Frequently Asked Questions

Elgin Berry - Hancock County Engineer

Elgin Berry
(217) 357-3155

Frequently Asked Questions
Office of the Supervisor of Highway

Hancock Roadways

How many total miles are in the Hancock County roadway system?
The total Hancock roadway transportation system consists of 1,642.39 miles:

177.73 miles under State jurisdiction
1,113.44 miles under twenty-four different Township jurisdictions
172.01 miles under City and Town jurisdictions
179.21 miles under the Hancock County Highway Department jurisdiction

There are 36 county bridges, 209 township bridges, 9 city bridges, 741 county culverts, 964 county traffic signs and 1,011 (911) rural reference signs.

Illinois State Department of Transportation

Where can I find more information about the Highways in Illinois?
Several items of interest can be found on the Illinois State Department of Transportation Web Site: http://www.dot.state.il.us/ including weather and road construction areas.