Engineer / Highway

What We Do

Effingham County is adequate to meet the needs of business, industry and private citizens. Major functions include:

  • Construct and maintain County-owned highways and bridges.
  • Cooperate with state and other local agencies.
  • Prepare plans and estimates for bridges to be built by one or more townships.

County Highway Mileage: 148
Highway Mileage: 715.89


Seasonal Weight Limits

Between January 15th and April 15th, many of the county roads are subject to weight restrictions. Please see Seasonal Weight Limits for additional information.


Transportation Committee

Meeting dates: Typically the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:30 a.m. but always check to be sure.

Committee Members

  • Joe Thoele (Chairman)
  • Doug McCain
  • Norbert Soltwedel