Highway Department

North Piatt County Joint Township Oil & Chip Sealing

Serving as Highway Commissioner: Charlie Montgomery

Highway Department Employees;
Alan Sprinkle
T.J. Frye
The Highway Commissioner is responsible for;
  • Construction, snow removal and maintenance of district roads
  • Financial actions
  • Reports
  • Care of equipment and property
  • Traffic control devices and signs
  • Administrative work
  • Personnel
  • Public Relations
  • Contracting
  • Purchasing, Leasing or Financing equipment
  • Purchasing row crops for snow barriers
Highway Department Contact Information:
P.O. Box 557 / 832 E Old Rt 47
Monticello, IL. 61856
217-762-7524 (office)
217-202-6198 (cell)


2017 Monticello Township Highway Department (Planned) Road Projects and Community Service Events;
  • Rebuild & widen a mile of 1200E between 1400N and 1300N both end s of new bridge
  • Under road culvert pipe replacements on 1700 N & 1800 N
  • Replace box culvert on 1765N  (Millers Cabin Curve Box Culvert)
  • Reshape ditch on north side of 1700N (Near Dave & Kay Carnes Residence) 
  • MTHD / City of Monticello Spring & Fall Cleanup for City of Monticello & Monticello Township rural residents
  • Annual First State Bank / Piatt County Farm Bureau / MTHD Residential Confidential On-Site Paper Shred Day
  • Annual Summer Joint Township Oil and Chip Seal Work



Monticello Township Highway Department Available Resources


Axle Weight Seasonal Posting
4 Tons Per Axle - February 1 to April 30

4 Axles Per Ton Weight Limit
Ordinance No. 1-2016
ORDINANCE NO. 1-2016 View Ordinance  

Right Of Way (R.O.W.) Permit Resolution
Ordinance No. 2-2016
Monticello Right Of Way (R.O.W.) Permit Application
R.O.W. Permit Resolution - Ordinance #2-2016 View Ordinance Monticello_ROW_Entry_Permit_Application View Ordinance

Summer Hours     May 1 thru October 31         6:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.       Monday thru Thursday (15 minute tailgate lunch)
Balance of Year    November 1 thru April 30th 7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.        Monday thru Friday

Monticello Township Map

Photos from the Highway Department

Board & Offices

Monticello Township Office
205 North State Street
Monticello, IL 61856
(217) 762-2215
Monticello Township 
Cemetery Sexton Office
916 E. 1730 N.
Monticello, Il 61856
Monticello Township Highway Department
832 Old Rt 47  P.O. Box 557
Monticello, IL. 61856
(217) 762-7524
Monticello Township Assessor Office
427 W. Marion Street
Monticello, IL. 61856
(217) 762-2818

Board of Trustees

Michael Wileaver
Ronald Meece
Delbert Lubbers
Richard Howland


Supervisor - Michael Wildman
Highway Commissioner - Charlie Montgomery
Assessor - LaDonna Kaiser
Township Clerk -
Kathy Brown
Cemetery Sexton - Chris Cravens