Stories tagged with: construction

July 21, 2010 - 5:36pm
6 years 5 weeks ago

An Interstate 70 repavement project begins Wednesday night in Muskingum County.

The nine-mile stretch will start at the east Zanesville corporation limit and go through State Route 797, which is also referred to as the Airport Road/Sonora Road exit.

District 5 ODOT Public Information Officer, Kate Stickle, says drivers can expect delays both at night and during the day as crews work to repave both the eastbound and westbound lanes.

The project costs a total of $7 million...

July 11, 2010 - 5:53pm
6 years 6 weeks ago

Construction in Licking County is going to impact some drivers' commutes.

A $2.1 million project starts tomorrow in Newark. Crews will focus their efforts on the State Route 16 and 21st Street Interchange. The Ohio Department of Transportation says to accommodate traffic, it will be widening the east and westbound ramps and making adjustments to the 21st Street turning lane. The project will last through the end of November.

ODOT says it's looking to improve safety on the State...

July 3, 2010 - 3:45pm
6 years 7 weeks ago

As you head to your destinations during this holiday weekend, you should be aware of some orange objects you may encounter on the roadways.

While road work has been suspended through Monday to celebrate the Fourth of July, the Ohio Department of Transportation says construction barriers will remain in place. It's asking drivers to reduce speed, watch for narrowing lanes, and avoid lane shifting in these areas.

9 people died this time last year in accidents and more than 550...

July 2, 2010 - 4:35pm
6 years 7 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation is celebrating a milestone.

It has spent $2,000,000,000 during the 2010 state fiscal year on a variety of projects that span all forms of transportation.

More than 800 projects were awarded some of that funding, and ODOT was able to assist local transportation partners with about $500,000 for an additional 346 projects. One of those projects is taking place right here in Zanesville. Crews plans to pave a portion of Interstate 70 for a project...

June 13, 2010 - 4:44pm
6 years 10 weeks ago

Perry County will see some road construction this Tuesday.

ODOT says crews will work to fix a culvert on State Route 668, near mile marker 2. The road will close just south of Junction City. The project is expected to be completed this Friday, weather permitting.

June 3, 2010 - 5:47pm
6 years 12 weeks ago

The new plant will be located next to the current building on North River Road and will provide office space, a lab, and will be much more efficient.

"It will be all automated, all up-to-date with everything. We're going to go from 7.5 million gallons a day to 10 million gallons per day pumping, so, and everything will be brand new, " says Water Superintendent, Paul Mills.

The $16.1 million-dollar project will enable the plant to do things that it couldn't do...

May 23, 2010 - 7:02pm
6 years 13 weeks ago

State Route 13 in Licking County will close tomorrow around eight p.m. for road construction. The initial closing date was set for Friday, May 21st, but it was postponed due to the rain.

The closure will take place from Riverview Road to Old Waterworks Road.

ODOT is asking drivers to use posted detour routes.

Public Information Officer, Kate Stickle, says crews will be working to realign the route.

It is expected to re-open on Tuesday at six a.m.


May 20, 2010 - 4:48pm
6 years 14 weeks ago

The water-line project on Wayne Avenue in Zanesville is not only causing traffic problems, it is now frustrating people who live in the area.

One resident said a recent incident with a construction worker was out of line.

Scott Caplinger and his fiance Cathy King live right in the middle of the construction on Wayne Avenue.

Wednesday, Caplinger had just picked up his step-daughter at the bus stop and was attempting to get turned into his driveway when he saw a construction...

May 16, 2010 - 7:08pm
6 years 14 weeks ago

You will begin to see ODOT's orange cones along State Route 555 in South Zanesville tomorrow.

Crews will begin work on a project that is intended to widen and improve the roadway.

Public Information Officer, Kate Stickle, says delays shouldn't be expected until mid-June. That's when construction will force the road to be closed for 70 days. It is expected to be completed at the end of August.

The project is worth more than 900 thousand dollars.

May 4, 2010 - 7:17pm
6 years 16 weeks ago

Construction in Licking County is pushing new traffic patterns on drivers, starting today.

It's part of a widening and relocation project along State Route 161/State Route 37.

ODOT Public Information Officer, Kate Stickle, says those traveling west are riding on the new half of the four lane highway that was put in, but only the driving lane is open. If you are traveling east, there is a restriction as well. The driving lane is the only one open on that half of the highway too....

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