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Scholarship Applications Now Available for 2021

CEAO’s Board of Directors has established a scholarship program for Civil Engineering and/or Surveying students attending school in the State of Ohio. The intent of the Board is to increase awareness of the County Engineering profession and to encourage students and current county employees to become registered both as a Professional Engineer and as a Professional Surveyor.

Scholarships will be awarded to Civil Engineering and Surveying students at the Junior and Senior level of a Bachelors program and to current county employees who are interested in working toward their dual registration. Applications should be submitted directly to the CEAO office; selections will be made by the CEAO Scholarship Committee.

Completed applications are due by June 11, 2021. Applications and copies of transcripts should be mailed to the CEAO office (6500 Busch Blvd., Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43229). Click here for the application form.


Now Accepting Presentations for Two Upcoming Conferences

The County Engineers Association of Ohio (CEAO) is currently accepting presentations for the following two conferences:

2021 Ohio Bridge Conference

August 10-11, 2021

Marriott NW, Dublin, OH

Do you have a recently completed bridge project or innovative technology or process applicable to the bridge industry?  If so, you are invited to submit an abstract for the 2021 Ohio Bridge Conference. Attendance for this conference is comprised of bridge engineers, county engineers, and consultants from counties and organizations throughout Ohio.  

Conference registration will open in Mid-June.

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The County Engineers Association of Ohio (CEAO) in collaboration with OGRIP & URISA Ohio Chapter is currently accepting presentations for:

2021 Ohio GIS Conference™

September 15-17, 2021 (Wednesday-Friday)

Hyatt Regency Columbus – Columbus, Ohio

The 2021 Ohio GIS Conference™ is an opportunity for you to share your experience with hundreds of Ohio’s most knowledgeable GIS professionals, decision makers, and technicians, all of whom are waiting to hear what you have to say.

Past presentation topics have covered subjects ranging from Mobile Mapping, Open Source Technology, and Transportation to Health and Safety, Property Appraisal, Economic Development and Spatial Modeling techniques. 

Take advantage of this opportunity to present to the largest gathering of Federal, State, Local and Private Industry GIS Professionals, Developers, and Partners in Ohio.

This Call for Abstracts (Deadline Extended) Closes on May 28th, submit your abstracts now!

Click here to submit your presentation abstract for this year’s conference.

Registration will open in June. 

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Upcoming Events

 May 2021 
June 22, 2021

CEAO Land Records Modernization Conference

Crowne Plaza North
Columbus, Ohio

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August 10-11, 2021

Ohio Bridge Conference 2021

Marriott NW
Dublin, OH

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Latest News


25 miles of county roads to be repaved this year, estimated at $2M

ZANESVILLE - Areas of Muskingum County will have some portions of their roads repaved this year.

On Monday, county commissioners opened bids for two projects — resurfacing 25 miles of road throughout the county and new security cameras at the juvenile court.


Road crews adapt to rainy conditions as work continues

Warmer temperatures mean it’s construction season in Ohio, but the rains also equal some delays.

This was the story at the Cornerville Bridge in Marietta Township this week, with a pivot from drilling piers to abutment work.

“We kept working, but rain obviously slows down production,” said Washington County Engineer Roger Wright. “Unfortunately the spring floods got us this week a little bit.”


Cincinnati State land surveying students first to receive bachelor's degrees from the college

The first students to ever receive bachelor's degrees from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College will graduate this spring through the college's land surveying program, officials said.


Ambitious roadwork projects planned in Butler County this year: What comes next?

Butler County drivers will begin seeing major roadway improvements this year from a series of projects that will continue with big moves in the next week.


Orange barrels overtaking Medina County roads

MEDINA — If it seems there are orange barrels to the left of you and orange barrels to the right, you’re probably correct.  Everywhere you seem to drive lately in Medina County, construction appears to be ongoing.

“It’s a challenging season,” Medina County Engineer Andy Conrad said at the Medina County commissioners meeting Tuesday.

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