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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
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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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Current Construction Projects

Current Construction Projects

Location:  Intersection of Smothers Road at Schott – Red Bank Road.

Description: Intersection improvement project to increase safety through the construction of a single lane modern roundabout.

Status: The project is currently in progress as utility relocation continues on site. Road reconstruction and building of the new single-lane modern roundabout will begin after the utilities are cleared from within the work limits.

Traffic/Detours: The intersection will remain open until the utilities are cleared from the project work limits. The public will be notified a minimum of one week in advance of the road closure via message boards, as well as updates on our projects page.

Contractor: To be determined.

Location:  Clime Road North between Crevis Lane and Georgesville Road

Description: Bridge improvement project to repair bridge and shoulder.

Status: The project began on May 14, 2018.

Traffic/Detours: Traffic will be detoured for the improvement project. Eastbound traffic will follow Georgesville Road south to Clime Road.

Contractor: Franklin County Engineer Bridge Department

Road Construction Bulletin

Location:  Darby Creek Drive between West Broad Street (US 40/National Road) and Alkire Road

Description: Drainage Improvements

Status: June 18 to June 22, 2018 weather permitting.

Traffic/Detours: The posted detour route for southbound motorists on Darby
Creek Drive will follow West Broad Street (US 40/National Road) east to Murnan Road, south to Alton Road, south to Alkire Road and west to Darby Creek Drive. Northbound traffic will follow the detour route in the opposite direction.

Contractor: Franklin County Engineer Bridge Department

Road Construction Bulletin

Location:  Livingston Avenue Bridge

Description: Bridge Deck Replacement

Status: July 10. 2018

Traffic/Detours: Livingston Avenue traffic will be moved from the north half of the bridge and maintained on the newly constructed south half of the bridge.

Contractor: Shelly & Sands, Inc

Road Construction Bulletin

Location:  Neff Road

Description: Drainage Improvements

Status: August 20, 2018 For 5 Days weather permitting.

Traffic/Detours: southbound motorists on Neff Road will follow Grove City Road west to Norton Road, south to Lambert Road, south to Beatty Road east to Neff Road. Northbound motorists will follow the detour route in the opposite direction.

Contractor: Franklin County Engineer

Road Construction Bulletin

Location: Shannon Road

Description: Bridge Work

Status: August 27, 2018 for approximately 3 weeks, weather permitting.

Traffic/Detours: Eastbound motorists will follow Brice Road north to Refugee Road east to Gender Road south to Shannon Road. Westbound motorists will follow the detour in the opposite direction.

Contractor: Franklin County Engineer

Road Construction Bulletin

Dear Neighbor Letter

Location: Borror Road

Description: Bridge Repairs

Status: September 4, 2018 for approximately 45 Days, weather permitting.

Traffic/Detours: Eastbound motorists will follow Buckeye Parkway north to Holton Road, east to Jackson Pike (SR104), and south to Borror Road. Westbound motorists will follow the detour route in the opposite direction.

Contractor: Axis Civil Construction Inc.

Road Construction Bulletin

Dear Neighbor Letter

Location: Hayden Run Road

Description: I-270 Bridge Construction

Status: Thursday September 13, (8PM-5AM) weather permitting.

Traffic/Detours: Eastbound motorists will follow Britton Parkway south to Davidson Road, east to Edwards Farms Road, and north to Hayden Run Road. Westbound motorists will follow the detour route in the opposite direction.

Contractor: Kokosing Construction Co. for the Ohio Department of Transportation

Road Construction Bulletin

Location: Thoburn Road between Dublin Road and Griggs Reservoir Boathouse

Description: Roadway Improvements

Status: Monday, October 8, 2018 for 14 days, weather permitting.

Traffic/Detours: Posted detour route for motorists who want to travel east on Thoburn Road will follow Dublin Road north to Fishinger Road, east to River’s Gate Way, and south to Thoburn Road. Westbound motorists will follow the detour in the opposite direction.

Contractor: Strawser Paving Inc.

Road Construction Bulletin

Location: Bevelhymer Road between Walnut Street and Central College Road

Description: Drainage Improvements

Status: December 3, Daily 9:00AM-3:00PM for five days, weather permitting.

Traffic/Detours:
The posted detour route for northbound motorists will follow Central College Road west to New Albany –Condit (S.R.605), north to E. Walnut Street, east to Bevelhymer Road. Southbound traffic will follow the detour route in the opposite direction.

Contractor: Franklin County Engineer Maintenance

Road Construction Bulletin

Location: Bixby Road between Reese Road and Dill Road

Description: Railroad Bridge Repairs

Status: January 16, 2019 for 14 Days, weather permitting.

Traffic/Detours: The posted detour route for westbound traffic on Bixby Road will follow Alum Creek Drive south to Rohr Road and west to Bixby Road.  Eastbound motorists will follow the detour in the opposite direction.

Work Provider: Norfolk Southern Railroad

Road Construction Bulletin