Winnebago County
Watch County Board Meetings Online - Starting on 3/10/16, you will now be able to watch the County Board meetings live online. MORE >

LZ Peace Memorial - The LZ Peace Memorial is a place of honor for those veterans who served our country, in war and in peace. This memorial stands as a testimony to those soldiers from Winnebago County who made the ultimate sacrifice at a time of great conflict. We’re located at Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Road, in Rockford, Illinois. MORE >

Phantom Regiment - The Phantom Regiment is a youth organization dedicated to the development of self-esteem and self-reliance. MORE >

Windsor Lake - Paddle and Trail and the Rockford Park District are looking to make Windsor Lake a year-round facility and would like your input on winter recreational activities! MORE >

Fair Housing - The Fair Housing Project at Prairie State Legal Services investigates possible housing discrimination, assists clients to resolve fair housing disputes with housing providers and conducts community legal education on fair housing rights and responsibilities. MORE >

Highway Department

"Welcome to the Winnebago County Highway Department website.  On behalf of the entire Highway Department staff, we are pleased to provide information about the Winnebago County Highway Department.  I hope the information is helpful and I wish everyone safe traveling on our roads.  If you have any questions please feel free to call us."

Joseph A.Vanderwerff, Sr. PE
County Engineer

The Winnebago County Highway Department handles a wide variety of highway and road related issues such as;

  • Road Postings, 
  • "Who is responsible for the road?", 
  • "What do I do about paint on my car from road striping?"   

Please visit our FAQ to find out what the highway department does on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis. This list will grow as time passes, so please visit often.

Contact Us

424 N. Springfield Avenue

Rockford, IL 61101

P: 815-319-4000

F: 815-319-4001

Winnebago County
404 Elm Street
Rockford, IL 61101
OFC: (815) 319-4444

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