Stories tagged with: ODOT

July 2, 2013 - 7:54am
40 weeks 4 days ago

A project to help the stop of rock falls along an Ohio interstate begins Monday.

The Ohio Department of Transportation said that the rock remediation project will take place Monday July 8, on a northbound section of Interstate 77 located three miles north of exit 47 (U.S. Route 22) in Guernsey County.

The project will remove rock along the interstate and will be completed with the addition of a barrier wall to prevent rock debris from entering the roadway.

The I-77...

June 26, 2013 - 7:15am
42 weeks 1 day ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation reports that an area of State Route 16 is restricted Wednesday morning.

ODOT said that high water has restricted State Route 16 near Adams Mills to one lane due to flooding.

One lane of traffic is being maintained at this time until the water recedes.

June 6, 2013 - 10:34am
45 weeks 18 hours ago

An accident on the interestate is causing the Ohio Department of Transporation to restrict traffic. 

The accident has currently restricted Interstate 70 westbound to one lane near the Gratiot exit.

Crews are on the scene to clear the accident. Motorists should plan ahead for delays.

 

June 4, 2013 - 4:26am
45 weeks 3 days ago

Part of interstate 70 will be slow going for motorists Tuesday.

The Ohio Department of Transportation said that Interstate 70 eastbound will be down to one lane, west of Zanesville at exit 152 for pavement repairs.

Those repairs will take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

ODOT warns motorists may experience some delays.

June 3, 2013 - 5:31am
45 weeks 3 days ago

 The Ohio Department of Transportation helps some school districts in the state of Ohio to create a safe way to get to school. 

The "Safe Routes to School Program" will fund 58 projects throughout the state. The money helps to create physical improvements to infrastructure within two miles of the schools, teach children and care givers about transportation choices such as biking, work with local law enforcement to ensure traffic laws are enforced in the vicinity of...

May 23, 2013 - 5:15pm
47 weeks 10 hours ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation met with Muskingum County Commissioners Thursday to discuss projects for 2013.

District 5 Deputy Director. Joe Rutherford says they have an informational meeting at least once a year to keep the commissioners updated on the work they plan to complete. This year a new entrance for Genesis - Bethsda hospital will happen.

"We will be building the new entrance way into their hospital in conjunction with their big expansion and were very...

May 17, 2013 - 8:00pm
47 weeks 6 days ago

A small part of downtown Zanesville will soon be receiving a makeover.

Fifth Street will be seeing changes after the city received grants from the Ohio Department of Transportation and Public Works. The project is estimated at $ 1.8 million but the city only had to pay for a small portion of the work out of pocket. Public Service Director, Mike Sims says the work done will be similar to the changes on Main Street and Sixth Street.

"It will include decorative lighting and...

March 26, 2013 - 4:28pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation today released preliminary results from a safety study about Maple Avenue in Zanesville.

O-DOT says the three year study shows that the concrete medians installed in 2009 between Military Road and Country Club Drive have lead to a 47% decrease in crashes.

Captain Tony Coury of Zanesville Police Department said, "ODOT said they wanted to put a center median was because we had so many crashes involved with vehicles that were turning,...

February 22, 2013 - 5:06am
1 year 7 weeks ago

Ohio Department of Transportation crews are already out on our roadways trying to take care of the latest round of winter weather in our area.

Friday morning in Muskingum County 20 crews are out trying to clear roadways. Those numbers are similar in Perry, Guernsey and Coshocton Counties.

According to Buckeyetraffic.org, moderate snow and ice is being reported on the roadways, so make sure to take it slow.

February 4, 2013 - 9:46pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

After such a mild season last winter, the City of Zanesville had an overage of salt and struggled with where to store this excess.

The city is required to buy 80% of the total bid amount that the city placed with the Ohio Department of Transportation the year before. Prices vary from year to year because they are dependent on the weather of the winter prior, therefore, due to the quiet winter last year, the reflective price was lower. 

Mike Sims, Zanesville Public...

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