O’Fallon sits along U.S. Interstate 64 (I-64) at Exits 14, 16, 19 and the under construction Exit 21. In close vicinity of O’Fallon, I-64 connects to I-55, I-70, I-255, I-270 and I-57 in Illinois and I-170, I-370, and I-44 in Missouri. O’Fallon is also dissected by major connectors such as U.S. Highway 50 and Illinois Route 158, an important east-west highway in the southeastern portions of the St. Louis area.
O’Fallon has multiple airports within close proximity, including Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, MidAmerica Airport, and St. Louis Downtown Airport.
The St. Louis area’s main airport, Lambert-St. Louis International, is located a mere 30-minute drive from O’Fallon. Lambert is a national hub with two terminals and five concourses, serving nine mainline passenger airlines and three all-cargo airlines, as well as a few charter carriers. MidAmerica Airport, located adjacent to O’Fallon, serves cargo, commercial, and military flights and St. Louis Downtown Airport in Sauget, Illinois provides quick access to the downtown area.
The St. Louis region has state-of-the-art intermodal facilities providing many advantages to the freight transportation business, including reductions in cargo handling, improved security, reduced damages and loss, and faster freight transportation. The major intermodal facilities in the region include: BNSF Intermodal, CSX Intermodal, Norfork Southern Intermodal, America’s Central Port District, Triple Crown Services, and Union Pacific Intermodal.
O’Fallon is connected by road and rail to the St. Louis region’s barge and shipping industry that operates on the Mississippi River. About 100 million tons of commodities float past St. Louis each year. St. Louis ranked as the nation’s second-busiest inland port in 2011, and easily the most diverse. Food products comprise about one-third of traffic, coal nearly another third, and the rest a collection of goods from fertilizer to scrap metal to salt.
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