Stories tagged with: City Street Department

January 27, 2014 - 4:42pm
29 weeks 3 days ago

Zanesville City Street crews had their hands full dealing with this weekend blast of winter.

Street Superintendent, Jeff Shook says that his 13 man team alternates days and nights to plow and salt the roads.. He says they have a plan of action and follows it to ensure the highest amount of safety for the largest amount of Zanesville residents.

"We always do our main drags first. Those are the highly traveled areas, then we will go to our hill streets and we will clean them...

July 24, 2012 - 5:08pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

The Zanesville Water Maintenance and Street departments will begin work on two projects within the next week resulting in the closure of some roads.

Zanesville Public Service Director Mike Sims said Water Maintenance crews will work to replace two water main valves on Maple Avenue.

South bound traffic will be reduced to one lane from Military Road to Country Club Drive and Country Club Drive will be closed from Fairway Lane to Maple Avenue.

Sims said the work will start...

December 7, 2011 - 2:02pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

Time is winding down for leaf collection in the city of Zanesville.

Public Service Director Mike Sims says by Friday, December 9th, the Street Department will have finished picking up leaves in Ward 6.

Leaf collection did have to be shortened this year due to budgetary restraints. Sims says the rainy weather has made leaf collection more difficult then in years past.

In total, about 150 loads of leaves were collected, which Sims says is a significant amount.

If you...

October 27, 2009 - 4:57pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

Most of the leaves across Southeastern Ohio have reached their peak and are beginning to fall.

That means lots of rakes will be in good use across the city, and starting monday, the Zanesville City Street Department will have three trucks picking up those piles of leaves.

"We ask citizens to rake their leaves to the curb line, not into the curb, into the storm sewers, or into the street. It just makes travel difficult, and it's another obstacle to avoid, " says Public...

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