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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
The Miniature Bridge Building Competition is now open to 9th through 12th graders! Deadline for registration is January 31st, 2021. Follow the link to register:
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Join Franklin County Engineer Cornell Robertson today!
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Say hello to Matt Rehfus! He's been with FCEO for 1 year and currently works in our Survey Department. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, hiking, and watching Cleveland/Ohio State sports. Thanks, Matt for being #TeamFCEO! #WorkerWednesday
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Join us WEDNESDAY for the 12 O'Clock Show with Mayor Joe and Special Guest Franklin County Engineer Cornell R. Robertson on Facebook Live, January 13th.
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Today is Law Enforcement Appreciation Day! We'd like to recognize our partners at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and all law enforcement officers in Central Ohio. Thank you to the men and women who protect and keep us safe.
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Franklin County Engineer
We are improving drainage all around the county. The Clark State Road at Longstreth Park Place drainage project began this week and is making great progress. Our contractor, Shelly & Sands, is working hard to keep the project on schedule. Check back for more updates.

Franklin County Engineer's Office
(614) 525-3030

Bridge and Highway Design Department

Bridge Design Department


Bridge Design Engineer

The Bridge Design Department provides a variety of engineering services that ensure the safe operation and structural integrity of the county’s bridges and culverts. Their duties include managing the production of construction plans and cost estimates prepared by engineering consultants and department staff, inspecting and inventorying bridges and culverts, creating plans for county maintenance operations, analyzing truckloads for bridges, implementing quality control standards to meet state and federal regulations, and supplying technical assistance to other departments and public entities.

For more information, Please contact Ed Herrick, P.E., Bridge Design Engineer.

Highway Design Department


Highway Design Engineer

Design and Construction Standards

The Franklin County Engineer’s Office adheres to the latest design and construction standards enacted by the State of Ohio and City of Columbus for the maintenance and improvement of roads, bridges, utilities, and drainage facilities. To view these standards, please use the following links:

  • Ohio Department of Transportation

Division of Construction Management
Office of CADD & Mapping Services
Office of Materials Management
Office of Roadway Engineering
Office of Structural Engineering
Office of Traffic Engineering

  • City of Columbus Transportation Division

Document Library

  • Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Rules and Laws

  • Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

Commission Web Site

  • Ohio Utilities Protection Service

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