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Bishop Louis Henry Ford Freeway

The Bishop Louis Henry Ford Freeway is the only freeway in the State of Illinois. This runs from the south-end of the Dan Ryan Expressway at 95th Street to the Tri-State Tollway (Interstate 80/294)/Kingery Expressway (Interstate 80/94).

Portions of this highway from 159th Street to the Tri-State Tollway/Kingery Expressway are one of the first expressways in Chicago. The orignial name was of this highway was the Calumet Expressway.

This freeways carries the Interstate 94 designation for the entire length.

The Ford Freeway passes through the following towns in Illinois.
South Holland

The Ford Freeway is controlled by the Illinois Department of Tranportation.

The Ford Freeway crosses the following interstates in Illinois.
Interstate 57, at Chicago.

NB Ford at I-57/Ryan Expressway.

Interstate 80, (Tri-State Tollway/Kingery Expressway) at South Holland.
Interstate 294, (Tri-State Tollway) at South Holland.

A set of overhead signs on SB Ford.

Overhead BGS on SB Ford.

The overhead signs at the south end of the Ford.

A BGS on SB I-294.

NB Ford north of 159th Street

NB Ford near the Little Calumet River

NB Ford north of the Little Calumet River.

NB Ford at the Stoney Island Ramps.

19 February 2022