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US 51
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US 51

US 51 goes south from the Wisconsin line at South Beloit to the Kenucky line on the Ohio River at Cairo. It is unusual for a US highway in that a part of it runs along the Northwest Tollway. It also has an unusually long multiplex with I-39 - something like 130 miles.
 
US 51: Kentucky State Line - Cairo < 390 miles > Wisconsin State Line - South Beloit

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Cities Served: Anna, Ashley, Assumption, Bloomington, Cairo, Carbondale, Central City, Centralia, Clinton, Cobden, De Soto, Decatur, Du Quoin, El Paso, Heyworth, Hudson, La Salle, Maroa, Minonk, Moweaqua, Oglesby, Pana, Ramsey, Rockford, South Beloit, Vandalia, Wamac, Wenona
Counties Served: Alexander, Christian, De Witt, Fayette, Jackson, La Salle, Lee, Macon, Marion, Marshall, McLean, Ogle, Perry, Pulaski, Shelby, Union, Washington, Winnebago, Woodford
Multiplexes: Illinois 3, Illinois 15, Illinois 16, US 20, I-39, US 40, US 50, I-57, US 60, US 62, I-72, Illinois 75, I-90, Illinois 185
Ending at US 51: Illinois 14, Illinois 24, Illinois 29, Illinois 37, Illinois 39, BR 51, Illinois 71, Illinois 152, Illinois 177, Illinois 179, Illinois 182, Illinois 251
NHS: The part from Wisconsin to I-64, the part from Ill. 13 to I-57, and the part from I-57 to Kentucky
Related Links: » End of US Highway 51 Page from US Highway Ends
  » Historic Bridges of the Midwest - Cairo Ohio River Bridge
  » US 51 from KentuckyRoads.com
  » US 51 from Wikipedia
  » US 51 from Wisconsin Highways


  Northern Terminus: Wisconsin State Line  
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Looking south on US 51 from the state line
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Looking north into Beloit
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  Southern Terminus: Kentucky State Line  
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Looking east to the bridge to Kentucky
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Looking west from the bridge
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  Multiplex Photographs:
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US 40-US 51-Ill. 185: Looking north in downdown Vandalia
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US 51-Ill. 75: Looking south
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I-39-US 51: Looking north south of I-88
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I-55/I-74/US 51: Looking west on Illinois 9 with downtown Bloomington in the background
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US 51/I-72: Looking west near Decatur
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US 51/I-57: At Illinois 3
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US 20/US 51/I-39: Looking east
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Ill. 15/US 51: Looking west in Ashley
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Ill. 16/US 51: Looking east
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US 50/US 51: Looking north
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US 51/I-74: Looking east in Bloomington
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