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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's Office
(614) 525-3030

Bridge Maintenance

Bridge Maintenance

Ron Morgan

Bridge Utility Maintenance Superintendent

The Bridge and Utility Maintenance Department oversees the upkeep of 359 bridges and 150+ culverts on county roads. The bridges are those spans with an opening of ten feet or more, and the culverts are those that are less than ten feet. They also fabricate and install concrete box culverts, drainage pipe, and catch basins; build and repair drain tile, retaining walls, guardrail, and embankments; clear debris from stream channels and drainage ditches; and remove unsafe trees from the public right-of-way.