Ulrich FX 11658 Prairie Chapel Rd, Sumner,
Advise them of the fire district in which the structure is located
and the address number for that structure.
NEW E911 ADDRESSES FOR BRIDGEPORT ZIP
CODE 62417 RELEASED
New E911 Addresses have been mailed to all residential and commercial
structures in the Bridgeport zip code 62417 on Monday October 1,
Residents or businesses that use a P.O. Box may continue to use
them as normal. However, all residential and commercial structures
must have an E911 address. Emergency service agencies will rely
on this information to efficiently respond to an emergency at a
residence or business when the enhanced version of the 911 system
The United States Postal Service WILL STOP DELIVERING MAIL to current/old
addresses after one ( 1 ) year of residents or businesses receiving
the notification cards. To avoid any interruption in mail or services
that require a current mailing address, residents or businesses
must verify that the information on the card is correct.
If the information on the card is CORRECT, then the new 911 address
in blue on the card is the new address for that location and residents
or businesses do not have to contact Lawrence County E911 addressing.
It is recommended to wait 30 days before notifying or making changes
to utility services billing or any other agency or service that
requires a mailing or physical address. 30 days allows time for
possible corrections by the United States Postal Service and E911.
Also remember to change address on voter registration card at the
Lawrence County Court House.
If the information on the card is NOT CORRECT, residents or businesses
must contact Lawrence County E911 Addressing within 10 DAYS of receiving
the notification/verification card. Failure to do so may result
in interruption of services that require a mailing address. Contact
Lawrence County E911 Addressing by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 618-945-7119
M-F 9am-5pm and the address will be corrected. If a residence or
business in the Bridgeport zip code 62417 has not received a notification/verification
card by Monday October 15th, contact Lawrence County E911 Addressing
or call 618-945-7119 M-F 9am-5pm.
Rural Address Signs must be placed on same side of roadway as structure
and at entrance drive leading to the structure from main roadway.
The bottom edge of sign must be no lower than 3 feet above ground
and clearly visible from both directions. Signs must be 18 inches
high by 6 inches wide with 3 inch high white reflective numbers.
Zip Codes completed:
St. Francisville 62460
West Salem, 62476
Flat Rock (Birds area) 62427
Zip Codes upcoming for USPS processing: Lawrenceville (Rural), 62439
Lawrenceville (City), 62439
In summary, the Lawrence County Ordinance 2008-14 states that within
60 days after the receipt of notification of a new E911 address,
the owner or occupant of that address must affix the number to the
structure if visible from the road, or to a sign or number post
if not visible from the road, in such a manner that the numbers
can be clearly
seen day or night. If the address sign needs to be located at the
entrance to the structure from the road, it must be located on the
same side of the road. There are restrictions on number height,
3 inches minimum, and must have a contrasting background color.
Addresses outside a municipality must use 3 inch high reflective
numbers with a contrasting background color assigned by the fire
district in which the structure is located.
Rural (outside a municipality) address sign examples:
(Lawrence Allison FD - 3 inch high reflective
white numbers with red background)
Lawrence Allison Fire District ( 18" high x 6"
(Bridgeport FD - 3 inch high reflective white numbers with royal
Bridgeport Fire District (18" high x 6" wide
(Denison FD - 3 inch high reflective black numbers with orange
Denison Fire District ( 18" high x 6" wide )
(Christy FD - 3 inch high reflective white numbers with green background)
Christy Fire District ( 18" high x 6" wide
Lawrence County E.T.S.B. Addressing Authority
Rural Address Sign Conformity Regulations:
Rural address signs must have the background
color and address number on
BOTH SIDES so that it can be clearly seen from either direction
from the roadway.
Address sign posts must not be placed within any county or township
Place the sign post at or on the right-of-way line. Right-of-ways
vary from township to township. Contact your township supervisor
if unsure. Most right-of-ways are at least 10 feet from the
edge of the roadway. You may need to contact JULIE INC for
buried cable locates at 1-800-892-0123 or visit Ilinois1call.com
to request online before you dig or place your sign post into the
ground. Many areas have fiber optic, telephone lines, gas, water,
or electrical lines buried within or near road right-of-ways.
Address signs must be placed on the same side of the
road no more than twenty feet
( 20' ) from either direction of the drive way entrance.
Address signs must be eighteen inches ( 18" ) by six inches
( 6" ) in size.
The bottom edge of the address sign must be at least three feet
( 3' ) above ground and not to exceed four ( 4' ) feet above ground.
Multiple residents with one private drive way must
post a sign at the road entrance that shows the beginning and ending
address numbers ( Example: 1000 - 1010 ) and post each individual
address number at each residence. Contact Lawrence County
E911 for these special entrance signs.