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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
Harlem Road, between E. Dublin-Granville Road and Warner Road, is closed for bridge maintenance. This closure is expected to last one day, weather permitting.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Clime Road North, between Clime Road and Georgesville Road, is now open to traffic.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
We’re only a few days into fall but snow and ice preparations are underway! #TeamFCEO has been working hard getting our vehicles and equipment ready for the upcoming winter season. #winteriscoming
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Clime Road North, between Clime Road and Georgesville Road, is closed for bridge improvements. This closure is expected to last two days, weather permitting.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
As we conclude another great #RoundaboutsWeek, we are happy to announce that the Morse Road at Babbitt Road improvement project is progressing well. Our contractor, Strawser Paving Inc., is working diligently to keep this project on schedule. Check back soon for updates.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Roundabouts have proven to be safe and beneficial to our communities. FCEO-maintained roundabouts follow national trends by decreasing overall crashes and crash related injuries. Let's keep decreasing crashes by always being alert and cautious when driving through roundabouts.
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