Illinois Route 152
is an east–west state road entirely within Perry County
. It connects Illinois Route 13
and Illinois Route 127
at its western terminus with U.S. Route 51
in Du Quoin
at its eastern terminus. This is a distance of . According to the Illinois Department of Transportation
, daily traffic on ILL 152 is 2650 on the western half and 2800 on the eastern half.
ILL 152 begins in Pyatts
at a four-way rural intersection. Perry County Route 4 continues west past the intersection, and the concurrency
of ILL 13 and ILL 127 heads north and south. The highway, which is locally known as Main Street for its entire length, heads east from this intersection toward Du Quoin. It intersects with several local roads and crosses two creeks before meeting Perry County Route 25 at a 3-way intersection
from its western end. After passing CR 25, the road heads northeast for a short distance before turning east into Du Quoin. It terminates at a four-way intersection with U.S. Route 51
and Perry County Route 7 on the west side of Du Quoin, a distance of from its start. CR 7 picks up the Main Street name and continues east into downtown Du Quoin, and US 51 travels north and south from the junction. ILL 152 is one of the shorter routes on the Illinois State Highway System.
The road which is currently Route 152 first appeared on Illinois highway maps in 1924, though it... Read More