Stories tagged with: Northpointe Drive

December 20, 2011 - 6:37pm
4 years 19 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
4 years 25 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...

October 31, 2011 - 12:50pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

It's looking as if the Northpointe slip repair project won't meet deadline and will be delayed in reopening.

At a tense meeting Monday, officials from the Ohio Department of Transportation, the Muskingum County Commissioners, the County Engineer and members of the project design team met to iron out discrepancies in project costs and options in finishing the project.

It was discussed the possibility of adding a curtain drain, as well as removing more soil. At debate was the...

October 12, 2011 - 11:21am
4 years 29 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...

September 18, 2011 - 9:26pm
4 years 32 weeks ago

Your morning commute could be a head-ache starting Monday morning.

Beginning at 7 o'clock in the morning sections of Northpointe Drive will be closed. According to representative Kendra Scurlock of the contracting company R.F Scurlock both north and south bound lanes stretching from Richvale Road to the intersection of State Route 60 and Northpointe Drive in Dresden will be shut down.

The company will begin repairs to the slippage points. The roadway will not reopen...

March 25, 2011 - 3:33pm
5 years 5 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...

March 10, 2011 - 2:02pm
5 years 7 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...

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