Dan Behrens
County Highway Engineer

7:30am - 4:00pm


Fax: 618-594-2228


Dan Behrens
County Highway Deptartment
479 21st Street
PO Box 188
Carlyle, IL 62231


Dan Behrens

The County Engineer administers the County Highway Department to assure the effective delivery of transportation related services in accordance with County Board policy and state statutes. The County Engineer plans and coordinates the development of the county highway system to effectively provide safe, convenient and economical movement of people and goods on the county highway system. Upon request, the County Engineer provides advice on road maintenance and construction to the 15 Township Highway Commissioners of Clinton County. In accordance with state statues the township highway commissioners must obtain approval in writing from the County Engineer for the installation of traffic control devices and to any contract or purchase over $20,000.00.

The Highway Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the County Road and
Bridge System including the following services:

Pavement repair including pothole patching and crack sealing
Bituminous resurfacing and sealcoats
Drainage maintenance and improvement
Installation of new entrance culverts
Inspection, Maintenance and repair of  bridges
Sign installation and repair
Snow and ice control
Right of way mowing

Additional Services of the Highway Department:
Administers the motor fuel tax program for the townships
Obtains state and federal funds for the county and township highway and bridge projects
Approves the plans and monitors the construction of new subdivision
roads to assure compliance with the county subdivision regulations
Approves permits for utilities located on county highway right of way
Obtains traffic counts on county and township roads
Surveys, prepares plans, specifications, cost estimates, agreements, environmental
reports, and other necessary documents for county and township road and bridge projects
Construction surveying and inspection for road projects to insure the proper execution of contracts, and assure quality workmanship and materials

  County Government:
  Addressing (618) 594-6631 Highway Department (618) 594-2224
  Animal Control (618) 594-4483 Jail (618) 594-4555
  Assessments (618) 594-6610 Probation Department (618) 594-6635
  Circuit Clerk (618) 594-6615 Public Defender (618) 594-6640
  Coroner (618) 594-6625 School Superintendent (618) 594-2432
  County Clerk & Recorder (618) 594-6620 Sheriff (618) 594-4555
  Emergency Management (EMA) (618) 594-4455 State's Attorney (618) 594-6645
  Enterprise Zone (618) 594-6632 Treasurer (618) 594-6650
  GIS (618) 594-6630 Zoning (618) 594-6655
  Health Department (618) 594-2723    

  Albers Village Hall(618) 248-5154Aviston Village Hall(618) 228-7262
  Bartelso Village Hall(618) 765-2133Beckemeyer Village Hall(618) 227-8331
  Breese City Hall(618) 526-7731Carlyle City Hall(618) 594-2468
  Damiansville Village Hall(618) 248-5111Germantown Village Hall(618) 523-4243
  Hoffman Village Hall(618) 495-2234Keyesport Village Hall(618) 749-5391
  New Baden Village Hall(618) 588-3813 Centralia City Hall (618) 533-7623
  Trenton Village Hall (618) 224-7323 Wamac City Hall (618) 532-1138
  Huey Village Hall