Stories tagged with: brandywine culvert

May 24, 2012 - 5:15pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

Starting next week, Brandywine Boulevard in Zanesville will be closed as crews fix a culvert that collapsed over a year ago.

Brandywine Boulevard will be closed starting Tuesday, May 29th, between Fairway Lane and Northpointe Drive.

Zanesville Public Service Director Mike Sims said the closure is necessary in order to replace the section of collapsed pipe underneath of the roadway.

"Unfortunately in order to replace the 105 feet of the collapsed section of pipe, it's...

April 2, 2012 - 3:54pm
4 years 21 weeks ago

A culvert that collapsed nearly a year ago on Brandywine Boulevard on the city's north end will soon be ready to repair.

Zanesville Public Service Director Mike Sims said Zemba Brothers will be awarded the bid to do repairs on the 12 by 19 foot culvert.

Sims said the work will begin as soon as the funds become available to his office.

The culvert runs along and behind the Colony Square Mall."Hopefully we can get this thing going within the next two to three weeks, and...

January 23, 2012 - 10:02pm
4 years 31 weeks ago

The culvert behind the Colony Square Mall has been a nuisance since it collapsed in March, but a plan has been put into place to change that.

On Monday, Zanesville City Council passed an ordinance allowing City Service Director Mike Sims to apply for a loan that would help pay for repairs.  Sims said the city received a $200,000 grant from the Ohio Public Works Commission, but an additional $350,000 is needed to cover the entire cost of the project.  He said an application...

January 9, 2012 - 5:17pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

The city of Zanesville is waiting to receive approval for $500,000 of emergency state funding to fix a culvert off of Brandywine Boulevard.

A request has been sent to the Ohio Public Works commission to fix the culvert after it collapsed in the spring of 2011.
Public Service Director, Mike Sims said that he has been waiting for a response from the Ohio Public Works Commission for over a month, and that once the emergency funds are approved, it's a pretty fast process.


March 24, 2011 - 10:54am
5 years 22 weeks ago

Cost estimates for a Brandywine Boulevard culvert collapse is in the hundreds of thousands of dollars.

A structural engineer has taken a look at the culvert that runs along, behind and under the property at Colony Square Mall and has determined about 100 feet of the pipe needs replaced. The pipe costs about $800 a foot.

"That's just the materials," explained Public Service Director Mike Sims. "We're looking at several hundred thousand dollars probably. We won't...

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