Coles Together - The economic development organization for Coles County

Transportation

Trucking

Illinois is located at the hub of the nation's Interstate highway system. Coles County is located on I-57, which directly feeds to Interstates I-70, I-80, I-64, I-72, I-74, I-24 and I-55.

Major Market Areas

Truck Miles
Chicago* 185
Memphis 350
Milwaukee 275
St. Louis* 130
Detroit 455
Kansas City 360
Indianapolis* 120
Des Moines 350
Cincinnati 260
Madison 325
Nashville 365
 

Railroads

Many industrial sites in Coles County are served by the Illinois Central Railroad and the NRG shortline, with nearby direct switching access to the east/west CSX Railroad and the Illinois Central. This choice provides competitive advantages to rail users.

Coles County Memorial Airport

  • 6,500 x 150 and 5,800 x 100 foot paved runways
  • 10,000 sq ft excess hanger capacity
  • Full Instrument Landing System
  • Air Carrier Airport under Part 139 of the Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Corporate Service

Passenger Service

  • Amtrak passenger rail service boarding in downtown Mattoon
  • Greyhound bus service departing from downtown Mattoon
  • Various rental car and limousine services available


Coles Together
400 Airport Road
Mattoon, Illinois 61938
Ph: (217)258-5627 - Fax:( 217)235-9492
Email: angela@colestogether.com