• River Scene
  • The Rock River
  • Ronal Reagan Statue
  • Lee County Birds
  • Franklin Creek Grist Mill
  • OldCourthouse Front
  • The Winter

Lee County Highway Department

David M. Anderson, P.E.
County Engineer

P.O. Box 193
1629 Lee Center Road
Amboy, IL. 61310
Phone: 815-857-4141
Fax: 815-857-4242

About Us

The Lee County Highway Department is responsible for the construction and maintenance of all the bridges and roads on its 220 miles of roadway jurisdiction.

In addition to this responsibility, the department assists the 22 townships located in Lee County with the construction and maintenance of their highways and bridges which collectively total 967 miles of roadway jurisdiction.  

County Population  -- 36,031   (2010 Census)

Land Area --729 square miles

Assessed Valuation --$648,215,724 (2006 Tax Data)

The Lee County Highway Department keeps a full schedule of maintenance activities year round.

Summer Maintenance:               

  • Crack Filling
  • Hot Mix Patching
  • Cold Mix Patching
  • Shoulder Repairs
  • Culvert Replacements
  • Culvert Installations
  • Drainage Improvements
  • Brush and Tree Trimming
  • Litter Pick-up
  • Sign Installations and Repairs

 Winter Maintenance:

  • Snow and Ice Removal
  • Brush and Tree Trimming
  • Shoulder Repairs
  • Culvert Repairs
  • Sign Repairs
  • Cold Mix Patching