Stories tagged with: I-70

June 20, 2011 - 4:14pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol says an accident involving a dump truck has closed Interstate 70 East at the Kirkersville Exit.

A dispatcher with the Granville Post says the accident happened just after 3:00 p.m. Monday.

Authorities say a dump truck carrying gravel crashed and ended up on its side spilling its load.

The driver suffered minor injuries.

Crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation are currently on the scene trying to clear the roadway.

Authorities...

December 1, 2010 - 5:46pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol says there were no serious injuries in the Wednesday evening accident and  I-70 is open to traffic at the scene of the accident -- west of the Gratiot Exit. -- ***UPDATED

 

Authorities are on the scene of multiple accidents on Interstate 70 West near the Gratiot Exit.

The passing lane is closed at this time but the right lane is still open.

The eastbound lanes of I-70 in that area are backed up due to emergency...

October 29, 2010 - 10:00am
4 years 18 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation says the passing lane of
I-70 eastbound between Underwood Street and the Hamline Bridge will be closed for maintenance work. O-dot says, weather permitting, the lane should re-open by 1:00 pm this (Friday) afternoon.
 

October 29, 2010 - 9:24am
4 years 18 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation, District 5 Deputy Director Karl D. Newman announces the passing lane of Interstate 70 eastbound between Underwood Street  and the Hamline Bridge in Zanesville will be restricted for maintenance work.

 Weather permitting the lane will re-open by 1:00 p.m Friday.

 

October 26, 2010 - 3:29pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation is alerting motorists of traffic problems on Interstate 70 in Licking County.

ODOT reports that  the I-70 westbound driving lane is restricted near State Route 310 due to a semi-rollover.

The entrance ramp from State Route 310 to I-70 is also closed.

It's not known how long the ramp will be closed.

October 6, 2010 - 8:38am
4 years 21 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation says the I-70 westbound driving lane is closed near the 70/77 split.

ODOT says the ramp from Interstate 77 to Interstate 70 West is also closed.

Traffic traveling on I-77 should use exit 42 to go north.

According to the Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol, the accident involves a Coshocton County Sheriff's deputy cruiser and a truck.

 

October 2, 2010 - 8:25pm
4 years 21 weeks ago

A portion of Interstate 70 westbound was restricted to one lane while crews tended to a two-vehicle accident.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. at the 160 mile marker, near the city of Zanesville.

Zanesville Post State Trooper Williams says the woman was driving in the passing lane when she side-swiped an SUV traveling in the other lane. He says she then lost control of the vehicle, went off the right side of the road, and hit a ditch.

She was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital...

September 27, 2010 - 5:13pm
4 years 22 weeks ago

There have been multiple accidents along Interstate 70 over the past few months that have completely shut down the heavily traveled roadway.

ODOT says it has been looking into what may be causing the crashes, and so far, the staff hasn't reached a conclusion.

"One accident is a concern. We've had over 3,000 accidents already this year in work zones. So, we want to try to pull that number down. We want to try to make sure people are informed that they slow down. They look up...

September 27, 2010 - 3:08am
4 years 22 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol along with crews from New Concord are on the scene of a semi accident Monday morning.

It happened just before 4a.m. Monday near the Sonora Road exit. Dispatchers said the car and semi were travelling in the westbound lanes of I-70 when the accident occurred.

The driver of the car was injured but able to get out of the vehicle before it caught fire. The semi came to rest in the eastbound lanes.  The eastbound lanes of I-70 were...

September 2, 2010 - 12:24pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

Traffic on interstate 70 West between the Maple Avenue and State Street exit was moving at a snail's pace this afternoon.

Trooper Corey Campbell of the State Highway Patrol says that just before 11 a.m. a refrigeration truck rear-ended a Ford pickup causing radiator fluid and truck coolant to spill on the roadway.

ODOT closed the driving lane for several hours so crews could clean up the mess. No one was injured in the accident. The refrigeration truck driver, Brett White of...

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