GRUNDY COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
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.
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.