John S. Dusza, as Highway Commissioner of Winfield Township Road District, maintains the right-of-way of many of the streets in all unincorporated areas. The Road District does not maintain State, County Municipal or private roads. Within the ROW the Road District assumes many responsibilities.
Among these are the following maintenance responsibilities:
- Asphalt patching
- Asphalt re-surfacing
- Gravel shouldering
- Litter pick-up
- Roadside mowing
- Road striping
- Traffic control signing
- Winter tree removal
- Winter snow and ice control
The Township also offers these additional services:
- Brush pick-up
- Leaf pick-up
The West Chicago Fire Department is installing address markers for all unincorporated residents within West Chicago Fire District. If you decide this is something you would like to pass on please contact the West Chicago Fire Department at 630.231.2123 for this is not a matter of the Road District Department.
Your Road District is equipped to handle most of these duties and to contract some with private enterprise. We have excellent intergovernmental cooperation with the municipalities in and around township boundaries. Manpower and equipment are often exchanged to make all of us more efficient.
PERMITS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL WORK WITHIN THE RIGHT-OF-WAY AND FOR SOME PROJECTS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY.
The following pages will explain how these various programs work, what the Road District is trying to accomplish and how you, the taxpayer, can assist us and benefit from our services.