The Franklin County Highway Department is responsible for the maintenance of all county roadways. This includes over 632 miles of roads, 119 bridges and 560 small structures. The County has two covered bridges open to traffic and one through truss structure.
Highway Office Address:
OFFICE HOURS:Monday through Thursday 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Franklin County Highway Superintendent/Engineer
Larry Smith, P.E.
Shelia Halpin, 765-647-4271
Highway Secretary/Engineer’s Secretary:
District 1 Foreman
Justin Ball, 765-265-8098
District 2 Foreman
Brian DeFossett, 765-265-8099
District 3 Foreman
Kent Ruf, 765-265-8100
Franklin County Government Center
Offices located in the Government Center are: Assessor, Auditor, Area Planning, Commissioners, Franklin County Economic Development, Health Department, Park and Recreation, Purdue Cooperative Extension Service, Recorder, Surveyor, Treasurer, Veteran’s Services
Franklin County Courthouse
Offices located in the County Courthouse are: Circuit Court Judge, Clerk, Prosecutor