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Franklin County Engineer

As a local public works agency headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the Franklin County Engineer's Office is responsible for the maintenance and construction of 271 miles of county roadway and 351 county bridges, as well as upkeep of all county ditches, drains, retention basins, and other storm water facilities within the right-of-way of county roads in unincorporated areas. To meet the continuing development and infrastructure needs of Franklin County, the Engineer's Office utilizes the latest technologies for determining and maintaining roadway centerlines and boundaries; retracing and setting new monuments for original public land surveys; preparing geographic information system mapping for real estate tax assessments; and establishing precise countywide horizontal and vertical control to maintain uniformity in construction, surveying, and mapping.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
April 2020 is the first Ohio Native Plant Month! Native plants require less water & maintenance, thus conserving resources & protecting the environment. Therefore, we encourage everyone to plant native plants/trees! Visit www.ohionativeplantmonth.org/ for more activities & projects.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
We encourage you to exercise outside if you're healthy [exercise can help with stress management]. But we all must follow physical distancing. A few simple practices as you're out in the neighborhood.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Don't miss your chance to offer feedback on our 2020-2050 Metropolitan Transportation Plan. With a growing region where people's preferences are changing, we're planning 30 years out. Find out more at morpc.org/mtp2050.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Meet Jim Ramsey! He's been with FCEO for 13 years & currently works as our Assistant Highway Design Engineer/Drainage Supervisor. In his spare time, Jim enjoys bicycle riding, training/riding horses, gardening, & traveling. Thanks, Jim for being #TeamFCEO! #WorkerWednesday
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Did you know land records and census data can be helpful in your genealogy search? Franklin County historic maps provide vital information that may help fill the missing links on your family tree. Contact our Records Management team to get started! #RIMMonth #Census2020

Franklin County Engineer's Office
970 DUBLIN ROAD
COLUMBUS, OHIO 43215
(614) 525-3030
fracoeng@franklincountyengineer.org
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About Us

For more than 200 years, we at Franklin County Engineer’s Office have prided ourselves in ensuring Franklin County maintained roadways are able to be traveled safely and efficiently year round. We take every aspect of our job seriously, whether it is the removal of roadway debris or bridge and highway design. We have more than 175 engineering, maintenance and administrative personnel working together to provide safe routes throughout Franklin County. We partner with other counties, local municipalities, townships and private entities to support and participate in regional transportation initiatives. Our rich history and commitment to providing safe transportation routes encourages innovation while “Maintaining a tradition of excellence”.

175+

Employees

359

Bridges

150+

Culverts

260

Miles of County Roadway

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Our Roads and Bridges

Today, the Franklin County Engineer's Office is responsible for the maintenance and construction of 271 miles of county roadway. Improvements to county roads range from resurfacing, reconstruction and widening projects to Highway Maintenance Department operations.

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Surveying and Land Record

To meet the continuing development and infrastructure needs of Franklin County, the Engineer's office utilizes the latest technologies for surveying, tax map maintenance, and land record keeping.

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Storm Water Management

In addition to our transportation and land record keeping duties, the County Engineer’s Office works to control flooding, prevent erosion, and promote better water quality within the public right-of-way along county roads in township areas.