Rockdale Junction is a neighborhood in Will County, Illinois, near the city of Joliet. Situated near the Des Plaines River, the Statesville Correctional Center, and fellow neighborhood Crest Hill, Rockdale Junction is a small neighborhood with juxtaposition between industrial and residential. Rockdale Junction is located on a stretch of roadway between Weber Road and Highway 7, north of downtown Joliet.
Whether you are interested in the history of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, the Des Plaines River, the “haunted” Statesville Prison, or are looking for some arts and entertainment, Rockdale Junction and Joliet have something for everyone. With a population of just under 3,700, Rockdale Junction is a small-town contrast to the city life and culture of downtown Joliet.