Pike County, Illinois Highway Department
The Pike County, Illinois Highway Department is responsible for the construction, engineering, planning and maintenance of the 130 miles of county highways and 38 bridges in accordance with the Illinois Highway Code for the use of the traveling public.
The County Engineer, manages the day-to-day operations of the County Highway Department, and is committed to providing safe, efficient and well-maintained county highways for the people of Pike County and the commuting public.
The Pike Highway Department also provides technical assistance to 24 Township Road Commissioners for their 1,058 miles of road and 167 bridges, as well as the lead agency for all Township projects constructed or maintained with State Motor Fuel Tax funding. In addition, the Highway Department keeps records of contracts, purchases of materials, machinery, etc. and administers all highway and bridge funds for the County.
The staff works closely with local citizens and agencies, as well as the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration.
Chris R. Johnson, P.E.
Pike County Highway Department observes all Legal Holidays as approved annually by the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit.
From I-72, Exit 31 (New Salem/Pittsfield Exit). Go South on County Highway #3 toward Pittsfield (County Highway 3 becomes Lakeview Hts.) approximately 4.8 miles. The office is located on the right-hand side of the road in the 2-story brick building.
From I-72, Exit 35 (Griggsville/Pittsfield Exit). Go South on US-54/IL-107 approximately 4.8 miles. Turn right onto E. Benson Street, at T-intersection turn right onto Mill Street. Mill Street becomes North Dutton Street, North Dutton Street becomes Lakeview Heights (approximately .3 miles from the E. Benson Street and Mill Street intersection). The office on the left-hand side of the road in the 2-story brick building.
From US-54/Washington Street, Pittsfield, Illinois – Go North on Memorial Street. Memorial Street becomes Mill Street. Mill Street becomes N. Dutton Street. N. Dutton Street becomes Lakeview Heights (approximately 1 mile from US-54/Washington Street). The office is located on the left-hand side of the road in the 2-story brick building.
The Pike County Highway Department will be moving to a new facility in the future. The new location is Building #4, 39643 260th Ave, Pittsfield, Illinois 62363-2357.
From I-72, Exit 35 (Griggsville/Pittsfield Exit). Go South on US-54/IL-107 and turn East on 260th Ave (first turn past Pittsfield Penstone Airport). Building #4 is the far East building.