Stories tagged with: Doug Davis

March 28, 2012 - 5:04pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

With the potential of oil and shale drilling in our area, some concerns have surfaced as to how this will affect the roadways...

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office is calling a meeting to discuss the possibility of permits for the heavy-load trucks associated with the drilling. Engineer Doug Davis said he wants to make sure everyone is on the same page.

"We know we need to put some restrictions on the people that are coming to our community, the heavy-hauling permits...

January 11, 2012 - 1:38pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

Muskingum County and the Ohio Department of Transportation continue to work on Northpointe Drive.

During Wednesday's Transportation Improvement District meeting the two sides traded information about the cost of the project. Because the work on Northpointe ran over the time frame set by the Federal government at least $75,000 must be paid by local funds. Final numbers for the project weren't available from ODOT. The county engineer plans to remedy that problem in the future.

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March 31, 2011 - 9:13pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

The closing of the northbound lane of Northpointe Drive has made for a headache for many motorists, but Thursday, WHIZ got a few more answers as to what is being done and the time it will take to make repairs.

Muskingum County Engineer Doug Davis along with county commissioners met Thursday morning at the slippage point of the road to assess the situation and see what could be done. Davis says he's looking at quotes from a drilling company along with talking to the original contractor...

September 7, 2010 - 12:31pm
3 years 32 weeks ago


An area bridge will be closed for an unknown amount of time due to an accident.

Muskingum County Engineer Doug Davis said a semi went off a bridge on Piper Road near Tucker Road around 10 Monday night. Davis said there is extensive damage to the bridge. They have a crew on site waiting to safely evaluate the bridge after the tractor trailer is removed from the stream.

"Right now without further assessment the outside beams are going to have to be replaced on the bridge...

September 3, 2010 - 10:57am
3 years 32 weeks ago

Construction on a busy road in Muskingum County is over and it's opening today.  (Friday)

State Route 93 is now wider and has an extra turn lane so more trucks can enter the East Pointe Business Park.

"We actually had to take property from both sides of the street to add a turn lane for the trucks. That way we're not impeding traffic going north or southbound on St.Rt. 93 and also make it safer," Muskingum County Engineer Doug Davis said.

It took 60 days for...

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