Located in the heart of the nation, close to the Chicago metro area 和 all of its urban amenities, 怀特塞德郡 is serviced by a well-maintained network of U.S. 和 state highways, including five interstate roadways.
Running directly through 怀特塞德郡 伊利诺斯州, 88号州际公路 serves as an expressway straight into the heart of the Chicago Metro Area, allowing manufacturers 和 other industries outst和ing transport connections to regional, national 和 worldwide markets, 和 shortened transit times that improve profitability. Two transcontinental Interstates pass through our region (I-80 和 I-90) connecting to New York 和 Boston in the east to San Francisco 和 Seattle in the west. 74号州际公路 runs from our region down into the southeastern United States.
Strategically positioned along 铁路ways operated by five of the largest 铁路road companies in the U.S., as well as three smaller regional 铁路roads, Northwestern 伊利诺斯州 touts an advantage for any business or industry that ships its product to domestic 和 international markets.
The primary trans-continental tracks for 联合太平洋铁路 和 Burlington Northern Santa Fe 铁路roads run directly through Whiteside 和 Carroll Counties. 此外, 诺福克南方, CSX运输, 加拿大国家, 伊利诺斯州 & 米德兰, 爱荷华州州际 和 伊利诺斯州的铁路 服务本地区.
联合太平洋的 Rochelle Global III Intermodal Terminal is the industry's finest state-of-the-art facility, designed to serve as a critical interchange hub 和 loading/unloading terminal for 铁路 intermodal shipments moving through western Iowa, Wisconsin 和 northwestern 伊利诺斯州. This expansive facility allows 联合太平洋铁路 the necessary capacity to improve 和 expedite operations for current shipments, as well as room for additional expansion to keep pace with the projected growth in what is expected to be a robust intermodal market for years to come.
Strategically located on the growth edge of Chicago's westward commercial frontier 和 just a short distance outside the city, this in-dem和 area is experiencing enormous development 和 growth as industries look to locate warehouse 和 distribution facilities outside of Chicago's capacity-constrained downtown area.
密西西比河, which supports shipment of more than half of all grain exports, nearly a quarter of all oil 和 gas shipments 和 about 20% of U.S. coal, allows ease of access to global markets via the Gulf of Mexico.
Two, nine foot depth, Mississippi River terminals 能在富尔顿找到吗, 伊利诺斯和克林顿, Iowa area allowing easy access for products shipped by 驳船. 终点站由 联合太平洋铁路, 加拿大太平洋 和 BNSF 铁路roads 和 their capabilities include bulk material h和ling 和 facilities, 包括干散货, 驳船, dock-ground 和 covered storage.
此外, the Mississippi River connects to the 伊利诺斯州 River, which in turn connects to the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway, further improving options for markets in the eastern U.S., Canada 和 additional international markets.
With two of the busiest national 和 international airports just a 2.5 hour drive, non-stop air travel around the world is readily availabe from Northwest 伊利诺斯州. This is in addition to a robust network of over a dozen regional 和 municipal airports serving our area amd offering a wide range commercial, 企业, 和 general aviation services, 包括货物装卸, 吊架的空间, 租船服务, 和加油.
U.S. Customs operates three air Port of Entry locations in Moline, Rockford, 和 Peoria 伊利诺斯州.
- 怀特塞德县机场 (伊利诺伊州洛克福尔斯) http://www.whitesidecountyairport.org/
Major International 空气ports
- O’Hare International 空气port (* 113英里)
- Chicago Midway International 空气port (* 118英里)
- Chicago Rockford International 空气port -伊利诺伊州罗克福德(50英里*)
- Quad City International 空气port -伊利诺伊州莫林(62英里*)
- 韦恩将军. Downing Peoria International 空气port -伊利诺伊州佩罗亚(85英里*)
- 迪比克地区机场 -路易斯安那州迪比克(92英里*)
市政 & 通用航空机场
- 怀特塞德县机场 (伊利诺伊州洛克福尔斯)
- 克林顿市机场 (克林顿,IA)
- 达文波特市机场 (达文波特,IA)
- 迪克森市政-查尔斯R. 沃尔格林领域 (迪克逊,IL)
- 奥格尔县机场 (俄勒冈州,IL)
- 罗谢尔市机场 (罗谢尔,IL)
- 伊利诺斯州 Valley Regional 空气port (秘鲁,IL)
- DeKalb Taylor 市政 空气port (迪卡尔布,IL)
除了 to comm和ing a location on the Internet trunk line that extends from Chicago to Denver, 社区, economic development partners 和 伊利诺斯州 universities have been collaborating to provide the fastest, most effective 和 secure technological infrastructure anywhere in the U.S.
Internet commerce 和 innovation have long been priorities of our partners in an effort to provide the highest quality 和 sustainable information technology services to business 和 industry. 事实上, Rochelle was among the first 社区 in the nation to provide high-speed internet to its residents, linking rural American to the rest of the world.
2018年年中, the community of Rock Falls signaled its intent to invest $13 million to fund city-wide high-speed Internet access to promote economic prosperity 和 improve connectivity for its residents, businesses 和 public facilities.