In Grundy County, IL St Rt 53 runs along a old alignment of U.S. Rt. 66. This is also, the southern most county IL St Rt 53 passes through. IL St Rt 53 passes through the following towns in Grundy County. Gardner
IL St Rt 53 is not multi-plexed in Grundy County. IL St Rt 53 does not intersect any highway in Grundy County.
The southern end of IL St Rt 53 in Gardner. (Dec., 2005)
The southern end marker. (Dec., 2005)
A BGS on NB I-55.
A BGS on SB I-55.
NB IL St Rt 53 at the southern begining of the highway at Gardner.
NB IL St Rt 53 near Gardner Road.
IL St Rt 53 crosses the Union Pacific Railroad on the southside of Gardner. This overpass was just recently constructed. It replaced a old out of date structre. The previous bridge was so old that at one point had sign posted alowing only one vehicle across it at a time.
NB IL St Rt 53 looking east from the railroad overpass.
NB IL St Rt 53 on the southeast side of Gardner.
NB IL St Rt 53 where it turns north at Gardner.
NB IL St Rt 53 near the high school.
NB IL 53 at Carbon Hill Road on the northeast side of Gardner