Sterling, Illinois is close to the interstate highway I-88. It is neighboring other cities: Rock Falls, IL (3mi/6m ); Galt, IL (5mi/10m ); Nelson, IL (8.9mi/22m ). You can get to the city from exit 41 of i88 (9.4mi/15m ); exit 44 of i88 (6.7mi/12m ); exit 36 of i88 (9.7mi/14m ). Sterling, Illinois can reach interstate highways: i88 (9.4mi/15m ); i80 (53.2mi/1.2h ); i39 (54.9mi/1.3h ). It is also close to local highways: IL 40 (0.6mi/2m ); IL 2 (2.8mi/6m ); US 30 IL (4.6mi/9m ).