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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
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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Surveyor’s Journal Bibliography

Surveyor’s Journal Bibliography

References and Suggested Reading

Barrett, Richard E. Images of America, Columbus 1860-1910, Arcadia Publishing, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, 2005

 

Burke, Thomas A. Ohio Lands, A Short History, The Auditor of the State of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, 1997

 

Darlington, William H. Christopher Gist Journals, J.R. Welden & Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1893

 

Franklin County Engineer’s Office. Historical  Land Records and Maps, Records Management Office, Columbus, Ohio

 

Garrett, Betty with Lentz, Edward R. Columbus, America’s Crossroads, Continental Heritage Press, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1980

 

Graichen, Jody H. Remembering German Village, The History Press, Charleston, South Carolina, 2010

 

Howe, Henry. Historical Collections of Ohio Volumes I & II, The State of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, 1907

 

Knepper, George W. The Official Ohio Lands Book, The Auditor of the State of Ohio, Columbus, Ohio, 2002

 

Lee, Alfred E. History of the City of Columbus Volumes I & II, Munsell & Company, New York, New York, 1892

 

Lentz, Edward R. Columbus, The Story of a City, Arcadia Publishing, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, 2003

 

Martin, William T. The History of Franklin County, Follett, Foster & Company, Columbus, Ohio, 1858. Republished by Bergman Books, Columbus, Ohio, 1993

 

Moore, Opha. History of Franklin County Volumes I & II, Historical Publishing Company, Topeka, Kansas, 1930

 

Ringle, Dean C. The Franklin County Engineer as County Surveyor, Franklin County, Columbus, Ohio, 1986

 

Taylor, William A. Centennial History of Columbus and Franklin County Volumes I & II, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, Chicago, Illinois, 1909

 

Van Fossen, William H. The Story of Ohio, The Macmillan Company, New York, New York, 1937