Highway Department

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.

County Engineer:

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.


The Pike County Highway Department has moved to its new facility.  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.