Stories tagged with: Chip Saunders

July 23, 2014 - 10:35am
2 years 5 weeks ago

Traffic congestion on State Route 146 and Northpointe will be the past with the addition of a right hand turn lane.

The City of Zanesville received an almost $170,000 grant to put in the 600 foot turn lane from the State of Ohio. Zanesville City' s Engineer said this project is much needed.

"It's a congestion problem and when you have congestion you also have accidents that go along with that," said Engineer Chip Saunders. "We are trying to elevates that situation...

June 19, 2014 - 2:56pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

Zanesville commuters may have noticed the construction taking place near the railroad by the Y Bridge. This is all due to a recent motorist accident.

Just how much longer is this construction going to be in place? Chip Saunders, City Engineer said it would be at least another couple of weeks.

"We are doing the work with our forces. We are basically rebuilding the wall. We started it this week. We expect to be working on it through next week. We are going to have everything...

March 20, 2014 - 6:18pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

The city of Zanesville is still working to eliminate the pothole dilemma in our area.

Acting Public Service Director, Chip Saunders says that so far the city has spent more than $28,000 to fix area potholes. City council is looking to receive grant funding to better address the problem once asphalt plants open up later in the spring.

"The first step is when the plants open up in a month, we have got a 5,000 ton pavement project that has to be completed by June 1. We have a...

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