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Highway Department: Frequently Asked Questions

Miscellaneous

How can I find you?

How can I have a driveway culvert installed?

How can I obtain and submit a Highway Permit?

How can I obtain and submit an overweight/over width permit?

How do I know who maintains my road?

How do I request a road repair?

What is a Highway Permit?

What is an overweight/over width permit?


Miscellaneous

How can I find you?

The Peoria County Highway Department is located at 6915 W. Plank Road, Peoria, IL 61616. We can also be reached by phone at (309) 697-6400 or by fax at (309) 697-6446. Highway Department office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday excluding holidays.

How can I have a driveway culvert installed?

A Highway Permit must be submitted, reviewed, and approved before any new driveway culverts can be installed. If you have any questions, please contact our Highway Operations Officer at (309) 697-6400.

How can I obtain and submit a Highway Permit?

Highway Permit forms are available for download in the Information Library or you can stop by our office to pick up a form in person at 6915 W. Plank Road, Peoria, IL 61616. Once the form is filled out in whole, the form must be submitted in hard copy format to our office for review and approval. Forms can be dropped off or mailed to our office. Please contact our Highway Operations Officer at (309) 697-6400 if you have any additional questions.

How can I obtain and submit an overweight/over width permit?

Overweight/over width permit request forms are available in hard copy only and can be obtained by stopping by our office to pick up a form in person at 6915 W. Plank Road, Peoria, IL 61616. Once the form is filled out in whole, the form must be submitted in hard copy format to our office. Forms can be dropped off or mailed to our office. Please contact our Highway Operations Officer at (309) 697-6400 if you have any additional questions.

How do I know who maintains my road?

See our County Map page for a downloadable road map. County-maintained roads are shown in red. Contact our office if you have any concerns or issues that need to be addressed regarding these roads. Township roads are shown in blue. See our Townships page for a list of Township Road Commissioners to be contacted with issues regarding township roads. City/state roads and highways are shown in black. See our Related Links page for links to IDOT, the City of Peoria, and a few other Peoria County municipalities.

How do I request a road repair?

Please see our page marked Road Support Services. Or contact us at 6915 W. Plank Road, Peoria, IL 61616, or by phone at (309) 697-6400 or by fax at (309) 697-6446.

What is a Highway Permit?

If you plan on constructing a new commercial or residential access onto a county road, you are required to submit an entrance permit request form, called a Highway Permit for approval before beginning construction.

What is an overweight/over width permit?

Because of safety concerns, a vehicle must obtain special permission prior to traveling over any Peoria County maintained structure if it is heavier than the posted weight limit for that structure, or if the vehicle contains an oversized load.

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