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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 Engineer
#TeamFCEO attended the Pre-Bid Information Session for the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health (ADAMH) Board of Franklin County which provided networking opportunities with minority owned businesses.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
#TeamFCEO participated in the Franklin County Futures Job Fair where we shared information about employment opportunities at our office. It was a great event!
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Smiley Road, between Fishinger Road and Hilliard-Cemetery Road, will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2023, for roadway maintenance. This closure is expected to last one day, weather permitting. Local Access will be maintained.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Thanks to everyone who attended the Opportunities Job Fair! We had a great time meeting with people excited to learn about our internship and seasonal opportunities at the FCEO. If you are still interested in joining #TeamFCEO, please visit https://www.franklincountyengineer.org/employment/ to learn more.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has declared a LEVEL ONE Snow Emergency. Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.
Franklin County Engineer's Office
970 DUBLIN ROAD
COLUMBUS, OHIO 43215
(614) 525-3030
fracoeng@franklincountyengineer.org
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Bridge Builders Bibliography

Bridge Builders Bibliography

References and Suggested Reading

Franklin County Engineer’s Office. Bridge Inventory and Historical Records, Bridge Design Department, Columbus, Ohio

 

Garrett, Betty with Lentz, Edward R. Columbus, America’s Crossroads, Continental Heritage Press, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1980

 

Harper, Glenn and Smith, Doug. A Travelers Guide to the Historic National Road in Ohio, Ohio National Road Association, Inc., Springfield, Ohio, 2010

 

Martin, William T. The History of Franklin County, Follett, Foster & Company, Columbus, Ohio, 1858. Republished by Bergman Books, Columbus, Ohio, 1993

 

Payne, Gregory S. The Lane Avenue Bridge Story, Franklin County Engineer’s Office, Columbus, Ohio, 2003

 

Plowden, David. Bridges, The Spans of North America, W.W. Norton, New York, New York, 1984

 

Watson, Wilbur J. Great Bridges: From Ancient Times to the Twentieth Century, Dover Publications, Mineola, New York, 2006

 

Wood, Miriam. The Covered Bridges of Ohio, Thurber Bay Press, San Diego, California, 1994