Stories tagged with: sewer project

September 5, 2013 - 5:11pm
50 weeks 6 days ago

On Thursday, the Muskingum County Commissioner's received bids from two companies to replace 28 deteriorating manholes and pipelines.

"Over the period of years, there's been a lot of different chemicals or what-have-you, put in that line and they were concrete manholes and they are deteriorating," said Commissioner Jim Porter. "Some of them, there's nothing there but a lid actually. So we've got a major problem out that way."

The cost to fix the huge problem...

June 8, 2012 - 2:51pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

Downtown Zanesville will see some construction activity over the next couple of weeks.

Market Street will be closed from Second to Third Street beginning on Monday.  Public Service Director Mike Sims said the city is working on a sewer project.

"The first thing that we need to do is minimize the river intrusion," said Sims.  "When the river comes up after a series of flood events, it puts the outlet of this storm sewer under water, and it actually allows...

May 26, 2010 - 6:15pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

A sewer separation project in downtown Zanesville will be put on hold.

It's located near the intersection of Marietta Street by 8th and Hughes Streets.

Zanesville Public Service Director, Mike Sims, says crews have run into a problem. The underground soil is poor.

"The contractor is supposed to be working out of a six foot wide trench, and due to the wet, sandy material, we're ending up with an extremely wide trench, " says Sims.

It's a trench that Sims says...

September 24, 2009 - 7:46pm
4 years 48 weeks ago

 

The Muskingum County Commissioners took bids today for the Dunzweiler Drive Sewer Project.

Eight construction companies showed interest in the project, but only two were present to give their...

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