Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Engineer's Office

June 18, 2013 - 2:21pm
1 year 10 weeks 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
1 year 12 weeks 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
1 year 16 weeks 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 32 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 49 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
2 years 16 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...

April 16, 2012 - 3:45pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

Some county roads may receive makeovers by summer time...

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office met with the County Commissioners Monday to present its annual paving projects for 2012. Two resurfacing projects were proposed for over 22 miles of roadway.

"This is something we do every year. We want to get it out early enough, so what needs paving can be done by the middle, end of July, that way the asphalt can cure out and we can actually get the striping," said...

March 28, 2012 - 5:04pm
2 years 22 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 25, 2012 - 5:24pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

This year's fairly mild winter could be a savings for the county.

Muskingum County Engineer Doug Davis said snow removal crews have only been out four times this year, spending a total $115,000. He said this may seem like a lot, but keep in mind the material needed to fill one truck, costs nearly $26,000.

"Last year we had multiple, multiple events, it hit us early and it hit us hard," expressed Davis. "Last year we spent almost a million dollars on ice and...

June 13, 2011 - 4:39pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

Several road resurfacing projects around Muskingum County could mean some traffic delays for motorists.

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office announced Monday several projects taking place the next couple of months that will result in single lane closures.

The projects will begin Tuesday and Wednesday on Norfield Road between State Route 93 and Sonora Road and Sonora Road between Norfield Road and the railroad tracks.

Then on Monday June 20th...

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