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Illinois 72
Illinois Highway Ends Logo Illinois 71   Illinois 73

Illinois State Route 72

Illinois 72 goes from a point about 20 miles east of the Mississippi River east to the northwest side of Chicago not too far from O'Hare Airport. It passes near O'Hare Airport and right by the heavily commercialized Woodfield Mall area.
 
Illinois 72: North of Lanark (Illinois 73) < 101 miles > Chicago (Illinois 43)

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Cities Served: Barrington Hills, Byron, Des Plaines, East Dundee, Elk Grove Village, Forreston, Genoa, Hampshire, Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg, South Barrington, West Dundee
Counties Served: Carroll, Cook, DeKalb, Kane, Ogle
Highway Name(s): Higgins Rd. (in Chicago suburbs)
Multiplexes: Illinois 2, US 20, Illinois 23, Illinois 26, Illinois 47, Illinois 83
Ending at Ill. 72: Illinois 63, Illinois 68, Illinois 171
Related Links: » Illinois Route 72 from Wikipedia
  » Rich Carlson' Illinois Highway Page 61-80


  Eastern Terminus: Chicago   at Illinois 43
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Looking east on Higgins approaching route 43
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Closeup of end sign
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A closeup of the begin sign at Harlem Avenue
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Westbound a block west of Harlem Avenue
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  Western Terminus: North of Lanark (Illinois 73)
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Looking west to the for way stop at route 73
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A closer view of the end sign
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Looking east from route 73
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  Multiplex Photographs:
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Ill. 72/Ill. 83: Near O'Hare Airport
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US 20/Ill. 47/Ill. 72: Looking south
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Ill. 23/Ill. 72 52: Looking west east of Genoa
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Ill. 2/Ill. 72: Looking west along the Rock River
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