Stories tagged with: Bridges

November 25, 2013 - 7:07pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

The Philo-Duncan Falls Bridge is being inspected to make sure it's safe for the nearly 3,000 drivers who use it every day.

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office started a two-day fracture critical inspection of the Philo-Duncan Falls Bridge Monday morning. Bob Heady, a Design Engineer at the Muskingum County Engineer's Office, says the Federal Highway Administration requires that bridges be inspected every two years for fracture critical inspection. Heady says during the inspection,...

October 31, 2013 - 2:47pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

Governor John Kasich Thursday announced a new 120-million dollar effort to fix and replace locally owned bridges.  In Muskingum County three bridges are on the list and in the City of Zanesville one bridge is part of the deal.  The city bridge is on Muskingum Avenue over Chaps Runs.  The county bridges are Wilson Road over Brush Creek, Coopermill Road over Thompson Run and Foxfire Drive over Thompson Drive.  Work is expected to start next year.  The funds...

September 12, 2013 - 5:41pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

In a meeting with the Muskingum County Commissioner's, county engineer Doug Davis said his office has recently replaced a number of structures and torn down bridges, and replaced them with culverts. But the main topic was money and how to generate more funds to replace some of the county's deteriorating bridges including the Philo Bridge.

"That's a $20 million structure to replace. And it'll take eight years to design that structure," said Davis. "Now that means you need...

April 23, 2012 - 1:03pm
2 years 48 weeks ago

Some bridges in Muskingum County will be getting a overhaul this construction season.

On Monday, Matt Russell, from the Muskingum County Engineers Office spoke to Commissioners on two major bridge improvement plans.

The most expensive plan calls for a replacement of the Roseville Bridge on Main Street, costing an estimated 1.5 million dollars.

"From the ground up, that's just the whole bridge-- abutments, super structure, sub-structure, everything, and there are piers...

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