Stories tagged with: construction

March 5, 2014 - 5:48pm
6 weeks 3 days ago

A special ceremony was held at the Genesis Bethesda Hospital campus Wednesday afternoon.

The "Topping Out" ceremony commemorated a huge milestone for the hospital, the new building has reached its highest point. Three beams, signed by hospital employees and volunteers, were placed in the new addition to the hospital on the south side of the building. An evergreen tree was also part of the ceremony to represent growth.

"We're just very excited about today and very...

October 28, 2013 - 5:29pm
24 weeks 5 days ago

Starting Monday, construction at the Dresden Point on Maple Avenue will likely cause you more headaches. A portion of Maple Ave. is already down to one lane and Zanesville Police Captain Tony Coury said drivers should prepare for even more daily delays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. near the Bethesda Hospital and the Dresden Point construction sites. He is urging drivers to take an alternate route, if possible.

"Or, if they can't avoid it, to have patience," said Capt. Coury...

September 30, 2013 - 11:40am
28 weeks 5 days ago

The skyline of the north end of Zanesville sees changes and some new scenery is appearing.

The third week of August a tower crane with a 140 foot mast and 196 foot jib was brought in to assist in construction taking place on the Genesis Bethesda Campus. The crane can lift up to 22,000 pounds and will be used to lift air handling units, chillers and other materials to the upper floors of the new tower.

"It takes 20 trucks to bring it in. It takes a lot of logistics planning...

September 19, 2013 - 5:06pm
30 weeks 2 days ago

Muskingum Recreation Center Executive Director Beth Chapman, said the two pools the recreation center will have, including a 12-foot-deep competition pool and a warmer-water activity pool, were dug out and poured on Wednesday. And starting Thursday, hard hat tours will be open to the public.

"A lot of people have not seen the facility or been on site and we'd love to show people what's happening here on campus because the building takes shape and changes everyday so it's a great...

August 5, 2013 - 3:18pm
36 weeks 5 days ago

A new program will begin next week that teaches adults key skills that could lead to employment in the construction industries.

Monday, representatives from Mid-East Adult Education met with the Muskingum County Commissioners to inform them about the 2013 Heavy Equipment Operator Program.

"It's a 19 week program, and two weeks of that will be externship with local businesses and we want to be able to put our students in and have a job shadowing experience with local...

June 21, 2013 - 5:11pm
43 weeks 1 day ago

A local high school is in the process of building a new sports complex for its students.

Bishop Rosecrans High School has 17 acres of land in the back portion of the school that will be used for this current endeavor. First steps in plans include the removal of trees, stumps and dirt around the football stadium. Assistant Football Coach for Rosecrans, Chris Zemba says he believes improvements will positively affect the school.

"It will just build the camaraderie around the...

July 9, 2012 - 11:04am
1 year 40 weeks ago

Two construction projects tie up roadways in Muskingum County.

Monday, Northpointe Drive, closed for 30 days so that the road could be rehabbed and paving could take place.

Part of the project includes replacing the asphalt berms that have been broken up and leveling some of the roadway.

"Over the Vista View Drive area there's a conspan that seems to be settling, so we're going to put a concrete patch in that area to level up that area, then we'll resurface," said...

August 4, 2011 - 2:50pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

The busiest road in Zanesville is now on it's way to getting a lot worse- before it gets better.

Maple Avenue's resurfacing project began Wednesday. The project will have two stages- beginning at the north end of the project near Route 60 and Shannon Road then slowly continue South to Adair Avenue. Construction will take place during the day hours due to over head electrical wiring posing a safety concern to dump trucks underneath if not seen.
Construction should near the busiest...

July 27, 2011 - 4:19pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

The busiest road in Zanesville is about to get a lot worse -- thanks to a big re-paving project.

Maple Avenue will be resurfaced from Adair Avenue through Shannon Road, a stretch of almost 10 miles. Construction is set to begin Wednesday and not be finished until the end of October. ODOT District Deputy Director Joseph Rutherford said construction will take place during the day hours due to over head electrical wiring posing a safety concern to dump trucks underneath if not seen....

May 10, 2011 - 5:42pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

Plans to make the Nelson T. Gant House in Zanesville an official museum are well underway.

It was a proud day for the Nelson T. Gant Committee who has spent the last three years working on the home. In order for it to become a historical preservation, they must remove the 19th century additions. With limited funding, it took some time to begin demolition.

"By keeping this historical, the community can gain so much learn from so much from him and it's good that the children...

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