U.S. Federal Route 24 runs east-west across the northern portion of Tazewell County. Near Washington, this highway is on a four-lane divided freeway. It has at-grade intersections and controlled access interchanges. U.S. Rt. 24 passes through the following towns in Tazewell County. Washington
In May, 2012 U.S. Rt. 24 was re-routed in the Greater-Peoria Area. Prior to May, 2012 U.S. Rt. 24 followed U.S. Rt. 150 across the Illinois River. On the western bank of the Illinois River, U.S. Rt. 24 followed IL St Rt 29 through Downtown Peoria. The new routes sends U.S. Rt. 24 south along U.S. Rt. 150/IL St Rt 116 to Illinois State Route 29. South of Creve Couer it crosses the Illinois River on Interstate 474 to it's former alignment at Bartonville. Below are a few pictures from the former path.
BGS on WB U.S. Rt. 150/NB IL St Rt 116 in East Peoria.
A BGS on WB U.S. Rt. 150/EB IL St Rt 116. This replaced the sign in the photo above.