Stories tagged with: I-70

May 15, 2012 - 4:32am
3 years 21 weeks ago

A portion of interstate 70 is shut down in Guernsey County following an accident.

The State Highway Patrol says the right lane of interstate 70 West just off interstate 77 is closed as crews work to clean up the scene.

Troopers say at 1:51 Tuesday morning semi truck driver Peter Evan Kobylarz went off the road and struck a tree. Patrol believes the crash was due to severe fog in the area.

Kobylarz was taken to Southeastern Ohio Medical Center for evaluation.


February 24, 2012 - 5:38pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

Motorists travelling through downtown Zanesville need to be aware of a ramp closure next week.

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced  that on Monday and Tuesday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day, the 6th Street entrance ramp to westbound I-70 will be closed.

Crews will be making bridge repairs , weather permitting.

The closure will not affect motorists on I-70 exiting onto Maple Avenue.

Those on 6th...

October 26, 2011 - 12:20pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

2:15 P.M..****UPDATED ****  I-70 Westbound At Gratiot Re-Opens to Traffic ****UPDATE****


It's unknown how much fuel spilled onto Interstate 70 Wednesday morning after a semi tractor trailer crash that closed the highway for almost 12 hours.  It is now re-opened.

The semi was hauling produce when it crashed and caught fire near Gratiot around 2a.m. After keeping one lane open for a short time to get some of the semis through, both lanes were closed, and...

October 26, 2011 - 4:17am
3 years 49 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol said Interstate 70 westbound is closed Wednesday morning near the Gratiot exit after a semi rolls and catches on fire.

Troopers said motorists can expect the lanes to remain closed until at least 1pm as a diesel spill occurred on the bridge and the Ohio Department of Transportation assess damage done to the bridge.

Already traffic is backed up nearly two miles.

The State Patrol is asking motorists to take US 40 to SR 668 until the can get back...

August 11, 2011 - 12:42pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation is alerting motorists of an upcoming ramp closure on Interstate 70 in Muskingum County.

ODOT says starting Saturday at 3:00 a.m. the State Route 83 Eastbound I-70 on ramp will be closed so that crews can make necessary concrete repairs as part of the I-70 resurfacing project.

The ramp will be closed until Sunday at 3:00 a.m.

Message signs are in place letting motorists know about this one night closure and...

June 20, 2011 - 5:14pm
4 years 15 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.


December 1, 2010 - 6:46pm
4 years 44 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 - 11:00am
4 years 49 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 - 10:24am
4 years 49 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 - 4:29pm
4 years 49 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.

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