Stories tagged with: MCEO

May 29, 2014 - 5:27pm
12 weeks 1 day ago

The Muskingum County Commissioners held a bid opening on Thursday for a series of road pavement projects.

The commissioners met with members from the Muskingum County Engineer's Office to discuss nine road improvement projects throughout the county and area townships. Some of the main road ways up for maintenance include Adamsville, Canal and Clay Pike.

"Well as everybody knows with the extreme winter that we have had we have had a lot of problems with the roadways. Some of...

May 7, 2014 - 6:06pm
15 weeks 2 days ago

 The failure of the five dollar motor license tax during yesterday's primary was a disappointing result for the Muskingum County Engineers Office.

County Engineer Doug Davis says the additional revenue for road repair, maintenance and improvement would have aided significantly in the engineers office efforts to maintain road and bridge infrastructure.

"We had such a rough winter, last winter we spent a little over $400,000 on ice and snow, which is more than twice as...

May 5, 2014 - 4:59pm
15 weeks 4 days ago

Members of Muskingum County Engineer's Office met with the Muskingum County Commissioners on Monday to discuss bid openings for an upcoming project.

The office is planning to replace a severely damaged bridge on Clay Pike near Pine Lake Rd. US Bridge submitted a bid proposal for just over $62,000. Administrative Deputy, Matt Russell says he believes bid is right on target.

" The estimate, we didn't really have a good estimate because it's a supply contract, but we thought it...

April 7, 2014 - 2:15pm
19 weeks 4 days ago

The Muskingum County Engineers office visited the County Commissioners this morning to discuss the bidding on upcoming pavement marking and asphalt emulsion.

An annual formailty, engineer Doug Davis, along with Matt Russell and Brian Taylor read bids publically, compared pricing, and checked to make sure all bid packages were complete.

"Anytime that you have federal money involved, the bid package gets thicker. There are prevailing wages that need to be...

February 28, 2014 - 6:48pm
25 weeks 12 hours ago

Matt Russell, Administrative Deputy at the Muskingum County Engineer's Office, says the MCEO currently has 300 tons of salt left to last them until the end of winter. Typically the Muskingum County Engineer's Office uses 3,000 to 4,000 tons of salt a year. This year, that number has nearly doubled to 6,000 tons. Russell says because they have maxed out their state contract, it's unlikely they will order more salt.

"You'd have to pay more if you can actually get it,...

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