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Public Works Department

Tom Dole
Public Works Director/Street Superintendent
1001 North Island
Freeport IL 61032
Phone: (815)235-8210
Fax: (815)235-5138

Office Hours:
7:00 a.m. to
3:00 p.m.


Motor Fuel Tax Street Projects 2013 Street Program
Bid Documents and projects view link to documents
Forms view link to forms
Sidewalk Program Application and Waiver Form Word Doc
Sidewalk Program Overview, Waiver, and Application Forms to Complete PDF

Street Light Outage Information

Leaf Collection Program

Street Department

Street Sweeping

As of January 9, 2015, the City of Freeport has declared a SNOW EMERGENCY. Effective immediately the WINTER PARKING REGULATIONS are in effect for the next 48 hours. Refer to city ordinance: "486.03, Parking Prohibited Under Certain Conditions."

Winter Parking Regulations apply every year from December 1 to March 31. A “Snow Event” is defined as any time the Public Works Director declares that a snow event of one or more inches will occur or has occurred. The snow event shall continue for a period of forty-eight hours thereafter. You must park on the even-numbered side of street (generally north and west) on even days of the month. Odd days of the month, you must park on odd-numbered side of street (generally east and south). Streets that have designated parking on one side only for an entire city block are exempt. 8:00 am is the beginning hour for all streets in the City, excepting the Business District where odd-even parking does not apply.

Watch for posting of snow events on local media and on our website. The City will notify the following of Winter Parking Regulations: Freeport Police Department, Journal Standard, WEKZ, Big Radio FM102.1, WIFR, WREX, WTVO, 1440 WROK. For more information, please call the Public Works Department at 815-235-8210. Also check out Police Department Facebook page and the City twitter account @cityoffreeport


Department Responsibilities

The Department of Public Works and the Street Department come together to direct the construction and maintenance of road, sidewalks, curbing and building. The Departments control the management of public construction, traffic and street lighting, snow and leaf removal, and animal control. The department staffs 22 persons.
Engineering Division Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all roadway projects within the City of Freeport
  • Work closely with the Illinois Department of Transportation.
  • Work closely with Water & Sewer Commission
  • Work closely with City Engineer
  • Work closely with Stephenson County Engineer

Currently involved in Projects with:

  • Yearly Street Maintenance Program
  • Yearly LAPP Program

Street Division Responsibilities - view link

  • Street maintenance including snow plowing
  • Tree removal and trimming - City owned trees only
  • Cemetery management
  • Provide mechanical support for Street Dept. and Police Dept.


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Freeport City Hall
524 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-8200 or 815-235-8203