Route 136

Home » Guides » Illinois » Route 136

Illinois Route 136 is a 3.2 mile continuation of Iowa 136 east from the Mark Morris Memorial Bridge and Clinton to U.S. 30 east of Fulton.

Illinois Route 136 East
Continuing below the superstructure of the Mark Morris Memorial Bridge over the Mississippi River. 03/12/17
Illinois 136 descends from the Mark Morris Memorial Bridge onto 14th Avenue through the city of Fulton. 03/12/17
A welcome sign for Illinois stands at the signalized intersection with 4th Street along Illinois 136 east. 4th Street provides access to Kiwanis Park and the Fulton riverfront. 03/12/17
A shield assembly for Illinois 136 and Ronald Reagan Trail follows 4th Street along 14th Avenue east. 03/12/17
1.3 miles east of the Iowa state line, Illinois 136 (14th Avenue) intersects Illinois 84 and the Great River Road. 03/12/17
Illinois 84 (Waller Road) enters Fulton from Thomson, seven miles to the north, and Savanna. Southward the state route bypasses Fulton to U.S. 30 near East Clinton. The state route extends south as the Great River Road to Albany and East Moline. 03/12/17
IL 84 travels 95 miles overall, from U.S. 6 at Colona to Wis 80 north of Galena. Historically IL 84 formed a multi state route with Wis 80 north to Platteville and Montfort. IL 80 was renumbered once I-80 was designated. 03/12/17
Fulton Road leads IL 136 east between Cattail Slough and farm land to U.S. 30. 03/12/17
Ronald Reagan Trail is a touring route overlaying a number of routes celebrating the history of the 40th President of the U.S.. The trail takes IL 136 east from Fulton and travels to Tampico, Dixon, Galesbug and Monmouth. 03/12/17
IL 136 concludes a 101-mile multi-state route at U.S. 30 (Lincoln Highway). 03/12/17
U.S. 30 joins Fulton and Clinton, Iowa with the Whiteside County seat of Morrison eight miles to the east. 03/12/17
End IL 136 shield at U.S. 30 and CR 21 (Frog Pond Road) south to Garden Plain. 03/12/17
Illinois Route 136 West
Confirming marker posted after the four-way stop intersection with Route 84 (Waller Road). 03/12/17
Illinois 136 enters the city of Fulton west from Illinois 84 (Waller Road). 03/12/17
Following 14th Avenue, IL 136 travels ten blocks west through Fulton to a traffic light at 4th Street near Downtown. 03/12/17
IL 136 spans the Mississippi River across the Mark Morris Memorial Bridge. Tolls were collected for the crossing at a plaza preceding the bridge in Fulton until January 1983.1 03/12/17
Locally known also as the North Bridge, the three-span, cantilever through truss bridge accommodates two lanes of traffic and a three foot sidewalk on a 34-foot wide deck.2 03/12/17
The Mark Morris Memorial Bridge spans the Mississippi River west from Kiwanis Park in Fulton to Custon Park in Clinton, Iowa. 03/12/17
2 photos
2 photos
Constructed from 1970 to January 1975, the Mark Morris Bridge measures 3,011 feet in length.1 03/12/17


 
Sources:
  1. "Bridge tolls to be discontinued." Daily Reporter (Spencer, IA), August 28, 1982.
  2. Historic Auto Trails - Mark Morris Memorial Bridge. Iowa Department of Transportation (IOWADOT).


Photo Credits:

03/12/17 by AARoads and Bill Gatchel

Connect with:
U.S. 30
Route 84
Highway 136

Page Updated 05-17-2018.

Go to Top