Stories tagged with: Northpointe Drive Closure

September 19, 2011 - 5:25pm
3 years 41 weeks ago

Maple Avenue isn't the only construction project affecting drivers in Zanesville.

Northpointe Drive is closed for repairs from Richvale Road to State Route 60 in Dresden.  Muskingum county engineer Doug Davis said the roadway is problematic because it was built on mine spoilage.

"It's still sitting on the mine spoil, and the dirt is good dirt, but it's not at proper moisture content," said Davis.  "When the hillsides start taking on water, the clay...

March 31, 2011 - 9:13pm
4 years 14 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 25, 2011 - 3:33pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

The closing of the northbound lanes of Northpointe Drive in Muskingum County due to a slip is not only a headache for drivers, it has now become a safety concern.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office has received many complaints from drivers in the southbound lane saying northbound drivers are ignoring the closure where the slip occurred and are using the southbound lane causing near accidents with drivers. Sheriff Matt Lutz says even though one lane is open, it does not mean...

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