Stories tagged with: I-70

May 18, 2015 - 6:30am
1 week 4 days ago

 The Ohio Department of Transportation reports that a portion of Interstate 70 is down to one lane following a traffic accident. 

According to, ODOT's traffic website the accident is in the eastbound lane past State Route 668.

The right lane is closed at this time. Motorists are urged to use caution in this area and should expect delays.

March 29, 2015 - 9:55pm
8 weeks 5 days ago

Beginning Monday, April 6 the one and off ramps of I-70 westbound will be closed for several weeks. 

The closure is part of a mine grouting project which started last summer. The ramps will be closed for three weeks, and the Ohio Department of Transportation has set up detours for the construction period. Traffic wanting to use the westbound exit lane will be detoured at Airport Road and can use U.S. 22/40 west to state route 93. Traffic using the westbound on ramp will be...

March 18, 2015 - 4:24pm
10 weeks 2 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that crews will be performing emergency pothole repairs on I-70 in Zanesville.

The work will begin Thursday at 8:30 a.m. on the I-70 eastbound lanes just west of the State Street Exit.

Crews will begin in the left lane and then move to the right lane.

The work is expected to be finished around 3:00 p.m.

Motorists should use caution and expect delays.


November 3, 2014 - 11:53am
29 weeks 4 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation plans to close an Interstate 70 ramp this week. 

Beginning Wednesday, November 5 the I-70 westbound ramp from Interstate 77 north will be closed. Crews will work in the area to repair asphalt on the ramp from 8:00am-2pm. 

The road will reopen at that time weather permitting. 

The detour for the closure is 77 North to US 40 westbound to 77 southbound to 70 westbound.

October 25, 2014 - 5:16pm
30 weeks 6 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced multiple projects it is undergoing this week in Muskingum County. 

Starting Monday October 27, multiple ramps will be closed on I-70 for bridge inspections. From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The 6th Street on-ramp and Maple Ave./SR60N exit ramp will be closed. That is exit 153B.

Then from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Maple Ave./SR60S on-ramp and 5th Street exit ramp will be closed. That is exit 154. ODOT recommends using the State...

September 27, 2014 - 4:31pm
34 weeks 6 days ago

A two car, non-injury accident occurred Saturday afternoon around 3:30 p.m.on I-70 westbound near the 145 mile marker. 

According to the State Highway Patrol the front left tire of a Mitsubishi traveling eastbound on I-70 came off, traveled across the median and struck the left front bumper of a Honda Minivan traveling westbound. Airbags were deployed in the minivan but no injuries were sustained. 

No citations will be issued, State Highway Patrol said the accident was...

August 28, 2014 - 4:41am
39 weeks 1 day ago

The Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol said that a portion of Interstate 70 is completely open Thursday morning after a series of accidents, Wednesday.

The first crash took place around 6pm near Quaker City in Guernsey County. It involved a semi and a pick-up truck. The driver of the pick-up suffered serious injuries and was flown to a Columbus hospital from Southeastern Ohio Medical Center.

Three other crashes took place within a ten mile stretch during the same time,...

August 22, 2014 - 4:37pm
40 weeks 8 hours ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Friday  that Interstate 70 through Downtown Zanesville will undergo lane restrictions this weekend.

Crews will be street sweeping starting Sunday at 9:00 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday.

Crews will close one lane of traffic at a time.

Drivers are asked to use caution .

July 17, 2014 - 4:32pm
45 weeks 1 day ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Thursday that Interstate 70 in Licking County will undergo evening lane restrictions.

Officials say  I-70 will be restricted from three lanes to one lane in both directions between State Route 13 and the Buckeye Lake rest area on the evenings of Thursday, Friday and Monday.

Work will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at 6:00 a.m. on all three evenings for repair of the Licking Trails Road bridge over the interstate.


June 18, 2014 - 9:42am
49 weeks 2 days ago

***Update**** Just before 4 p.m. both lanes of I-70 westbound in Guernsey County were open and the accident scene was clear.  A Semi ended up on ts side and it closed one lane of traffic for most of the day and cause 5 mile long back on interstate.


The Ohio Department of Transportation says I-70 westbound in Guernsey County is down to one lane after an accident. Authorities say a semi ended up on its side and is blocking one lane around 3 miles east of New Concord....

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