Stories tagged with: Center Drive

August 17, 2015 - 1:29pm
25 weeks 12 hours ago

Center Drive is now repaved, and it happened over a month earlier than originally planned. 

The Shelly & Sands Company moved the project up on its project list after delays with an ongoing project. Center Drive closed to through traffic in March.

Now that repairs have been made, cars can head down the road once again. Mayor Jeff Tilton said it's only a temporary fix. It hasn't been repaired to have water drain outwards from the surface. Planning is now beginning to find...

August 13, 2015 - 3:59pm
25 weeks 4 days ago

Crews will begin resuracing Center Drive in Zanesville beginnning Friday.

The project is expected to be completed on Saturday, weather permitting.

The road will remain closed to through traffic during the resurfacing project.

July 9, 2015 - 4:38pm
30 weeks 4 days ago

Weather seems to be the problem delaying repairs on Center Drive in Zanesville.

Public Service Director, Jay Bennett, said Shelly and Sands is under contract to pave the damaged road by September of this year. Center Drive is one of many city streets in need of repairs, but Bennett said those projects have been pushed back due to rain.

"We still have a lot of paving yet to do, it's just been kind of wet all summer, so everything has been pushed back," Bennett said.

May 29, 2015 - 3:59pm
36 weeks 2 days ago

 The Zanesville Police Department is now enforcing the road closure on Center Drive.

Captain Tony Coury said officers will be writing citations to thru traffic attempting to use the route. The road is only open to residents at this time. The road closed in March as part of the repavement program in Zanesville. Center Drive is one of the 33 streets being repaired as part of the process. The road will be closed until further notice.

March 24, 2015 - 6:11am
46 weeks 4 hours ago

Top stories for Tuesday, March 23, 2015:

Temporary Home For Center for Seniors

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Zanesville City Council passed an ordinance during Monday evenings meeting that allows the Muskingum County Senior Center to temporarily move into the lower level of Secrest Auditorium at no cost. It remains to be seen, though, if the senior center will in fact choose to utilize Secrest as director, Ann Combs, said that may not be the best option due to the...

March 23, 2015 - 2:57pm
46 weeks 16 hours ago

A popular shortcut past Maple Avenue is now closed to through traffic.

Center Drive is decades old and the wear and tear that has developed over the past couple of years is now showing very prominently. We stopped by City Hall and spoke to Public Service Director who told us its a much larger issue than potholes alone.

"There's a failure of the base. Theres a failure of the way it was constructed. The street is tilted inward, versus crowed and taking storm water out. So over...

January 2, 2011 - 9:01pm
5 years 5 weeks ago

One Zanesville family wakes up to a shocking discovery outside their home Sunday morning.

Jennifer Hopkins says her home, located on Center Drive in Zanesville, looked like a war zone when she went outside early this morning.  Hopkins says trees and bushes were taken out along with her mailbox being destroyed.  Her friend's van, that was parked in the driveway overnight, had been damaged and pushed into the grass.  Both Jennifer and her husband, Tony Hopkins, say...

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