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A Note on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Upcoming CEAO Conferences and Events


A Note on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Upcoming CEAO Conferences and Events

The safety and wellbeing of all of our conference participants is our utmost priority. 

CEAO is closely monitoring the ongoing developments surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and will adjust our CEAO conference schedule(s) and safety protocols, as needed, following guidance from Governor DeWine’s office, the CDC and other public health officials.

As of today, future CEAO conferences will be moving forward as planned. Please watch for more details regarding registration and program information which will be listed under each respective conference on the CEAO website.

If you do not feel well, have been in contact with individuals diagnosed with coronavirus or are experiencing coronavirus symptoms, please do not travel.

Stay healthy and be safe.  We are in this together.  See you soon!


COVID-19 Ohio Public Health Orders

July 6, 2020 - (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has issued several public health orders. Please click here for the most up to date information. 


Responsible Restart Ohio Announced by Governor Mike DeWine 

May 18, 2020

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Dr. Amy Acton, MD, MPH, today made several major announcements regarding Ohio's plan to responsibly restart Ohio's economy during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. News Releases

Responsible RestartOhio is about protecting the health of employees, customers, and their families; supporting community efforts to control the spread of the virus; and, leading in responsibly getting Ohio back to work.

Responsible Protocols

Continued Business Closures

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Upcoming Events

 July 2020 
July 22-23, 2020

Land Records Modernization 2020

a CEAO Virtual Conference

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August 12-13, 2020

Ohio Bridge Conference 2020

a CEAO Live Conference

Crowne Plaza North, Columbus, Ohio

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Latest News


Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Enacts Stay at Home Order concerning COVID-19

Governor Mike DeWine along with Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton have enacted a stay-at-home order as the number of cases in the state continues to rise.

Update: Dr. Acton issued a new stay at home order that begins on April 7, 2020 and lasts through May 1, 2020. This order prohibits holding gatherings of any size and closes all nonessential businesses. It does NOT prohibit essential activities like going to the grocery store, receiving medical care, or taking your pet for a walk. Residents can return home from out of state and can leave the state.

Ohio Department of Health Stay at Home Order

Helpful resources and guidelines:

CISA Memo and Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce

Stay at Home FAQ

Information on Stay at Home Order

We encourage you to stay up-to-date with information at

Also, if you have questions, call the Ohio Department of Health hotline at 1-833-4ASK-ODH.


Drop in traffic and gas consumption amid pandemic could impact ODOT funding for roads and bridges

Cleveland, Ohio - News 5 Cleveland - According to Governor Mike DeWine, the drop in traffic is being felt at the pump. He says gas consumption is down 30 to 40 percent. “That would obviously impact our budget,” Bruning said.


Coronavirus: Road repair, construction continue — for the moment — in central Ohio

Columbus, Ohio - (Columbus Dispatch) While much of central Ohio is keeping close to home under a state order to prevent the spread of coronavirus, some of the men and women who build and repair roads and bridges remain on the job, ensuring critical infrastructure is safe and available. (please note a subscription may be required to read the full article)


ODOT Transportation Waiver for Essential Goods


The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is modifying the process for haulers carrying heavy loads of essential goods.

Generally, Ohio requires haulers with loads classified as “oversized” to seek advanced permission from ODOT before they are legally allowed to travel in the state.

To assist in the state’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, ODOT will modify the process for haulers carrying heavy or oversized loads of food, non-alcoholic beverages, medical supplies, cleaning products, and other household goods.  Haulers carrying these essential goods can download and print the permit at


Hamilton County's Engineer Is Retiring

Cincinnati, Ohio - Hamilton County Engineer Ted Hubbard is retiring on Feb. 29 after working for 38 years at the county engineer's office.

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