Stories tagged with: canal

March 1, 2011 - 7:54pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

On Monday night Zanesvile City Council approved an emergency ordinance to bit out the Canal Street storm sewer repair project.

Last spring, a sinkhole developed between the canal and the Muskingum River. In order to permanently fix the damage, repairs need to be made to the storm pipe that runs underneath the canal.

"If that storm sewer does collapse, and continues to collapse where it is now, it could erode the embankment for the canal and a $225,000 dollar project could...

March 15, 2010 - 3:52pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

The rainy weather may be the culprit of a hole in the Muskingum River canal in downtown Zanesville.

The city was made aware of the hole around 12:30 this afternoon.

City Engineer Chip Saunders said a team of city workers is out on the scene.

"Right now what we're trying to do is diagnose the problem," said Saunders. "We do have a storm sewer in the area. We're going to send some folks from the sewer department to inspect the storm sewer. We're going to see if...

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