Road Information

Interstate 72 in Illinois Total Mileage in State: 182 miles
Eastern End: At I-57, in Champaign
Western End: At Missouri state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 30 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Macon, Sangamon
Major Junctions in Photos: I-55, in Springfield
Control Cities in Photos: Springfield

Westbound

   

Interstate 72 West shield located near mile marker 133.  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Speed limit signs located near mile marker 132. The speed limit on most rural stretches of Interstate in Illinois is 65 mph, with a minimum speed limit of 45 mph.  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 132. It's 4 miles to the Niantic Exit, 29 miles to the junction of Interstate 55, and 31 miles to Springfield.  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Interstate 72 West: Road view from mile marker 131.  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Interstate 72 West at Exit 128: Niantic  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Interstate 72 West: Road view from mile marker 125.  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Interstate 72 West at Exit 122: Mt. Auburn / Illiopolis  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Interstate 72 West: Road view from mile marker 118.  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Use Exit 114 to Dawson.  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Interstate 72 West at Exit 114: Mechanicsburg / Buffalo  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Interstate 72 West: Road view from mile marker 111.  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Interstate 72 West at Exit 108: Riverton  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Use Exit 104 for Camp Butler National Cemetery.  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Interstate 72 West at Exit 104: Camp Butler  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Use Exit 103B for Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Also use Exit 103B for the State Fairgrounds.  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Interstate 72 West at Exit 103B: Interstate 55 North - Chicago. Also at this point, the speed limit drops to 55 mph.  (Photo taken 8/7/12).

Interstate 72 West at Exit 103A: Interstate 55 South / Interstate 72 West - St. Louis / Jacksonville  (Photo taken 8/7/12).