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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
Despite the morning rain, we hope you are still able to celebrate Bike to Work Day! Whether it's for your commute, exercise, or fun, we encourage you to get out and bike today. #BikeToWorkDay
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
#TeamFCEO participated in the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) Supplier Diversity & Procurement Summit, along with other organizations, to share information about contracting opportunities with our office. It was great to engage with the business owners and expand our procurement network.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Join us as we highlight the Human Resources Department! They take pride in being a resource for all employees. No matter the need, from strategic planning, policy interpretation, or payroll assistance, the team is available to help. Thanks for being #TeamFCEO.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Mental Health Awareness Week (May 13th-19th) emphasizes the importance of taking care of your mental health. This year’s theme, Movement: Moving More for Our Mental Health, highlights the impact physical activity has on improving our mental wellbeing. #MomentsForMovement
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
The following roads will be resurfaced May 13, 2024 through May 17, 2024, weather permitting. Please expect intermittent lane closures while this work is being completed.
Franklin County Engineer's Office
970 DUBLIN ROAD
COLUMBUS, OHIO 43215
(614) 525-3030
fracoeng@franklincountyengineer.org
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Public Meetings

2024

Frank Road Roundabouts Improvement Project

Public Involvement Letter

Comment Form

 Exhibit 1

 Exhibit 2

Mando Drainage Improvement Petition

Public Involvement Presentation Slides

 Final Report

2023

Cleveland Ave. Pedestrian Improvements – Piedmont Dr., Dunbar Dr., E. Dunedin Rd.

Additional Resources

Public Involvement Letter

Comment Form

Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons

Final Exhibit

E. Cooke Road Corridor Improvement Project

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2023, at 5:30 pm to discuss the E. Cooke Road Corridor Improvement Project.

The meeting will be held at North Linden Elementary School (1718 E. Cooke Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43224) with a formal presentation. Project Personnel 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

Exhibit

Meeting Handout

Public Comment Responses

Cole Ditch Drainage Improvement Petition

View:

A viewing will be held on Monday, September 18, 2023, at 3:00 P.M. to discuss the Cole Ditch Drainage Improvement 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

 

First Hearing:

A first hearing will be held on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. to discuss the Cole Ditch Drainage Improvement 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

Additional Resources

Complete Letter and Postcard

Presentation

Zuber Road – Plum Run Drainage Improvements

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2023, at 6:00 pm to discuss the Zuber Road – Plum
Run Drainage Improvements.

The meeting will be held at Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Training Academy (6373 Young Road, Grove City, Ohio 43123) with a formal presentation. Project Personnel 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

Presentation

Rohr Road Widening Improvement Project

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2023, at 5:30 pm to discuss the Rohr Road Widening Improvement Project.

The meeting will be held at Hamilton Township Community Center (6400 Lockbourne, OH 43137) with a formal presentation. Project Personnel 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

Project Information

Exhibit

Public Comment Responses

Hott Ditch Drainage Improvement Project

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2023, at 6:00 pm to discuss the Hott Ditch Drainage
Improvement Project.

The meeting will be held at Asbury South United Methodist Church (4760 Winchester Pike, Columbus, OH 43232) 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

Presentation

Walnut Street at SR-605 (New Albany-Condit Rd.) Roundabout Project

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at 5:30 pm to discuss the Walnut Street at SR-605
(New Albany-Condit Rd.) Roundabout Project.

The meeting will be held at New Albany Public Service Ctr. (7800 Bevelhymer Rd, New Albany, Ohio 43054) with a formal presentation. Project Personnel 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

Exhibit

Public Comment Responses

Eiterman Road over South Fork Indian Run Improvement Project

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2023, at 5:30 pm to discuss the Eiterman Road over South Fork Indian Run Improvement Project.

The meeting will be held at Washington Township Hall (6200 Eiterman Road, Dublin, Ohio 43016) 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

Exhibit

Exhibit (Future)

Renner Road Widening (Alton & Darby Creek Road to Spindler Road)

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at 5:30 pm to discuss the Renner Road Widening Improvement Project.

The meeting will be held at Brown Township Hall (2495 Walker Road, Hilliard, Ohio 43026) 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

Information Sheet

Exhibit

Public Comment Responses

Safe Routes to School

Additional Resources

Public Involvement Mailer

Comment Form

Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons

Final Exhibit

Golfview Drainage Improvement Petition

A public informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at 6:30 pm to discuss the Golfview Drainage Improvement Petition.

The meeting will be held at the Brown Township Office located at 2491 Walker Road, Hilliard, OH 43026 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.

Additional Resources

Final Report

Complete Letter

Final Map

Estimated Schedule of Assessments

Golfview Plans Final Submittal

Trabue Road Over Scioto River & Over Scioto Point Drive

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at 5:30 pm to discuss the Trabue Road Over Scioto River & Over Scioto Pointe Drive Improvement Project.

The meeting will be held at 970 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio 43215, 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

Exhibit

Frequently Asked Questions

Public Involvement Meeting Presentation

Public Comment Invitation

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

Additional Resources

Informational Meeting

Petition

First Hearing Report

Map

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

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