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Since 1940, the County Engineers Association of Ohio has worked to unify its members in providing the highest quality transportation, drainage, surveying and land record keeping services. From the safe and efficient movement of people, goods and services to continuing land development needs, CEAO strives to construct solutions for many challenges to Ohio's local infrastructure. Ohio County Engineers are responsible for 26,081 bridges and 28,970 miles of urban and rural roadways that are vital to the combined growth of jobs and prosperity in the state of Ohio.

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The Biggest Cruise Ships in the World Actually Shrink to Fit Under Bridges

Cruise ships are engineering marvels, and they can even perform a little-known trick to fit under bridges. Royal Caribbean recently began offering summer cruises from the New York City area on Symphony of the Seas. Symphony is an Oasis Class ship, making it one of the biggest cruise ships in the world.


Noble County Man Turning 102 Today

HARRIETTSVILLE — A Harriettsville, Ohio, man who served as a Marine in the Pacific during World War II will be celebrating his 102nd birthday today.

Donald Bennett was born to Blanch and Lee Bennett at their home in Cambridge, Ohio, on June 13, 1922.


Seat Belt Use in Ohio Among Lowest in Nation

COLUMBUS — One of the safest and easiest choices drivers and passengers can make to practice safety inside a vehicle is to buckle up. AAA supports efforts by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and bill sponsor State Representative Jon Cross (R-Findlay) to enact a primary enforcement bill on safety belts for front seat, said a AAA press release.


Ohio State Receives $4.9Million to Train Climate-Ready Workforce along Lake Erie Shoreline

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) has received a $4.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce and NOAA to fund a project that will train new workers to fulfill the specialized workforce needs of the water industry in the Ohio Great Lakes region.



Area Counties Among Top 10 in Central Ohio Unclaimed Funds

(Central Ohio) – When it comes to counties with the largest amount of unclaimed funds being safeguarded by the state of Ohio, Franklin County ranks at the top of the list in Central Ohio and second in the state. Of the approximately $4 billion currently in possession by the Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of Unclaimed Funds, more than $343 million – or 8.5% – belongs to residents and businesses in Franklin County. 

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 June 2024 

Ohio Bridge Conference™

August 6 - 7, 2024

Marriott Columbus NW
Dublin, Ohio

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Ohio GIS Conference™

September 23 - 24, 2024

Hilton Polaris/Columbus
8700 Lyra Dr.
Columbus, Ohio

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Superintendents & Mechanics Conference

October 29 - 30, 2024

Deer Creek State Park Lodge & Conference Center
22300 State Park Rd. #20
Mt. Sterling, Ohio

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