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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
970 DUBLIN ROAD
COLUMBUS, OHIO 43215
(614) 525-3030
fracoeng@franklincountyengineer.org
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Current Construction Projects

Current Construction Projects

Location: Hoover Road, south of London Groveport Road (SR 665)

Description: Bridge Replacement

Status: Under construction (Start Date: September 20, 2021) and scheduled to be completed in 45 days, weather permitting.

Traffic/Detours: The posted detour route for southbound motorists will follow London-Groveport Road (S.R. 665) west to South Meadows Drive, south to Seeds Road, west to Zuber Road, and east to Hoover Road. Northbound motorists will follow the detour route in the opposite direction.

Work Provider: Double Z Construction Co.

Location: Bixby Road between Alum Creek Drive and Groveport Road

Description: Roadway reconstruction and widening

Status: Under construction (Start Date: August 23, 2021) and scheduled to be completed in 120 days, weather permitting.

Traffic/Detours: The detour route for westbound motorists on Bixby Road will follow Groveport Road west to Alum Creek Drive, south to Bixby Road. Eastbound motorists on Bixby Road will follow Dill Road south to Creekside Parkway, east to Alum Creek Drive, north to Groveport Road, and east to Bixby Road.

Work Provider: Strawser Paving Inc.

Location: Borror Road 500 feet north of Hiner Road

Description: Bridge Improvement

Status: Under construction and scheduled to be completed in 45 days, weather permitting.

Traffic/Detours: The posted detour route for southbound motorists will follow London-Groveport Road (S.R. 665) east to Jackson Pike (S.R. 104), south to Hiner Road, and west to Borror Road. Northbound motorists will follow the detour route in the opposite direction.

Work Provider: Franklin County Engineer Bridge Department

Location: Eureka Avenue between Steele Avenue and Valleyview Drive.

Description: Railroad crossing improvements

Status: Under construction and scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2021

Traffic/Detours: Traffic will be maintained

Work Provider: Columbus Asphalt Paving, Inc.

Location: Ormond Avenue between Walford Street and Cleveland Avenue

Description: Drainage improvements

Status: Under construction and scheduled to be completed in the fall of 2021

Traffic/Detours: Traffic will be maintained

Work Provider: Driven Excavating, Inc.

Location: Various locations throughout Franklin County

Description: Drainage Improvements

Status: Under construction and scheduled to be completed in the winter of 2022

Traffic/Detours: Traffic will be maintained

Work Provider: J&J Schlaegel

Location: Refugee Road between Hamilton Road and Noe-Bixby Road

Description: Bridge Rehabilitation and Shared Use Path Construction

Status: Under construction and scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2022

Traffic/Detours: Traffic lanes have been shifted and traffic will be maintained

Work Provider: Shelly & Sands

Location: Toy Road Between Centerpoint Parkway and Saltzgaber Road

Description: Roadway and Drainage Improvements

Status: Under construction, to be completed in the spring of 2022

Traffic/Detours: The detour route for east bound motorists on Toy Road will follow Alum Creek Drive north to Groveport Road, east to Saltzgaber Road, south to Toy Road. Westbound motorists will follow the detour route in the opposite direction.

Work Provider: Shelly & Sands

Location: Intersection of Alum Creek Drive and Rohr Road

Description: Intersection improvement

Status: Under construction, to be completed in the summer of 2021

Traffic/Detours: Traffic will be maintained

Work Provider: Shelly & Sands