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Franklin County Engineer

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
Box culverts have been installed on the Brand Road 1.82 over Bishop Ditch project. The next step will be to waterproof the boxes. Check back soon for updates.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Demorest Road, north of the Alkire Road roundabout is under construction due to a storm sewer replacement project. The intersection of Alkire Road at Demorest Road (Phase 2) is now closed. The closure is expected to last approximately twenty (20) days, weather permitting.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
The Reese Road Bridge over Big Walnut Creek Bridge Replacement project is underway. Check back soon for updates.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Demorest Road, north of the Alkire Road roundabout, is currently closed for storm sewer replacement. Phase 2 of the closure, the intersection of Alkire Road at Demorest Road, will begin July 23, 2024 and is expected to last approximately twenty (20) days, weather permitting.
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Despite some rain, we're having a great time at the Franklin County Fair Family Fun Day! Stop by our Touch-A-Truck between Gates 3 and 4. We'll be here until 5 p.m.!
Franklin County Engineer
Franklin County Engineer
Family Fun Day is tomorrow at the Franklin County Fair. Stop by our Touch-A-Truck event between Gates 3 and 4 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) and our Make and Take activity in the Activities Tent (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) for a fun time!
Franklin County Engineer's Office
970 DUBLIN ROAD
COLUMBUS, OHIO 43215
(614) 525-3030
fracoeng@franklincountyengineer.org
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Safety Department

Safety Department

GREG HUGHES AND TANNER ZARBAUGH

Safety Coordinators

The Safety Department is a critical component dedicated to ensuring the well-being of employees, customers, and the public. With a primary focus on identifying and mitigating potential hazards, implementing safety protocols, and cultivating a culture of safety, the department plays a pivotal role in promoting & enforcing a safe and healthy work environment. In the unfortunate event of workplace accidents, vehicular accidents, or other safety-related incidents, the safety coordinators are tasked with investigating the root causes to prevent their reoccurrence. This is accomplished through data assessments, witness interviews, and documentation to identify opportunities for improvement and prevent future incidents. The department ensures all relevant safety regulations and standards are followed, ensuring that the organization remains compliant with all applicable laws and requirements. The department conducts regular worksite and facility inspections and audits to assess compliance and address any areas of concern to uphold the highest safety standards. The safety coordinators are dedicated to providing ongoing safety training and education for employees at all levels of the organization. This includes general safety awareness training, specialized training for specific job roles, and providing training for entry-level drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). The safety coordinators develop and maintain comprehensive plans for responding to emergencies such as fires, chemical spills, natural disasters, and medical emergencies. For additional information, please contact Greg Hughes or Tanner Zarbaugh, Safety Coordinators.