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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

 

The Board of Franklin County Commissioners will be holding a public hearing to establish a County road from Pasco-Kahlotus Road to the Juniper Dunes Recreation Area on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 9:00 am.  Click here for the published Notice of Hearing.

 

2015-04-08 - The Board of Franklin County Commissioners held a public hearing on the route preference for a Juniper Dunes access road on April 8, 2015. 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

NOTICE OF HEARING

FOR THE FINAL REPORT OF THE COUNTY ENGINEER

IN REGARDS TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COUNTY ROAD

FROM PASCO-KAHLOTUS ROAD TO THE

JUNIPER DUNES RECREATION AREA

 

For information on Public Hearings click here.

 
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS AND\OR PROPOSALS

Request for Qualifications

Engineering Consultant Services for:

 

CRP 614 – TAYLOR FLATS BRIDGE #903-3.46 WIDENING

 

For a list of RFQ and/or Proposals 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

For road closures information click here.

 
MAINTENANCE PROJECTS

For maintenance project 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.