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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 Engineer3 days ago
Celebrating Black History Month! This week we highlight Richard Spikes, an African American inventor who was a trailblazer in the automotive industry in the early 20th century. His improvements and inventions were precursors to some of the safety features used today. #BHM
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer4 days ago
Happy 207th Birthday to the City of Columbus - City Hall! We are thankful for the partnership and collaboration that we’ve had over the years. Your growth looks good on you! #AgeAintNothingButANumber
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer4 days ago
ROAD OPEN

The following roads are now open:
Rager Rd. between Groveport Rd. and Bixby Rd.
Groveport Rd. between Lithopolis Rd. and Gender Rd.
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Franklin County Engineer added 4 new photos.5 days ago
Today, our Bridge Design Department took members of The Columbus Dispatch on a bridge inspection demonstration of our Trabue Road bridge. They got a chance to see the bridge from a different perspective. Look for the story in an upcoming edition of the Columbus Dispatch .
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer5 days ago
Meet, Mitch Colanero. He’s worked at FCEO for 2 years as our night security officer. Mitch greets us with a smile every morning before going home. Outside of work, he’s spending time with family, hunting, landscaping, or cooking. Thanks Mitch for being #TeamFCEO! #WorkerWednesday
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer6 days ago
Due to the recent rain events, the following roads are closed due to high water:
Rager Rd. between Groveport Rd. and Bixby Rd.
Groveport Rd. between Lithopolis Rd. and Gender Rd.

Please be cautious when traveling in these areas.

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

357

Bridges

185

Culverts

275

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.