Stories tagged with: project

May 9, 2011 - 7:09pm
3 years 10 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Commisioners held a bid opening on Monday for the 2011 Road Resurfacing Project.

The Shelly Company of Thornville and Shelly and Sands Inc. of Zanesville were the only two to submit bids. This is a part of a paving project and is divided into two sections.

"Depending on where the geographic location is but we also bid alternates into the projects because we have more truck traffic on certain roads and we want to see what the different prices for...

November 16, 2010 - 8:48pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

During a time when many businesses are dealing with financial issues, a Cambridge company is profiting and expanding its roots.

"To be able to put these kinds of roots down in a corporation this strong in our geographical area is huge," says Cambridge Mayor, Tom Orr.

It's taken about 18 months, but Metallurg Vanadium has completed the construction of a new $6 million raw material storage building. The company deals with vanadium. It's the 23rd element on the periodic...

November 15, 2010 - 7:34pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

Students may be in the new Zanesville City Schools' buildings, but there's still work to be done on the outside.

The district had hoped the new landscape would be done by now along with the construction of the new parking lot at the high school, but a few snags have put them behind schedule. Crews ran into some rock they had to break and dig up before they could lay down concrete for the sidewalk. Then all they have left to do is crush some stone and lay down the blacktop.

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May 19, 2010 - 5:36pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Convention Facilities Authority says it remains cautiously optimistic about the future of a downtown development project, originally referred to as Potter's Alley.

Executive Director, Vicki King, met with the Zanesville Community Improvement Corporation Board this afternoon to give members an update.

"What it's going to entail is some retail, some mixed use development with a focus on entertainment and convention property, " says King.

The key...

May 10, 2010 - 8:21pm
4 years 10 weeks ago

The Wayne Avenue project is nearing completion.

Zanesville Public Service Director, Mike Sims, says in two to three weeks, everything should be back to normal.

"They have almost all the services connected. They have two, four-inch tie-in's they have to make to the main line, and of course, we have the clean-up work, " says Sims.

The project is still causing traffic headaches.

"Especially when we have the concrete trucks in. They're difficult to work...

January 27, 2010 - 4:13pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

Zanesville will see many water/sewer projects throughout the city over the next 10 years.

According to Zanesville Public Service Director Mike Sims the EPA mandates the city replace combined sewers where, when the storm flow exceeds the pipe's capacity, they discharge to the river.

"We have been into the program a little bit and have completed parts of a couple of the overflows," said Sims. "These are outfalls where are combined sewers when the...

January 27, 2010 - 4:05pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

Wayne Avenue is still a problem for motorists as construction continues.

Public Service Director Mike Sims say the project is making good time and should be completed by the end of June or early July.

He has received many complaints about the traffic jam the project is creating, but just asks drivers to be patient and use the alternate routes available, such as Moxahala and Putnman avenues.

Crews are working to put a new waterline in to the area.

January 11, 2010 - 6:33pm
4 years 27 weeks ago

Some Zanesville residents might need to take a different route when driving through the city for the next several months.

Zanesville city crews started work today on a project on portions of Wayne Avenue from the city limits to Marietta Street.

"It's a new waterline," said Public Service Director Mike Sims. "It was one of our stimulus projects. It was 50 percent grant money, 50 percent zero-interest loan. We were fortunate to get that."...

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