Winnebago County
Illinois
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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

Highway@wincoil.us

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

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