The mission of the Mahoning County Engineer's Office is to design, build, and maintain the safest, most efficient roadway network possible for the citizens of Mahoning County, Ohio. This includes approximately 485 miles of roadway, approximately 300 bridges and thousands of culverts on the County system.
We are a multi-faceted public agency covering all facets of road and highway transportation, tax mapping, and commercial and subdivision development services. The principal duty of Mahoning County Engineer, Patrick T. Ginnetti, is to provide quality service to the public in a safe, efficient, productive and positive manner while supporting the continued growth of a strong local economy.
WHAT WE DO
The Mahoning County Engineer serves as the County’s surveyor and civil engineer. The County Engineer is required to be a Registered Professional Engineer and Professional Surveyor in the State of Ohio. The County Engineer has general charge of the following: construction, reconstruction, improvement, maintenance, and repair of all 300+ county bridges, 485 miles of county highways and thousands of culverts under county roads. Additionally, the County Engineer is responsible for ditches, traffic signals and signs, review of plans, inspection, pavement markings and safety.
The Mahoning County Engineer's Office is primarily funded by the Motor Vehicle Gasoline Tax and License Plate Fees, and partially funded by Traffic Violation Fines from all County Courts. We also seek and utilize grant funding for various highway projects, however the grant revenue is not part of our operating expenses.