Ottawa Port District

The Ottawa Port is located in the city of Ottawa in North Central Illinois, ideally situated with Interstate 80 running through the northern edge of the city with the Illinois and Fox Rivers running through the center of the city.

This port helps stimulate and promote economic development by enhancing the areas railway system, river barge terminals, highway infrastructure and airport services for the shipment of cargo, and material and goods within the Ottawa Port District. This Port is a supporter for legislation to assist the attraction, maintenance, and growth of businesses within the district.

Whether it be by rail, river, air or road, Ottawa is in the heart of Illinois’ industrial and transportation infrastructure, having direct access to all four major modes of transportation.

This port town offers river access by way of the Illinois and Fox River, rail access through CSX and Railnet, as well as road access via Illinois Route 23 and 80.

For more information about the Ottawa Port District, you may click here to be directed to its website.


Keith Conrad
P.O. Box 327,
Ottawa, Illinois 61350

Illinois Ports Association

Illinois leads the nation in production of soybeans, an important protein source for animals and humans around the world. ISA believes that by working together, we can solve our greatest challenges and positively impact our future. As an organization committed to leading collaborative efforts that bring innovative solutions, this website and the aerial drone footage was made possible from a grant by the Illinois Soybean Association.

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Granite City, Illinois 62040