Stories tagged with: ODOT

September 8, 2014 - 5:26am
25 weeks 1 day ago

There's a reminder to area motorists Monday traveling State Route 60 South.

The road is closed just south of Duncan Falls in order to put the finishing touches on a project to move back a rock wall and add mesh wire fencing.

The road opened last week as Morgan County celebrated their fair.

The Ohio Department of Transportation hopes to have the road reopen permanently by next Monday, September 15.

Construction began on the wall in mid-July.

September 4, 2014 - 4:30pm
25 weeks 4 days ago

The Y-Bridge in Zanesville was closed Thursday afternoon re-routing commuters.

One lane of the Y-Bridge was open earlier this morning but was shut down completely shortly after. James Given, a Supervisor for BCC Ohio Incorporated says the resurfacing was done to apply sealer to the bridge.

"We're applying a penetrating sealer...HMWM is what it's called. It's a penetrating sealer, it fills in the cracks."

Given says it prolongs the life of the bridge and keeps the...

August 22, 2014 - 3:37pm
27 weeks 3 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Friday  that Interstate 70 through Downtown Zanesville will undergo lane restrictions this weekend.


Crews will be street sweeping starting Sunday at 9:00 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday.
 

Crews will close one lane of traffic at a time.
 

Drivers are asked to use caution .

August 4, 2014 - 3:51am
30 weeks 1 day ago

For those that travel State Route 265 in Guernsey County a road closure will affect your travel.

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced that State Route 265 will close for 10 days starting Tuesday, August 5. They plan to work just east of Salem Road replacing a culvert.

This culvert replacement is part of a larger project that will involve two other culvert replacements.

Traffic is asked to detour from State Route 265 to State Route 285 to I-70 to State Route 513...

July 30, 2014 - 7:17am
30 weeks 6 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation said a roadway in Muskingum County will close Thursday, July 31.

Bell Road will close at the intersection of Bell Road and State Route 93. Crews will begin work at 7am to install a culvert and the road will reopen at 4pm weather permitting.

State Route 93 won't be affected.

July 10, 2014 - 3:00pm
33 weeks 4 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation will be starting their Rock Slope Mitigation project next Monday, July 14.

The project is in response to vulnerable rock slopes that threaten to fall onto State Route 60 about a mile south of Duncan Falls. The project will last 60 days, ending on September 15. Ericka pfeifer, Public Information Officer for district 5 said why it is necessary to close the road.

"So what we're doing here is rock repair and a slip repair on this rock face,...

July 9, 2014 - 9:58am
33 weeks 6 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation wants motorists to be aware of a major road closure set for next week.

State Route 60 will be closed in both directions about a mile south of Duncan Falls starting Monday, July 14. The closure will last until September 15.

ODOT said during this time crews will work on the eastern rock slope. Rock will be removed and steel mesh protection installed to ensure the safety of drivers and prevent potential rock falls from entering the roadway.

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May 20, 2014 - 9:08am
41 weeks 1 hour ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announces a road closure for Wednesday, May 21. 

ODOT said that State Route 761 will close between the Noble/Guernsey county line and Sycamore starting at 7:00 a.m. and will reopen Thursday, May 22 at 5:00 p.m., weather permitting. 

The detour is SR 265 West to State Route 285 South to SR 313 east to State Route 761 for southbound motorists and reverse for northbound.

Visit www.ohgo.com for up-to-the minute details on...

May 9, 2014 - 3:44pm
42 weeks 3 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Friday that Interstate 70 at the Muskingum/Licking County line, just west of  Exit 142(Gratiot), will be restricted to one lane for a paving project.

The westbound lane will be closed Monday and Tuesday and the eastbound lane will be closed Wednesday and Thursday.

The work will begin at 5:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m., weather permitting.

Motorists should expect delays.

April 24, 2014 - 3:02pm
44 weeks 4 days ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Thursday that the State Route 83 bridge in New Concord will close completely on Friday at 9 a.m. until the construction project is completed in October.

ODOT attempted to maintain southbound traffic out of New Concord and close the bridge to northbound traffic only.

However, due to northbound drivers not obeying the closure, ODOT officials say they decided to close the bridge to all traffic in the interest of...

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