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ROAD CONSTRUCTION/CLOSURES

Gilmore Lake Road/Gilmore Lake Estates

Road District No. 5 will be performing asphalt paving within Gilmore Lake Estates, including Gilmore Lake Road beginning on or about the week of June 13th, weather permitting.

Please use caution and obey signs and flagmen when traveling this area.

Edgewater Drive/Lake Forest Drive

Road District No. 3 will be completing the asphalt paving of the streets within Lake of the Woods Subdivision beginning on or about the week of June 13th or June 20th, weather permitting.

Please use caution and obey signs and flagmen when traveling this area.

Hanover Road/Kaskaskia Road

The Monroe County Highway Department will be seal coating Hanover Road from D Road to Bluff Road and Kaskaskia Road from LL Road to Bluff Road and possibly a portion of G Road near Bluff beginning the week of June 20th.

Please use caution and obey signage and flagmen when traveling this area.

Questions can be directed to The Highway Office at 618-939-8682 or highway@monroecountyil.gov .


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Welcome to Monroe County, Illinois

The lush rolling hills and fertile farmland in Monroe County make it a wonderful location to raise a family. With a population of just under 34,000, it boasts numerous picturesque communities including the larger towns of Columbia, Waterloo (county seat), Valmeyer, Hecker, as well as other smaller quaint villages such as Maeystown and Fults.

Founded in 1816 and named for James Monroe, Monroe County is located in Southwest Illinois and is bordered on the west by the Mississippi river. Geographically the county is located just 11 miles to the south east of St. Louis Missouri.

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