June 1, 2015 - 2:34pm
8 weeks 5 days ago
Newly installed 400 feet of asphalt will increase the flow of traffic on State Route 146.
A two year project in Zanesville is now completed. Mayor Jeff Tilton cut the ribbon at the intersection of 146 and Northpointe Drive. The city and county collaborated on the $263,000 project.
"We started a couple years ago hearing a lot of complaints about the traffic," Tilton said. "[We] decided to sit down and kind of discuss this and see what we can do.
May 26, 2015 - 5:21pm
9 weeks 4 days ago
The highly anticipated new right turning lane from State Route 146 to Northpointe Drive is set to open Monday.
Zanesville Mayor, Jeff Tilton, said that complaints from community residents was a deciding factor in establishing this new lane. Drivers going straight on 146 are backing up traffic, causing much longer wait times for drivers turning right onto Northpointe.
"I've had people say that they've sat through that light two or three times," Tilton said. "I've...
November 26, 2014 - 5:06pm
35 weeks 2 days ago
A Coshocton mother and her son were killed in a two-vehicle accident on Northpointe Drive and Powelson Road Wednesday.
It occurred just after 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon and closed down the roadway for several hours.
According to Lt. Matt Boyd with the Highway Patrol, a blue Chevy Cavalier went left of center hitting a dump truck semi head on.
Lt. Boyd said the car was driven by 64-year-old Phillip Hackenbracht of Coshocton. A front seat passenger in the car...
October 1, 2014 - 5:35pm
43 weeks 3 days ago
An accident on the north end of Zanesville involving a State Highway Patrol vehicle is currently under investigation.
The accident happened at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Northpointe Drive and Military Road.
"Our trooper was traveling what would be considered northbound on Northpointe from 146 toward State Route 60" Lt. Matt Boyd of the Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol said.". The white car that...
August 23, 2012 - 7:43pm
2 years 48 weeks ago
An accident on Northpointe Drive in Zanesville caused a pick-up truck to rollover Thursday evening.
According to the Zanesville Police Department, around 6 p.m. a gold Buick LeSabre attempted to turn right onto Brandywine Boulevard in front of a red Chevy S-10 truck.
The two vehicles collided causing the truck to overturn. There were no injuries. Authorities do not suspect drugs or alcohol were involved.
Officers say the driver of the Buick was cited for improper lane...
July 9, 2012 - 4:40am
3 years 3 weeks ago
The Muskingum County Engineer reported that Northpointe Drive will close Monday between Richvale Road and Powelson Drive.
The closure will be for thirty days so that road rehab and paving can take place.
The engineer's office also reports that the Gaysport Bridge over the Muskingum River will close, Monday, for 14 days so that repairs can take place.
July 9, 2012 - 4:32am
3 years 3 weeks ago
The State Highway Patrol investigates a minor accident on Northpointe Drive.
Trooper Lanning said that 20-year-old Elizabeth Garrett was traveling southbound on Northpointe at McGlade School Road around 1:50a.m., Monday morning, when she struck a deer in the roadway.
She then drove off the right side off road and her vehicle overturned onto its top.
She was transported to Genesis Good Samaritan by Dresden EMS. An infant in the vehicle was also transported.
May 7, 2012 - 3:57pm
3 years 12 weeks ago
A major road in Muskingum County- that has had its share of problems, including a major slip -- will receive a makeover this summer...
The area of Northpointe Drive between Richvale and Powelson roads will be resurfaced. Matt Russell with Muskingum County Engineer's Office said the project will change daily commutes.
"Traffic will be closed. The roadway will be closed during construction, due to the nature of the work. Then we got to use State Route 60 around... Hopefully,...
December 20, 2011 - 6:37pm
3 years 32 weeks ago
After being closed for several months,Northpointe Drive in Muskingum County is back open to traffic.
The Engineer's Office announced that at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, the road officially opened for the winter.
The portion of roadway between Richvale Road and McGlade School Road was closed in September to repair a major slip in the roadway.
Officials say an additional 150 feet below the slip area will be re-evaluated and could require work in the...
November 3, 2011 - 2:57pm
3 years 38 weeks ago
Muskingum County Commissioners received word Wednesday night that a move to add lime to the wet soil on Northpointe Drive has been approved.
Muskingum County Commissioner Jim Porter said the wet conditions were delaying slip repair work on the road. The addition of lime should help stabilize the soil.
"The lime will actually speed the process up," said Porter. "They are having problems with getting the dirt dried out, so they'll mix the lime or...