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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.
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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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Past Construction Projects

Past Construction Projects

2017 Projects

BigRunBridge

Location Big Run Road between Harrisburg Pike and Gantz Road.

Description The project will rehabilitate the steel beams, concrete deck and abutments on the bridge over Big Run.

Status Construction began on June 5th with the closure of Big Run Road. The bridge rehabilitation project will continue through late summer. Thank you for your patience.

Detour The posted detour route for eastbound motorists on Big Run Road will follow Harrisburg Pike north to Frank Road, east to Gantz Road, south to Big Run Road. Westbound motorists will follow the same detour in the opposite direction.

Contractor Complete General Construction Co.

RigginsRd

Location Riggins Road from Wilcox Road to Avery Road

Description This roadway project began June 20, 2016 and was completed in June of 2017. The roadway construction extended Riggins Road to connect Wilcox Road to Avery Road. The new road includes the construction of a modern roundabout at Riggins Road and Wilcox Road along with a new water main, sanitary sewer improvements, a shared use path, and street lighting.

Status Riggins Road was opened on June 7, 2017.

Detours none

Contractor George J. Igel & Co., Inc.

Hamilton Road

Location Hamilton Road between Rocky Fork Creek and US Route 62/Johnstown Road

Description The project is entering the final phase of construction. The roadway shoulders and approaches are being fine graded and seeded. Crews will install final pavement and striping on Hamilton Road.

Status The project is progressing into the final phase of construction with traffic running on an intermediate layer of permanent pavement. Construction on the Hamilton Road project began June 22, 2015 and will continue until the fall of 2017.

Traffic Motorists are advised to drive cautiously and expect slower than normal traffic and possible delays.

Contractor Shelly and Sands, Inc.

bridge

Description The project includes bridge repairs including concrete patching and expansion joint replacement on various structures throughout Franklin County Ohio.

Locations
Fishinger Road over the Scioto River
Grandview Avenue over the Scioto River
Alum Creek Drive over Big Walnut Creek
Morse Road over Big Walnut Creek
Schrock Road over Alum Creek
Rohr Road over CSX Railroad
Trabue Road over Private Drive

Status The project team is making preparations to for work to begin on the following dates:

Morse Road over Big Walnut Creek Approximate Dates are July 19-August 2, weather permitting

Traffic Maintenance Two way – Two lane traffic will be maintained during work hours.

Time of Lane Restriction 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM

Schrock Road over Alum Creek Approximate Dates are July 19-August 18, weather permitting

Traffic Maintenance Two way – Two lane traffic will be maintained during work hours.

Time of Lane Restriction 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM

Trabue Road over Private Drive (west of US 33) Approximate Dates are September 1-September 29, weather permitting

Traffic Maintenance Two way traffic will be maintained.

Time of Lane Restriction work zone will be present 24 hours a day.

Grandview Avenue over the Scioto River Approximate Dates are October 9-November 17, weather permitting

Traffic Maintenance Two way – Two lane traffic will be maintained during work hours.

Time of Lane Restriction 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM

Fishinger Road over the Scioto River Approximate Dates are Two weekends between August 28 and October 16, weather permitting

Traffic Maintenance Two way traffic will be maintained.

Time of Lane Restriction work zone will be present from 9:00 PM Friday through 5:00 AM Monday.

Rohr Road over CSX & NS Railroad Approximate Dates are August 14 – September 8, weather permitting

Traffic Maintenance Rohr Road will be closed and a detour posted. Westbound traffic will travel south on Shook Road, then west on London Groveport Road, then north on Lockbourne Road to Rohr Road.

Time of Lane Restriction work zone and detour will be in effect 24 hours a day.

Detour All project locations will have lane closures to enable crews to make the needed repairs. Only Rohr Road will be closed during construction. The posted detour route for westbound motorists on Rohr Road will follow Shook Road south to London Groveport Road, west to Lockbourne Road, and north to Rohr Road. Eastbound motorists will follow the same detour in the opposite direction.

Contractor Complete General Construction Co.