Highway Department

15620 Chautauqua Road
P.O. Box 497
Petersburg, Illinois  62675

Office: (217) 632-2722
Fax: (217) 632-7820

Garage (217) 632-2316

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Garage Hours:
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 a.m.

County Engineer: Tom Casson menardhwy1@sbcglobal.net
Administrative Technician: Kathy Ruppel


Highway Department Calendar

Description of Services

The Menard County Highway Department is responsible for the construction and maintenance of all bridges and roads in the Menard County Highway System.  In addition to constructing and maintaining the 95 miles of county highways and 24 bridges, upon request, the department provides advice and assistance to the nine road districts concerning the 392 miles of highways and 49 bridges under road district jurisdiction.

 - Sealcoat:  Oil & Chip

 - Pothole Patching

 - Bridge & Culvert Repairs

 - Bridge Deck Cleaning/Sweeping

 - Mowing

 - Snow and Ice Removal

 - Crack Filling

 - Shoulder Repairs

 - Culvert Replacement

 - Ditch Cleaning/Replacement

 - Sign Maintenance

 - Brush & Tree Trimming

Any concerns or compliments about roads or bridges should be addressed to the appropriate agency.  If on a Menard County Highway, forward the concern to the Menard County Highway Department.  If on a Road District road, forward the concern to the appropriate road commissioner. 

Resources

Please click on any of the following items to view or print the information.

 - Menard County Road System
 - Menard County Road Commissioner's & Clerks

 - Map of Local Road Districts

 - Menard County Snow Removal Policy

 - Menard County Snow Routes Map

 - Posted Bridges

 - Posted Bridges (map)

 - Property Damage Claim Form

 - Removing Road Paint From Vehicle 

 - ADA Transition Plan

 

Weight Limits 

 - Weight Limits
 - Weight Limit Permit  
 - Weight Limits Map 
 - Frequently Asked Questions about Weight Limits
 - Overweight/Oversize Permit Policy

Links

Please check out the following sites for more related information:

 - IL Department of Transportation

 - IL Association of County Engineers

 - IL Farm Bureau: Truck & Trailer Size and Weight

 - IL State Water Survey - Soil Temperatures

 

 

 

1982 Chevrolet Dump Truck For Sale

The Menard County Highway Department will accept sealed bids for the sale of a 1982 Chevrolet Dump Truck, Model C7D042. Click here for more information. 

Bridge Closure

Starting Monday, July 24, Altig Bridge will be closed for approximately two months for repairs to the bridge deck. Please plan on using an alternate route.