Offering easy acess to some of Illinois major interstate highways, Gridley is within 10 miles of Interstate 39 to the west and Interstate 55 to the east. In addition to our quick access to major roadways, Gridley is approximately 20 miles away from Bloomington-Normal and under 60 miles from Peoria, two major Illinois metropolitan areas. Gridley is able to maintain a small town feel, while benefiting from the convenient access to major metropolitan areas which offer more employment opportunities and market/retail options. Gridley is an ideal location for anyone seeking residential, commercial and light industrial development.
The Toledo, Peoria and Western Railway (TPW) is a short-line railroad operating from Mapleton, IL, through Peoria, IL and on to Logansport, IN. The TPW interchanges with various other railroads, providing customers with multiple choices for their transportation needs.