The Transportation Committee's next meeting is scheduled for December 12 at 5:30PM in the County Courthouse, 5th floor conference room.

The Transportation Committee shall:
1. Review and approve the annual budget requests and expenditures proposed by the Highway Superintendent.

2. Oversee management, construction and maintenance of County highways, including bridges and grade separations.

3. Review contracts for major construction and maintenance projects in connection with transportation activities.

4. Oversee acquisition and disposition of County Highway rights-of-way.

5. Approve the purchase of County-owned highway equipment and rental of equipment.

6. Oversee the construction of jointly-sponsored bridges with townships, municipalities and the Illinois Division of Highways.