Stories tagged with: city of zanesville

June 23, 2014 - 9:04am
4 weeks 4 days ago

The City of Zanesville announces there will be no disruption of sanitation service over the Independence Day holiday.

The holiday occurs on Friday of next week. The City says crews will collect refuse and recycling on their normal schedules, and there should be no delay in service.

Those with questions can contact the Street and Sanitations Division of the city at 740-455-0615.

June 19, 2014 - 10:29am
5 weeks 1 day ago

The City of Zanesville said Linden Avenue will remain closed on the southbound lane and open on the northbound lane from Lee Street to West Main Street until Friday, June 27, while repair work is done to a wall in the area.

The Department of Public Service announced the underpass lane will be closed to all traffic while work is completed. A wall near the railroad underpass on Linden Avenue suffered damage, after a vehicle crashed into it.

The City said work will be completed...

May 20, 2014 - 6:27am
9 weeks 3 days ago

Around twenty-five City of Zanesville Water customers find their taps dry Tuesday morning after a water main break.

The City of Zanesville said the break took place around 5 a.m. on Benjamin Avenue. The water department said that the roadway is closed in that area and the water has been shut off.

Crews are on the way to the scene to repair the break and the expect water to be out for the next three to four hours.

We'll bring you more as it becomes available.

April 7, 2014 - 7:30pm
15 weeks 3 days ago

The city of Zanesville has plans to ban panhandling.

During Monday's public safety committee meeting at city hall, the committee openly discussed the issue of soliciting near the city's entryways, and voted to draft an ordinance to address the panhandling problem in Zanesville. Numerous members of the committee, including chairman Andrew Roberts, said the city's main concern is about safety and "not about stopping assistance" to those less fortunate...

March 20, 2014 - 6:18pm
18 weeks 1 day ago

The city of Zanesville is still working to eliminate the pothole dilemma in our area.

Acting Public Service Director, Chip Saunders says that so far the city has spent more than $28,000 to fix area potholes. City council is looking to receive grant funding to better address the problem once asphalt plants open up later in the spring.

"The first step is when the plants open up in a month, we have got a 5,000 ton pavement project that has to be completed by June 1. We have a...

February 20, 2014 - 6:14pm
22 weeks 1 day ago

The pot hole is becoming one of Zanesville's biggest nuisances this winter. They are popping up all over the area and there's little the city can do. Public Safety Director, Chip Saunders says that they are a threat to drivers so much so they had to temporally close down a section of Linden Avenue from Park to Keen Streets.

"The pot hole, it's a dangerous situation and it's amplified by speed. You might see a puddle and think it's just a puddle but it could be four or five inches...

February 5, 2014 - 5:54pm
24 weeks 2 days ago

Snow plow crews have been busy clearing roads and have been working around the clock to get the job done. City of Zanesville's acting service director, Chip Saunders, said crews are working 12 hour shifts to plow and salt the roads.

"With this amount of snow, obviously one of he important things for us is we're not only plowing the main drags, we're trying to get all the catch basins open so we can get the water flowing to the catch basins because we've got concerns with ice...

December 16, 2013 - 11:49am
31 weeks 4 days ago

The City of Zanesville makes plans to shut off water to some of its customers Wednesday, December 18.

Water Superintendent Paul Mills said Underground Utilities Solutions will be lowering a water main for the City of Zanesville for a sewer project on Lincoln Street.

The work will begin at 8a.m. and be completed by 3:30p.m.

During the work the following areas will be without water.

  • 1070-1044 Maysville Avenue
  • 1102-1104 Woodlawn Avenue
  • 1067-1037...
December 11, 2013 - 7:52am
32 weeks 2 days ago

The City of Zanesville plans to end leaf collections this week. 

The Zanesville Street Department said that its collection season is coming to a close on Friday December 13. The City of Zanesville will pick up leaves that are currently raked to the curb. 

After Friday any leaves left should be bagged and left for regular trash pick-up. Due to the weather the city said there can be no exceptions. 

November 22, 2013 - 6:14pm
35 weeks 37 min ago

The city of Zanesville has a new public service director.

Starting on December 3, James Sawyer will replace Mike Sims as the city's public service director. Mayor Jeff Tilton made the announcement Friday afternoon and says he's excited to bring Sawyer on board.

"We have went through the process of looking at applications and went through resumes and we picked the top four, and Mr. Sawyer was our pick and we're glad and happy that he agreed to come on board," explained...

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