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Illinois 178
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Illinois State Route 178

Illinois 178 runs from I-80 south to Lowell east of Oglesby. It serves as an access road to Starved Rock and Matthiessen State Parks from I-80. The route was created in the 1930s, and it has not substantially changed since except for the short extension from US 6 to I-80.
 
Illinois 178: Lowell () < 6 miles > North Utica (I-80)

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Cities Served: Matthiessen State Park, North Utica, Starved Rock State Park
Counties Served: La Salle
Related Links: » Historic Bridges of the Midwest - Utica Bridge
  » Illinois Route 178 from Wikipedia
  » Rich Carlson's Illinois Highway Page 161-180


  Northern Terminus: North Utica   at I-80
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Looking south
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Looking north at I-80 where route 178 ends
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A closer view of the end sign
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Looking east on I-80 approaching route 178
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  Southern Terminus: Lowell ()
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Southbound at southern terminus
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Northbound from southern terminus
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A close-up of the END sign
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A hilly are north of the south end of rte. 178
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