How to find us


Administration and Engineering

The Ross County Engineer's administrative offices are located at 755 Fairgrounds Road, past the County Fairgrounds and Water Company less than a mile from the intersection with SR 104. That road intersects SR 104 approximately four miles north of Chillicothe. Normal office hours are from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The telephone number is (740) 702-3130. The FAX number is (740) 702-3135. You can also reach us by Email at:

In addition to Mr.Carnes, the County Engineer, those same numbers apply for William "Bill" Cargo, Bridge Engineer, and Ercolo "Erk" Picciano, SR 207 Extension Project Engineer.


Garage and Supply Storage

The same directions apply to get to the garage and storage areas, which are located behind the 755 Fairgrounds Road Offices. The Highway Superintendent is Gerald "Guy" McCorkle.

Under Guy's direction William "Gene" Pollard leads a vehicle maintenance team for all our equipment, vehicles, or anything else they have to tackle to keep us operating smoothly. Charles "Chuck" Schrader maintains the parts and supply inventory control, and the related ordering and receiving.

The hours of operation for the garage and road maintenance section change during the summer months. The section works four ten hour days from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

The telephone number is (740) 702-3140. No loader is available for heavy item delivery on Fridays during the summer.


Engineer's Map Room

The Engineer's Map Room is located in the County Courthouse in downtown Chillicothe at 4 North Paint Street. To get to the office one should enter the northernmost entry, go through the airlock, and back the hallway to a down flight of stairs.

Paula Miller is the supervisor of the activities in that department.

Normally, there are parking spots in a public lot reached by going west in the alley between the courthouse and law enforcement/jail complex or by entering off West Second Street.

Telephone (740) 702-3136 or FAX (740) 702-3137 /