Stories tagged with: construction

June 27, 2014 - 2:34pm
4 weeks 2 hours ago

Construction at the Genesis Bethesda campus continues in preparation for the finished center's opening in May of 2015.

The project cost $160 million in construction with an additional $40 million for new medical equipment and furnishings. When finished, the hospital will have all private patient rooms, a new emergency and trauma department, ICU, heart and vascular center, as well as a new outpatient cancer center.

"The whole idea is the campus is being laid out to meet or...

June 19, 2014 - 2:56pm
5 weeks 1 day ago

Zanesville commuters may have noticed the construction taking place near the railroad by the Y Bridge. This is all due to a recent motorist accident.

Just how much longer is this construction going to be in place? Chip Saunders, City Engineer said it would be at least another couple of weeks.

"We are doing the work with our forces. We are basically rebuilding the wall. We started it this week. We expect to be working on it through next week. We are going to have everything...

April 24, 2014 - 4:02pm
13 weeks 1 day ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Thursday that the State Route 83 bridge in New Concord will close completely on Friday at 9 a.m. until the construction project is completed in October.

ODOT attempted to maintain southbound traffic out of New Concord and close the bridge to northbound traffic only.

However, due to northbound drivers not obeying the closure, ODOT officials say they decided to close the bridge to all traffic in the interest of...

March 5, 2014 - 5:48pm
20 weeks 2 days ago

A special ceremony was held at the Genesis Bethesda Hospital campus Wednesday afternoon.

The "Topping Out" ceremony commemorated a huge milestone for the hospital, the new building has reached its highest point. Three beams, signed by hospital employees and volunteers, were placed in the new addition to the hospital on the south side of the building. An evergreen tree was also part of the ceremony to represent growth.

"We're just very excited about today and very...

October 28, 2013 - 5:29pm
38 weeks 3 days ago

Starting Monday, construction at the Dresden Point on Maple Avenue will likely cause you more headaches. A portion of Maple Ave. is already down to one lane and Zanesville Police Captain Tony Coury said drivers should prepare for even more daily delays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. near the Bethesda Hospital and the Dresden Point construction sites. He is urging drivers to take an alternate route, if possible.

"Or, if they can't avoid it, to have patience," said Capt. Coury...

September 30, 2013 - 11:40am
42 weeks 4 days ago

The skyline of the north end of Zanesville sees changes and some new scenery is appearing.

The third week of August a tower crane with a 140 foot mast and 196 foot jib was brought in to assist in construction taking place on the Genesis Bethesda Campus. The crane can lift up to 22,000 pounds and will be used to lift air handling units, chillers and other materials to the upper floors of the new tower.

"It takes 20 trucks to bring it in. It takes a lot of logistics planning...

September 19, 2013 - 5:06pm
44 weeks 22 hours ago

Muskingum Recreation Center Executive Director Beth Chapman, said the two pools the recreation center will have, including a 12-foot-deep competition pool and a warmer-water activity pool, were dug out and poured on Wednesday. And starting Thursday, hard hat tours will be open to the public.

"A lot of people have not seen the facility or been on site and we'd love to show people what's happening here on campus because the building takes shape and changes everyday so it's a great...

August 5, 2013 - 3:18pm
50 weeks 4 days ago

A new program will begin next week that teaches adults key skills that could lead to employment in the construction industries.

Monday, representatives from Mid-East Adult Education met with the Muskingum County Commissioners to inform them about the 2013 Heavy Equipment Operator Program.

"It's a 19 week program, and two weeks of that will be externship with local businesses and we want to be able to put our students in and have a job shadowing experience with local...

June 21, 2013 - 5:11pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

A local high school is in the process of building a new sports complex for its students.

Bishop Rosecrans High School has 17 acres of land in the back portion of the school that will be used for this current endeavor. First steps in plans include the removal of trees, stumps and dirt around the football stadium. Assistant Football Coach for Rosecrans, Chris Zemba says he believes improvements will positively affect the school.

"It will just build the camaraderie around the...

July 9, 2012 - 11:04am
2 years 2 weeks ago

Two construction projects tie up roadways in Muskingum County.

Monday, Northpointe Drive, closed for 30 days so that the road could be rehabbed and paving could take place.

Part of the project includes replacing the asphalt berms that have been broken up and leveling some of the roadway.

"Over the Vista View Drive area there's a conspan that seems to be settling, so we're going to put a concrete patch in that area to level up that area, then we'll resurface," said...

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