County Road and Bridge History
Established as a gateway
to the west by the Ohio Legislature in 1803, Franklin County is an important
crossroads and transportation center for our ever evolving state and nation.
meet the social and economic challenges of our mobile society, Franklin County
is home to some of the most innovative civil engineering projects such as the
Beach Road Bridge, spanning the Big Darby Creek, built in 2001 (shown here).
The grand history of
providing for the safe and efficient movement of people, goods and services has
taken us from the mud and rut filled streets of the past to today's modern
infrastructure of asphalt, concrete and steel. Please buckle-up, and enjoy your
trip back to the beginnings of our transportation heritage via the Franklin
County Highway Chronicle and Bridge Builders Biography web pages.
Chronicle | Bridge