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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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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.