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Dwight’s location and transportation options make it an attractive choice for any business. Highlights include:
- Dwight is located just a few miles south of the mean center of population of Illinois, providing cost-effective transport to the state’s major markets.
- Dwight has two intersections with Interstate 55, both of which are located at the state highways that run through the village.
- Interstate 80, a major artery running from Sacramento, California to New Jersey, is only 20 miles north of Dwight along I-47 and can be accessed via I-55.
- The Illiana Corridor project promises to add a convenient nearby toll road option from I-55 at Wilmington, Illinois, intersecting with I-57 at Peotone, to I-65 in Lowell, Indiana.
- One-third of the population of the United States can be reached within a one-day drive from Dwight.
- Two major railroads pass through Dwight.
- Dwight is able to offer the benefits of small town life, while also providing you with a Labor Shed of 354,787 workers.
Interstate 55 runs along the western border of Dwight. Dwight has two exists off of I-55. Each of those exists intersects with one of two state highways that run through Dwight.
Interstate 80 is only 20 miles away and can be easily accessed from Dwight by Interstate 55 or Illinois 47.
The historic Route 66 runs through Dwight, providing an alternative to Interstate 55 through much of Illinois, as well as bringing thousands of domestic and international tourists each year.Illinois 47, which runs through Dwight, is a north/south highway that travels the western edge of Chicagoland to the north and extends south until it reaches the intersections of I-72, I-74, and I-57. Illinois 17, which runs through Dwight, is an east/west highway that spans most of Illinois from Iowa to Indiana, intersecting with I-74, I-39, and I-57 along the way.
Dwight is strategically located at an intersection of the Union Pacific Railway System (covering the western half of the country) and Norfolk Southern Railway System (covering the eastern half of the country).
Only 55 miles away, in Joliet, is one of the nation’s largest intermodal rail terminals covering approximately 2,500 acres. Businesses in Dwight are able to efficiently ship freight to anywhere in the world.
Dwight is also served by high-speed Amtrak Passenger service, which makes stops in downtown Dwight.
Airway Air options for Dwight include:
Dwight Airport, Dwight (0 miles)
Includes a 2,364 foot runway and a fueling station.
Pontiac Municipal Airport, Pontiac (17 miles)
Includes a 5,000 foot runway and a jet fuel service station.
Central Illinois Regional Airport (CIRA), Bloomington (40 miles)
Midway International Airport, Chicago (71 miles)
O’Hare International Airport, Chicago (79 miles)