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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 Engineer6 days ago
Ed Herrick recently gave a presentation about Underwater Bridge Inspections to a group at the 2018 CEAO Winter conference. Ed is just one of our many staff members available to speak at your event. To request a speaker, please contact us at: http://www.franklincountyengineer.org/contact-5/
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Franklin County Engineer7 days ago
Meet Pat Shipley, our Building Maintenance Superintendent. He plays an integral role in our facility construction and upgrades. Sadly, Pat will be retiring at the end of the year but before we say farewell, we wanted to say THANK YOU for over 31 years of service! #WorkerWednesday
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Tis’ the season of giving! The employees at our office spread holiday cheer by sponsoring 40 children through the Franklin County Children Services Holiday Wish Program. Thank you to our generous staff for giving this holiday season! #HolidayWiish
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Franklin County Engineer2 weeks ago
ROAD OPEN

Amity Road between Feder Road and W. Broad Street is now open to traffic.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer2 weeks ago
ROAD CLOSURE

Amity Road from Feder Road to West Broad Street will be closed today for a rail repair starting at 9:00 am and is scheduled to reopen at 3:00 pm.

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: Winchester Pike at the intersection of Ebright Road and Shannon Road.

Description: Intersection improvement with a new traffic signal and left turn lanes.

Status: The project is in the final stage of construction with all lanes and the new traffic signal in place. Project cleanup and finalization will continue through August, weather permitting.

Traffic/Detours: No additional detours are anticipated.  Motorists are advised to drive cautiously during construction activity.

Contractor: Double Z Construction Co.

Location: Livingston Avenue over Blacklick Creek.

Description: Rehabilitation of the existing 3 span bridge constructed in 1974.  The project will replace the concrete deck, repaint the steel beams, and upgrade the concrete abutments.

Status: Work is beginning and will last through November, weather permitting.

Traffic/Detours: The project is broken up in phases with traffic maintained on Livingston Avenue.

Contractor: Shelly and Sands, Inc.

Road Construction Bulletin

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