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Illinois 159
Illinois Highway Ends Logo Illinois 158   Illinois 160

Illinois State Route 159

Illinois 159 goes from Bunker Hill to Red Bud in southwestern Illinois. On its way, it goes through the St. Louis suburbs of Collinsville, Fairview Heights, and Belleville. Originally, route 159 veered west at Edwardsville following the current route of Illinois 143 to Alton. Route 112 went north follwing the current Illinois 159 routing.
 
Illinois 159: Red Bud (Illinois 3) < 62 miles > Bunker Hill (Illinois 16)

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Cities Served: Belleville, Bunker Hill, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Fairview Heights, Maryville, Red Bud, Smithton
Counties Served: Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair
Related Highway: Illinois 112
Multiplexes: Illinois 143, Illinois 156, Illinois 157
Ending at Ill. 159: Illinois 138, Illinois 177
Related Links: » Illinois Route 159 from Wikipedia
  » Illinois Route 159 Study
  » Rich Carlson's Illinois Highway Page 141-160


  Northern Terminus: Bunker Hill   at Illinois 16
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Looking south from route 16
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Looking north to route 16 and the northern terminus of route 159
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A closeup of the end sign
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  Southern Terminus: Red Bud   at Illinois 3
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Looking south where routes 3, 154, and 159 intersect
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Looking north
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A closeup of the end sign at route 3
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Ill. 156-Ill. 159: Looking south
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