Highway Department

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The McDonough County Highway Department provides a variety of services to the public including:

  • Responsible for construction, maintenance and repair of 180 miles of County Roads, and 170 bridges and structures in the system.

  • Plowing snow, patching roads, cleaning and replacing culverts, sign maintenance and replacement, shoulder repairs and brush mowing.

  • Seal coating and complete road rehabilitation.

  • Provide guidance to the Road Districts in the County on best methods for construction, repair and maintenance of roads and bridges.

  • Issue permits for oversize/overweight vehicles, entrances, and utilities.

  • Click to See Seasonal Weight Limits & Current Road Closures


  • Field Entrance
  • Over Size
  • Over Weight
  • ROW Construction

  • All completed permits can be emailed to:

  • Megan Crook - mcrook@mcdonoughhighways.net
  • Laura Whitney - lwhitney@mcdonoughhighways.net

  • Highway Department
    Megan Crook County Engineer
    204 S. Western Ave.
    Macomb, IL 61455
    Phone: (309)833-4196