Rail & Highway Access
Infrastructure That Gets You There Fast!
North, South, East or West, we have the transportation network in place to accommodate your needs. Effingham offers easy access to Interstates 57 and 70 with access to 34% of the U.S. population within an eight-hour drive and 75% within a 16-hour drive. Freight truck traffic at this intersection is approximately 17,000 trucks per day and is expected to grow exponentially over the next two decades. Other options include US Route 40, US Route 45, IL Route 32 and IL Route 33. Effingham is also home to two Class 1 rail carriers, Canadian National Railway
and CSX Transportation
. Local rail service is provided by Effingham Railroad
. Through these providers, over 75% of the U.S. population, all major Canadian markets and over 70 ports can be reached.