Grundy County

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Freedom of Information Request for Highway Department

GRUNDY COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

Purpose / About:

The Grundy County Highway Department is responsible for the construction and maintenance of the 130 miles of roads and 39 bridges which form County Highway system. In addition, the department assists the 16 townships in the construction and maintenance of their 696 miles of roads and 142 bridges. The maintenance crew plows snow, patch roads, clean ditches, haul shoulder stone, trim trees, and install culverts as part of the ongoing maintenance operation.

Budget:

The Highway Department operations are funded by several sources including three levy funds: Highway Fund, Bridge Fund, and FAS Fund; the Motor Fuel Tax Fund and Federal Road and Federal Bridge Funds. The total annual budget including all of these funds is approximately $4 million.

Contacts:

Grundy County Highway Department
245 N. Illinois Route 47
Morris, Illinois, 60450
Phone: 815-942-0363
Fax: 815-942-4290

Number of Employees:

  • 1 - County Engineer
  • 1 - Office Manager
  • 2 - Senior Engineering Technicians
  • 1 - Maintenance Foreman
  • 6 - Maintainers

Boards, Commissions, Committees or Councils:

  • County Board
  • Grundy County Highway Committee

Procedure for Making Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests:

  1. Please send a letter to the above address and to the attention of Craig Cassem.