Macoupin County Highway Department

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays

Tom Reinhart PE

Mailing Address

21480 IL Route 4
Carlinville, IL 62626

Office Phone

Ph: (217) 854-6416
Fax: (217) 854-6861
Email: [email protected]

Highway Department

The Macoupin County Highway Department is responsible for the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of the 222 miles of county highways and the 41 bridges on the county highway system.

The Highway Department provides technical assistance to all 26 township highway commissioners for their 1,080 miles of road and 144 bridges. The department is also 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. See explanation of funds here.

The staff works closely with local citizens and agencies, as well as the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration.


The Macoupin County Highway Department is located on Illinois Route 4, just north of the Macoupin County Fairgrounds, approximately two (2) miles north of the Carlinville Square.

Road and Bridge Committee Minutes

Tom Reinhart PE, County Engineer
21480 IL Route 4
Carlinville, IL 62626
Ph: (217) 854-6416
Fax: (217) 854-6861
[email protected]

2008 Meeting Minutes
Brighton-Bunker Hill Coordination Meeting Minutes