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Illinois Road Photos


This is the place to see various scenes from the highways and byways of Illinois. If you have a photo you would like to contribute to the Illinois Road Photos project, please contact me at michohioroads#yahoo.com (change "#" to "@" to e-mail).


Guide Signs | Shields and Other Signs | Road Scenes


Guide Signs

Description
Photographer
Date Taken
ROUTE I-290 ENDS guide sign at I-290's eastern terminus at I-90/I-94, Chicago, Cook County.
Dan Garnell
8/28/2003
Wacker Dr. and Franklin St. right turn diagram sign at the eastbound transition from I-290 into Congress Pkwy., Chicago, Cook County. This marks the beginning of Wacker Dr., a road which exists concurrently as a surface street and an underground thoroughfare along the south side of the Chicago River between here and US 41 (Lake Shore Dr.).
Dan Garnell
8/28/2003
JUNCTION I-55 1 MILE overhead guide sign on US 41 (Lake Shore Dr.) North, Chicago, Cook County.
Dan Garnell
8/28/2003
I-55 overhead exit signage on US 41 (Lake Shore Dr.) North, Chicago, Cook County. This ramp marks the starting point of I-55 South.
Dan Garnell
8/28/2003
Gantry signage on I-24 West for Vienna/Golconda and US 45 (Exit 37), Metropolis, Massac County. This is the first exit for I-24 West into Illinois after crossing the Ohio River from Kentucky. The purpose for the Vienna/Golconda exit sign is unclear, as it is the second exit ahead on I-24 West, 21 miles away.
Jason Ilyes
6/16/2003
I-24 guide sign on US 45 South, Metropolis, Massac County. In lieu of a city, the control destination for I-24 West is given as Interstate 57.
Jason Ilyes
6/16/2003

Shields and Other Signs

Description
Photographer
Date Taken
TO I-90, I-94, and I-290 shields on US 41 (Lake Shore Dr.) North at Jackson Blvd., Chicago, Cook County.
Dan Garnell
8/28/2003

Links

  • AARoads (Andy Field/Alex Nitzman) - Excellent, extensive nationwide highway coverage
  • GribbleNation.com (Doug Kerr/Adam Prince) - Road photo galleries and features from Mississippi to Maine, and everywhere in between!
  • Illinois Department of Transportation - Official web site.
  • Illinois Highways (Rich Carlson) - History and additional tidbits about the Illinois highway system.


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    Page Created: September 14, 2003.
    Last Updated: November 2, 2003
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