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Utilities

Electric (Local Distributor: Ameren-CIPS)

  • 2,800 mw Generation Capacity
  • Multiple Interconnections
  • Free rate comparisons.
  • Economic incentives to qualifying companies.

Natural Gas (Local Distributor: Ameren-CIPS)

  • Pipeline Source: Trunkline
  • Gas Transportation Available

Telephone (Local Provider: Illinois Consolidated Telephone Company)

  • Location of POP: Effingham
  • Fiber Optic Loop around City

Water (Local Provider: City of Effingham)

  • Source: Little Wabash River, Lake Sara, CIPS Lake
  • Elevated Storage Capacity: 3,500,000 gallons
  • Water Treatment Plant Capacity: 6,000,000 gallons/day
  • Average Consumption: 2,300,000 gallons/day
  • Peak Consumption: 2,500,000 gallons/day

Wastewater (Local Provider: City of Effingham)

  • Sewage Treatment Plant Capacity: 9,375,000 gallon/day
  • Average Load: 2,500,000 gallons/day

Infrastructure

Motor Freight

  • Distance to Interstate Exchanges: 0 miles
  • Number of Interstate Exchanges: 3
  • Interstates: I-57, I-70
  • Highways: U.S. 40, U.S. 45, IL 32, IL 33, IL 37
  • Number of Local Terminals: 19
  • Number of Carriers: 37 - All Major Carriers are in Effingham on a regular basis.

Rail Service

  • Providers: CSX / Conrail, Canadian National / Illinois Central, Effingham Shortline Railroad
  • Distance to Nearest Piggy Back Service: 90 miles
  • Amtrak Service and Station

Air Transportation

  • Local Airport: Effingham County Memorial Airport
  • Distance: .5 mile
  • Longest Runway Length: 5,100 feet
  • Charter Flights Available
  • Distance to Nearest Commercial Airport: 30 miles
  • Distance to Nearest International Airport: 90 miles