Road Department

General Information

The Franklin County Road Department has 16 employees who are responsible for approximately 200 miles of roads.

Services consist of the following:

  • Dainage (culverts, ditching, curb & guttering)
  • Bridges
  • Road Surface (paving & potholes)
  • Mowing (rights-of-ways)
  • Signage
  • Trees (on rights-of-ways)
  • Snow Removal
  • Roadside trash
  • Guardrail
  • Leaves in the fall

County roads have names only, whereas State roads have highway numbers and names. Please direct questions regarding state maintained roads to:

State Highway Department
(502) 564-6998 Phone

Phone: (502) 875-8760

7 AM – 3:30 PM

100 Lewis Ferry Road
Frankfort, KY  40601

Mailing Address:
PO Box 280
Frankfort, KY 40602

Road Department News


Roads across the county have gradually improved over this afternoon. However, as the sun sets this evening temperatures will begin dropping into the teens and possibly even the single digits. This means that roads will become icy and hazardous once again....

Winter Weather & Road Condition Update

We dodged the proverbial ice bullet. The county has experienced mostly sleet and snow but very little ice with this storm. Our County/City & State Road crews did a great job. This latest snow shower has once again covered the streets and roads. Our crews are...


Temperatures across the region are currently dropping below freezing. The forecast low overnight and into the morning hours is predicted to be in the upper teens. Therefore, the POTENTIAL for flash freezing and black ice exists on wet sidewalks and roadways. We urge...

Fall 21 Leaf Collection in the County

Franklin County Road Department Leaf Vacuum Schedule The Franklin County Road Department will provide street side Leaf Collection Service.  The County will be divided in two work zones and each zone will be serviced on certain days.  This service will be on...


The Franklin County Fiscal Court will provide roadside Christmas tree collection service beginning January 4, 2021.  To schedule pickup, call the Franklin County Road Department at 875-8760.  County residents should have their Christmas tree by the road with...

Tree Limb Chipping Service

A popular service provided by the Franklin County road department is the chipping tree limbs.  This service is provided on a call-in basis for the east side of the county on Thursdays and west side on Fridays.  Trimmings must be pulled to the edge of the road. Please...
Jon Mitchell

Jon Mitchell


Stephen Hockensmith
Assistant Superintendent

Amy Curtsinger
Administrative Assistant