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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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Highway Chronicle Chapter 13

Highway Chronicle Chapter 13

Today’s Thoroughfares Carry the Pulse of Our Modern Society

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Today, there are approximately 4,618 miles of highways, roads and streets in Franklin County serving the travel needs of 1.1 million locally registered vehicles.

Maintenance and capital improvement projects are provided by the County Engineer’s Office (271 miles of county roadway), District Six of the Ohio Department of Transportation (118 miles of interstate highway, 117 miles of federal routes, and 122 miles of state routes), townships (362 miles of roads and streets), and municipalities (3,625 miles of roads and streets). (White Road at McDowell Road shown here)

Regional transportation agencies also include the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission, which performs comprehensive travel and environmental studies, allocates federal funding for infrastructure improvements, and manages a commuter rideshare program; the Central Ohio Transit Authority, which provides public bus service throughout Franklin County, and parts of Delaware, Fairfield, Licking and Union Counties; and the Paving the Way traffic management program, which assists government agencies with the planning and distribution of road construction information.

Ohio’s approximately 118,000 miles of highways, roads, and streets comprise the nation’s ninth largest roadway network. It provides for the transportation of 8.8 million licensed Ohio drivers, more than 12 million Ohio registered vehicles, and thousands of daily visitors.