The Village of Alsip is located in Worth Township, in the southcentral part of Cook County, 19 miles southwest of Chicago’s Loop and has a superior location within a vast network of land, air and sea transportation that connect it to the Chicagoland metropolitan area and to the world beyond.
This bustling town of 19,500 citizens has excellent access via expressways, making it a prime place to live, work, and shop. Easy access to Interstates 55, 57, 80, 94, & 294 is a major factor in the commercial, industrial & residential growth of the community. The Illinois Tri-State Tollway (I-294) which connects to I-57 and links to I-94 (the Dan Ryan Expressway) and the Loop, thirty-five minutes away allows commuters to and from the city to reach destinations quickly and easily.
A heavy concentration of commuter, and interstate rail networks terminates but a short drive away at Chicago’s Union Station, serving the city’s industrial and commercial rail needs. Air travelers and air freight carriers can make use of both of Chicagoland’s fine airports. Midway Airport is only twenty minutes away; while O’Hare International Airport, the world’s busiest airport, is only about forty minutes away. Public transit within Alsip is served by the Regional Transit Authority’s (RTA) PACE bus system. Dozens of major truck carriers, parcel carriers, and the U.S. Postal Service all serve the city’s growing small freight and package distribution needs.
There is also waterway access via the Cal Sag Channel to the port of Chicago, Lake Michigan and the Illinois River, allowing national and international heavy shipping to ports around the world. Alsip residents, businesses and travelers all agree that the city’s transportation network makes reaching destinations, maintaining contacts and completing transactions convenient and easy.