Stories tagged with: ODOT

March 6, 2015 - 11:20am
11 weeks 3 days ago

An over $184,000 project is set to take place in the Village of New Concord on Monday. 

The Ohio Department of Transportation said work includes new sidewalks, crosswalks and curb ramps, as well as upgrades to intersections on various village streets.

Work is being done by Buds Incorporated. 

The project is expected to be completed by July 1, 2015, weather permitting.



March 6, 2015 - 10:34am
11 weeks 3 days ago

Those traveling Interstate 77 in Guernsey County will see delays and lane restrictions starting next week. 

Beginning Monday March 9, The Ohio Department of Transportation said they'll begin removing trees on the west side of the roadway. 

Once clearing is complete lanes will be restricted for loose rock removal. 

ODOT said the southbound driving lane will be closed the day of tree removal. The lane will be closed around the clock for a total of 35 days, with...

March 5, 2015 - 4:20am
11 weeks 4 days ago

 The Ohio Department of Transportation is working hard Thursday morning to clear roadways in our area. 

Over 80 ODOT plows are currently plowing and treating roadways in district 5 which includes Muskingum County. 

Drivers are reminded to be patient and allow plenty of time for the morning commute. To view road conditions in your area visit

February 20, 2015 - 3:31pm
13 weeks 3 days ago

We could be looking at another big snow storm entering the area and the Ohio Department Of Transportation is already forming a plan of action.

ODOT's Muskingum County Manager, Phil Valentine says that even though the snow fall won't begin until later this evening the preparation and planning start now.

"Right now we're getting our trucks pre-loaded, the cold temperatures over the past few days have really made our trucks work hard. So we're getting a lot of them fixed up,...

February 16, 2015 - 9:16pm
14 weeks 5 hours ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation reports road crews are out in the area removing snow falling throughout our area.

ODOT District 5 said over 85 plows are out in their seven county area which includes Muskingum County.

To view road conditions in your area visit

We also have several counties under snow emergencies at this time. To view those as well as school closings/delays and event cancelations click on the closings tab at the top of this page.

February 14, 2015 - 2:32pm
14 weeks 2 days ago

Roses are red.
Violets are Blue.
We’ll be driving slowly.
You should too.

Over 80 ODOT plows will be on duty this morning and throughout the afternoon.
Crews will be plowing and salting interstates, state and US routes, ramps and bridges in Fairfield, Guernsey, Licking, Muskingum, Perry, Coshocton, and Knox counties.

February 5, 2015 - 4:39am
15 weeks 4 days ago

Once again snow has made an appearance in Southeastern Ohio.

The Ohio Department of Transportation District 5 said that one hundred plows are out clearing their seven county, which includes Muskingum. 

At this time in Muskingum County seventeen roadcrews are out working to remove snow.

To view road conditions in your area as always visit

For a complete list of cancellations, delays and snow emergenicies click on the closings tab at the top of our webpage...

February 1, 2015 - 8:29pm
16 weeks 1 day ago

Despite the majority of the snow moving to our north ODOT still prepared for the worst.

Nineteen ODOT trucks spread across the area last night to pre-treat roadways. ODOT'S manager for Muskingum County, Phil Valentine, shares his thoughts on the preparations.

"You know, obviously the low pressure pushed up north so we didn't get as bad of a storm as we expected. But we were prepared for it, we came in shortly after midnight and we ran through the night. I thought we did a...

February 1, 2015 - 12:59am
16 weeks 2 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation said crews will soon hit the roadways in preparation of the next blast of winter weather heading our way. 

At Midnight February 1 ODOT District 5 said crews will report to work 12-hour shifts throughout the duration of the storm. 

Officials remind motorists to give ODOT crews room to work. A snowplow operator’s field of vision is restricted, so it is important that drivers keep their distance and watch for sudden stops....

January 30, 2015 - 7:47am
16 weeks 3 days ago

We're starting our Friday off with snowy conditions around Southeastern Ohio. 

The Ohio Department of Transportation reports that over 95 plows are working their way through District 5 roadways which includes Muskingum County as well as six others.

ODOT reminds motorists, in Ice & Snow, Take It Slow, buckle up and don’t drive distracted. Drivers need to be especially cautious when traveling over hills, as well as in curves and on bridges and overpasses, which have...

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