Illinois Route 156

Illinois Route 156 is an eastwest state road in southwestern Illinois. It runs from South Meyer Avenue & C Road in Valmeyer to just west of New Athens. This is a distance of 22.95 miles (36.93 km).[1]

Illinois Route 156
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length22.95 mi[1] (36.93 km)
Existed1926[2]–present
Major junctions
West endSouth Meyer Avenue & C Road in Valmeyer
East end IL 13 in New Athens
Location
CountiesMonroe, St. Clair
Highway system
IL 155IL 157

Route description

Illinois 156 runs through rural southwestern Illinois. It is the main eastwest state road through Waterloo. Illinois 156 overlaps Illinois Route 159 from Hecker north for a short distance, when 156 leaves 159 and turns back toward its eastern terminus.

History

SBI Route 156 is the same as Illinois 156 is now. There have been no changes since 1926.[2]

Major Intersections

CountyLocationmi[3]kmDestinationsNotes
MonroeValmeyer0.00.0S Meyer Ave / C Rd
Waterloo7.011.3 IL 3 Wartburg, Maeystown
Hecker16.827.0 IL 159 southWest end of IL 159 concurrency
St. Clair18.129.1 IL 159 north BellevilleEast end of IL 159 concurrency
22.9536.93 IL 13 Belleville, New Athens
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 (2005-04-15). "Illinois Highways Page: Routes 141 through 160". Retrieved 2006-06-30.
  3. Google (March 8, 2017). "Overview Map of IL 156" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved March 8, 2017.
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