Engineering for County Projects

  • Planning and cost estimating
  • Road and pavement design
  • Bridge and culvert design
  • Design of land slide repairs
  • Assisting townships with planning, design, and cost estimating of land slide repair projects

Construction and Inspection

  • Administration of capital improvement contracts, including bridge, roadway, and the annual pavement resurfacing program
  • Certifies adherence to specifications and plans
  • Prepares documentation for partial and final payments to all contractors
  • Utility coordination and relocation – gas and water lines, telephone and electric conduit, television, cable, and sanitary sewers
  • Reviews and issues driveway culvert permits and utility permits
  • Coordinates annual bridge field inspection as required by the Ohio Revised Code

Operations and Maintenance

  • Road and Bridge Maintenance – culvert repair and installation, pothole patching, bridge repair, berm work, guardrail repair, mowing, snow and ice control
  • Emergency Maintenance – storm damage, downed trees, high water and flooding problems, and debris removal
  • Traffic Operations – maintenance of traffic signs and collection of traffic data throughout the county
  • Fleet Maintenance – maintenance and upgrade of on-road and off-road vehicles and construction equipment

Property Surveys

  • Checks survey plats and descriptions for mathematical closure

Administration and Finance

  • Records – permanent copies of numerous road and bridge plans, maps, and land survey records (available on file in the Engineer’s Office)
  • Budgets – management of annual budget, including anticipation of fiscal needs and assessment of revenue availability in order to balance spending while developing schedule of infrastructure projects
  • Grant writing and all cost accounting and documentation associated with grant funded projects

Public Information

  • Coordination of project and construction information, media relations including social media, and management of this website
  • Development of Annual Report and Official Athens County Map