Stories tagged with: construction

November 12, 2014 - 5:40pm
27 weeks 2 days ago

Dutro Ford in downtown Zanesville is embarking on around a $10 million project to revitalize its storefront.

Dutro Ford spent upwards of $2 million to purchase properties around its current lot, and within the next two weeks buildings between 5th and 6th Streets near Dutro will be demolished.

Bryan Graham, the owner of Dutro Ford said they're looking at around two years for all of the construction to be complete. He added that they looked for property on Maple Ave. but wanted to...

October 24, 2014 - 5:56pm
30 weeks 13 hours ago

The Genesis-Bethesda Hospital is making progress in their expansion and renovation construction project.

The initial planning of the project began in August of 2010, once the plan was approved the construction began in May of 2013. The project will include major renovations to the existing Bethesda building as well as constructing a new addition and a freestanding cancer center. Chief Operating Officer, Alan R. Burns talked about the renovations.

"Almost entirely, the...

June 27, 2014 - 2:34pm
47 weeks 12 hours ago

Construction at the Genesis Bethesda campus continues in preparation for the finished center's opening in May of 2015.

The project cost $160 million in construction with an additional $40 million for new medical equipment and furnishings. When finished, the hospital will have all private patient rooms, a new emergency and trauma department, ICU, heart and vascular center, as well as a new outpatient cancer center.

"The whole idea is the campus is being laid out to meet or...

June 19, 2014 - 2:56pm
48 weeks 1 day 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...

April 24, 2014 - 4:02pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Thursday that the State Route 83 bridge in New Concord will close completely on Friday at 9 a.m. until the construction project is completed in October.

ODOT attempted to maintain southbound traffic out of New Concord and close the bridge to northbound traffic only.

However, due to northbound drivers not obeying the closure, ODOT officials say they decided to close the bridge to all traffic in the interest of...

March 5, 2014 - 5:48pm
1 year 11 weeks 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
1 year 29 weeks 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
1 year 33 weeks 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
1 year 35 weeks 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
1 year 41 weeks 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...

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