Illinois Route 108

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Illinois Route 108 marker

Illinois Route 108
Route information
Maintained by IDOT
Length54.06 mi[2] (87.00 km)
Existed1924[1]–present
Major junctions
West end IL 100 in Kampsville
  US 67 in Carrollton
East end I-55 in Raymond
Location
CountiesCalhoun, Greene, Macoupin, Montgomery
Highway system
IL 107IL 109

Illinois Route 108 is an east–west highway in western Illinois. Its western terminus is at Illinois Route 100 in Kampsville, and its eastern terminus is at Interstate 55 in Zanesville Township near Raymond; this is a distance of 54.06 miles (87.00 km).[2]

Route description[edit]

IL 108 in Kampsville, approaching IL 100/IL 96

Illinois 108 is a two-lane undivided surface road for its entire length. In Kampsville, the Kampsville ferry operates across the Illinois River and connects the Kampsville segment of Illinois 108 with its remainder; the ferry is free and runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is one of two permanent ferries still operated by the Illinois Department of Transportation; the other is located in Grafton near the intersection of Illinois 100 and Illinois Route 3.[3]

History[edit]

SBI Route 108 was established in 1924, its routing has not changed since its establishment.

Major intersections[edit]

CountyLocationmi[4]kmDestinationsNotes
CalhounKampsville0.000.00 IL 100 to IL 96 – Hardin, PearlWestern terminus of IL 108
Illinois River0.20.32 Kampsville Ferry
GreeneCarrollton11.418.3 US 67 (Fifth Street) – Jerseyville, Jacksonville
Rockbridge Township22.035.4 IL 267 – Medora, Jacksonville
MacoupinWestern Mound Township31.150.1 IL 111 north – HettickBegin/end concurrency with IL 111
32.051.5 IL 111 south – ChesterfieldBegin/end concurrency with IL 111
Carlinville41.066.0 IL 4 north (North Broad Street) – SpringfieldBegin/end concurrency with IL 4
41.767.1 IL 4 south / Historic US 66 – GillespieBegin/end concurrency with IL 4, alternate Route of US 66
MontgomeryZanesville Township53.7686.52 Historic US 66
54.0687.00 I-55 – East St. Louis, SpringfieldExit 60 (I-55); eastern terminus of IL 108
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carlson, Rich. Illinois Highways Page: Routes 101 thru 120. Last updated March 15, 2005. Retrieved April 20, 2006.
  2. ^ a b Illinois Technology Transfer Center (2006). "T2 GIS Data". Retrieved 2007-11-08.
  3. ^ Greene County, Illinois. Kampsville Ferry. Retrieved April 20, 2006.
  4. ^ Google (February 28, 2017). "Overview Map of IL 108" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved February 28, 2017.

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