The Ohio Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that the water levels at Buckeye Lake are rising and boats are allowed back on the lake, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.
The 1st phase of the Buckeye Lake improvements has finished one-year ahead of schedule. ODNR's Director, Jim Zehringer said the gates have now been closed and the water level will rise approximately 2 feet. State Senator, Troy Balderson, said the project is one phase closer to being completed....
An old abandoned coal road in Muskingum County will finally see improvements.
After months of negotiation, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Mines and Westmoreland Coal agreed to turn a portion of Church Hill Road back over to the county. Muskingum County Engineer, Doug Davis, said a plan is in place for the county to vacate the road and then replace it with a new one for public use.
"They want to vacate part of the existing county road, improve that it...
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources announces upgrades to one of the Ohio's largest state parks.
In a press release ODNR Director James Zehringer said that improvements will be made to the Sugartree Marina. Using capital improvement funds, the department will renovate the marina by redecking the dock as well as renovating the concession building.
This work will be completed in stages to not disrupt service to the public.
While a roadway may exist on paper in reality finding it can be a bit of a challenge.
That's the problem Salem Township resident John Wofter brought before Muskingum County Commissioners. Wofter recently bought a piece of property, but can't access it by vehicle because it's surrounded by land owned by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
ODNR won't let Wofter drive a vehicle onto his property because it crosses a piece of their land. Now he must prove Township Road 330...