Stories tagged with: state route 60

July 10, 2014 - 4:00pm
3 days 17 hours ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation will be starting their Rock Slope Mitigation project next Monday, July 14.

The project is in response to vulnerable rock slopes that threaten to fall onto State Route 60 about a mile south of Duncan Falls. The project will last 60 days, ending on September 15. Ericka pfeifer, Public Information Officer for district 5 said why it is necessary to close the road.

"So what we're doing here is rock repair and a slip repair on this rock face,...

May 12, 2014 - 2:31am
9 weeks 10 hours ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office confirms a fatal motorcycle accident on State Route 60 Sunday night.

The road was closed between Fulton Lane & Airy View Drive, but has since reopened.

Officals are not releasing any additional information at this time. We will have more details as they become available.

April 23, 2014 - 10:42am
11 weeks 4 days ago

Some area officials fear a plan by the Ohio Department of Transportation could have severe consequences for those that travel State Route 60 near Dresden.

A Jefferson Township Trustee said that when he found out ODOT was studying plans to remove the traffic light at State Route 60 and Raiders Road he began to write letters. He along with other trustees and county officials contacted ODOT and State Representatives urging them to keep the light.

"My worst fear is safety,...

September 10, 2013 - 5:50am
43 weeks 6 days ago

The State Highway Patrol is on the scene of a fatal accident this morning. The patrol said a motorcycle and a concrete truck collided on State Route 60 at Airyview Drive just after 5a.m. One person was pronounced dead. The road will be closed until the scene can be cleared. No further details have been released at this time.

December 17, 2012 - 12:49pm
1 year 29 weeks ago

Multiple people were sent to the hospital Monday morning, as the result of a three-vehicle accident.

The Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said it happened around 8:30 Monday morning on State Route 60 North in the area of McGlade School Road. Trooper Mike Forshey said a blue pickup truck and a tan SUV were headed southbound, while a green SUV was heading north.

"The green SUV lost control, in the area behind where the lower fire...

July 10, 2012 - 5:54pm
2 years 3 days ago

A woman was taken to the hospital after crashing into a power pole Tuesday afternoon.

Muskingum County Sheriff's Lieutenant Mike LeCocq told WHIZ News that the Sheriff's Office received numerous calls about an elderly woman driving erratic while traveling northbound on Maple Avenue. 

About 5 minutes later, it was reported that the woman went left of center and crashed head-on into a power pole near the intersection of State Route 60 and Olde Falls Road.

LeCocq said the...

June 11, 2012 - 5:19pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

A Monday afternoon accident shut down part of State Route 60.

Zanesville Police Patrolman Scott Blanton said a Subaru pulled out of a driveway on State Route 60 near the intersection of Marietta Street and into the path of a red pick-up.

The pick-up truck then hit the side of a semi truck traveling in the opposite direction rupturing part of the fuel tank, causing diesel fuel to spill out onto the roadway.

Blanton said a portion of route 60 was closed for about an hour...

April 19, 2012 - 9:10pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

State Route 60 was shut down for almost an hour-and-a-half Thursday night following a crash shortly after 7 p.m

The accident occurred in Wayne Township between Lawhead Lane and Pauls Lane.

"We had a red Explorer that was northbound on State Route 60, had a Buick that was attempting to pull out of the driveway here on 60, the Buick failed-to-yield, pulled out in the path of the Explorer, as they collided it sent the Explorer to the oncoming lanes," says Trooper...

April 13, 2012 - 7:07pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

An injury accident involving a motorcycle sent two people to the hospital late Friday afternoon.

Trooper Bill Duerson of the State Highway Patrol tells WHIZ that 52-year-old John Briggs was traveling south-bound on his Honda Goldwing motorcycle on State Route 60 collided with a white Saturn L300 driven by 18-year-old Joshua Sheets, who was trying to turn left onto Route 719.

Both the driver of the motorcycle and the driver of the car were taken to Genesis Good...

March 12, 2012 - 4:28pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

The Ohio Highway Patrol is still looking for witnesses of a fatal accident last month.

It happened on February 20th just north of McGlade School Road on State Route 60.  Trooper Jeff Fowler said a motorcycle and a pick-up truck hauling a trailer were traveling northbound.  When the pick-up slowed down to make a left turn into a private driveway, the motorcycle attempted to pass the truck, and they collided.

A passenger on the motorcycle, 20-year-old Luka Smith of...

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