Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Engineer

February 8, 2016 - 10:15am
5 days 11 hours ago

The Muskingum County Engineer announced a Blue Rock Township Road will be closed daily on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. 

Gaysport Hill Road will be closed for culvert replacement between Henderson Street and Roberts Road. The closure will take place from 8:30-2:30pm. 

The closure is weather dependent.



February 1, 2016 - 9:15am
1 week 5 days ago

The Muskingum County Engineer plans to close a road this week.

Lodge Road in Highland and Union Township will close Tuesday February 2, Wednesday February 3 and Friday February 5 from 8:30am-2:30pm daily.

During the closure culvert replacements will take place between Pidcock Road and Norfield Road. 


January 25, 2016 - 3:35pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

Muskingum County Commissioners met with the county engineer Monday.

Doug Davis talked about the fate of Church Hill Road.

"We met with the coal company to finalize plans about vacating the existing Church Hill roadway and taking Hall Road. We will be calling the new road Haul Road. And it will become the new public county road. The coal company has been working with their engineers and their construction crew to prepare that roadway to current county standards. So it will be...

December 22, 2015 - 3:39pm
7 weeks 4 days ago

The Muskingum County Engineer said another area bridge will need to be closed.

Doug Davis said an emergency evaluation performed this week shows the bridge on Fletcher Road off of State Route 345 needs to be closed immediately for safety reasons. He said monthly inspections have revealed major issues that call for emergency closing and reconstruction.

"Those beams are flexing more than I would like," Davis said. "They're fatiguing. It's not going to last until...

December 21, 2015 - 1:26pm
7 weeks 5 days ago

The Philo-Duncan Falls Bridge officially reopened Monday but Muskingum County Engineer Doug Davis said 'there's still work to be done.'

Two repairs made to the structure made it necessary to remove the deck of the bridge after a perforation,or small hole in the steel, failed, becoming large enough for the emergency closing.

Davis said monthly inspections are performed but the sudden failure wasn't expected and could have been caused by traffic over the load limit passing over the...

October 23, 2015 - 3:48pm
16 weeks 1 day ago

By Lindsay Jobst:

As work begins on the Philo bridge, there is a concern about the state of other bridges in Muskingum County.

When a bridge nears failure, the safety of thousands of travelers could be at risk. There are currently 420 open bridges in the county, and Muskingum County Engineer Doug Davis says many are in need of repair -- with little money in the budget to do the work,

"Our bridges are ailing, and we cannot replace them as fast as they're aging,"...

August 9, 2015 - 3:02pm
26 weeks 5 days ago

A culvert and bridge replacement project will begin Monday, August 10. 

The Muskingum County Engineers office reports that a portion of Cutler Lake Road in Salt Creek Township will be closed for approximately 60 days. The road will be closed for a bridge replacement over Manns Fork Salt Creek. This is a half mile south of Mock Road (TR 383) and 1.5 miles north of Ridgeview Road (TR 452). 

Also, the Ohio Department of Transportation announced State...

July 27, 2015 - 8:48am
28 weeks 5 days ago

The Muskingum County Engineer announced a portion of Clay Pike in Salt Creek Township will be closed for roadway maintenance.

The Engineer's Office said the road work will begin Tuesday, July 28 and will close Clay Pike between Long Road and Okey Road. 

The closure will last from 7:30am to 4pm. After work is complete between Long and Okey Roads the closure will move to Clay Pike and Pine Lake Road intersection on Wednesday or Thursday from 7:30am-4pm.


April 28, 2015 - 8:29am
41 weeks 4 days ago

The Muskingum County Engineer said a road closure this week will last seven days. 

Westwood Drive in Springfield Township will close on Thursday, April 30 for slip and roadway repair. 

The engineer said that anyone with questions should contact the Springfield Township Trustees.



April 13, 2015 - 2:42am
43 weeks 5 days ago

The Muskingum County Engineer said they'll close a portion of roadway in Newton Township starting Monday. 

Township Road 265 in Newton Township will be closed for culvert and bridge replacement between State Route 93 and Huggins Road. 

The engineer's office said the closure is expected to last ten days. 



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