Stories tagged with: ODOT

April 9, 2015 - 5:54am
33 weeks 2 days ago

 The Ohio Department of Transportation's traffic website is reporting some road closures in our area due to high water. 

According to State Route 669 in Morgan County is closed near McConnelsville.

There's also a road closure in Coshocton County on State Route 715. The roadway there is closed between County Road 20 and the Village of Walhonding. 

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office said they've also gotten reports of high water on State Route 16 in...

March 30, 2015 - 6:23am
34 weeks 5 days ago

A road closure will affect motorists in Guernsey County starting Monday. 

State Route 660 is closed as the Ohio Department of Transportation crews work just north of Coleman and south of Sugar Grove Road to replace a culvert. 

The road will remain closed from now until after 5pm on Friday. 

Traffic will be detoured via State Route 313 east to State Route 821 and north to State Route 209 North and reverse.



March 29, 2015 - 8:55pm
34 weeks 5 days ago

Beginning Monday, April 6 the one and off ramps of I-70 westbound will be closed for several weeks. 

The closure is part of a mine grouting project which started last summer. The ramps will be closed for three weeks, and the Ohio Department of Transportation has set up detours for the construction period. Traffic wanting to use the westbound exit lane will be detoured at Airport Road and can use U.S. 22/40 west to state route 93. Traffic using the westbound on ramp will be...

March 24, 2015 - 4:07pm
35 weeks 3 days ago

 The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Tuesday  an I-70 ramp closure in Muskingum County.

Officials say the US 22/US 40 to I-70 eastbound on ramp in Norwich will be closed Wednesday.

The ramp will close beginning at 8:30a.m. and remain closed until 3:00p.m for maintenance.

Traffic will be detoured from US 22/US 40 East to SR 83 to east I-70


March 6, 2015 - 10:20am
38 weeks 1 day 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 - 9:34am
38 weeks 1 day 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 - 3:20am
38 weeks 2 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 - 2:31pm
40 weeks 1 day 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 - 8:16pm
40 weeks 4 days 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 - 1:32pm
41 weeks 2 hours 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.

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