Illinois Route 148

Illinois Route 148 is a northsouth state road in southern Illinois. It runs from Illinois Route 37 at Pulleys Mill (near the intersection of Interstate 24 and Interstate 57) north to the western terminus of Illinois Route 142 and Illinois 37 south of downtown Mount Vernon. This is a distance of 54.85 miles (88.27 km).[1]

Illinois Route 148
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length54.85 mi[1] (88.27 km)
Existed1926[2]–present
Major junctions
South end IL 37 in Pulleys Mill
  I-57 in Pulleys Mill
North end IL 37 / IL 142 in Mt. Vernon
Location
CountiesWilliamson, Franklin, Jefferson
Highway system
IL 147IL 149

Route description

Illinois 148 is a western parallel of Illinois 37 from Pulleys Mill to Mount Vernon. It passes through the city of Herrin, a medium-sized city in Williamson County. It is a two-laned surface road for its entire length.

History

SBI Route 148 ran from Marion to Mount Vernon. In 1964 it was extended south to Pulleys Mill. There have been no changes to Illinois 148 since.[2]

Major Intersections

CountyLocationmi[3]kmDestinationsNotes
Williamson0.00.0 IL 37 Goreville, Marion
0.60.97 I-57 to I-24 east Mt. Vernon, Memphis, NashvilleI-57 exit 45
Herrin9.815.8 IL 13 Carbondale, Marion
FranklinZeigler21.234.1 IL 149 (Main St) Royalton, West Frankfort
Christopher27.043.5 IL 14 (Egyptian Ave) Du Quoin, Benton
Sesser34.154.9 IL 154 west PinckneyvilleSouth end of IL 154 concurrency
34.856.0 IL 154 east (Franklin Ave)North end of IL 154 concurrency
JeffersonMt. Vernon54.8588.27 IL 37 (10th St) / IL 142 south (Veterans Memorial Dr) Benton, McLeansboro
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References

  1. Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08.
  2. Carlson, Rich. Illinois Highways Page: Routes 141 thru 160. Last updated April 15, 2005. Retrieved June 28, 2006.
  3. Google (March 5, 2017). "Overview Map of IL 148" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved March 5, 2017.
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