Located in Akron, Ohio, the Summit County Engineer s Maintenance Department is responsible for the maintenance of roads and bridges within the local area. Its safety section offers installation and maintenance services for guardrails, pavement markings, and traffic and construction signs. The department s traffic signal section installs and maintains school zone flashers, flashing warning signs and traffic signals. It also provides vegetation control and dead animal pickup services. In addition, the Summit County Engineer s Maintenance Department provides a range of repair and maintenance services for potholes, ditches, culverts and driveway pipes. It also operates a sign shop that manufactures a variety of street, construction and warning signs. The department additionally maintains electrical and communication systems. It is managed by the Summit County Engineer s Office, which is responsible for the design, construction and inspection of roads and highways, as well as intermodal and regional transportation planning.