Transportation

Mississippi River barge moving under Chester bridge

The Kaskaskia River flows into the Mississippi in Randolph County. Terminals of the Kaskaskia Regional Port District provide access to world markets through rail- and truck-to-barge shipping of steel and bulk products like grain, coal and fertilizer.

Evansville dock

Randolph County is replete with rail lines including the Mo Pac, the Illinois Central and the Union Pacific.

Nine Illinois highways traverse Randolph County including State Routes 3, 4, 13, 150, 152, 153, 154, 155, and 159; Interstate 55 is only minutes away.

Piping and supplies pass through the Kaskaskia Lock on their way to Prairie State Energy Complex

Generating equipment and supplies pass through the Kaskaskia Lock on their way to Prairie State Energy Complex

Gilster Mary Lee Truck in Downtown Redbud

Randolph County offers Sparta Community Hunter Field Airport and the nearest commercial airport is Lambert-Saint Louis International Airport.