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

PLEASE NOTE: Effective April 1, 2019, items are being accepted at this time.
Please be aware that the county does not offer assistance unloading the items.

The electronics dropoff will be closed all day Friday, April 19th

Lee County Residential Electronics Recycling Information
Your Cooperation is Vital for the Continuation of this Program

Operating Hours: 8:00am - 3:00pm (Normal Business Hours)
Location: Lee County Highway Department/Solid Waste
                1629 Lee Center Road
                Amboy, IL 61310
Further Details about Recycling Program