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Interstate 290

Interstate 290 is the main route between the western suburbs and Downtown Chicago. Rarely on a Chicago traffic report, will you here I-290. It is named the Dwight D. Eishenhower Expressway , from the Circle Interchange to the Tri-State Tollway. Then from the Tri-State to the North-South Tollway, it is refered to as the 290 extention. From the North-South Tollway to the Northwest Tollway it is called "Route 53". This is one highway that tends not to move at all parts of the day.

While in Illinois, I-290 is multi-plexed.

I-290 is multi-plexed with...

...Illinois State Route 110, from Chicago Loop to Hillside.

...U.S. Rt. 20, at Elmhurst.
...TRUCK Illinois State Route 64, at Elmhurst.

...Illinois State Route 53, from Thorndale to Interstate 90 (Addams Tollway).


While in Illinois, I-290 crosses the following interstates.
Interstate 90 (Dan Ryan Expressway/John F. Kennedy Expressway), at Downtown Chicago.
Interstate 94 (Dan Ryan Expressway/John F. Kennedy Expressway), at Downtown Chicago.

EB I-290 one mile from I-90/94.

EB I-290 near I-90/94.

Another set of BGS's on EB I-290.

EB I-290 at I-90/94.

EB I-290/IL St Rt 110 one mile from I-90/94.

EB I-290/IL St Rt 110 under one mile from I-90/94.

EB I-290/IL St Rt 110 before I-90/94.

EB I-290/IL St Rt 110 at I-90/94.

WB I-290 at I-90/94.

WB I-290 near I-90/94. (June, 2013)

WB I-290 at I-90/94. (June, 2013)

The ramps from WB I-290 dividing for both directions of I-90/94. (June, 2013)
Interstate 294 (Tri-State Tollway), at Hillside.

EB I-290 at I-294.

EB I-290 under one mile from I-294.

EB I-290 an eight of a mile from I-294.

EB I-290 at I-294.

Interstate 88, (Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway), at Hillside.

A BGS east of U.S. Rt. 12/20/45 on WB I-290.

WB I-290 west of U.S. Rt. 12/20/45.

The lane makers on WB I-290 near I-88/294.

Interstate 355, (Veterans Memorial Tollway) at Itasca.

BGS on EB I-290.

EB I-290 a mile and a half from I-355.

EB I-290 near I-355.

EB I-290 at I-355.
Interstate 90 (Northwest Tollway), at Schamburg.

WB I-290/NB IL St Rt 53 just over 2 miles from I-90.

WB I-290/NB IL St Rt 53 one mile from I-90.

WB I-290/NB IL St Rt 53 at I-90.


Names of I-290 in Illinois.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Expressway, from the Circle Interchange (I-90/94; Congress Parkway) in Downtown Chicago to I-294/88 in Hillside.

290 Extention, from I-294/88 to Thorndale Ave.
Route 53, from Thorndale Ave. to I-90.


The western begin marker in Schaumburg. (Nov. 2005)

WB I-290 at it's western end in Schaumburg.

The western end marker in Schaumburg. (Nov., 2005)

The western end sign in Schaumburg. (2003)

The "0" mile marker in Schaumburg.

A junction marker in Schaumburg.

A set of guide markers in Schaumburg.

WB I-290 near Schaumburg.

WB I-290 near IL St Rt 53.

WB I-290 near Thorndale Ave.

A junction marker on WB DPCH 26.

A set of guide markers on WB DPCH 26.

WB I-290 in Elk Grove Village.

A BGS on WB IL St Rt 64.

A set of guide markers on WB IL St Rt 64.

EB I-290 near Elmhurst.

A milage chart on NB I-355. (Nov., 2007)

EB I-290/IL St Rt 110 at Wolf Road in Hillside.

A junction marker on EB U.S. Rt. 12/20/ SB U.S. Rt. 45.

EB I-290/IL St Rt 110 near 17th Street near Maywood.

Junction sign on NB IL St Rt 171 in Maywood.

EB I-290/IL St Rt 110 near Des Plaines Ave. in Maywood.

EB I-290/IL St Rt 110 in Oak Park.

The mileage chart along EB I-290/IL St Rt 110 in Oak Park.

EB I-290/IL St Rt 110, just east of Austin Blvd.

A guide marker on NB IL St Rt 50.

A street sign for the Eishenhower Expressway.

EB I-290/IL St Rt 110 near Laramie in Chicago.

EB I-290/IL St Rt 110 near Pulaski in Chicago.

EB I-290/IL St Rt 110 near the Loop.

The end of EB I-290/IL St Rt 110 at the Circle Interchange.

The eastern end marker.

The eastern end of I-290. (June, 2013)

The eastern end marker. (June, 2013)

Looking at the end of the I-290 expressway.

The expressway end marker. (June, 2013)

WB I-290 at the Chicago River.

WB I-290 crossing the Chicago River.

End of the Eishenhower Expressway.

Signs marking the end of the Dwight D. Eishenhower Expressway and I-290 in Chicago.

The begining of WB I-290.

EB I-290 ends here at the Chicago Stock Exchange.

31 December 2013