Interstate 80, Illinois
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Interstate 80

Interstate 80 enters the state of Illinois on the North side of Rock Island, IL. Then it exits the state in the southern suburbs of Chicago.


WB I-80 near the Fox River at Ottawa.


While in the State of Illinois, I-80 is multi-plexed several times...

I-80 is multi-plexed with...

...Interstate 294, (Tri-State Tollway) at Hazel Crest to Interstate 94/Illinois State Route 394 (Bishop Ford Freeway) at South Holland.

...Interstate 94, from Illinois State Route 394 (Bishop Ford Freeway) at South Holland to the Indiana State Line.

...U.S. Rt. 6, from Illinois State Route 394 (Bishop Ford Freeway) at South Holland to the Indiana State Line.

...Illinois State Route 110, from near East Moline to near Colona.


Interstate 80 runs due east and west through the state, with exception of turning and running north-south to form the eastern leg of the belt-loop around the Quad-Cities before turning east-west and entering Iowa.


In Illinois, Interstate 80 crosses the following Interstates...

Interstate 88, (Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway) at the Quad Cities

WB I-80 near I-88 at the Quad-Cities.

The 2 mile BGS on EB I-80.

The 1 mile BGS on EB I-80.

EB I-80 at I-88.

EWB I-80 two miles from I-88. (July, 2014)

EB I-80 one mile from I-88. (July, 2014)

EB I-80 near I-88. (July, 2014)

Interstate 74, at the Quad Cities.
Interstate 280, at the Quad Cities.

A BGS two miles from the interchange.

WB I-80 near I-74/280.

WB I-80 at I-74/280.

The 2 mile BGS on EB I-80.

The 1 mile BGS on EB I-80.

EB I-80/WB IL St Rt 110 near I-74/280. (August, 2010)

EB I-80/WB IL St Rt 110 at I-74/280. (August, 2010)

A BGS at the I-74/80/280 interchange.
Interstate 180, near Hennepin.

BGS on EB I-80.

EB I-80 one mile from I-180.

Another BGS on EB I-80 near I-180.

EB I-80 at I-180.

EB I-80 two miles from I-180.

A BGS 2 miles from I-180 on WB I-80.

EB I-80 one mile from I-180.

A BGS a half mile from I-180.

EB I-80 at I-180.

WB I-80 one mile from I-180.

A BGS near I-180 on WB I-80.

WB I-80 at I-180.

Interstate 39, at LaSalle-Peru.

The first BGS on WB I-80.

WB I-80 near I-39.

WB I-80 one mile from I-39.

WB I-80 at NB I-39.

WB I-80 at SB I-39.

WB I-80 two miles from I-39/U.S. Rt. 51. (September, 2011)

WB I-80 over a mile from I-39/U.S. Rt. 51. (September, 2011)

WB I-80 about one mile from I-39/U.S. Rt. 51. (September, 2011)

WB I-80 at NB I-39/U.S. Rt. 51. (September, 2011)

WB I-80 at SB I-39/U.S. Rt. 51. (September, 2011)

EB I-80 about 4 miles from I-39/U.S. Rt. 51.

EB I-80 over one mile from I-39/U.S. Rt. 51.

EB I-80 one mile from I-39/U.S. Rt. 51.

EB I-80 a half mile from I-39/U.S. Rt. 51.

EB I-80 at SB I-39/U.S. Rt. 51.

EB I-80 at NB I-39/U.S. Rt. 51.

Interstate 55, at Joliet.

BGS's on EB I-80.

A BGS for SB I-55 on EB I-80. (October, 2006)

EB I-80 near I-55. (October, 2006)

EB I-80 at I-55 near Joliet. (2002)

EB I-80 at SB I-55. (May, 2006)

EB I-80 two miles from I-55. (April, 2013)

EB I-80 one mile from I-55. (April, 2013)

EB I-80 near I-55. (April, 2013)

EB I-80 at I-55. (April, 2013)

A BGS on WB I-80.

WB I-80 one mile from I-55.

A old BGS on WB I-80.

A BGS on WB I-80 for NB I-55.

WB I-80 at NB I-55.

WB I-80 at SB I-55.

WB I-80 over one mile from I-55.

WB I-80 one mile from I-55. (November, 2011)

WB I-80 a half mile from I-55. (November, 2011)

WB I-80 at NB I-55. (November, 2011)

WB I-80 at SB I-55. (November, 2011)

Interstate 355, (Veterans Memorial Tollway) near New Lenox.

The first BGS on WB I-80.

Another BGS on WB I-80.

WB I-80 near I-355.

WB I-80 at I-355.

A milage chart on WB I-80, west of U.S. Rt. 45.

A BGS on WB I-80.

WB I-80 one mile from I-355.

WB I-80 near I-355.

WB I-80 at I-355.

A BGS two miles from I-355 on WB I-80. (April, 2012)

WB I-80 one mile from I-355. (April, 2012)

WB I-80 at I-355. (April, 2012)

the first BGS on EB I-80. (Sept., 2007)

Another BGS on EB I-80. (Sept., 2007)

A BGS on EB I-80 near I-355. (Sept., 2007)

EB I-80 at I-355. (Sept., 2007)

A BGS on EB I-80. (Nov., 2007)

Another BGS on EB I-80. (Nov., 2007)

EB I-80 a half mile from I-355.

EB I-80 at I-355. (Nov., 2007)

A BGS over one mile from I-355 on EB I-80. (January, 2012)

A BGS one mine from I-355 on EB I-80. (January, 2012)

A BGS a half mile from I-355 on EB I-80.

EB I-80 at I-355. (January, 2012)

Interstate 57, at Tinley Park.

The first BGS on EB I-80.

EB I-80 one mile from I-57.

A BGS on EB I-80.

EB I-80 near I-57.

EB I-80 at SB I-57.

EB I-80 at NB I-57.

EB I-80 one mile from I-57. (September, 2016)

A BGS for SB I-57 on EB I-80. (September, 2016)

EB I-80 near I-57. (September, 2016)

EB I-80 at SB I-57. (September, 2016)

EB I-80 at NB I-57. (September, 20160

A BGS 2 miles from I-57 on WB I-80.

A BGS two miles from I-57 on WB I-80. (July, 2015)

WB I-80 one mile from I-57.

A BGS on WB I-80 for NB I-57.

WB I-80 at NB I-57.

WB I-80 at SB I-57.

A BGS two miles from I-57 on WB I-80. (July, 2016)

WB I-80 one mile from I-80. (July, 2016)

A BGS for NB I-57 on WB I-80. (July, 2016)

WB I-80 at NB I-57. (July, 2016)

WB I-80 at SB I-57. (July, 2016)

Interstate 294, (Tri-State Tollway) at Southern Chicago.

EB I-80 near I-294.

Overhead signs on EB I-80 at Kedzie Ave.

EB I-80 at I-294.

A BGS 2 miles from the split of I-80/294 on WB I-80/NB I-294.

WB I-80/NB I-294 near there split.

A BGS on WB I-80/NB I-294.

The split of I-80/294 on WB I-80/NB I-294.

EB I-80 two miles from I-294. (May, 2016)

EB I-80 a half mile from I-294. (May, 2016)

EB I-80 at I-294. (May, 2016)
Interstate 94, (Bishop Louis Henry Ford Freeway) at Southern Chicago.

Overhead signs on EB I-80/SB I-294.

Another set of BGS's on EB I-80/SB I-294.

EB I-80/SB I-294 over 2 miles from I-94. (Nov., 2007)

A set of BGS's one mile from the interchange in South Holland. (Sept., 2007)

EB I-80/SB I-294 a half mile from I-94/IL St Rt 394. (Sept., 2007)

A BGS on EB I-80/SB I-294. (Sept., 2007)

EB I-80/SB I-294 at I-94. (Sept., 2007)

WB I-80/94 over two miles from their split. This is in Indiana. (July, 2015)

WB I-80/94 one mile from their split. This is in Indiana. (July, 2015)

WB I-80/94 near their split. (July, 2015)

WB I-80/94 near their split. (July, 2015)

WB I-80/94 at their split. (July, 2015)
Interstate 294, (Tri-State Tollway) at Southern Chicago.

WB I-80/94 near the Illinois/Indiana State line nearthe junction with I-94/I-294/IL St Rt 394.

WB I-80/94 near Torrence Ave. This is the exit before the split of I-80/94 and the start of I-294.

WB I-80/94 at I-294 and thier split.


Toll Plazas on I-80
Interstate 80 Westbound Plaza Number 43 at Country Club Hills.

Looking at WB I-80 at Plaza 43 (I-294, Tri-State Tollway, below).

WB I-80 near the toll plaza at 163rd Street. (Sept. 2006)

The toll plaza on WB I-80. (Sept. 2006)

Overhead lane markers for the toll plaza on WB I-80. (August, 2008)

The stop ahead sign and more lane markers for the toll plaza on WB I-80. (August, 2008)

The toll plaza on WB I-80. (August, 2008)

A warning sign on WB I-80/NB I-294. (August, 2013)

Lane markers on WB I-80. (August, 2013)

Another set of lane markers on WB I-80. (August, 2013)

WB I-80 at the toll plaza. (August, 2013)

Interstate 80 Eastbound Plaza Number 45 at Country Club Hills.

The toll warning sign on EB I-80.

EB I-80 near the Tri-State Tollway, Plaza Number 45

EB I-80 at the Tri-State Tollway, Plaza Number 45.

The I-PASS lane at the plaza.

The first toll warning sign on EB I-80. (Sept., 2007)

A set of lane markers on EB I-80. (Sept., 2007)

EB I-80 at the split between the open-road toll lanes and the cash lanes. (Nov., 2007)

EB I-80 at the I-PASS points. (Nov., 2007)

The one mile sign for the plaza on EB I-80. (September, 2010)

Another warning sign on EB I-80 for the plaza. (Septmeber, 2010)

EB I-80 near the toll plaza. (April, 2017)

EB I-80 at the divide between open road tolling and the cash lanes. (April, 2017)

The EB I-80 Toll Plaza. (April, 2017)

EB I-80 in the I-Pass Lanes. (April, 2017)

Branches of Interstate 80 in Illinois.


Old interstate shields.

NB Meadows Ave in Joliet. (Replaced)

Photos of I-80 in Illinois.
Illinois/Iowa State Line to the Bureau/La Salle County Line
Bureau/La Salle County Line to the Grundy/Will County Line
Grundy/Will County Line to the Illinois/Indiana State Line

23 June 2017