Students may be in the new Zanesville City Schools' buildings, but there's still work to be done on the outside.
The district had hoped the new landscape would be done by now along with the construction of the new parking lot at the high school, but a few snags have put them behind schedule. Crews ran into some rock they had to break and dig up before they could lay down concrete for the sidewalk. Then all they have left to do is crush some stone and lay down the blacktop.
Bridge construction will begin this Tuesday on a road in Perry County.
Crews from Shelly and Sands out of Zanesville will be working on State Route 668 at mile marker one. Drivers will not be able to access the road for 60 days, starting one mile south of Maxville through one mile north of the Perry-Hocking County line.
ODOT Public Information Officer, Kate Stickle, says the project is aimed at making the structure sound and safe for drivers to use.
The Zanesville City Schools administration says don't expect any delays from the construction of three new buildings in the district.
Classes will start, as scheduled.
"So, all those who have rumors that we aren't going to start until the 20th or the 13th, make sure you get to bed early on the 6th because you need to be at work on the 7th, " says Construction Liason, Darrell Lear.
There are only some odds-and-ends left to prepare the buildings.
Construction in Licking County is going to impact some drivers' commutes.
A $2.1 million project starts tomorrow in Newark. Crews will focus their efforts on the State Route 16 and 21st Street Interchange. The Ohio Department of Transportation says to accommodate traffic, it will be widening the east and westbound ramps and making adjustments to the 21st Street turning lane. The project will last through the end of November.
ODOT says it's looking to improve safety on the State...
As you head to your destinations during this holiday weekend, you should be aware of some orange objects you may encounter on the roadways.
While road work has been suspended through Monday to celebrate the Fourth of July, the Ohio Department of Transportation says construction barriers will remain in place. It's asking drivers to reduce speed, watch for narrowing lanes, and avoid lane shifting in these areas.
9 people died this time last year in accidents and more than 550...
The Ohio Department of Transportation is celebrating a milestone.
It has spent $2,000,000,000 during the 2010 state fiscal year on a variety of projects that span all forms of transportation.
More than 800 projects were awarded some of that funding, and ODOT was able to assist local transportation partners with about $500,000 for an additional 346 projects. One of those projects is taking place right here in Zanesville. Crews plans to pave a portion of Interstate 70 for a project...
Perry County will see some road construction this Tuesday.
ODOT says crews will work to fix a culvert on State Route 668, near mile marker 2. The road will close just south of Junction City. The project is expected to be completed this Friday, weather permitting.
The new plant will be located next to the current building on North River Road and will provide office space, a lab, and will be much more efficient.
"It will be all automated, all up-to-date with everything. We're going to go from 7.5 million gallons a day to 10 million gallons per day pumping, so, and everything will be brand new, " says Water Superintendent, Paul Mills.
The $16.1 million-dollar project will enable the plant to do things that it couldn't do...