Joliet Road dead-ending on the southwest end of McCook Quarry. U.S. Route 66 used to span McCook Quarry until the road was deemed unsafe to travel. Traffic along Joliet Road (Old Route 66) must now detour to the north of the quarry.

McCook Quarry, McCook, IL
McCook Quarry, McCook, IL

A view of the closed portion of Joliet Road passing through McCook Quarry (right side of photograph).
A view of the closed portion of Joliet Road passing through McCook Quarry (right side of photograph).