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Sangamon County Announces New Messaging Alert System

Press Conference: Wednesday, September 23rd at 2:00 P.M.

Following a thorough evaluation and review of alert systems, Sangamon County has implemented Sangamon Alert Messaging (SAM), a high-speed emergency mass notification service provided by OnSolve, LLC. The SAM system will serve as the backbone of the County's emergency communication outreach to both residents and staff. The system sends telephone calls, text messages, emails, and posts to social media channels to inform residents how to better protect life and property.

Sangamon County Highway Department Announces Road Construction on CH 12 from the Sangamon County Water Reclamation District Sugar Creek Plant to the Sangamon River bridge, approximately 4 miles

Springfield - The Sangamon County Highway Department announces that construction activities will begin on CH 12, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. (weather permitting). Work will consist of cold in place recycling and HMA overlay. This project was awarded to P.H. Broughton and Sons, Inc. of Springfield, Illinois at the low bid amount of $2,080,788.76. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane controlled by flaggers during the work. Motorists are asked to use alternate routes if possible, and to use extreme caution in the work zone.  We anticipate completion of this work in early November of 2020.  Questions should be directed to the Sangamon County Highway Department at 217-535-3070.