Stories tagged with: ellis lock

October 28, 2010 - 3:46pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

It's the only non-functional lock on the Muskingum River and some area boaters say they'd like to see that changed.

Dave Mathew spoke with Muskingum County Commissioners Thursday about the need to get the Ellis Lock, between Zanesville and Dresden, up and running.

"There's some structural problems and problems with the gates from lack of maintenance over many years. It's been closed for many 15 years," says Mathew.

Mathew says the Ohio Department of Natural...

May 13, 2010 - 1:33pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

Some concerned citizens in Southeastern Ohio are asking for help for the Muskingum River.

According to Dave Matthew of Dresden . "It's a huge endeavor, a 2 million dollar project. We're looking for support and some of the grant money that's out there."

Today Matthew met with the Muskingum County Commissioners to get support for the potential project. There are some additional issues affecting the river, including farmland erosion along...

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