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Highway Department

  • Planning
  • Design
  • Construction
  • Maintenance
  • Oiling and chipping
  • Snow removal
  • Engineering for local government projects
  • Collaboration with municipal and road district jurisdictions in Monroe County regarding road improvements
  • Collaboration with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) regarding road improvements

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To apply for employment, please complete an employment application.

The Monroe County Highway Department is responsible for the following Highways within its jurisdiction:

  • Co. Hwy . #1 – Kaskaskia Road – IL Rte 3 to Renault (FAS 856)
    VV Road – Renault to Ames Road
  • Co. Hwy.  #2 – Floraville Road (FAS 850)
    Rogers Street – Hamacher to Country Club Lane (FAS 850)
    Country Club Lane – Rogers Street to Illinois Route 3 (FAS 850)
  • Co. Hwy . #3 – Bluff Road (S) (FAS 1857)
  • Co. Hwy . #4 – Kaskaskia Road – Renault to Bluff Road (FAS 856)
  • Co. Hwy . #5 – Ames Road (FAS 857)
  • Co. Hwy.  #6 – Bluff Road (N) (FAS 1857)
    Palmer Road to Illinois Route 3 (FAU 9300)
  • Co. Hwy . #7 – Maeystown Road – Waterloo to Bluff Road (FAS 855)
  • Co. Hwy . #8 – Hanover Road (FAS 854)
  • Co. Hwy.  #9 – G Road – Renault to Bluff Road
  • Co. Hwy. #10 – JJ Road Connector
  • Co. Hwy. #11 – Woodland Ridge
  • Co. Hwy. #12 – Old IL Rte 156 – Meyer Avenue to West Road

The Highway Department is not responsible for all county roads. Refer to the Monroe County Jurisdictional Map for your road commissioner.

For more information on jurisdictions state-wide, please refer to the Road District Responsibility Map.

Monroe County Road District Commissioners and Clerks

1. Dwight Kern 5258 M Road Red Bud 62278 473-2419
Edward Stellhorn 5602 State Route 159 Red Bud 62278 473-2243
2. George Gregson 6505 K Road Waterloo 62298 977-2728
Kevin Poetker 1060 Gilmore Lake Road Waterloo 62298 939-6394
3. Patrick Doyle 6370 Crook Road Waterloo 62298 340-0355
Kerry Kelley 5258 State Route 3 Waterloo 62298 939-7312
4. Jim Kuehner 7101 Kuehner Drive Red Bud 62278 282-3346
Brian Leonard 6945 White Pine Lane Red Bud 62278 282-3375
5. Edward Breeding, Sr. 4155 FF Road Columbia 62236 281-7990
Harry Reichert 9352 Gall Road Columbia 62236 281-5635
6. Richard Heine 8243 Todd Lane Waterloo 62299 939-1758
Janet Trost 3004 HH Road Waterloo 62298 939-7587
7. Don Voelker 4040 KK Road Waterloo 62298 458-7058
Heidi Ruwald 3666 KK Road Waterloo 62298 458-6562
8. Leroy Brandt 3832 Brandt Road Fults 62244 458-6668
Robert Schmidt 3848 Kaskaskia Rd. Fults 62244 458-7725
9. Henry Marquardt 7974 Bluff Rd. Waterloo 62298 9352520
Kurt Killy 1525 Herbst Road Waterloo 62298 223-3125
10. Randy Scheibe 621 KK Road Valmeyer 62295 972-7865
Aaron Scheibe 1036 Mitchie Road Valmeyer 62295 972-6695

Contact Highway Department

Aaron Metzger, P.E. County Engineer

100 S. Main Street, Rm. 16 Waterloo, IL 62298
Tel: 618-939-8681 ext. 212, Fax: 618-939-4191, highway@monroecountyil.gov
Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
After hours emergency? Call Dispatch @ 618-939-8681 ext. 243