Road Information

Interstate 74 in Illinois Total Mileage in State: 220 miles
Eastern End: At Indiana state line
Western End: At Iowa state line
Mileage covered in Photos: 220 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Rock Island, Henry, Knox, Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford, McLean, DeWitt, Piatt, Champaign, Vermilion
Major Junctions in Photos: I-280, in Moline
I-80, near Colona 
I-474, in Peoria
I-474, in East Peoria
I-155, near Morton
I-55, in Bloomington
I-57, in Champaign 
Control Cities in Photos: Moline, Galesburg, Peoria, East Peoria, Bloomington, Champaign, Urbana, Danville

Eastbound

   

Interstate 74 East at Exit 1: River Dr  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Speed limit signs just after crossing the Illinois border in Moline. The speed liimit is 65 mph with a minimum speed limit of 45 mph.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 2: 7th Avenue. We also finally see the Illinois welcome sign here.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 East at mile marker 1.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 3: Avenue of the Cities  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 East at mile marker 2.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 4A: IL 5 West - John Deere Rd  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 4B: IL 5 East - John Deere Rd  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 East approaching Exit 5A - 1/4 mile.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 5A: Interstate 280 West - Des Moines  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 5B: Interstate 74 East / Interstate 280 East - Peoria / Chicago. This is the first of two exits in the Quad Cities area that you will have to take to remain on Interstate 74 East.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 / Interstate 280 East at Exit 18B: Interstate 74 West / US 6 West - Moline  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 East / Interstate 280 East dual assurance shields. During this concurrency, the mileage and exit numbers are based on the mileage of Interstate 74.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 / Interstate 280 East at the Weigh Station located at mile marker 6.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 / Interstate 280 East at mile marker 8.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 / Interstate 280 East at mile marker 9.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 / Interstate 280 East at mile marker 10.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 / Interstate 280 East at mile marker 12.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 / Interstate 280 East approaching the junction of Interstate 80 and the end of the I-280/I-74 concurrency - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Take the next exit to follow Interstate 74 East to Galesburg.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

This sign illustrates that you will need to take the next exit on the right to remain on Interstate 74 East.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Interstate 74 / Interstate 280 East at the eastern terminus of their concurrency, and the eastern terminus of I-280 altogether. Exit to the right here to remain on Interstate 74 East toward Peoria.  (Photo taken 11/14/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 15. It's 9 miles to the IL 81 junction, 34 miles to Galesburg, and 80 miles to Peoria.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 16.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 21.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 22.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 24: IL 81 - Kewanee / Cambridge  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 25. The speed limit on most rural Illinois freeways is 65 mph with a minimum speed limit of 45 mph.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 25.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at the Rest Area located near mile marker 28. This Rest Area was closed at the time due to some construction.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 29.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Use Exit 32 for Bishop Hill and Black Hawk College East Campus.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 32: IL 17 - Woodhull / Alpha  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 37.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 41.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Use either of the next two exits to get to Galesburg.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Use Exit 46A for Carl Sandburg College, Monmouth College, and Western Illinois University.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 46A: US 34 West - Monmouth  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 46B: US 34 East - Kewanee  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 48: Galesburg / East Galesburg  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 51: Knoxville  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 54: US 150 / IL 97 - Lewistown  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 55. It's 17 miles to the junction of IL 78, 34 miles to Peoria, and 243 miles to Indianapolis.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 55.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 60.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at the Rest Area located at mile marker 62.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 64.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 68.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East approaching Exit 71 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 71: To IL 78 - Canton / Kewanee. I wonder what happened to this sign?  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East shield sign located near mile marker 72.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 75: Brimfield / Oak Hill  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 80.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 82: Kickapoo / Edwards  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East approaching Exits 87A-B - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 87A: Interstate 474 East - Indianapolis  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 87B: IL 6 North - Chillicothe  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Use any of the next 7 exits to get to Peoria.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 88: To US 150 West - Sterling Ave / To War Memorial Dr  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 89: US 150 East - War Memorial Dr  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 90: Gale Ave  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Speed limit sign near mile marker 90, as the speed limit drops to 55 mph as you pass through Peoria.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 91: University St  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 92A: IL 40 North - Knoxville Ave  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 92B: IL 40 South - Glen Oak Avenue / Downtown Peoria  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 93: To US 24 / IL 29 - Washington St  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from near mile marker 94, as it crosses the Illinois River.  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 94: IL 40 North - Riverfront Dr  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 95A: US 150 West / IL 116 - North Main St  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 95B: US 150 East / IL 8 East - Camp Street  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 96: To IL 8 - East Washington Street  (Photo taken 6/16/11).

Interstate 74 East shield sign located near mile marker 97.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 98. It's 4 miles to the junction of Interstate 155, 34 miles to Bloomington, and 200 miles to Indianapolis.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 98: Pinecrest Drive  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East approaching Exit 99 - 1/2 mile.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 99: Interstate 474 West - Moline-Rock Island / Pekin  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East approaching Exit 101 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 101: Interstate 155 South - Lincoln  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 102A: Morton Avenue Southbound  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 102B: Morton Avenue Northbound  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 104.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 106.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 110.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Use Exit 112 for Eureka College Home of President Ronald Reagan.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 112: IL 117 - Goodfield  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 113.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at the Rest Area located near mile marker 114.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 118.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 120: Carlock  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 121.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 122.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Use any of the next 5 exits to get to Bloomington and Normal.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 124.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 125: US 150 - Mitsubishi Motorway  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East approaching Exit 127 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Keep to the left onto Interstate 55 North to get to Interstate 39 North toward Rockford.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 127: Interstate 55 North - Chicago  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East / Interstate 55 South shield signs shortly after the roads join up. They run together for the next 4 miles or so before I-74 departs on its own to the east.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East / Interstate 55 South: Road view from mile marker 161. During this duplex, Interstate 55's mileage takes precedence.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East / Interstate 55 South at Exit 160: US 150 / IL 9 - Market Street / Pekin  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East / Interstate 55 South approaching the split of Interstate 74 - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East / Interstate 55 South: Road view from mile marker 158.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East / Interstate 55 South as Interstate 74 departs to the left to continue heading east.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 134B: Interstate 55 Business Loop North - Veterans Pkwy  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 135: US 51 / US 51 Business - Decatur / Bloomington  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 136.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 142: Downs  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 145.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 147.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Use Exit 149 to get to Moraine View State Park.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Also use Exit 149 to get to Clinton Lake.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 149: Le Roy  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 151.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 152: US 136 - Rantoul / Heyworth  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 154.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at the Rest Area located at mile marker 156.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Use Exit 159 to get to Clinton Lake.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 159: IL 54 - Farmer City / Gibson City  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 160.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 166: Mansfield  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 169.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Use Exit 172 for Lake of the Woods Park and Early American Museum.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 172: IL 47 - Mahomet / Gibson City  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 174: Prairieview Road  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Mileage sign located near mile marker 175. It's 4 miles to the junction of Interstate 57, 8 miles to the Champaign-Urbana area, and 122 miles to Indianapolis.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 175.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Use Exit 179A to get to the University of Illinois Sports Complex, and Exit 183 to get to the Campus.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East approaching Exits 179A-B - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Sign near mile marker 178 listing the distances to the upcoming Champaign and Urbana exits.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 179A: Interstate 57 South - Memphis  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 179B: Interstate 57 North - Chicago  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 181: Prospect Avenue  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 182: Neil St  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Use Exit 183 to get to the University of Illinois campus and the County Fairgrounds.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 183: Lincoln Avenue  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Use Exit 184 for the Rantoul Aviation Center.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 184: US 45 - Cunningham Ave / Rantoul  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 185: IL 130 - University Ave  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 188.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 192: St Joseph  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 195.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 197: IL 49 South - Royal / Ogden  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 198.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 200: IL 49 - Rankin / Fithian  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 204.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Use Exit 206 for Kickapoo State Park and Middle Fork Vermilion River.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 206: Potomac / Oakwood  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Sign listing the distances to the upcoming Danville exits.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Use Exit 210 for Kennekuk County Park.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 210: US 150 - M.L. King Dr  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 214: G Street  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exits 215A-B: US 150 / IL 1 - Georgetown Rd / Gilbert St  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Use Exit 216 for the VA Medical Center, Danville Area College, and Vermilion County Airport.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 216: Bowman Ave / Perrysville Rd  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East: Road view from mile marker 217.  (Photo taken 6/30/11).

Interstate 74 East at Exit 220: Lynch Rd  (Photo taken 6/30/11).