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Barack Obama Presidential Expressway

The Barack Obama Presidential Expressway runs along Interstate 55 in Illinois. It is designated from Illinois State Route 23, at Pontiac, to the Cook/Du Page County Line, at Burr Ridge. The naming of the highway after the former United States president was done in 2018.

The Obama Expressway passes through the following town in Illinois.
Pontiac
Joliet

The Obama Expressway is controlled by the Illinois Department of Tranportation.


The Obama Expressway crossed the following interstates in Illinois.
Interstate 80, at Joliet.
Interstate 355, at Bolingbrook.


A sign for the expressway at Pontiac.

SB Obama near Pontiac.

SB Obama south of Odell.

SB Obama near Odell.

NB Obama north of Odell.

SB Obama south of IL St Rt 17.

SB Obama south of IL St Rt 17. (July, 2014)

SB Obama at the Grundy/Livingston County Line near Dwight.

NB Obama at the Grundy/Livingston County Line near Dwight.

NB Obama near IL St Rt 47 , north of Dwight.

NB Obama north of IL St Rt 47.

NB Obama south of Goodfarm Road.

SB Obama south of Gardner.

NB Obama south of Gardner.

NB Obama at IL St Rt 53.

NB Obama near Braceville.

SB Obama south of Reed Road.

SB Obama at the Grundy/Will County Line.

NB Obama at the Grundy/Will County Line.

SB Obama at the Grundy/Will County Line, near Braidwood. The overpass ahead is Reed Road.

SB Obama south of IL St Rt 113.

SB Obama at IL St Rt 113.

SB Obama at IL St Rt 113.

NB Obama north of IL St Rt 113.

SB Obama north of IL St Rt 113.

NB Obama at IL St Rt 129. The overpass ahead is the ramp from SB Obama to SB IL St Rt 129.

SB Obama at IL St Rt 129 near Wilmington. (2001)

SB Obama at IL St Rt 129. (December, 2012)

NB Obama at Lorenzo Road.

Looking south at the Obama crossing the Kankakee River northwest of Wilmington. (Photo taken from the North River Road overpass, Exit 241)

Looking west at Obama crossing the Kankakee River (Same Bridge as above. Photo taken at Des Plaines Wildlife Conservation Area; Wilmington, IL).

SB Obama at River Road.

NB Obama north of River Road.

SB Obama north of the the Wilmington exit (M.P. 241).

NB Obama near Blodgett Road.

SB Obama at Blodgett Road.

SB Obama at M.P. 244.

SB Obama at M.P. 244.

NB Obama near Arsenal Road and the Des Plaines River southwest of Joliet.

SB Obama at M.P. 245. (February, 2013)

SB Obama at M.P. 245. (May, 2018)

Looking north at Obama crossing the Des Plaines River southeast of Joliet. (Photo taken from Arsenal Road overpass, Exit 245).

NB Obama crossing the Des Plaines River Bridge southwest of Joliet.

SB Obama south of Bluff Road near Channahon.

NB Obama at Bluff Road near Channahon.

SB Obama at Bluff Road.

NB Obama near U.S. Rt. 6.

NB Obama south of I-80.

SB Obama south of I-80.

NB Obama at IL St Rt 59.

Looking south along the Obama from the IL St Rt 59 overpass.

NB Obama at the former fly over ramp to IL St Rt 59.

NB Obama south of U.S. Rt. 52.

NB Obama near U.S. Rt. 52. (January, 2012)

NB Obama near Black Road in Joliet.

SB Obama near Caton Farm Road.

NB Obama at U.S. Rt. 30.

NB Obama crossing U.S. Rt. 30.

NB Obama north of U.S. Rt. 30.

NB Obama near IL St Rt 126.

NB Obama east of IL St Rt 126.

SB Obama at Weber Road.

SB Obama east of Weber Road.

NB Obama at Veterans Parkway.

NB Obama near Veterans Parkway.

NB Obama west of IL St Rt 53.

NB Obama north of IL St Rt 53.

NB Obama at Bolingbrook.

NB Obama at I-355.

NB Obama at the Will/Du Page County Line.

NB Obama north of I-355.

NB Obama north of Lemont Road.

NB Obama at Cass Ave.

SB Obama at the Cook/Du Page County Line.

21 August 2019