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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
Walker Road between Carter Road and Davis Road is now open to traffic.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Let’s honor the American Flag! Today celebrates the adoption of the flag in 1777 by the Continental Congress. The modern flag is comprised of 13 stripes representing the 13 original colonies and 50 stars representing the 50 states. #FlagDay #StarsAndStripes
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
#TeamFCEO attended the 2024 COMTO Columbus Scholarship Luncheon to celebrate the achievements of this year’s scholarship recipients. It was an inspiring event, and we wish all of the students success in their future endeavors!
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
June is National Safety Month, and this week is dedicated to roadway safety. Stay safe by being aware of your surroundings including the road, traffic, weather, other vehicles, and pedestrians to avoid potential hazards. #nationalsafetymonth
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.