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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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Public Meetings

2022

ODOT-Argabright Ditch Watershed Drainage Petition

First Hearing:

A first hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 9:00 A.M. to discuss the ODOT-Argabright Ditch Watershed Drainage Petition.

You can attend the hearing using the following options:

In-Person:  Commissioners Hearing Room, located at 369 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Zoom Video Conferencing:      Meeting ID: 978 8790 2896         Passcode: 628826

Join Here

Additional Resources

Informational Meeting

Petition

First Hearing Report

Map

Trabue Road Over Scioto River & Over Scioto Point Drive

Additional Resources

Public Comment Invitation

Exhibit

Reese Road Over Big Walnut Creek

Additional Resources

Public Comment Invitation

Cook Tri-County Drainage Petition

Final Hearing:

A final hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. to discuss the Cook Tri-County Drainage Petition Improvement.

You can attend the hearing using the following options:

In-Person:  Commissioners’ Hearing Room, located at 369 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Phone: Call (929) 436-2866

Zoom Video Conferencing:       Passcode: 628826

Join Here

Additional Resources

Final Hearing Informational Meeting

 Estimated Schedule of Assessments

Petition

Plans (Signed)

Final Report

Map

Trabue Road (Lake Shore Dr. to Riverside Dr.) Improvement Project

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, August 25, 2022, at 6:00 pm to discuss the Trabue Road (Lake Shore Dr. to Riverside Dr.) Improvement Project.

The meeting will be held virtually with a formal presentation. Personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will be available to discuss the project and any concerns you may have.

Following the presentation, a question and answer session will be held. Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views.

Additional Resources

Complete Letter and Postcard

Comment Form

Public Meeting Recording

West North Broadway 1.18 over Olentangy River Project Improvement Project

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, at 6:00 pm to discuss the West North Broadway 1.18 over Olentangy River Improvement Project.

The meeting will be held virtually with a formal presentation. Personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will be available to discuss the project and any concerns you may have.

Following the presentation, a question and answer session will be held. Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views.

Additional Resources

Complete Letter and Postcard

Comment Form

Public Meeting Recording

Faust Ditch Drainage Improvement Project

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 6:00 pm to discuss the Faust Ditch Drainage Improvement Project.

The meeting will be held virtually with a formal presentation. Personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will be available to discuss the project and any concerns you may have.  Join us for the virtual meeting here.

Following the presentation, a question and answer session will be held. Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views.

Additional Resources

Complete Letter and Postcard

Comment Form

Public Meeting Recording

Alton & Darby Creek Road 1.88 over Clover Groff Run Improvement Project

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at 6:00 pm to discuss the Alton & Darby Creek Road 1.88 over Clover Groff Run Improvement Project.

The meeting will be held virtually with a formal presentation. Personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will be available to discuss the project and any concerns you may have.

Following the presentation, a question and answer session will be held. Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views.

Additional Resources

Complete Letter and Postcard

Comment Form

Public Meeting Recording

Cleveland Avenue Corridor Improvement Project

Additional Resources

Public Comments/Responses

Public Invitation Letter

Brochure Letter

Site Map

Comment Form

Walk Safe on Cleveland Ave.

2021

Hott Ditch Petition

Hott Ditch Public Meeting

Hott Ditch Public Meeting Video

Toy Road, Swisher Road, Saltzgaber Road, and Groveport Road Improvement Project

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 13 at 6:00 pm to discuss the Toy Road, Swisher Road, Saltzgaber Road, and Groveport Road Improvement Project.

The meeting will be held virtually with a formal presentation. Personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will be available to discuss the project and any concerns you may have.

Following the presentation, a question and answer session will be held. Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views.

Complete Letter and Postcard

Golfview Ditch Petition

Petition

Information Meeting Slides

First Hearing Report

View Letter

Map

Golfview Ditch Viewing

Gofview First Hearing Information Meeting

Golfview View Information Meeting

Mando Ditch Petition

View Letter

Information Meeting Slides

Drone Map

Map

First Hearing Report

Darby Creek Association Letter to Franklin County Commissioners

Metro Parks Letter to Franklin County Commissioners

 Scenic Rivers Comments

Video 1

Video 2

Video 3

Video 4

Video 5

Morris Road Water

Public Meeting Recording

Ferris Road and Walford Street Improvement Project

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, April 22 at 6:00 pm to discuss the proposed improvement of Ferris Road and Walford Street.

The meeting will be held virtually with a formal presentation. Personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will be available to discuss the proposed improvements and any concerns you may have.

Following the presentation, a question and answer session will be held. Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views.

Complete Letter and Postcard

Intersection Exhibit

Intersection Location Map

Hayden Run Road over the Scioto River

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, February 11 at 6:00 pm to discuss the proposed improvement of Hayden Run Road over the Scioto River.

The meeting will be held virtually with a formal presentation. Personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will be available to discuss the proposed improvements and any concerns you may have.

Following the presentation, a question and answer session will be held. Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views.

Complete Letter and Postcard

2020

Agler Road 1.52 over Alum Creek (FRA-CR16-1.52, PID 105741)

A “request for public comment” was sent in four different languages to 1021 area residents and businesses regarding the improvement of Agler Road over Alum Creek. Comments were received until October 12, 2020. All responses were mailed back in January 2021.

UPDATE: The precast beams for this project have been sold. Bridge work is scheduled to begin in February 2022.

Comment Sheet (English)

Comment Sheet (Somali)

Comment Form (Nepali)

Comment Form (Spanish)

Norton Road at Kropp Road and Grove City Road

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, November 12 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm to discuss the proposed improvement of Norton Road at Kropp Road and Grove City Road.

The meeting will be held virtually with a formal presentation. Personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will be available to discuss the proposed improvements and any concerns you may have.

Following the presentation, a question and answer session will be held. Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views.

Complete Letter and Postcard

Exhibit 1 – Proposed

Exhibit 2 – Existing

Exhibit 3 – Area

Sunbury Road at Woodward Avenue Bridge

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, September 24 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm to discuss the proposed improvement of Sunbury Road at Woodward Avenue Bridge.

The meeting will be held virtually with a formal presentation. Personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will be available to discuss the proposed improvements and any concerns you may have.

Following the presentation, a question and answer session will be held. Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views.

Complete Letter and Postcard

Winchester Pike over Georges Creek Bridge

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 22 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm to discuss the proposed improvement of Winchester Pike over Georges Creek Bridge.

The meeting will be held virtually with a formal presentation. Personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will be available to discuss the proposed improvements and any concerns you may have.

Following the presentation, a question and answer session will be held. Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views.

Complete Letter and Postcard

Fisher Road at the Franklin County Corrections Center

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 15 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm to discuss the proposed improvement of Fisher Road at the Franklin County Corrections Center.

The meeting will be held virtually with a formal presentation. Personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will be available to discuss the proposed improvements and any concerns you may have.

Following the presentation, a question and answer session will be held. Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views.

Complete Letter and Postcard

SR317 at Lockbourne Road

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm to discuss the proposed improvement of SR317 at Lockbourne Road.

The meeting will be conducted in an open house format. There will be no formal presentations, but personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will discuss the need for improvements at this location.

Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views about the project by submitting a comment form that will be available during the meeting or can be downloaded here.

Complete Letter and Postcard

Exhibit 1

Reynoldsburg- New Albany Road at Havens Road

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm to discuss the proposed improvement of Reynoldsburg- New Albany Road at Havens Road.

The meeting will be conducted in an open house format. There will be no formal presentations, but personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will discuss the need for improvements at this location.

Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views about the project by submitting a comment form that will be available during the meeting or can be downloaded here.

Complete Letter and Postcard

Location Map

Exhibit

2019

Morse Road at Babbitt Road

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm to discuss the proposed improvement of Morse Road at Babbitt Road.

The meeting will be conducted in an open house format. There will be no formal presentations, but personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will discuss the need for improvements at this location.

Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views about the project by submitting a comment form that will be available during the meeting or can be downloaded here.

Complete Letter and Postcard

Public Meeting Location Map

Morse Rd. at Babbitt Rd. Exhibit

Harlem Road at Walnut Street

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 14 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm to discuss the proposed improvement of Harlem Road at Walnut Street.

The meeting will be conducted in an open house format. There will be no formal presentations, but personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will discuss the need for improvements at this location.

Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views about the project by submitting a comment form that will be available during the meeting or can be downloaded here.

Complete Letter and Postcard

Harlem Road Exhibit 1

Harlem Road Exhibit 2

Harlem Road Exhibit 3

2018

Clark State Road at Reynoldsburg – New Albany Road

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, October 11 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm to discuss the proposed improvement of Clark State Road at Reynoldsburg – New Albany Road.

The meeting will be conducted in an open house format. There will be no formal presentations, but personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office will discuss the need for improvements at this location.

Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views about the project by submitting a comment form that will be available during the meeting or can be downloaded here.

Complete Letter and Postcard

Exhibit

Leppert Road

A public meeting will be held on Monday, August 6 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm to discuss the proposed improvement of Leppert Road north of the Heritage Rail Trail.

The meeting will be conducted in an open house format. There will be no formal presentations, but personnel representing the City of Hilliard and Franklin County Engineer’s Office will discuss the need for improvements at this location.

Everyone will have the opportunity to express their views about the project by submitting a comment form that will be available during the meeting or can be downloaded here.

Complete letter and Improvement Exhibit

2016

Smothers Road at Schott Road – Redbank Road

A public meeting was held on Wednesday, September 7 to discuss the proposed improvement of Smothers Road at Schott Road-Redbank Road.

The meeting was conducted in an open house format. There were no formal presentations, but personnel representing the Franklin County Engineer’s Office were present to discuss the proposed improvement.

Comment forms are available here and must be completed and returned to 970 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43215 by September 21, 2016.

Intersection Improvement Exhibit