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...
You will begin to see ODOT's orange cones along State Route 555 in South Zanesville tomorrow.
Crews will begin work on a project that is intended to widen and improve the roadway.
Public Information Officer, Kate Stickle, says delays shouldn't be expected until mid-June. That's when construction will force the road to be closed for 70 days. It is expected to be completed at the end of August.
The project is worth more than 900 thousand dollars.
Construction in Licking County is pushing new traffic patterns on drivers, starting today.
It's part of a widening and relocation project along State Route 161/State Route 37.
ODOT Public Information Officer, Kate Stickle, says those traveling west are riding on the new half of the four lane highway that was put in, but only the driving lane is open. If you are traveling east, there is a restriction as well. The driving lane is the only one open on that half of the highway too....
Drivers traveling along Interstate 77 in Guernsey County will not be able to use the park and rest areas on both the north and southbound sides. They are located by the State Route 313 exit, near mile marker 40.
The closure will start Monday for remodeling, and both areas are not expected to be in use until late-August.
ODOT Public Information Officer, Kate Stickle, suggests using alternate rest areas in Washington County at mile marker 3 or using the rest area in Tuscarawus...
The Ohio Department of Transportation is asking for input on Phase 2 of the State Route 60 Safety Project.
It will be holding a meeting this Wednesday at Secrest Auditorium from four to six p.m. for all to attend.
ODOT and Zanesville city workers will be focusing on ideas for Dresden Road, the intersection of Brown Road and Maple Avenue, and three designs for the Bethesda Drive, Balls Lane, and Maple Avenue intersections.