Stories tagged with: I-70

September 27, 2014 - 3:31pm
1 year 18 weeks 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 - 3:41am
1 year 23 weeks 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 - 3:37pm
1 year 23 weeks 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 - 3:32pm
1 year 29 weeks 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.

Two...

June 18, 2014 - 8:42am
1 year 33 weeks 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....

May 9, 2014 - 3:44pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Friday that Interstate 70 at the Muskingum/Licking County line, just west of  Exit 142(Gratiot), will be restricted to one lane for a paving project.

The westbound lane will be closed Monday and Tuesday and the eastbound lane will be closed Wednesday and Thursday.

The work will begin at 5:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m., weather permitting.

Motorists should expect delays.

April 2, 2014 - 8:34am
1 year 44 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department says I-70 Westbound is closed after an accident Wednesday morning.  Police says they are investigating a two-vehicle accident on the 6th Street on-ramp to I-70 Westbound that has forced Police to shutdown the Westbound side of the interstate until the scene can be cleared.  There is no word on how long the highway will be closed.

January 2, 2014 - 9:58am
2 years 4 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation says I-70 westbound is closed in Guernsey County due to an accident.  O-dot says it happened five mile west of State Route 800.  Crews are on the scene and expect it to be re-opened to one lane at around 10:30 a.m.

December 23, 2013 - 4:46pm
2 years 6 weeks ago

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a semi dodges traffic and rolls over after a brake failure causes the driver to lose control.

Lt. Matt Boyd says witnesses report at around 1 p.m. they noticed the semi passing by without slowing down at the Airport Road exit, on further review troopers say the driver had no other choice.

"He said that he was coming up the ramp, he hit his brakes to slow down for traffic ahead of him and his arrow went down to zero and he said he didn't...

October 4, 2013 - 6:03pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

Traffic was backed up on Interstate 70 near New Concord on Friday Afternoon following a roll over accident.

The State Highway Patrol says that two vehicles were heading Eastbound on I-70 around 2:30 p.m.on Friday Afternoon, when a commercial vehicle made an improper lane switch causing a red sedan to lose control.

"The commercial was in the left lane," said Trooper, Ryan Tysinger. The commercial signaled to move right and struck the four door car in the front left...

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