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U.S. Federal Route 51
Mc Lean County

U.S. Federal Route 51 runs north-south across Mc Lean County. This is one of the counties that U.S. Rt. 51 has a spur in. Around Bloomington and north of Normal, U.S. Rt. 51 is on interstate standard highway. South of Bloomington, the route is slowly being upgraded to interstate standards in hopes that Interstate 39 will be extended southward.

U.S. Rt. 51 passes through the following towns in Mc Lean County.
Normal

Bloomington


U.S. Rt. 51 is multi-plexed several times in Mc Lean County
Interstate 39, from the Woodford/Mc Lean County Line to Interstate 55 at Normal.

Interstate 55, from Interstate 39 in Normal to Veterans Parkway in Bloomington.

Interstate 74, from Normal to Busn. U.S. Rt. 51 in Bloomington.


U.S. Rt. 51 intersects the following highways in Mc Lean County.
Illinois State Route 251, near Lake Bloomington.
BUSN U.S. Rt. 51, near Kerrick.
Interstate 39, at Normal.
Interstate 55, at Normal.
Interstate 74, at Normal.
U.S. Rt. 150, at Bloomington.
Illinois State Route 9, at Bloomington.
Interstate 55, at Bloomington.
BUSN. Loop I-55, at Bloomington.
Interstate 74, at Bloomington.

BUSN. U.S. Rt. 51, at Bloomington.
U.S. Rt. 136, at Heyworth.

Branches of U.S. Rt. 51



NB U.S. Rt. 51 south of Heyworth.

A guide sign on EB U.S. Rt. 136.

NB U.S. Rt. 51 at Heyworth.

SB U.S. Rt. 51 near Heyworth.

NB U.S. Rt. 51 north of Heyworth.

NB U.S. Rt. 51 just south of Bloomington.

NB U.S. Rt. 51 at the southside of Bloomington.

A BGS on WB I-74.

Another BGS on WB I-74.

NB U.S. Rt. 51 at I-74, on the southside of Bloomington.

WB I-74/N.B. U.S. Rt. 51 on the southside of Bloomington, near the U.S. Rt. 51/BUSN. U.S. Rt. 51 interchange.

WB I-74/NB U.S. Rt. 51 at the Southwest Veterans Interchange.

A BGS on NB I-55.

A BGS on SB BUSN Loop I-55.

SB I-55/EB I-74/SB U.S. 51 two miles from their split. (July, 2011)

SB I-55/EB I-74/SB U.S. 51 one mile from their split. (July, 2011)

SB I-55/EB I-74/SB U.S. 51 near their split. (July, 2011)

SB I-55/EB I-74/SB U.S. 51 at their split. (July, 2011)

NB I-55/WB I-74/NB U.S. Rt. 51 on the westside of Bloomington.

NB I-55/U.S. Rt. 51; WB I-74 at U.S. Rt. 150/IL St Rt 9.

A junction marker on WB U.S. Rt. 150/IL St Rt 9.

A BGS on WB U.S. Rt. 150/IL St Rt 9.

A BGS on EB U.S. Rt. 150/IL St Rt 9.

NB I-55/U.S. Rt. 51; WB I-74 north of U.S. Rt. 150/IL St Rt 9.

A overhead sign on NB I-55/WB I-74/NB U.S. Rt. 51.

Another over head BGS on NB I-55/WB I-74/NB U.S. Rt. 51.

A guide sign on SB I-55/EB I-74/SB U.S. Rt. 51 in Normal.

NB I-55/U.S. Rt. 51 at I-74 in Normal.

A BGS on EB I-74.

A BGS on EB I-74. This replaced the one in the picture above. (December, 2004)

A overhead sign on NB I-55/U.S. Rt. 51.

NB I-55 at I-39/U.S. Rt. 51.

A BGS on SB I-55.

A BGS on SB I-55.

Directional signs at the interchange of I-39/U.S. Rt. 51 and BUSN. U.S. Rt. 51 north of Normal.

A guide sign on BUSN U.S. Rt. 51 at the junction of I-39/U.S. Rt. 51.

Looking north at I-39/U.S. Rt. 51 at BUSN. U.S. Rt. 51 north of Normal.

NB I-39/U.S. Rt. 51 north of BUSN U.S. Rt. 51.

NB I-39/U.S. Rt. 51 north of BUSN U.S. Rt. 51. (July, 2014)

NB I-39/U.S. Rt. 51 north of BUSN U.S. Rt. 51. (February, 2016)

NB I-39/U.S. Rt. 51 at Hudson.

NB I-39/U.S. Rt. 51 north of Hudson.

NB I-39/U.S. Rt. 51 north of Hudson. (February, 2016)

A sign honoring a fallen Hudson and Normal Firefighter.

A BGS on SB IL St Rt 251.

NB I-39/U.S. Rt. 51 at the Mc Lean/Woodford County Line.

28 August 2016