Illinois Route 150

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Illinois Route 150 marker

Illinois Route 150
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length 24.19 mi[2] (38.93 km)
Existed 1926[1] – present
Major junctions
West end Route 51 in Chester
East end IL 154 in Cutler
Location
Counties Randolph, Perry
Highway system
US 150 IL 151

Illinois Route 150 is an east–west state road in southern Illinois. It runs from the Chester Bridge, a truss bridge over the Mississippi River to Route 51 in the state of Missouri, to Illinois Route 154 in rural Perry County well west of Pinckneyville. This is a distance of 24.57 miles (39.54 km).[2]

Route description[edit]

Illinois 150 generally runs southwest to northeast, but is marked as an east–west route. From the Chester Bridge, it runs northeast through Chester, briefly overlapping Illinois Route 3. A longer concurrency takes place further northeast at Illinois Route 4. East of Percy, Illinois 150 turns north to Illinois 154. In Chester, it is named State Street.

History[edit]

SBI Route 150 originally ran from the US 51/60/62 bridges south of Cairo north to Hamel (located northeast of Saint Louis, Missouri) on what is now Illinois Route 3, the portion of Illinois 150 from Chester to Steeleville, and Illinois Route 4.

In 1937, the changes from Illinois 150 to Illinois 3 and 4 took place (the change to Illinois 4 initially was a change to Illinois Route 43). Illinois 150 then was extended east and west (replacing what was then Illinois Route 151) to its current length.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Mississippi River 0.00 0.00 Chester Bridge; Missouri–Illinois state line
Randolph Chester 1.18 1.90 IL 3 south Western end of IL 3 overlap
1.29 2.08 IL 3 north Eastern end of IL 3 overlap
12.08 19.44 IL 4 north Western end of IL 4 overlap
RandolphPerry
county line
18.31 29.47 IL 4 south Eastern end of IL 4 overlap
Perry Cutler Precinct 24.19 38.93 IL 154
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 (2013). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved August 30, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

KML is from Wikidata

Media related to Illinois Route 150 at Wikimedia Commons