Press Release


Summit County Engineer’s Office reducing workforce during COVID-19 outbreak starting Wednesday, March 18

Mar 18, 2020 - Akron, OH

Akron, OH – In accordance with recommendations from the Ohio Department of Health and Governor Mike DeWine regarding the prevention of the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Summit County Engineer’s Office is reducing the number of employees reporting to work each day. Staff will still be available onsite, and the office will still perform all mandatory, statutory, and essential functions, such as patching potholes and construction inspection. Some employees will be placed on paid administrative leave, and others may be authorized to work from home and expected to report to work when needed as determined by the County Engineer.

Previously SCE limited the person-to-person interactions by suspending public access at the main administration building located at 538 East South Street in Akron and the public services administration office located at 601 East Crosier Street in Akron, and the Boston Mills Station located at 1928 Boston Mills Road in Boston Township.

The County Engineer is asking all citizens, contractors, and developers to conduct their business with the County Engineer’s Office through phone (330-643-2860), fax (330-762-7829), and email (general information email: