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Illinois 38
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Illinois State Route 38

Route 38 goes from Dixon to the western suburbs of Chicago. In the Chicago area, it is Roosevelt Road. The current route came into being in the early 1970s replacing the Alternate US 30 designation that had existed for several years. The previous route of Illinois 38 was in southwest Illinois from Hardin to Mt. Olive over portions of current routes 16 and 138.
 
Illinois 38: Dixon (Illinois 26) < 90 miles > Hillside (US 12)
Historic Route: Hardin (Illinois 100) < 48 miles > Mt. Olive (US 66)

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Cities Served: Ashton, Broadview, Campton Hills, De Kalb, Dixon, Elburn, Elmhurst, Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Hillside, Lombard, Oakbrook Terrace, Rochelle, St. Charles, Villa Park, West Chicago, Wheaton, Winfield
Counties Served: Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Lee, Ogle
Highway Name(s): Roosevelt Road
Multiplex: Illinois 251
Related Links: » Illinois Lincoln Highway - Scenic Byway
  » Illinois Route 38 from Wikipedia
  » Lincoln Highway Info from the Lincoln Highway Association
  » Rich Carlson' Illinois Highway Page 21-40
Scanned maps: » 1930s Map of Illinois 38 in southern Illinois



Current Route:

Cities Served:Ashton, De Kalb, Dixon, Elburn, Elmhurst, Geneva, Glen Ellyn, Hillside, Lombard, Rochelle, St. Charles, Villa Park, West Chicago, Wheaton, Winfield
Counties Served:Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Lee, Ogle
  Eastern Terminus: Hillside   at US 12
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Looking west down Roosevelt Road
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Looking east to La Grange Road
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Closeup of end sign
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  Western Terminus: Dixon   at Illinois 26
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A closeup of the end sign at US 52
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An interesting Lincoln Highway sign looking east just past US 52
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Looking east on US 52 at Illinois 38
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Looking west to US 52
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Illinois 38 trailblazer on northbound Illinois 26
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Ill. 38/Ill. 251: Looking south in Rochelle
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