Stories tagged with: Interstate 70

June 26, 2015 - 4:59pm
5 weeks 4 days ago

Shortly after 4:30 Friday evening, authorities responded to the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident on Interstate 70 East near the Gratiot Exit.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol said 30-year-old Edgardo Muniz Gonzalez of Columbus was riding a white Kawasaki EX300 when he went off the right side of the road and crashed into the guardrail near mile marker 142.  The patrol said he was wearing a helmet but that the helmet was found several feet from the initial crash...

April 19, 2015 - 7:19pm
15 weeks 2 days ago

Highway resurfacing will cause lane restrictions near Gratiot starting Monday, April 19th. 

Crews will be resurfacing lanes at the Gratiot interchange and five miles east in Muskingum County. According to the Ohio Department of Transportation there will also be resurfacing on Mount Perry Road at the Gratiot interchange.

Flaggers will be used on Mount Perry Road. Closures on I-70 will be limited between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday and between 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 p....

March 18, 2015 - 3:29pm
19 weeks 6 days ago

For the second time in three weeks a driver made way onto the wrong side of Interstate 70 in Zanesville.

Around 7:45 Wednesday morning the Zanesville Police Department received numerous calls reporting that an elderly man was heading east in the westbound lanes of I-70.

According to the ZPD the driver entered the interstate on the Maple Avenue off ramp. Captain Tony Coury said the driver was able to turn himself around and headed the right direction and officers were not able to...

January 30, 2015 - 5:30am
26 weeks 4 days ago

A semi accident on Interstate 70 has closed one lane of traffic. 

A dispatcher with the Cambridge Post of the State Highway Patrol said the accident is in the westbound lane of Interstate 70 near Old Washington. 

Currently the left lane is closed to traffic in that area until the semi can be removed. There's no word on what caused the accident or when the lane of traffic will reopen. No injuries were reported.

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August 26, 2014 - 5:10pm
49 weeks 6 hours ago

Motorists who travel on Interstate 70 east of Zanesville have likely noticed some orange barrels in the past couple of months, and soon there will be a lane shift as well.

It's all part of a project by the Ohio Department of Transportation to fill old coal mines that sit underneath the roadway.

"Behind us, we have a mine grouting project that we're doing throughout this area of 70," said ODOT Public Information Officer Ericka Pfeifer.  "Currently, we're...

July 13, 2014 - 5:47pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

Two separate single car accidents occurred within miles of each other on Interstate 70 eastbound Sunday afternoon just east of Zanesville.

Sgt. Melanie Appleman with the Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said they received a call at 3:47 p.m. of a single car rollover accident with injuries. The accident occurred near the rest area on I-70 east of Zanesville when the female driver lost control of her Toyota minivan.

"From what we can put together...

May 6, 2014 - 4:38am
1 year 12 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol investigated an injury accident on Interstate 70.

The Granville Post of the State Patrol said that it's unknown at this time what caused the accident; which took place on Interstate 70 west near Etna.

A dispatcher said one vehicle was involved and two occupants suffered non life threatening injures. They were transported by ambulance to Grant Medical Center.

The accident took place just before 3:00 a.m.  

 

 

September 4, 2013 - 4:35pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that an exit ramp on Interstate 70 is no reopen.

The I-70 westbound exit ramp for Maple Avenue is now open to traffic, sixteen days ahead of schedule. The ramp has been closed for over a month while a bridge rehabilitation project was completed.

The project cost over $730,000 to complete.

May 12, 2013 - 7:25pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

Troopers from the Zanesville Post responded to the scene of an accident around 2:30 p.m. this afternoon when a Ford Explorer carrying two people was driving westbound on I-70 near mile post 166. The SUV rolled over multiple times and ejected the two people in the vehicle.

"The vehicle crossed the median and after it came across the median, it began overturning in the median into the eastbound lanes of traffic. No other vehicles were struck but the two occupants in...

March 15, 2013 - 4:21am
2 years 20 weeks ago

The State Highway Patrol investigates the case of an injury crash on Interstate 70.

Troopers from the Granville Post of the State Highway Patrol said it took place on the Licking/Fairfield County line just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

Troopers said 26-year-old Tasha Speakman of Columbus was driving a 1997 Oldsmobile eastbound when she drove off the right side of the road, lost control and crashed into the tree line.

Speakman and her passenger, 29-year-old Ryan Blake also of...

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