Coral Township

6550 Olson Road, , Union, Illinois 60180
815-923-2430 | | 815-923-4935

Highway Department 815-923-2424

        

CORAL TOWNSHIP HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT FACTS             

1990…..THEN

2022….NOW

42.03 miles of roads were maintained

65.33 miles of roads are maintained

Road district budget: $105,000.00

Road district budget: $305,300.00

$2498.20/mile

$4673.20/mile

Cost to pave:  $30,000/mile

Cost to pave: $80,000/mile

Salt cost:  $19.00/ton

Salt cost: $72.67/ton


Other Road District (RD) info/responsibilities:

  • RD uses roughly 700 tons of salt /year

  • RD mows 3 times/year, replaces culverts, signs and posts.

  • RD is responsible for 550 signs and posts.

  • RD trims trees, patches roads (cold & hot), maintains three bridges, three railroad crossings and the road shoulders.

  • RD Maintains 6 trucks (5 snowplow trucks and a 1-ton dump truck) 3 tractors, misc. mowers, a chipper, a backhoe, skid loaders, front end loader, roller, misc. equipment such as chainsaws, plows and spreaders.