Ponntiac 1939-1977

Illinois 23; Illinois 116

July, 2013Posted by Bill


The third alignment of U.S. 66 at Ponitac is the four-lane by-pass along the west side. Portions of all four-lanes are open here, unlike at other towns. It has the southern end of Illinois 23 on it. Parts of Illinois 116 run along this alignment of U.S. 66.

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NB Rt. 66 on the northern edge of Pontiac. About a quarter mile ahead of this photo, the route goes from the original four-lanes to two-lanes.

NB U.S. 66 near the end of the four-lanes.

NB U.S. 66 on the northside of Pontiac.