Stories tagged with: Construction Zones

July 17, 2013 - 6:35pm
1 year 4 days ago

During the slow traffic due to the accident Wednesday afternoon, motorists may have noticed signs posted on the side of the interstate alerting drivers that a popular exit in Zanesville will be closed for the next 60 days.

Beginning next Monday, The Ohio Department of Transportation will be performing a bridge rehabilitation project, for the Westbound Maple Avenue exit ramp.

"With bridge rehabilitation, it's just going in and making any necessary repairs that need...

July 8, 2013 - 5:03pm
1 year 1 week ago

If your commute takes you through downtown, you may have noticed the construction that began Monday morning on 5th Street.

The work that's being done, is similar to the construction that was done on main street and 6th street, which is all part of the beautification of Zanesville's downtown.

"Well they will be removing side curb and sidewalks and installing the underground utility corridor with the decorative brick trim,” said Public Service Director, Mike Sims....

April 8, 2010 - 12:48pm
4 years 15 weeks ago

ODOT is also using this time to remind motorists about safety in construction zones.

When driving, it wants people to slow down and to be aware of their surroundings.

"There's a lot of distractions in the work zones whether it;s the weather, the cones, or the repathing of traffic, " says ODOT Public Information spokeswoman, Kate Stickle.

ODOT isn't just concerned about drivers but the construction workers on the site as well. 13 workers were killed in work zones...

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