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Illinois 242
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Illinois State Route 242

Illinois 242 connects Wayne City and Mc Leansboro in southeastern Illinois. Prior to its commissioning, this highway was part of Illinois 142, but when US 460 was decommissioned in the mid-1970s, Illinois 142 was re-routed to go go from McLeansboro to Mout Vernon.
 
Illinois 242: McLeansboro (Illinois 142) < 19 miles > Wayne City (Illinois 15)

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Cities Served: McLeansboro, Wayne City
Counties Served: Hamilton, Wayne
Related Link: » Rich Carlson's Illinois Highway Page Routes 200 and up


  Northern Terminus: Wayne City   at Illinois 15
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Looking north towards route 15
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Looking south in downtown Wayne City
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Looking north at the actual junction with Illinois 15
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  Southern Terminus: McLeansboro   at Illinois 142
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Looking north in downtown Wayne City
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Looking south in downtown McLeansboro
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A closer look at the end sign in McLeansboro
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A closeup of the first reassurance marker and mile marker
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