Stories tagged with: Northpointe Drive

August 23, 2012 - 7:43pm
2 years 5 days ago

An accident on Northpointe Drive in Zanesville caused a pick-up truck to rollover Thursday evening.

According to the Zanesville Police Department, around 6 p.m. a gold Buick LeSabre attempted to turn right onto Brandywine Boulevard in front of a red Chevy S-10 truck.

The two vehicles collided causing the truck to overturn. There were no injuries. Authorities do not suspect drugs or alcohol were involved.

Officers say the driver of the Buick was cited for improper lane...

July 9, 2012 - 4:40am
2 years 7 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Engineer reported that Northpointe Drive will close Monday between Richvale Road and Powelson Drive.

The closure will be for thirty days so that road rehab and paving can take place.

The engineer's office also reports that the Gaysport Bridge over the Muskingum River will close, Monday, for 14 days so that repairs can take place.

July 9, 2012 - 4:32am
2 years 7 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol investigates a minor accident on Northpointe Drive.

Trooper Lanning said that 20-year-old Elizabeth Garrett was traveling southbound on Northpointe at McGlade School Road around 1:50a.m., Monday morning, when she struck a deer in the roadway.

She then drove off the right side off road and her vehicle overturned onto its top.

She was transported to Genesis Good Samaritan by Dresden EMS. An infant in the vehicle was also transported.


May 7, 2012 - 3:57pm
2 years 16 weeks ago

A major road in Muskingum County- that has had its share of problems, including a major slip -- will receive a makeover this summer...

The area of Northpointe Drive between Richvale and Powelson roads will be resurfaced. Matt Russell with Muskingum County Engineer's Office said the project will change daily commutes.

"Traffic will be closed. The roadway will be closed during construction, due to the nature of the work. Then we got to use State Route 60 around... Hopefully,...

December 20, 2011 - 6:37pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

After being closed for several months,Northpointe Drive in Muskingum County is back open to traffic.

The Engineer's Office announced that at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday,  the road officially opened for the winter.

The portion of roadway between Richvale Road and McGlade School Road was closed in September to repair a major slip in the roadway.

Officials say an additional 150 feet below the slip area will be re-evaluated and could require work in the...

November 3, 2011 - 2:57pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Muskingum County Commissioners received word Wednesday night that a move to add lime to the wet soil on Northpointe Drive has been approved.

Muskingum County Commissioner Jim Porter said the wet conditions were delaying slip repair work on the road. The addition of lime should help stabilize the soil.

"The lime will actually speed the process up," said Porter. "They are having problems with getting the dirt dried out, so they'll mix the lime or...

October 31, 2011 - 12:50pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

It's looking as if the Northpointe slip repair project won't meet deadline and will be delayed in reopening.

At a tense meeting Monday, officials from the Ohio Department of Transportation, the Muskingum County Commissioners, the County Engineer and members of the project design team met to iron out discrepancies in project costs and options in finishing the project.

It was discussed the possibility of adding a curtain drain, as well as removing more soil. At debate was the...

October 12, 2011 - 11:21am
2 years 45 weeks ago

Repairs are underway for a slip project at Northpointe Drive.

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office reports that construction crews are currently working on the largest slip. The slip sits on 45ft of mine spoil. So far, crews have done some have done some excavation work and digging out the slip area to put in drains to relieve the problem.

"I think everything has been kind of expected," said Muskingum County Administrative Deputy Matt Russell. "There's been a...

September 18, 2011 - 9:26pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

Your morning commute could be a head-ache starting Monday morning.

Beginning at 7 o'clock in the morning sections of Northpointe Drive will be closed. According to representative Kendra Scurlock of the contracting company R.F Scurlock both north and south bound lanes stretching from Richvale Road to the intersection of State Route 60 and Northpointe Drive in Dresden will be shut down.

The company will begin repairs to the slippage points. The roadway will not reopen...

March 25, 2011 - 3:33pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

The closing of the northbound lanes of Northpointe Drive in Muskingum County due to a slip is not only a headache for drivers, it has now become a safety concern.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office has received many complaints from drivers in the southbound lane saying northbound drivers are ignoring the closure where the slip occurred and are using the southbound lane causing near accidents with drivers. Sheriff Matt Lutz says even though one lane is open, it does not mean...

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