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CEAO's Executive Director Selected as Board President of NCEES

Executive Director, Dean Ringle, was recently elected National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) president-elect. This National organization develops and administers the exams used for engineering and surveying licensure throughout the country. Dean will be leading the NCEES board as president-elect for 2018-2019 term and be serving as president the following year. Congratulations Dean!

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Upcoming Events

 September 2018 
September 24-26, 2018

2018 Ohio GIS Conference

Hyatt Regency
Columbus, Ohio

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October 17-18, 2018

2018 Superintendents & Mechanics Conference & Trade Show

Deer Creek State Park Lodge
Mt. Sterling, Ohio

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Woolpert's Cliff Lovin Scholarship is Accepting Applications


Applications are currently being accepted for the annual Cliff Lovin Scholarship for a geography or engineering student attending school in the State of Ohio. Woolpert generously established this scholarship to support the geospatial industry by helping students in furthering their education in the field.

The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate student with a major in geography or engineering who is currently enrolled at an Ohio university. Applications and an official transcript are due by September 1, 2018, and the recipient will be announced during the 2018 Ohio GIS Conference, September 24-26, in Columbus, Ohio.

For application information, please see the links below:

Cliff Lovin Scholarship Information

Cliff Lovin Scholarship Application


Now Accepting Scholarship Applications for Civil Engineering and/or Surveying Students

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.

The 2018 Scholarship Application should be submitted directly to the CEAO office; selections will be made by the CEAO Scholarship Committee. Official transcripts from any college level courses you have completed must be included. Please return the completed application along with your supporting documentation by June 15, 2018 to:

County Engineers Association of Ohio
Attention: Scholarship Committee
6500 Busch Blvd. Suite 100
Columbus, OH 43229-1738



Holmes County Road 160 project earns award

WINESBURG — A project that caused plenty of grumbling and complaining prior to its completion has proven to be an extremely successful undertaking. 

The Holmes County Road 160 intersection project has been selected as the winner of the 2018 Outstanding Highway Project Award by the Cuyahoga Valley Section of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) in the under $5 million category. 


Civil engineering a difficult, but satisfying job for Keaton

Mount Vernon - The field of engineering is intricately woven into the fabric of our everyday lives. 

"If you think about it, anything and everything you think of at some point in time probably had an engineer involved in it," Knox County Engineer Cameron Keaton told the news.


Ohio ranks among worst states with deficient bridges

Ohio has some of the most structurally deficient bridges in the U.S., according to a new report.

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association released an analysis on Monday that shows Ohio has the 12th-highest number of structurally deficient bridges in the country.

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