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  • County Engineer – Eric Gibson


Monday – Friday • 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM


(815) 942-0363


(815) 942-4290


245 N. Illinois Route 47 • Morris, IL 60450

The Grundy County Highway Department is responsible for the construction and maintenance of all the bridges and roads in the Grundy County Highway System.  In addition to constructing and maintaining the 139 miles of roads and 40 bridges on the County Highway System, the department assists the 17 townships of Grundy County in the construction and maintenance of their 512 miles of highways and 153 bridges.

  • County Population 51,032 (2010 Census)
  • Land Area 426 square miles
  • Assessed Valuation $1,887,216,330 (2010 Tax Data)

The Grundy County Highway Department is kept busy throughout the year maintaining the roadways.

Road Closures

Nettle School Road in Erienna Township will be closed at the CSXT Railroad for Railroad work from April 16th to April 23rd weather depending.

Campus Road Rt53 in Gardner to Rt17

The yearly maintenance includes:

Summer Maintenance:

  • Crackfilling
  • Hot Mix Patching
  • Bridge Deck Cleaning
  • Shoulder Repairs
  • Culvert Replacements
  • Drainage Improvements
  • Brush and Tree Trimming
  • Litter Pick-up

Winter Maintenance:

  • Snow and Ice Removal
  • Brush and Tree Trimming
  • Culvert Repairs
  • Shoulder Repairs

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

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