 78 marker

Illinois Route 78
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length: 215.51 mi[2] (346.83 km)
Existed: 1924[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: I-55 / IL 104 in Jacksonville[3]
 
North end: WIS 78 in Warren
Location
Counties: Morgan, Cass, Mason, Fulton, Knox, Peoria, Stark, Henry, Whiteside, Carroll, Jo Daviess
Highway system
IL 76 I-80

Illinois Route 78 is a major north–south highway in western Illinois. It runs from Illinois Route 104 northwest of Jacksonville north to Highway 78 at the Wisconsin state line north of Warren. This is a distance of 215.51 miles (346.83 km).[2]

Points of interest[edit]

IL 78 north of Laura in Peoria County

The following historic and geographic sites can be enjoyed on Illinois Route 78, southing from south to north:

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[4] km Destinations Notes
Morgan Jacksonville 0.00 0.00
US 67 Bus. / IL 104 – Meredosia, Alton
Southern terminus of IL 78
Cass Virginia 17.7 28.5 IL 125 – Beardstown, Ashland
Mason Havana 44.2 71.1 US 136 east / IL 97 south (West Dearborn Street) – Duncan Mills, Kilbourne Begin/end concurrency with US 136 and IL 97
Illinois River 44.5 71.6 Scott W. Lucas Bridge
Fulton Isabel Township 45.3 72.9 US 136 west – Duncan Mills, Ipava Begin/end concurrency with US 136
Waterford Township 52.0 83.7 US 24 west / IL 97 north – Lewistown Begin/end concurrency with US 24 / IL 97
Little America 55.1 88.7 US 24 east – Banner, Peoria Begin/end concurrency with US 24
Buckheart Township 61.5 99.0 IL 100 south – St. David, Lewistown Eastern terminus of IL 100
Canton 64.7 104.1 IL 9 east (East Linn Street) – Banner, Peoria Begin/end concurrency with IL 9
65.9 106.1 IL 9 west (West Locust Street) – Bushnell Begin/end concurrency with IL 9
Farmington 76.2 122.6 IL 116 west (North Main Street) – Roseville Begin/end concurrency with IL 116
FultonPeoria
county line
Farmington Township 77.2 124.2 IL 116 east – Peoria Begin/end concurrency with IL 116
Knox Salem Township 82.8 133.3 IL 8 west – Yates City Begin/end concurrency with IL 8
Peoria Elmwood 85.0 136.8 IL 8 east (West Southport Road) – Peoria Begin/end concurrency with IL 8
Brimfield Township 91.5 147.3 US 150 east to I-74 – Brimfield Begin/end concurrency with US 150; connection to exit 71 (I-74)
Millbrook Township 94.5 152.1 US 150 west – Galesburg Begin/end concurrency with US 150
96.5 155.3 IL 90 east – Princeville Western terminus of IL 90
Stark Goshen Township 108.2 174.1 IL 17 east – Toulon Begin/end concurrency with IL 17
108.6 174.8 IL 17 west – La Fayette Begin/end concurrency with IL 17
Henry Wethersfield Township 113.1 182.0 US 34 west – Galva Begin/end concurrency with US 34
113.7 183.0 IL 91 east – Elmira Northern terminus of IL 91
Kewanee 118.3 190.4 US 34 east (East Second Street) – Neponset, Princeton Begin/end concurrency with US 34
118.6 190.9 IL 81 west (West Sixth Street) – Cambridge Eastern terminus of IL 81
Annawan 129.3 208.1 US 6 (Front Street) – Atkinson, Mineral
129.8 208.9 I-80 – Moline, Rock Island, Joliet Exit 33 (I-80)
Yorktown Township 140.8 226.6 IL 92 west – East Moline Begin/end concurrency with IL 92
141.7 228.0 IL 92 east – Yorktown Begin/end concurrency with IL 92
Whiteside Lyndon Township 154.6 248.8
I-88 / IL 110 (CKC) – Moline, Chicago
Exit 26 (I-88/IL 110)
Morrison 160.8 258.8 US 30 east (Lincoln Highway) – Sterling, Rock Falls Begin/end concurrency with US 30
162.3 261.2 US 30 west (Lincoln Highway) – Fulton Begin/end concurrency with US 30
Carroll Mount Carroll 180.4 290.3 IL 40 east – Sterling Northern terminus of IL 40
180.8 291.0 US 52 / IL 64 – Savanna, Lanark
Jo Daviess Stockton 201.5 324.3 US 20 west (West North Avenue) – Galena Begin/end concurrency with US 20
Stockton Township 202.8 326.4 US 20 east – Freeport Begin/end concurrency with US 20
Warren Township 215.51 346.83 WIS 78 Wisconsin state line; northern terminus of IL 78
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carlson, Rich. Illinois Highways Page: Routes 61 thru 80. Last updated April 15, 2005. Retrieved April 14, 2006.
  2. ^ a b Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08. 
  3. ^ Unknown. New U.S. 67 Gallery. Last updated June 14, 2001. Retrieved April 14, 2006.
  4. ^ Google (February 22, 2017). "Overview Map of IL 78" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 22, 2017. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

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