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The Franklin County Public Works Department is comprised of Accounting and Administrative Services, Road Maintenance and Operation Division, Engineering and Traffic Services Division, Geographical Information Systems Division, Solid Waste Division, and Motor Vehicle and Equipment Division. All divisions are committed to our responsibility to provide safe, economical, and environmentally sound public road facilities and services.

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PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

Juniper Dunes Recreation Area Access Road

 

2015-07-29 The Board of Franklin County Commissioners held a public hearing to establish a County road from Pasco-Kahlotus Road to the Juniper Dunes Recreation Area.

 

2015-04-08 - The Board of Franklin County Commissioners held a public hearing on the route preference for a Juniper Dunes access road. The public was afforded opportunity to voice opinions and concerns. At the conclusion of the hearing, the Board concurred with the County Engineer's report that Alternative 2 was the preferred option. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will make the final determination as to the route location.

 

County Engineer's Report:

July 22, 2015 Juniper Dunes Access Road - County Engineer's Final Report

 

Federal Highway Administration Juniper Dunes webpage (includes environmental assessment (EA)):

http://www.wfl.fhwa.dot.gov/projects/wa/juniper-dunes/

 

The Western Federal Lands Division of the Federal Highway Administration, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management and Franklin County, is planning to construct a public access to the Juniper Dunes Wilderness and off-highway vehicle areas. The project is currently in the early planning stages.

 

The following conceptual videos were shown during an open house on July 31, 2014. Please note that these are conceptual only, and do not imply road location or specifics.

 

Conceptual Video (Existing Peterson Road) (.wmv file)

Conceptual Video (Route 1A) (.wmv file)

Conceptual Video (Route 1B) (.wmv file)

Conceptual Video (Route 1C) (.wmv file)

Conceptual Video (Route 2) (.wmv file)

 
  PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

FRANKLIN COUNTY

NOTICE OF GENERAL PUBLIC HEARING

 

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

DOES NOT HAVE ANY SCHEDULED HEARINGS AT THIS TIME

 

For Information on Public Hearings click here.

 
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS AND\OR PROPOSALS

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

 

ENGINEERING CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR

BRIDGE LOAD RATING AND POSTING

REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIALIZED HAULING VEHICLES (SHVs)

 

Franklin County is requesting Statements of Qualifications from professional consulting firms (hereinafter called “Consultants”) with expertise in bridge analysis for the purpose of evaluating approximately 91 bridges to determine their safe live load rating carrying capacity for all unrestricted legal loads in accordance with the analysis of Specialized Hauling Vehicles (SHVs) as defined in the AASHTO Manual for Bridge Evaluation (MBE).

 

The proposed work will include, but is not limited to, indentifying which structures will need to be re-rated for the National Rating Load (NRL) by the end of the year target dates of 2017 and 2022, analysis and re-rate the bridges structure for live load rating using current standards, recommended postings for load restrictions, and knowledge of Washington State Bridge Inventory System (WSBIS) coding. All documentation of updated load rating must be stamped and signed by a Washington State Professional Engineer charged with the overall responsibility for the bridge analysis. The Consultant must have knowledge of WSDOT, FHWA, and ASSHTO standards and requirements for bridge evaluation and inspection.

 

The deadline for this RFQ is 1:30 PM on Thursday, July 28th, 2016. Earlier responses are welcomed.

 

Questions related to this RFQ shall be submitted in writing to Craig Erdman, Franklin County Engineer, via email at Cerdman@co.franklin.wa.us.

 

Title VI Statement

The  County of Franklin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin or sex in consideration for an award.

 

FOR THE CURRENT RFQ CLICK HERE.

 
  BID SUMMARIES

For information on Bid Summaries click here.
 
GIS PROJECTS
For information on GIS projects click here.

 

ROAD RESTRICTIONS
For road weight restrictions information click here.
 
  ROAD CLOSURES

THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO ROAD CLOSURES

 

For current road closures information Click here.

 
MAINTENANCE PROJECTS

For maintenance projects, and chip seal information click here.


COUNTY ROAD PROJECTS

For County Road Projects Click here for more information.


SOLID WASTE PROJECTS
For a list of the current projects in the Solid Waste Department click here .

 

MATERIAL PURCHASES

For a list of the current bids for Material Purchases click here.

 

EQUIPMENT PURCHASES
For a list of the current bids for Equipment Purchases click here.