Stories tagged with: Muskingum County Engineer

October 21, 2011 - 10:20am
3 years 32 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office announces a road closure for next week.

Beginning on Monday October 24 through Friday October 28 Moose Eye Road will close between US 40 and Zane Trace Road.

The Ohio Central Railroad will be conducting railroad crossing repairs during this closure.

October 12, 2011 - 11:21am
3 years 33 weeks ago

Repairs are underway for a slip project at Northpointe Drive.

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office reports that construction crews are currently working on the largest slip. The slip sits on 45ft of mine spoil. So far, crews have done some have done some excavation work and digging out the slip area to put in drains to relieve the problem.

"I think everything has been kind of expected," said Muskingum County Administrative Deputy Matt Russell. "There's been a...

August 24, 2011 - 5:01am
3 years 40 weeks ago

A Muskingum County bridge is now open to traffic four days ahead of schedule.

The Dillon Falls Road Bridge between Licking Road and Dillon School Road opened at 11:30 Tuesday night.

Muskingum County Engineer Dough Davis had said the decking on the bridge needed replaced because some of the asphalt was cracking.

The project was slated to take 45 days at an estimated cost of $350,000.

June 2, 2011 - 11:50am
4 years 1 day ago

Emergency funds provide the help needed to repair Northpointe.

In May, Governor John Kasich declared an emergency on federal routes in Ohio due to heavy rains, Northpointe is a federal route and qualifies for money from the Federal Highway Administration. Last week the Muskingum County Engineer met with the feds and showed them the seven slips on the roadway. The Ohio Department of Transportation is now meeting with a consultant to negotiate the cost of the project which could top $1.7...

March 31, 2011 - 9:13pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

The closing of the northbound lane of Northpointe Drive has made for a headache for many motorists, but Thursday, WHIZ got a few more answers as to what is being done and the time it will take to make repairs.

Muskingum County Engineer Doug Davis along with county commissioners met Thursday morning at the slippage point of the road to assess the situation and see what could be done. Davis says he's looking at quotes from a drilling company along with talking to the original contractor...

March 10, 2011 - 2:02pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

A portion of Northpointe Drive in Zanesville will be shut down while the Muskingum  County Engineer's Office assesses road damage.
 

Muskingum County Engineer Doug Davis says starting Friday at 12:00 p.m. the northbound lane of Northpointe Drive will be closed for an undetermined amount of time.
 

The closure will be between Richvale Road and Main Street in Dresden.
 

The southbound lane will remain open.
 

Davis says...

February 9, 2011 - 3:21pm
4 years 16 weeks ago

This spring work will begin on the Moxadarla Road bridge.

During an inspection last year the Muskingum County Engineers Office discovered the structures floor beams were in bad shape.

"It's really cost prohibitive to come in and repair those beams," explained Engineer Doug Davis. "We'd have to drive materials into the stream in order to suspend the bridge."

While the engineer's office has discussed realigning the structure it would have added another $...

February 9, 2011 - 3:12pm
4 years 16 weeks ago

A local official urges motorists to stay off an area bridge.

In September a Dollar General semi was carrying a forty ton load over the Piper Road Bridge meant for 15-16 tons. The driver had become lost following his GPS unit. The bridge has been closed ever since, but that's not stopping motorists.

"We put cables and barricades up. I don't know who's cutting them down and moving them out of the way but folks if you are traveling across the bridge you really shouldn't be...

October 28, 2010 - 12:47pm
4 years 31 weeks ago

Those who travel on Irish Ridge Road will need to take an alternate route starting next week.

The Muskingum County Engineer's Office says starting on Monday November 1st  the roadway will be closed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to repair road damage caused by the Rockies Express Pipeline.
 

The road will be closed between State Route 555 and Duncan Run Road until Friday November 5th.
 

Local traffic will be allowed through the work zone.
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