U.S. 67

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Looking south at the Centennial Bridge and downtown Rock Island from the Davenport Riverfront. Photo taken May 4, 2012.

U.S. 67 travels 210 miles in Illinois between the Clark Bridge across the Mississippi River at Alton and the Centennial Bridge leading north over the Mississippi River in the Quad Cities. U.S. 67 varies between expressway segments and rural two lane stretches, with upgrades planned as part of the US 67 Corridor by the Illinois Department of Transportation. The corridor study kicked off in 1989 in an effort to boost economic development for cities along the US route. Upgrades to the route have followed, including a freeway west of Jacksonville, an expressway leading north from Maccomb to IL 9 near Good Hope, the Roseville bypass, and the expressway north from there to the U.S. 34 bypass around Monmouth. Work completed on December 10, 2014 upgraded a 6.4-mile stretch of U.S. 67 west from near Chapin to southern Morgan County.1

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U.S. 67 scenes
Airport Road and 1st Avenue E connect Interstate 280 and U.S. 67 at the village of Milan as there is no interchange between the two routes. Photo taken 05/29/18.
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Interstate 280 passes through Milan between Quad City International Airport (MLI) and IL 92 (Centennial Expressway). U.S. 67 represents the main arterial through the village, joining the business district with Rock Island to the north and Oak Grove to the south. Photos taken 05/29/18.
U.S. 67 turns west from 1st Street in Milan onto 1st Avenue W to a pair of bridges spanning the Rock River at Vandruff Island. Photo taken 05/29/18.

Sources:
  1. "Corridor 67 Opens, Work Still Needs To Be Done." WICS NewsChannel 20 (Springfield, IL), December 10, 2014.


Photo Credits:

05/29/18 by AARoads

Connect with:
Business Loop I-72 - Jacksonville
U.S. 34
Route 5
Route 92
Route 255

Page Updated 12-20-2019.

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