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Illinois 43
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Illinois State Route 43

Illinois 43 goes from near Gurnee south through Chicago to Frankfort along Waukegan Road and Harlem Avenue. The previous designation for this highway was Illinois route 42-A. A previous Illinois 43 route existed on the southern stretch of current Illinois route 4 fro US 66 near Worden to Illinois 13 north of Murphysboro. The original Illinois 43 connected Havana and Mason City in west central Illinois. In the same timeframe, Illinois 43A existed on a stretch of road that is now Illinois 123 from Petersburg east to current Illinois 29.
 
Illinois 43: Frankfort (US 30) < 65 miles > Gurnee (US 41)
Historic Southern Route: North of Murphysboro (Illinois 13) < 101 miles > Worden (US 66)
Historic Western Route: Havana (Illinois 78) < 35 miles > Mason City (Illinois 24)
 
43A Route: (Illinois 24) < 7 miles > Petersburg (Illinois 123)
 

Google Map of Illinois 43

 


Cities Served: Bannockburn, Berwyn, Bridgeview, Burbank, Chicago, Chicago Ridge, Deerfield, Elmwood Park, Forest Park, Forest View, Frankfort, Glenview, Lake Forest, Lyons, Morton Grove, Niles, Norridge, North Riverside, Northbrook, Oak Forest, Oak Park, Orland Park, Palos Heights, Park City, River Forest, Riverside, Summit, Tinley Park, Worth
Counties Served: Cook, Lake, Will
Multiplexes: US 14, Illinois 58
Ending at Ill. 43: Illinois 7, Illinois 21, US 34, Illinois 72
Related Links: » Illinois Route 43 from Wikipedia
  » Rich Carlson's Illinois Highway Page 41-60
Scanned maps: » 1934 Map of Illinois 43
» Map of Illinois 43A IN 1934



Current Route:

Cities Served:Bannockburn, Berwyn, Bridgeview, Burbank, Chicago, Chicago Ridge, Deerfield, Elmwood Park, Forest Park, Forest View, Frankfort, Glenview, Lake Forest, Lyons, Morton Grove, Niles, Norridge, North Riverside, Northbrook, Oak Forest, Oak Park, Orland Park, Palos Heights, Park City, River Forest, Riverside, Summit, Tinley Park, Worth
Counties Served:Cook, Lake, Will
  Northern Terminus: Gurnee   at US 41
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Looking north
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A closer view of the end sign
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Looking south on Waukegan Road
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  Southern Terminus: Frankfort   at US 30
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Looking south at Harlem Avenue and Lincoln Highway, the southern terminus of route 43
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Looking north from US 30 where route 43 begins on Harlem Avenue
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A closeup of the begin sign
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Looking east on US 30 approaching route 43
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