Responsibilities of the Allen County Engineer’s Office
The Allen County Engineer’s Office is responsible for the maintenance of Allen County’s local highway system, which includes 353 miles of county roads, 550 miles of township roads. The County Engineer is also responsible for the inspection, maintenance and replacement of 377 bridges and over 1,400 culverts of various sizes located throughout the county. To maintain this complex system, the County Engineer works in cooperation with the 12 townships to help perform roadside mowing, snow plowing, drainage improvements and road maintenance.
Brion E. Rhodes, P.E., P.S.
Allen County Engineer
Brion is a graduate of the Ohio Northern University and is both a registered professional engineer and a registered professional surveyor. He has been with the Allen County Engineer’s Office since 1997 and became the Bridge Engineer in 1999 and held that position for 16 years. In 2009, he was awarded…..
Allen County has an area of 405 square miles and a population of 106,331 (2010 census). The county seat is Lima, Ohio, which lies in the center of the county.
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- Rhodes appointed as County EngineerOn Thursday, August 6th, the Allen County Republican Central Committee unanimously appointed Brion E. Rhodes as the next Allen County Engineer. Brion had been appointed as the Interim County Engineer by the Board of Allen County Commissioners on July 30th to ......read full story
- County Map-Maker Dies At Age 98Justus F. “Jack” Wetherill passed away on June 28th at the Lima Convalescent Home in Lima, Ohio. His wife Auda passed away in 2011. His son Andy Wetherill and granddaughters Amy and Julie survive him. Jack was an employee with ......read full story
- Piper To Retire After 40 YearsTimothy J. Piper, P.E., P.S., announced today that he would be retiring from the office of Allen County Engineer on July 31st of this year. Piper graduated from Ohio Northern Engineering in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science degree in ......read full story