Stories tagged with: Maple Avenue

August 4, 2011 - 2:50pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

The busiest road in Zanesville is now on it's way to getting a lot worse- before it gets better.

Maple Avenue's resurfacing project began Wednesday. The project will have two stages- beginning at the north end of the project near Route 60 and Shannon Road then slowly continue South to Adair Avenue. Construction will take place during the day hours due to over head electrical wiring posing a safety concern to dump trucks underneath if not seen.
Construction should near the busiest...

July 27, 2011 - 4:19pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

The busiest road in Zanesville is about to get a lot worse -- thanks to a big re-paving project.

Maple Avenue will be resurfaced from Adair Avenue through Shannon Road, a stretch of almost 10 miles. Construction is set to begin Wednesday and not be finished until the end of October. ODOT District Deputy Director Joseph Rutherford said construction will take place during the day hours due to over head electrical wiring posing a safety concern to dump trucks underneath if not seen....

July 19, 2011 - 6:10pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

A local businessman is now bringing his ethnic influence to Zanesville.

Tarek Ragheb first came to the United States in 1997. Noticing there were not many Greek foods available he decided to opened his own restaurant 'Gyro and Shish Kebobs.' The restaurant first opened in Columbus and after much success, he is now moving to Zanesville.

"To be honest I am very excited about this location here because the people here are very friendly," said Ragheb. "I like...

July 15, 2011 - 5:32pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

Construction work in the city of Zanesville is bound to cause more than a few headaches lasting into this fall.

Monday July 18 State Route 666 North will close for a week so water water lines can be tied in to the new water plant.

"Most of the work needs to be done in the State Route there it will open to and include Riverside Park but northbound traffic will have to be detoured," said Public Service Director Mike Sims.

Those looking to detour should take Old...

July 13, 2011 - 7:39pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

One person is taken to the hospital following a crash in Zanesville.

It happened around 5:30 Wednesday evening on Maple Avenue near St Louis Avenue.

According to Officer Shane Starkey with the Zanesville Police Department, a red Pontiac rear ended a black Ford that was traveling southbound.

The female driver of the Pontiac was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries.

May 27, 2011 - 2:20pm
3 years 51 weeks ago

The resurfacing of Maple Avenue is set to take place August first.

The work, which is being done by ODOT, will effect Maple from Adair Avenue to Fairview Road. While the work may cause a headache for drivers, District 5 Deputy Director, Joe Rutherford, says it will be a vast improvement.

"There's no question that the work will affect the time it takes for a motorist to get up and down Maple Avenue." said Rutherford. "But the contractors we have on board these days...

March 26, 2011 - 6:29pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

Two people are seriously injured in an early morning crash on Saturday that temporarily shut down part of Maple Avenue in Zanesville.

Sergeant Chris Rice with the Zanesville Police Department said it happened around 7:15 a.m. at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Brown Street.

"It appears that the gray dodge charger was traveling northbound on Maple Avenue, went left of center and struck the white minivan as it was coming southbound on Maple at Brown," said...

February 17, 2011 - 2:15pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

Beginning Thursday night, a portion of Maple Avenue in Zanesville will be closed for a water line project.

The Water Department will be installing a new water main across all five lanes of Maple Avenue at Harding Road.

Both directions of Maple Avenue from Princeton Avenue to Bell Street will be closed Thursday from 9 p.m. until approximately 9 a.m. Friday.

North and south bound traffic on Maple Avenue is advised to use Taylor and Bell Streets.

 

February 11, 2011 - 7:34pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

Zanesville is welcoming another restaurant to the area.

Ichiban Japanese steakhouse is coming to 2542 Maple Avenue where Spinners used to be. City Zoning Administrator Pat Denbow says all businesses must first come through the Planning and Zoning Department for approval.

"Everything starts with zoning, zoning comes first so they had to just fill out a zoning application in this case there was nothing that required any kind of further approval from board of zoning appeals or...

February 4, 2011 - 8:30pm
4 years 15 weeks ago

Maple Avenue is a road bustling with business. But it's also an insurance agent's dream as hundreds of crashes happen on the four mile stretch of road way each year. WHIZ's Mark Bullion takes an in depth look at what the Ohio Department of Transportation is doing to help curb the amount of accidents on the road. Click the video link on the left to view the full story.

"The side of the roads are really bumpy and sometimes you feel like you're going to hit other cars," says...

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