Our highway system contains 810
miles of major and local highways. The major highways serving the area
are U.S. Route 50, which extends coast to coast; and Illinois Route 1, which
feeds directly into the Chicago area. Route 50 also links up with Interstate
57 to the west and U.S. 41 (a four-lane highway) to the east. Route One
also links up with Interstate 70 to the north and Interstate 64 to the
south. Both Route 50 and Route 1 have been approved and included in the National Highway System Act.
Our Mid-American Air Center is a publicly owned, public use general aviation airport, with two paved 5200 foot runways and an ultralight unpaved runway. There are 75 aircraft based at the airport and it averages 55,000 annual operations. Fuel sales, flight instruction, aircraft rental, aircraft charter and aircraft refurbishing are available at the air center. The Mid-American Air Center has been named 2002 "Airport of the Year" by the Illinois Department of Transportation's Division of Aeronautics. The award was in the "General Aviation" category A, which includes the state's largest general aviation facilities. In earning this award, the airport was singled out for its maintenance, development and its furtherance of aeronautical education.
For more information go to Mid-American Air Center
CSX transportation is one of the
nations most prominent rail carriers. CSXT operates over 18,000 route
miles and 32,000 track miles while running on average 1,300 trains per day.