Illinois Department of Transportation Omer Osman, Acting Secretary
Eastern Bypass Study

From Interstate 74 to Illinois Route 6 — Tazewell, Woodford, and Peoria Counties

A Context Sensitive Solutions Project

Study Area Map

The proposed Eastern Bypass would be a new highway connecting Interstate 74 in the Morton area with Illinois Route 6 in the general vicinity of Mossville.

The study underway for the proposed Eastern Bypass will:

  • determine the best route location for the proposed highway
  • determine the best basic design concept for the highway
  • identify the project’s potential effects on area communities and the natural environment

The proposed project’s study area is shown on the map here. For a larger version of this map, click here.

For more information on the status of the study, click here.

Last Updated: July 7, 2020