Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Engineer's Office

February 28, 2014 - 6:48pm
6 weeks 5 days 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,...

November 13, 2013 - 11:03pm
22 weeks 1 hour ago

Wednesday evening the County Commissioners invited the public to an informational forum to educate them about the possibility of raising license plate fees.

According to Muskingum County Engineer, Doug Davis' presentation Wednesday evening, there are 415 bridges in the county. 36% of these bridges are considered functionally obsolete, meaning they are aged and do not meet today's standards and 18% are structurally deficient, meaning the bridge is weakening and prone to flooding.

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July 26, 2013 - 4:57am
37 weeks 5 days ago

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office said they've closed Piper Drive through Friday for a slip and culvert repair.

The closure occurs between Tucker Road and Leadom Hollow Road.

The engineer's offices asks that you use alternate routes during this time.

June 19, 2013 - 3:36pm
43 weeks 9 hours ago

If you travel Boggs Road in Muskingum County , you will need to take an alternate route on Thursday.

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office announced Boggs Road will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for road repairs.

The closure will occur between the intersections of Lovers Lane and Jackson road.

 

June 18, 2013 - 2:21pm
43 weeks 1 day ago

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office announces a road closure.

Officials say Pinecrest Drive will be closed Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for culvert replacement.

The closure will occur on the east side of  the Jersey Ridge Road intersection.

Motorists should use an alternate route.

May 31, 2013 - 7:51am
45 weeks 1 day ago

 The Muskingum County Engineer's Office will close a segment of roadway next week. 

Longshore Lane in Wayne Township will be closed daily Tuesday, June 4 and Wednesday, June 5 for bridge repairs.

The project is weather permitting. Anyone with questions should contact the Muskingum County Engineer's Office at (740) 454-0155. 

May 6, 2013 - 3:12pm
49 weeks 2 days ago

Monday afternoon, three construction companies from Zanesville, Thornville and Gambier, attempted to out bid one another for three road resurfacing projects this summer.

The blind bids were read allowed to the Muskingum County Commissioners and the Engineers Office for three separate road projects.

" Roads such as Old River Road, Kearns Drive,” said Administrative Deputy for the Engineers Office, Matt Russell. “We have Pinecrest Drive, Fairview Road, Potts Lane...

January 14, 2013 - 3:40pm
1 year 13 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Engineer met with County Commissioners today to discuss plans and funding for a local bridge.

The Grant Cliff Bridge, located near Prophet's Park is due for repairs and a relocation by 2014

Muskingum County Engineer, Doug Davis explained, "Years ago, the old state route 555 was relocated and being within legislation, state routes have to connect and that is the missing piece. So there was an agreement signed years ago, from the commissioners to the state...

September 17, 2012 - 4:25pm
1 year 30 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office is asking for help from the County Commissioners to replace a bridge in Zanesville.

Doug Davis and Matt Russell met with the Commissioners Monday morning regarding the Grant cliff bridge, near prophet's park.

The Engineer's Office is seeking $560,000 to use for local matching funds and right of way acquisition.

"Back in 2003, there was an agreement with Muskingum County and O-DOT to have that bridge replaced," said Davis....

May 3, 2012 - 5:14pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office is getting ready to select a contractor to resurface the roads.

On Thursday the commissioners opened bids for the 2012 Asphalt Resurfacing Project.  MCEO Communications Coordinator Brian Taylor said the Shelly Company and Shelly & Sands Inc. bid on the project.

"Basically it's a monetary thing," said Taylor.  "We have a deadline on the project, so a timeline really doesn't come into play.  We go out and look...

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