Illinois Route 151

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Illinois Route 151 marker

Illinois Route 151
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length: 7.84 mi[2] (12.62 km)
Existed: 1940[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: IL 3 in Jacob
North end: IL 4 in Ava
Location
Counties: Jackson
Highway system
IL 150 IL 152

Illinois Route 151 is a north–south state road in southern Illinois located entirely within Jackson County. It runs from Illinois Route 3 in rural Jackson County to Illinois Route 4 in Ava. This is a distance of 7.84 miles (12.62 km).[2]

Route description[edit]

Illinois 151 serves as a connector through the northwest portion of Shawnee National Forest. It also is the access road to the Jackson Creek Recreational Area.

History[edit]

SBI Route 151 originally ran from Steeleville to Murphysboro; this was absorbed into Illinois Route 43 in 1937, and eventually became part of Illinois 4 in 1964. In 1940, Illinois 151 was placed onto its current route.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Jackson County.

Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Jacob 0.00 0.00 IL 3 / Great River Road
Ava 7.84 12.62 IL 4
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 c Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08.