Stories tagged with: US 40

April 9, 2011 - 7:18pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol is asking motorists to use an alternate route if planning to travel on U.S. 40 near the McDonalds located at 2605 West Pike.

Lanes are shut down in both directions due to a serious injury crash involving two vehicles.

WHIZ News has a crew on the scene and we will bring you more information as it becomes available.

 

 

September 8, 2010 - 5:28pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

A motorcyclist is rushed to the hospital after an accident on the West Pike.
 

It happened just before 4:00 p.m. Tuesday in front of Hopewell Elementary School.
 

According to Trooper Wilson with the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol the driver of the motorcycle was heading east on U.S. 40 and rear ended a vehicle that was slowed down in traffic.
 

Authorities say the motorcyclist then swerved off the road and landed into a ditch....

March 12, 2010 - 11:23am
4 years 24 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation will begin work Monday on a project expected to last three months.

ODOT says that US 40 near Hopewell School will be restricted to one lane with temporary traffic signals while crews work to replace two bridge decks.

A width restriction of 12 feet is also in place. The funding for the project comes from the $774 million given to the state through the U.S. Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Weather permitting the route should...

October 12, 2009 - 12:23pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

One of the nation's most historic roadways showcases what it has to offer this weekend.

Those looking to take a leisurely fall drive along East 40 will see many activities for the family, like pumpkin painting, home cooked food and store specials at many of the businesses.

"It's a wonderful way to showcase the wonderful businesses that are located along 40 East National Road," explained Kelly Ashby chamber of commerce vice president. "A way for them to...

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