Stories tagged with: ODOT

February 14, 2015 - 2:32pm
1 year 23 weeks 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
1 year 24 weeks 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
1 year 25 weeks 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
1 year 25 weeks 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
1 year 25 weeks 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...

January 29, 2015 - 8:34am
1 year 25 weeks ago

Here are the top 5(6) stories to start your day:

Snow Emergencies

As of 7:30 A.M. Muskingum and Perry Counties are under a Level One Snow Emergency.

Most Wanted Suspect

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Muskingum County Sheriff's Department continues to search for Most Wanted Suspect, 26-year-old Justin Allen Alexander. He's wanted on a charge of burglary with a fire arm specification and repeat violent offender specification,...

January 26, 2015 - 8:46am
1 year 25 weeks ago

Here are the top 5 stories to start your day:

Snow Emergencies

 MUSKINGUM COUNTY, WHIZ (WHIZ) - As of 7:30 A.M. Coshocton, Muskingum and Guernsey Counties are under a Level Two Snow Emergency. Perry and Licking Counties are under a Level One Snow Emergency.

ODOT Crews Out Cleaning the Roads

MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO (WHIZ) - The Ohio Department of Transportation says over 100 crews are working to treat and clear the...

January 26, 2015 - 4:21am
1 year 25 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Transportation said many road crews are out Monday battling the snow falling around our area. 

The Coshocton County ODOT garage reports that three inches of snow has fallen so far. Muskingum County's Garage reports 3 inches of snow as of 7:30 Monday morning

Over 100 crews are working through District 5 which includes a seven county area. To view road conditions in our area visit



January 12, 2015 - 10:50am
1 year 27 weeks ago

More than 100 snowplows took to the streets Sunday night to battle freezing rain in our area. 

The Ohio Department of Transportation said crews used salt mixed with calcium chloride to treat the highways and bridges. ODOT said salt that has been treated with calcium is more effective at melting ice than salt alone. In fact the mixture is effective up to -25 degrees.

Although much of the ice has been melted away in most areas, 85 plow trucks are still monitoring the roads in...

January 6, 2015 - 4:05am
1 year 28 weeks ago

Snow is currently falling around Southeastern Ohio and that's put some counties in our area under snow emergencies. 

Under a level one snow emergency:

  • Muskingum
  • Perry 
  • Guernsey
  • Coshocton

A level one snow emergency means roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow and you should drive with caution. 

Currently, the Ohio Department of Transportation have twenty plows out in Muskingum, Licking and Guernsey...

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