Dwight Megasite
Dwight, Illinois - Livingston County

The Dwight, Illinois mega site offers over 180 acres of flat, available land for industrial development enhanced by direct rail access off of Union Pacific Railroad. Within minutes of I-55, conveniently connecting to I-80 and Chicago, the site is within one or two days trucking distance of more than 200 million people.


Site Summary

  • Within two miles of I-55 with connection to I-80 within 30 miles and 60 miles to Chicago.
  • One day trucking distance to every Midwest metropolitan center and two days to the Eastern seaboard and South.
  • Within 70 miles of Midway International Airport and within 80 miles of O-Hare International Airport.
  • Site is located within unincorporated Livingston County.
  • GLCEDC controls the site with an option to purchase the property.
  • Flat, greenfield site suitable for 1,500,000 SF+ warehouse and associated rail operations.
  • Site is outside of any FEMA flood plain.
  • Utility connections available at the site.
  • Extensive incentives available, including: construction sales tax exemption, investment tax credit, Enterprise Zone machinery and equipment sales tax exemptions and utility tax exemption.

Rail Highlights

  • 4,500’ of direct access to the adjacent Union Pacific Railroad.
  • Site supports rail operations of 60 to 75+ cars daily.
  • Flexible and/or more intensive rail configurations are possible.
  • Approved Union Pacific Railroad Development Concept for new rail service.

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Ryan Wee
Regional Manager
Union Pacific
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