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Illinois 71
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Illinois State Route 71

Illinois route 71 goes from Hennepin generally northeast to Oswego, a far western Chicago suburb. It passes by the scenic Starved Rock State Park on the Illinois River in La Salle County. Except for Oglesby, it avoids the River cities. Route 71 where I-180 begins at the Illinois River in Hennepin. The original Illinois 71 routing was from US 51 (between Rochelle and Mendota) east to Aurora.
 
Illinois 71: Hennepin (I-180) < 70 miles > Yorkville (US 34)
Historic Route: Twelvemile Corner (US 51) < 39 miles > Aurora (US 34)

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Cities Served: Granville, Hennepin, Matthiessen State Park, Oglesby, Oswego, Ottawa, Starved Rock State Park, Yorkville
Counties Served: Kendall, La Salle, Putnam
Multiplexes: US 6, Illinois 23, Illinois 351
Ending at Ill. 71: I-180
Related Links: » Illinois Route 71 from Wikipedia
  » Rich Carlson's Illinois Highway Page 61-80


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  Eastern Terminus: Yorkville   at US 34
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Looking east at US 34 in Oswego
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Looking west from US 34
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A closeup of the end sign
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  Western Terminus: Hennepin   at I-180
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Westbound I-180 at the southern terminus
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Looking eastward where I-180 ends and Illinois 71 picks up
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  Multiplex Photographs:
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Ill. 71/Ill. 351 Looking north
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US 6/Ill. 71: Looking west
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Ill. 23/Ill 71: Looking west on US 6
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Ill. 23/Ill. 71: Southbound in Ottawa
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