Road Department

Jon Mitchell, Superintendent

Stephen Hockensmith, Assistant Superintendent

100 Lewis Ferry Road
Frankfort, KY  40601

Monday – Friday
7:00 am – 3:30 pm

(502) 875-8760 Phone
(502) 875-8766 Fax

Amy Curtsinger, Administrative Assistant

Mailing Address:
PO Box 280
Frankfort, KY 40602

General Information

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

Services consist of the following:

  • Drainage (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

A popular service provided 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 call (502) 875-8760 to schedule a pickup. (Note: does not include contractors)

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

Franklin County Road Department
2018 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 an on-call basis for the days each zone is scheduled.  Residents should have their leaves raked as close to the edge of the street as possible, without causing a traffic hazard or blocking drainage structures. NO BAGS ALLOWED. 
To schedule pick up on your scheduled zone day please call the Franklin County Road Department at 502-875-8760.
Zone 1-East side: Bon Air, Buena Vista, (The) Circle, Country Lane Estates, Discher Estates, Duckers Point, Elkhorn Terrace, Governors Place, (The) Greens @ Duckers,
Maples, Mckeene Estates, (The) Oaks, Pine Hill, Ridgewood, Springhill Estates, Stonewall, (The) Village, Walnut Hills, Woodlands and all other county maintained roads on the east side.
Scheduled Collection Days will be Monday and Wednesday starting October 29, 2018 through January 9, 2019.
Zone 2-West side: Augusta, Benson Reserve, Bentwoods, Big Eddy, Bittersweet Farms, Briarwood, Broadview Manor, Cedar Run Creek, Choateville, Coolbrook, Dove Creek, Edgewood, Evergreen Estates, Farmdale, Farmgate, Fox Run Estates, Heritage, Highlands, Huntington Woods, Johnson Heights, Leatherwood, Meadow Glen, Prevention Park, Signal Ridge, Twin Oaks, Willowcrest and all other county maintained roads on the west side.
 Scheduled Collection Days will be Tuesday and Thursday starting October 30, 2018 through January 10, 2019.