Lee E. Tansey, P.E., P.S.   


2021 Huron County Front Page2018 Huron County Engineer Office

150 Jefferson Street

Norwalk, OH 44857

(419) 668-1997



7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Monday - Friday




Cook Road Bridge Replacement

June 4, 2024

The Huron County Engineer seeks comments on a Bridge Replacement Project on Cook Road (HUR CR 185 – 00.71) PID 119414 over the Vermilion River in Hartland Township.

The Huron County Engineer’s Office will be replacing the bridge on Cook Road over the Vermilion River between Fitchville River Road and Exchange Road.  The single span through truss bridge was built in 1940 and is in poor condition with weight restrictions. The proposed replacement will consist of prestressed concrete box beam superstructure on capped pile concrete abutments.

The proposed project is located within a Special Flood Hazard Area of the Vermilion River.  Best management practices for sediment and erosion control will be used throughout construction to ensure that impacts to the floodplain are minimized. A No-Rise Certification will be made by a Registered Professional Engineer.

Construction is currently scheduled to begin in spring of 2027 at an estimated construction cost of $1,800,000 with work lasting approximately 120 days.

Written comments concerning the proposed project may be mailed to the Huron County Engineer’s Office, ATTN: Lee Tansey, 150 Jefferson Street, Norwalk, Ohio 44857. 

You may also contact Lee by phone (419) 668-1997 or by email ltansey@huroncountyengineer.org.  Any comments must be received by July 5, 2024.

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable Federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried-out by ODOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated December 11, 2015, and executed by FHWA and ODOT.




2023 Annual Report

The Ohio Revised Code requires that each Ohio County Engineer publish an annual report to the commissioners outlining the general condition of the roads and bridges in their county.

Below is a link to the recently released 2023 Huron County Engineer's Office Annual Report.

2023 Annual Report



Future Projects Map

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Snow Plow Routes

The Huron County Engineer’s office is responsible for snow and ice control on 225 miles of county roads.  The County road system is broken into 7 or 8 plow routes depending on the severity of the storm with each route taking approximately 4 hours to complete.  These routes combined can cost up to $6,000 for labor, equipment and material to clear snow and ice.  The routes require our trucks to travel over 500 miles, use 150 gallons of fuel and spread 240,000lbs of a salt/grit mixture.  We have 10 plow trucks at the ready and are staffed to be able to plow 24 hours a day 7 days a week!  The map below shows the Huron County Engineer’s Office plow routes.  All other roads not in color are the responsibility of other entities; Ohio Department of Transportation, Cities, Villages and Townships.

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