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Highway Department


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of our employees and public visitors to the Highway Department facilities, all visitors are required to wear a facial covering.

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If you have an emergency, please call – 9-1-1


"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."

Carlos Molina, P.E.
County Engineer

The county engineer is an appointed county official consistent with Winnebago County Code and State of Illinois Highway Code 605 ILCS 5/5-101

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

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