Bluff Road between Fountain Road and Herbst Road will be closed for culvert replacement on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Please use an alternate route during this time.
We thank you for your patience during this improvement.
Questions/comments can be addressed at the Office of the County Engineer at (618) 939-8682.
Road District No. 4 will be working on Reed Road beginning Monday, August 1st and lasting approximately 2 weeks. The road will remain open during construction, so please use extreme caution if you must travel Reed Road. If possible, use an alternate route.
We thank you for your patience during this road improvement.
Questions can be addressed with Scott Mudd, Commissioner – Road District No. 4 at (618) 458-7283.
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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.