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Interstate 280

Interstate 280 forms the southern leg of the blet-loop around the Quad-Cities. Running from Interstate 80 on the southeast side of Rock Island to the Iowa/Illinois State Line at the Mississippi River. I-280 provides the western portion of the Quad-Cities easy access to the Quad City International Airport.


EB I-280 at the Illinois/Iowa State Line


Interstate 280 crosses the following Interstates in Illinois.

Interstate 74, at Moline

EB I-280 near I-74; U.S. Rt. 6 at Moline.

Looking east at I-280 and I-74. I-280 is on the ground level, I-74 is on the overpass.

A BGS on WB I-74/280 two miles from the interchange near QCA. (August, 2010)

A BGS on WB I-74/280 one mile from the interchange. (August, 2010)

A BGS on WB I-74/280 for WB I-74/U.S. Rt. 6. (August, 2010)

WB I-280 at WB I-74. (August, 2010)

A BGS over one mile from I-74 on EB I-280.

EB I-280 at I-74/U.S. Rt. 6.

EB I-280 at WB I-74.
Interstate 74, at Colona.
Interstate 80, at Colona

A BGS on EB I-74/280.

Another set of BGS's on EB I-74/280.

EB I-74/280at I-80.

A BGS on EB I-74/280 two miles from I-80. (August, 2010)

EB I-74/280 one mile from I-80. (August, 2010)

EB I-74/280 at I-80.

In Illinois, Interstate 280 is multi-plexed.

Interstate 280 is multi-plexed with...

...Interstate 74, from M.P. 18 at Moline to Interstate 80 at Colona.


Signage on EB I-74 as it merges with EB I-280 near the Quad City International Airport in Moline.


EB I-280 at the Iowa/Illinois State Line.

EB I-280 at the Illinois Welcome Sign.

EB I-280 at the Illinois Welcome Sign. (October, 2011)

A BGS on EB IL St Rt 92.

A junction marker in Milan.

BGS on Airport Road in Milan.

A BGS in Milan.

EB I-280 east of Airport Road.

EB I-74/280 east of U.S. Rt. 6.

EB I-74/280 at the Henry/Rock Island County Line.

WB I-74/280 at the Henry/Rock Island County Line.

EB I-74/280 near Colona.

WB I-74/280 west of I-80/IL St Rt 110.

A BGS on EB I-80/WB IL St Rt 110.

A BGS on EB I-80/WB IL St Rt 110.

A BGS on WB I-80.

A BGS on WB I-80.

A BGS on WB I-80.

A BGS on WB I-74/IL St Rt 110.

A BGS on WB I-74/IL St Rt 110.

A BGS on WB I-74/IL St Rt 110.

A BGS on WB I-74/IL St Rt 110.

The eastern end of I-280 near Colona.

The easterne end marker.

9 August 2014